What’s a celebrity-laden, ritzy dinner party without a bit of Maine lobster?
If you didn’t miss summer, you do now. This video was posted on R/Maine recently, despite being posted in summer 2014. It shows an eagle meandering through the Kennebec River in Richmond. The person who captured the video believed that the eagle had hurt itself, but I think it was just enjoying a swim. It’s a shame […]
Canadian humorist and radio host Stuart McLean died on Wednesday after a battle with melanoma. He was 68. McLean hosted the The Vinyl Cafe, which originated on Canadian radio, but soon made its way onto MPBN. Perhaps by proximity, Mainers enjoyed with the uniquely Canadian stories. His programs often included stories about “Dave and Morley,” […]
Between the ice and the snow we see during Maine winters, injuries are an inevitability. Have you ever wondered what injury occurs more in Maine than anywhere else? A map created by digital health firm Amino shows which injuries are the “most disproportionately common” in each state. In Maine, it’s a broken ankle. U.S. Sen. Susan […]
Noel Paul Stookey: one-third of legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary, accomplished songwriter, longtime Maine resident, and now, YouTube parodist. Stookey, never shy about his political beliefs, yesterday released a video of himself performing a parody of the classic ballad “Unforgettable,” retitled “Impeachable” and dedicated to — who else? — President Donald Trump. Citing, […]
Back in 2012, BDN staff writer Emily Burnham created a dizzying list of famous faces in Maine that included actors, producers, politicians, musicians, moguls, writers, artists and, yes, reality TV stars, which at the time had four famous names listed. Today, we get to add another name to that list with the breaking news that Zachary […]
A recent feature in coastal science publication Hakai Magazine uses an example from Maine to illustrate how scientists relied on fisherman in the 19th century. We love sea monsters here at #Maine, so we thought we’d share this post with you. Hakai’s Rachel Fritts writes about a Maine fisherman’s encounter with a “marine monster”: Poor […]