A map is making the rounds on the Internet showing each state’s most popular attraction. Many results are not surprising. The Las Vegas Strip is king in Nevada, and the French Quarter leads in Louisiana. If you guessed Maine’s most popular attraction is Acadia National Park, you’re probably not alone — but you’re also wrong. The […]
It looks like American Pickers, crossed with Antiques Roadshow, with a dash of Storage Wars and topped with a dollop of Cold River Cash. Meet Down East Dickering. The reality show, to be shown on History Channel, follows Mainers as they make their way through Uncle Henry’s in search of deals. They will buy or […]
This is either a meteor, or the Painted Mermaid gallery in South Paris has the most clever viral advertising campaign on the planet. Either way, the Internet is buzzing about what Bruce York captured in the sky above Oxford County on Saturday, Feb. 8. Did you see it?
Two maps that put Maine’s place on the world stage into perspective, and offers some assurance that we live very well here, despite a smallish-by-comparison economy. The first, above, was compiled by Atlantic writer Olga Khazan and puts Maine’s average life expectancy — 79.2 years — squarely equal to that of the much more populous and prosperous United […]