Is Pumpkinhead Ale responsible for the pumpkin spice craze?

Pumpkin spice is becoming omnipresent. When the leaves start to turn, Shipyard Brewing Company releases Pumpkinhead Ale, only whipping up the pumpkin spice frenzy more. In the BDN Newsroom, we asked the question: “is Pumpkinhead responsible for the explosion of pumpkin spice?” The timeline checks out. Pumpkinhead was first brewed in 1996, while Starbucks developed […]

Caribou native astronaut featured in NASA video, after her epic Twitter ‘mansplaining’ incident


NASA this week released a music video featuring a song from rock songwriter Grace Potter, “Look What We’ve Become,” highlighting the work over the years of female scientists and engineers with the space organization. Front and center in the music video? Caribou native and NASA astronaut Jessica Meir. Meir is a 1995 graduate of Caribou […]