Saturday April 19th 2014

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Storing your ski gear for the summer

Storing your ski gear for the summer

April 19, 2014

A great ski season is winding down. Time to think about storing your skis and boots for the summer. Here are a few good tips for proper care of your goods.

Pedal On

Free riding this weekend at Acadia National Park

Free riding this weekend at Acadia National Park

April 18, 2014

Take advantage of free admission to state parks during National Parks Week by strapping the bikes on the roof rack and hitting the carriage trails at Acadia.

Fore Front Fashion

A surprise at the mall kiosk

A surprise at the mall kiosk

April 18, 2014

I only head to the mall when I absolutely must (and always on a Tuesday night when it's less packed). On my last trip I discovered a really great surprise at one of the kiosks!

Newz by The Nunz

Make your dreams come true with Portland’s Hall & Oates Tribute at The Asylum tonight

Make your dreams come true with Portland’s Hall & Oates Tribute at The Asylum tonight

April 18, 2014

Sweet frickin’ Friday, you beautiful, elusive beast, I am so glad to make your acquaintance once again. This week has drop kicked me in the head and I’m more than ready to let loose, listen to some tunes, and let the good times roll! Here we go!

Face the Music

The joy of opening a new record never gets old…Happy Record Store Day!

The joy of opening a new record never gets old…Happy Record Store Day!

April 17, 2014

May the love of records live forever...Happy Record Store Day!

Newz by The Nunz

Check out Clara Junken solo at Sonny’s tonight

Check out Clara Junken solo at Sonny’s tonight

April 17, 2014

Today is going to be awesome solely based on the fact that it is Thursday and we are that much closer to the freakin’ weekend! There are also a zillion shows going on around the state tonight, so I hope you’re ready to throw down this Thursday!

Fore Front Fashion

Save the date for the next Swap Maine!

Save the date for the next Swap Maine!

April 17, 2014

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Clothing swap time! Clean out those closets and get ready.

Social Social

Can You Take a Healthy Selfie? | Selfies blamed for narcissism, addiction, and mental illness

Can You Take a Healthy Selfie? | Selfies blamed for narcissism, addiction, and mental illness

April 17, 2014

If you've never seen a selfie, you're definitely not following me on any of my social media accounts. No, I AM NOT A NARCISSIST. I swear. Really.

The Root

DIY STITCHING AND SEWING: PART TWO OF TWO

DIY STITCHING AND SEWING: PART TWO OF TWO

April 16, 2014

A quilt is something I consider an heirloom piece - you cherish it and eventually hand it down to the next generation. Quilts are also (in my world anyway) bright and beautiful and can light up not just a room, but those gray days we experience in Maine in January and February.

Face the Music

Natalie Merchant returns to Portland on July 18, tickets on sale Friday!

Natalie Merchant returns to Portland on July 18, tickets on sale Friday!

April 16, 2014

When the press release landed in my in-box yesterday afternoon about Natalie Merchant I promptly freaked out and ran around the newsroom and started to sweat and pretty much lost any sense of composure.