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Sargent Editor Publisher FROMTOPRHONDAFARNHAMCOURTESYSKINNERAUCTIONS Italian for Beginners On the local level Maine Historical Society has just acquired a framed pair of two notes a supper invitation between Longefellow and his friend Louis Agassiz 1807-1873. For a re- cent take on Agassiz visit httpwww.nytimes.com20130203booksreviewlouis-agassiz- by-christoph-irmscher.html_r0 A few weeks ago during a casual search of the Boston-based Skin- ner Auctioneers site I bumped into a list of rare documents headed for the block. Many items were the usual ephemeratrans- actions clipped autographs but then I flicked to Lot 49 of Auction 2819T and recognized the words first made more personal by the authors scratches cross-outs and changes It was Longfellows haunting opening lines to his famous translation of Dantes Inferno More precisely it was the first 27 lines of Canto I of Longfellows handwritten manuscript draft with emendations. Stunned to eavesdrop on his choices as he searched for just the right word I felt close to Longfellows shoulder just as he entered the forest dark of the underworld. Then my next surprise. The pre-auction estimate was 800 to 1200. How could a single sheet of paper this desirable still exist outside of a museum Its still considered one of the better translations as I understand it says Nick Noyes librarian at Maine Historical Society. Longfellow went to Europe to polish up his language skills before he went to Bowdoin. Then he went back a couple of other times to prepare for teaching at Harvard. Longfellow enthusi- asts are aware he loved all things Italian and The Inferno is the first major European work ren- dered in Italian instead of Latin but this has to be The Bearded Ones supreme achievement as a Professor of Romance Languages. Suspense is everything. So who had the highest bid at auc- tion Hammer price was 10455 according to Skinner. The buyer was Harvard Universitys Hough- ton Library which prizes rare documents in its Longfellow col- lection. To a Longfellow fan and his stock is risingDonna Tartts novel title The Secret History is lifted from Longfellow this is the Holy Grail. We were excited to bid on it because its a page thats been missing from the manuscript weve had here for some time says Houghton Li- brarys Leslie Morris. It was apparently given away as a souvenir by one of Longfellows sons. It was very exciting for us to reunite it with the manuscript. The following link magnifies the text for a closer look httpwww.skinnerinc.com auctions2819Tlots49 Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark Forthestraightforwardpathwayhadbeenlost. J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 1 9 Readers Advertisers The opinions given in this magazine are those of Portland Magazine writers. 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My husband William deceased and I had many vacations in Maine all along the coast. We viewed Margarets Maine house from a boat ride we took around Southport Island in Boothbaysee our story No Place Like Home JulyAugust 2004. We were re- ally surprised to learn she had a home in Maine. Happily I still get to Maine with my brother-in-law and sister-in-law and fam- ily. It will always remain my favorite vaca- tion state. Karen Rapp Troy New York USS WILLIAMSBURG SINKING FAST I heard she is to be scrapped shortly An article two weeks ago in megayachtnews. com. See Dream Boat in our May 2012 is- sue about Harry S. Trumans rusting pres- idential yacht built at Bath Iron Works in 1930 and for sale at La Spezia Italy. Steve Lindsey Keene New Hampshire WRITER IN RESIDENCE Thank you for the thoughtful story about our house in Yarmouth Sense of Space Summerguide 2015. I am truly grateful. I also wanted to let you know that the price has been reduced to 899000. Charlotte Bacon Yarmouth FROMTOPMEAGHANMAURICEGIOVANNIFGODDONES 121 Atlantic Avenue Boothbay Harbor Maine PH 207-633-5440 TF 800-334-8110 www.brownswharnn.com bwibrownswharnn.com 70 FROMTOPDELANEYSTEVENSLETSRUN.COMMEAGHANMAURICECOURTESYPHOTOJONMIKELBERRYPARDO-WWW.FLICKR.COMYSNP J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 2 3 Good news If youve ever dreamed of owning your own desert the Desert of Maine is for sale. What was once fertile farmland in the late 19th century is now 40 acres of ancient glacial sand exposed through over-farming and overgrazing. The new owner will have to shell out sub- stantially more than the 300 price tag entrepreneur Henry Goldrup paid in 1925 for the abandoned land which now includes a buttery garden barn mu- seum and campground. Narrated tram rides transport visitors into a desolate landscape out of David Leans Lawrence of Arabia but the surrounding pine treesand gift shopare a reminder that this is in fact Freeport. Becca Cario Canada may have curling but since the early 20th cen- tury Maine can boast a classic sport of the finest kind. On summer weekends racing lobster boats hit speeds north of 70 mphbut why A little piece of plastic on the mantle is nice but its the bragging rights says Trav- is Otis of Searsport reigning champion of Diesel Class H. Becca Carifio It looks as if Ben True is headed for the World Track and Field Championships that open August 22 in Bei- jing. To qualify the Greely High graduate 29 came in second after Ryan Hill in the 5000-meter race at the USATF outdoor championships in Or- egon in June with a time of 135109. Dartmouth-grad True also a Nordic ski racer in college has won national competitions in races from 1500 to 5000 meters. He was the rst U.S. nisher twice in world cross-country events. MaineClassics DesertBed 749000 749000 749000 749000 749000 749000 749000 Tried and TrueDockside Market Flowers from our garden today says Ursu- la Wilmot as her husband Warren eases their Market Boat against the dock at Chebeague Island Boatyard. Also on board this floating farm stand baguettes sticky buns and crois- sants fromStandardBakingbabycarrotssev- eral varieties of kale new potatoes and fresh- picked strawberries. Coolers hold fresh meat and eggs. Goods are sourced from local farms. The Wilmots have been serving Chebeague Cliff and Bustins since 2010. Theres one other farm stand on Chebeague but no shortage of demand for fresh goods. Well probably sell out of just about everything today says Ursula. She ties up at Chebeague from 10 to 1045 a.m. Saturdays through September 5. SPLIT INFINITUDE Maybe it wasnt quite a 1-in-50-million shot for a rare harle- quin lobster to be pulled up a few weeks ago in Scarborough as reported on the news cycles. Dr. Robert C. Bayer of the Lob- ster Institute at the University of Maine in Orono says. We see various color morph lobsters on a pretty regular basis. Calico lobsters based on my own observation often have an underlying bacterial infection of some type. Rooster Tails With so many choices from the simple pleasure of tent camping to full-service RV resorts with everything you need or even comfy cabin rentals a Maine camping experience is like no other. CampMaine.com will help you nd the camping experience as unique as you are within reach of all you want to see and do in Maine. With easy to use search tools maps and resources Maines Official Camping Guide will virtually point the way. Get started today at Festivals94 FESTIVALS J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 2 5 COURTESYMAINEOUTDOORFILMFEST.INSETFROMLEFTMEAGHANMAURICEMOVDATA.NETTOOVIACOURTESYSUGARLOAFJOAQUINMALLMANN Canopy of Stars Summer and autumn festivals are one of Maines best traditions. I magine a drive-in theater without cars. This is two hours of short wilderness films screened outdoors in front of gener- ally wild people promise the organizers of the Maine Outdoor Film Festival MOFF. Now in its fourth year MOFF will kick off its 2015- 16 season with the premiere of local and inter- national high-energy short films in the field opposite Three River Whitewater Rafting in The Forks August 15. At the confluence of the Dead and Kennebec rivers The Forks is Maines top spot for white- water rafting and the perfect wilderness venue to host the opening night of this festival each sum- mer. For the rest of the year the MOFF Selects tour heads south screening festival favorites at Bug Light Park on August 22 Kennebunk Sep- tember 18 and Sugarloaf October. 18. For more tour dates visit maineoutdoorfilmfestival.com Here at The Forks the Broke and Stoked Video Contest adds new energy this year. Maine ama- teur filmmakers can submit short outdoors films and the top 10 will be featured once this show hits the road. Taylor Walker one of the festivals returning filmmakers plans to enter the contest. His bracing footageofwhitewaterkayakingwilltakeaudiences to a whole other world. He knows the ropes hav- ing contributed films every year since the festivals inception.ImjusttryingtosharetheloveWalker says.Wheretheytakeitfromthereisuptothem. Becca Carifio FAIRS Acton Fair Route 109 Acton. Live entertainment 4-H animal events horse and oxen pulling tractor pull midway vintage car show King Arthur our baking competition Miss Acton Fair pageant womens skillet toss woodsmens day of competition and of course a pig scramble Aug. 27-30. actonfair.net Bangor State Fair Cross Insurance Ctr. 515 Main St. Bangor. 4-H animal shows demolition derby Frisbee- catching dog show July 31- Aug. 9. bangorstatefair.com Blue Hill Fair 233 Ellsworth Rd. Animals live music helicopter rides reworks gardening cooking and crafts. 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Starring 20000 pounds of Maine lobster with a parade cooking contests blues and rock bands marine biology education and a feast with a view of Penobscot Bay Jul. 29-Aug. 2. 800 576-7512. mainelobsterfestival.com Redneck Blank Pig Roast and Music Festi- val 12 Harold Ln. He- bron. Feasting with live music redneck-themed contest and a charity derby Jul. 30-Aug. 2. 966-3333. redneck- blank.eventbrite.com St. Peters Annual Ital- ian Bazaar 72 Federal St. Portland. 90th year of amazing food and fun games Aug. 16. 773-7746 Taste of Greater Water- ville Downtown. Food booths and ne dining sidewalk sales craft vendors live mu- sic kids events face painting and a petting zoo Aug. 5. tasteofwa- terville.com Ploye Festival Muskie Derby Fort Kent. Giant griddle cakes and giant sh Traditional Acadian buckwheat griddle cakes festival in conjunction with the annual popular and competitive 3-day shing derby with a 35k prize for the biggest sh. Muskel- lunges are challenging freshwater sport sh and the St. John River has 225 miles of muskie habitat. Aug. 7-9. fortkent-muskie. com and ployes.com Wells Chili-Fest Wells Junior High School on Rte. 1. Sanctioned by the Interna- tional Chili Society winners in various categories have the opportunity to advance to the World Chili Champi- onship Cook-Off Aug. 29. wellschilifest.com Wilton Blueberry Festival. Blueberry-themed parades live music food bingo boat tours and crafts Aug. 7-8. 778-4726 wiltonbbf.com Winter Harbor Lobster Festival. A downeast celebration with blueberry pancake breakfast lobster- boat races 5K road race and lobster dinner Aug. 8. acadia-schoodic.org ARTS Blistered Fingers Blue- grass Festival Litcheld Fairgrounds. Hundred con- verge for this rendezvous featuring both local and national bluegrass bands Aug. 26-29. blisteredngers.com Camden International Film Festival. The 10th anniversary of the festival created to highlight emerg- ing documentary lmmak- ers. Screening more than 70 lms most followed by QA sessions with the art- ists Sept. 17-20. 593-6593 camdenlmfest.org Deer Isle Jazz Festival. Detroit-born pianist and jazz singer Geri Allen will headline the 15th annual festival at Stonington Op- era House. Clarinetist Evan Christopher and drummer Shannon Powell will also perform Jul. 17-Aug. 1. operahousearts.org Rangeley Art Show Village Park Oquossoc. Over 50 artists and craftsmen enter pieces in a juried art compe- tition. Paintings photog- raphy jewelry woodwork pottery and glass pieces available for sale Aug. 6. rangeleyarts.org Picnic Music Arts Festi- val Lincoln Park Portland. Juried indie craft fair show- casing and selling the best 284-6000 122 Hills Beach Rd. 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Bluegrass groups and fans alike from across the United States ock to Where Music Meets the Sea for this four-day festival Sept. 3-6. 725-6009 thomaspointbeach.com OUTDOORS Beach Olympics Town Square and Palace Playland Old Orchard Beach. Three days of competition music and displays to benet the Maine Special Olympics Aug. 14-16. 934-2500 oldorchardbeachmaine.com Belfast Harbor Fest. Launch party in a harbor- side tent with live music 5K bug run National Boatbuilding Contest small-boat show regatta and plenty of lobster Aug. 14-16. 338-2081. belfastharborfest.com Brunswick Outdoors Festival Maine St. downtown Brunswick. Free event with more than 100 artists booths artisan demos live music dancing and kids activities to celebrate AndAndAndyyy KoKoKo yyy Ko yyy stststiii MAY 30NOVEMBER 1 2015 An exhibition featuring the works of Andrew Wyeth and Kosti Ruohomaa Farnsworth Art Museum 16 Museum StreetRocklandME 04841207-596-6457 This exhibition is sponsored in part by Lie-Nielsen Toolworks and the Wickham Skinner Fund. Primary media sponsor is Maine HomeDesign. 34 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE FESTIVALS the arts Aug. 15. brunswickdowntown.org Bucksport Bay Festival Bucksport waterfront. Parade 5K road race games reworks Jul. 24-26. bucksportbaychamber.com Camden Windjammer Festival Camden waterfront. Celebration of maritime heritage and traditions including exhibits food reworks lobster crate racing and educational seafaring stories. Cruising schooners are open for tours or take a smaller schooner out on the water for a sail Sept. 4-6. camdenwindjammerfestival.org Cornish Horsemans Day Cornish Fair- grounds and and Trotting Park. Standardbred horse-themed crafts entertainment and animal petting Sept. 7. cornish-maine.org Crown of Maine Balloon Fest Presque Isle. Balloon rides balloon ights meet the crews and captains crafts and entertainment Aug. 27-30. crownofmaineballoonfest.org Eastport Pirate Festival downtown Eastport. Pirate parade reenactments races cutlass ghts and a costumed pet show Sept. 11-13. eastportpiratefestival.com Fall Festival Weekend Sunday River Resort. The unofcial kickoff to Sunday Rivers winter season the festival includes live music a beer garden wine tasting arts crafts scenic lift and wagon rides childrens games and activities and the famous North American July 11October 18 2015 ALEX KATZ IN THE 1950s BRAND-NEW TERRIFIC Alex Katz Bather 1959 oil on linen 48 x 72 in. Paul J. Schupf LL.D. 06 Hamilton N.Y. Lifetime Trust Gregory O. Koerner Trustee. Art Alex KatzLicensed by VAGA New York NY. colby.edumuseum TickeTs 10-30 207.933.9999 TheaTeraTmonmouTh.org TheaTer aT monmouTh season 46 June 26 - sepT 27 THE WINTERS TALE by William Shakespeare directed by Dawn McAndrews FALLEN ANGELS by Nol Coward directed by Brendon Fox A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM by William Shakespeare directed by Janis Stevens THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND by Tom Stoppard directed by Matthew Arbour TURN OF THE SCREW adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher directed by James Noel Hoban FAMILY SHOW FOOL OF THE WORLD AND THE FLYING SHIP adapted by Dawn McAndrews directed by Ian Carlsen FALL MUSICAL RUDDIGORE by Gilbert Sullivan directed by Richard Sewell J U LY A U G U S T 2015 35 Wife Carrying Championship Oct. 9-11. 800 543-2754 sundayriver.com Forest Heritage Days Greenville. Honor- ing the ties between the Maine forest and the Moosehead community with food crafts exhibitions and the Logging Games Aug. 6-8. forestheritagedays.com Great Falls Balloon Festival Lewiston Auburn. Nearly 100000 visitors come every year to see dozens of balloons launch near the Androscoggin River. The festival has food vendors craft booths and childrens activities too Aug. 21-23. greatfallsballoonfestival.org Great State of Maine Air Show Brunswick Airport. The USN Blue Angels headline a eet including a USAF F-22 USMC C-130 comedy aerobatics and sky dancer Anna Serbinen- ko. Sept. 5-6. greatstateofmaineairshow.org International Seaplane Fly-In Greenville. On the shores of Moosehead Lake enjoy y-bys by rare aircraft a craft fair a steak-and-lobster cookout lake cruise ying rafes and con- tests Sept.10-13. 695-2928 seaplaney-in.org Lobsterman Triathlon Freeport. One of the top triathlons in the country this Olympic-dis- tance destination race includes a post-race lobster bake Sept. 12. lobstermantri.com Maine Boats Homes Harbors Show Rockland waterfront. The only in-water boat W W W . M O N H E G A N B O A T . C O M COASTAL DISCOVERY CRUISES 2- to 2-hour cruises PuffinsNature Lighthouses Sunset PuffinNature Cruise Charters The original MONHEGAN ISLAND MAIL BOAT EXPERIENCE 3 trips daily during summer 2 0 7 - 3 7 2 - 8 8 4 8 Craig Carreno PORTLANDSTAGE where great theater lives BUY TICKETS 207.774.0465 www.portlandstage.org 25A Forest Ave Portland Maine 36 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE FESTIVALS FROMTOPSAMTZACHBEANE show in the state accompanied by land-based events such as architecture exhibitions jewelry displays marine gear vendors live music and food Aug. 14-16. maineboats.comboatshow Maine Highland Games Scottish Festival Topsham Fairgrounds. Contests of strength pipe bands sheepdogs dancing and a gather- ing of clans Aug. 15. mainehighlandgames.org Maine Outdoor Film Festival. Three Rivers Whitewater Rafting West Forks. Maine- focused short adventure lms screened in tents alongside the Kennebec River Aug. 15. maineoutdoorlmfestival.com Midcoast Auto Show Maine Recreational Complex Bath. Celebrating 20 years with 100 classic cars. Prizes are awarded for every de- cade back to the 1920s and there are catego- ries for foreign autos and iconic muscle cars of bygone eras like Mustangs and Corvettes Aug. 23. midcoastautoshow.com MS Regatta Harborfest Portland wa- terfront. A weekend festival with sailboats powerboats tugboats and lobster boats to benet the National Multiple Sclerosis Society including a regatta racing and an auction Aug. 14-16. msharborfest.org Outdoor Sporting Heritage Day Oquossoc clubhouse. Fly-casting competition game meals interactive exhibits kids activities and ecology education Aug. 11. rangeleymaine.com Piscataquis River Festival Guilford. This years Wizard-of-Oz-themed festival will feature a parade food and craft vendors live music and a duck race July 25. townofguilford.com Punkinddle Family Festival and National Estuaries Day Celebration 342 Laudholm Farm Rd. Wells. Live music traditional arts demonstrations sheepdogs and horses gather to celebrate the beauty and value of Maines estuaries and to foster environmental stewardship Sept. 26. wellsreserve.org Standup Paddleboard Races Willard Beach South Portland. Casco Bay Race Series each race is 2.5 miles. Every Saturday at 430pm. 317-0425. Soposup.com Summerfest Wiscasset Common. Live music crafts dog show and parade food and com- munity enjoyment of high summer to benet local charities July 25. 882-7544. uccwiscasset. orgsummerfest Sunday River Open Dart Tournament Find a little magic in the midway at the Cumberland County Fair Sept. 27Oct. 3. real estate staging photo styling redesign services one room makeovers paint color consultations INFOTHESTYLEDHOME.COM OFFICE 207.878.HOME ELIZABETH 207.329.1260 MONIQUE 207.653.9941 39 Evergreen Drive Portland Maine 04103 Maines premier staging and re-design company TheStyledHome.com facebook.comTheStyledHome INFOTHESTYLEDHOME.COM OFFICE 207.878.HOME ELIZABETH 207.329.1260 MONIQUE 207.653.9941 39 Evergreen Drive Portland Maine 04103 Maines premier staging and re-design company TheStyledHome.com facebook.comTheStyledHome INFOTHESTYLEDHOME.COM OFFICE 207.878.HOME ELIZABETH 207.329.1260 MONIQUE 207.653.9941 39 Evergreen Drive Portland Maine 04103 Maines premier staging and re-design company TheStyledHome.com facebook.comTheStyledHome MAINES PREMIER STAGING AND RE-DESIGN COMPANY real estate staging photo styling redesign services one room makeovers paint color consultations INFOTHESTYLEDHOME.COM OFFICE 207.878.HOME ELIZABETH 207.329.1260 MONIQUE 207.653.9941 39 Evergreen Drive Portland Maine 04103 Maines premier staging and re-design company TheStyledHome.com facebook.comTheStyledHome INFOTHESTYLEDHOME.COM OFFICE 207.878.HOME ELIZABETH 207.329.1260 MONIQUE 207.653.9941 39 Evergreen Drive Portland Maine 04103 Maines premier staging and re-design company TheStyledHome.com facebook.comTheStyledHome INFOTHESTYLEDHOME.COM OFFICE 207.878.HOME ELIZABETH 207.329.1260 MONIQUE 207.653.9941 39 Evergreen Drive Portland Maine 04103 Maines premier staging and re-design company TheStyledHome.com facebook.comTheStyledHome All of your design needs simplified Illuminate your homes potential real estate staging photo styling redesign services one room makeovers paint color consultations Maines premier staging and re-design company Maines premier staging and re-design company Maines premier staging and re-design company Elizabeth owner Heirloom Consignment Come see one of the largest furniture consignment stores in Southern Maine 30 years experience in home furnishings 161 Ocean Street South Portland Me 04106 207-747-5112 Hours Tues-Sat 10-6 Sun 10-4 J U LY A U G U S T 2015 37 Sunday River Resort. Zipline tours hiking mountain biking and disc golf in addition to dart matches with a 10k grand prize Sept. 11-13. sundayriver.com Trails End Festival downtown Millinocket. Pa- rade learn-to-paddle excursions chili cook-off and musical performances by Emily Guillow and Portlands Mallet Brothers Sept. 18-20. trailsendfestival.org LEARNING Acadian Night Sky Festival Bar Harbor. Night hikes a paddle in a bioluminescent bay science presentations and themed movies in this celebration of the best star- gazing site on the Eastern seabord Sept. 10-14. acadianightskyfestival.com Attean Memorial Pow Wow Maine Wildlife Park Gray. Tribal representatives from Maine New England and around the coun- try will be at the park for two full days with native dancers drummers craft vendors singers and traditional food booths Aug. 8-9. maine.govifweducationwildlifepark Common Ground Country Fair Unity. Cel- ebrate the organic and rural version of the good life and learn new things about farm- ing. Agricultural demonstrationsmilking blacksmithing composting stoneworking orchard-growingplus produce and crafts vendors food music and camping Sept. 25-27. mofga.orgtheFair Festival of Nations Deering Oaks Park Portland. Maines cultural diversity celebrity in Portlands prettiest park. Featuring authentic ethnic food crafts music and education Jul. 25. 420-1277. themugadifoundation.word- press.comfestival-of-nations International Homecoming Festival Calais. Celebrate the American-Canadian border and rst French settlement in the New World. Arts and crafts fair music waterfront events raft race Passamaquoddy Native-American demonstra- tions Celtic music and a lumberjack contest Aug. 5-9. internationalhomecomingfestival.com Laudholm Farm Wells. This event brings more than 100 artisans selected by jury to exhibit their wares for thousands of brows- ers. Music food and fun round out the 2-day festival wellsreserve.org New England Cannabis Farmers Market Festival Deering Oaks Park Portland. Care- Keep an eye on the sky Great Falls Balloon Fest in Lewiston Aug. 21-23. Subscriptions are on sale now Order your tickets today Visit PortlandSymphony.org or call 207 842-0800 CuriouSer y cuRiouSeR... CuriouSer y cuRiouSeR... The Portland Symphony Orchestras new season features favorites from Brahms to the Beach Boys Beethovens First Eighth and beloved Fifth symphonies a collaboration with Portland Ballet Company in honor of the 150th Anniversary of Alice in Wonderland world-class soprano Patricia Racette and so much more Satisfy your curiosity at PortlandSymphony.orgX Ever wonder about life in Maine before it was Maine Michael Dekkers French Indian Wars in Maine Arcadia 21.99 paper delves into the mostly forgotten saga of conicts among settlers from France Great Britain and North- ern Ireland and the Native American popula- tion between 1675 and 1760. Trade was the cornerstone of native and European relations from the beginning says Dekker. But trade tools rearms and alcohol in exchange for furs brought with it unimaginable horrors of disease and inter-tribal warfareThe divergent political views and factionalism of Maines native people is fascinating. They were not a monolithic cul- tural identity. This allowed me to connect with them as individuals. The historian will speak August 1 at Augustas Old Fort Western and August 2 at the Lincoln County Historical Soci- etys pre-Revolutionary museum Pownalbor- ough Courthouse in Dresden. 882-6817 lin- colncountyhistory.org oldfortwestern.org Culture Clash FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Relive The Savage Struggle Of Competing Cultures Looking To Call Maine Home French Indian Wars in Maine is the newest addition to The History Press Military series. The book is by local author Michael Dekker and is set to release on July 27 2015. The book features stunning images of the forgotten battles. ed across a frontier J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 3 9 EXPERIENCE FROMTOPBRIANJENKINSUNTITLEDDELANEYBOWDOINMUSEUMOFARTCOURTESYPHOTO givers exhibits plus food and T-shirts sales but no smoking Aug. 9. mainemedicalmarijuana.org Vintage Motorcycle Meet Antique Aeroplane Show Owls Head Trans- portation Museum. Military aircraft high-wheel bi- cycles classic cars antique planes and a high-speed aerobatic air show. Pre- 1994 vehicles of any make or model are welcome to exhibit with Model-T rides vehicle demonstrations and family fun Sept. 5-6. owlshead.org Wings Wheels Spectac- ular Aerobatic Airshow Owls Head Transporta- tion Museum. This show highlights military aircraft high-wheel bicycles classic cars antique planes and a high-speed aerobatic air show Aug. 8-9. owlshead.org Wings Over Wiscasset. A free family day of aviation antique shows science and reworks to benet local charities. Featuring a warbird airshow a reen- actment of a WWII base camp and a big band swing dance Aug.14-15. wingsoverwiscasset.org THEATER Acadia Repertory The- atre 1154 Main St. Mt. Desert. See website for dates. 244-7260 acadiarep.com Arundel Barn Playhouse 53 Old Post Rd. Arun- del. Disneys The Little Mermaid through Aug. 1 La Cage Aux Folles Aug. 4-15 Beehive The 60s Musical Aug. 18-29. 985-5552 arundelbarnplay- house.com Belfast MaskersCold Comfort Theater God- spell Jul. Songs of a Sum- mer Night Aug. 930-7244 coldcomforttheater.com Celebration Barn The- ater 190 Stock Farm Rd. South Paris. Workshops Body-Motion-Gesture Jul. 27-Aug. 1 Melodrama Aug. 3-8. 743-8452 celebrationbarn.com Childrens Museum Theater of Maine 142 Free St. Portland. Stage stories daily Shake- speares Stories Summer. 828-1234 kitetails.org City Theater in Bidd- eford 205 Main St. Rent through Aug. 2. 282-0849 citytheater.org Fenix Theatre Company outside at Deering Oaks Park Portland. Hamlet through Aug. 8. fenixtheatre.com Freeport Community Players 30 Holbrook St. Freeport. Visiting Millie Jun. Love and Lobsters Jul. 865-2220 fcponline.org Hackmatack Playhouse 538 Rte. 9 Berwick. West Side Story Jul. 8-Jul. 25 Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Jul. 29-Aug. 15 Ruthless Aug. 19-Sept. 5. 698-1807 hackmatack.org Heartwood Regional Theater Company 420 Biscay Rd. Damariscotta. Cyrano de Bergerac Jul. 23-31 Aug. 1. 563-1373 heartwoodtheater.org Gaslight Theater 1 Win- throp St. Hallowell. Picasso at the Lapin Agile Aug. 21-23 28-30. 626-3698 gaslighttheater.org Lakewood Theatre 75 Theater Rd. Madison. DamnYankees Jul. 23-31 Aug. 1 Laughing Stock Aug. 6-15 Nice Work If You Can Get It Aug. 20-29 Dearly Departed Sept. 3-12 The Ladies Man Sept. 17-26. 474-7176 lakewoodtheater.org Maine State Ballet Theater 348 U.S. Rte. 1 Falmouth. Coppelia Aug. 6-15. 799-7337 mainestateballet.org Maine State Music Theater Pickard Theater 1 Bath Rd. Brunswick. The Music Man through Aug. 1 Young Frankenstein Aug. 5-22 Footlight Follies Aug. 10 Shrek The Musi- cal Jr. Aug. 17. 725-8769 msmt.org Ogunquit Playhouse 10 Main St. Nice Work If You Can Get It Jul. 22-Aug. 15 Million Dollar Quartet Aug. 19-Sept. 19 Satur- day Night Fever Sept. 23-Oct. 25. 646-5511 ogunquitplayhouse.or Ogunquit Playhouse Childrens Theatre 10 Main St. Shrek the Musical Jr. Aug. 8 9 Disneys The Aristocats Kids Aug. 22 23. 646-5511 ogunquitplayhouse.org Schoolhouse Arts Center Rte. 114 Sebago Lake Village. Annie Get Your Gun Jul. 9-Aug. 2 Disneys Sleeping Beauty KIDS Aug. 7-9 Into the Woods Jr. Aug. 21-23. 642-3743 schoolhousearts.org St. Lawrence Arts Center 76 Congress St. Portland. Vivid Motion presents From The Top Jul 24-26 The Amazing Acro-Cats Aug. 6-16. 885-5883 stlawrencearts.org Stonington Opera House 1 School St. Stonington. The Seagull Jul. 10-26 Our Grace Potter performs at Thompsons Point August 1. Night Vision Nocturnes in American Art 1860-1960 See the rst major museum exhibit dedicated to night scenes in American art at the Bowdoin College Mu- seum of Art. In all 90 workspaintings drawings pho- tographs and sculpturesby artists including George Bellows Georgia OKeeffe Ansel Adams Edward Stei- chen Winslow Homer Andrew Wyeth Lee Krasner and Beauford Delaney above depict images as varied as moonlight on the ocean to urban night scenes. Through Oct. 18 bowdoin.eduart-museum givers exhibits plus food and T-shirts sales but no smoking Aug. 9. mainemedicalmarijuana.org For well over a year now many of us have seen the pink van of Eastern Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning driving around York and Cumberland counties and we may have asked whats it all about. To clear up this question I spent some time with Diane Gadbois at her home and asked her some very personal questions that I am sure were difcult to answer. You see George and Diane Gadbois are private people who give more than their share back to the community and the last thing they want is to be noticed for their generosity. They started Eastern Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning 40 years ago on a wish and a prayer and now have the largest family-run carpet cleaning and water damage restoration company in the area. Back to the pink van If you notice on the rear side panels are the words Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This national founda- tion has brought forth womens cancer awareness promoted ex- tensive cancer research and although not exclusive to the cause is nationally recognized by the color pink. The cost to place this name on the van will not be discussed here but let us say the yearly donation is signicant and the proceeds all go to the cure for womens cancer. Diane was introduced to breast cancer early in life when her mother had a radical mastectomy. She remembers her mothers doctor telling her sister and her one of you will have cancer. Not a pleasant thought at the time but it stuck with Diane and saved her life. Twice after the normal tests and screenings for cancer Diane received a clean bill of health and relatively soon after while doing a self-examination found a lump. Not once but twice Fortunately they were found in time and Diane is doing ne but she wants to get the message out that as important as it is to get regular screenings it is equally as important to be your own advocate and make double sure with a self-examination. So when you see the pink Eastern van go by remember its just Diane reminding you even if you have had the tests be your own advocate and make a regular self-examination part of your life because it could save it. It did for Diane 63 Pleasant Hill Road Scarborough P 885.1499 F 885.9410 infoeasterncarpetcleaning.com For well over a year now many of us have seen the pink van yearly donation is signicant and the proceeds all go to the cure Clean Up Cancer J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 4 1 EXPERIENCE FROMTOPCOURTESYARCTICMUSEUMCOURTESYPHOTODELANEYSTEVENS Save It For A Rainy Day Own Under Milkwood Aug. 5-6 Merry Wives of Windsor Aug. 13-23. 367- 2788 operahousearts.org Theater at Monmouth 796 Main St. Monmouth. Turn of the Screw through Aug. 21 The Winters Tale through Aug. 22 Fallen Angels through Aug. 22 A Midsummer Nights Dream through Aug. 23 The Real Inspector Hound Jul. 30- Aug. 21 Fool of the World and the Flying Ship through Aug. 20 Ruddi- gore of the Witchs Curse Sept. 17-27. 933-9999 theateratmonmouth.org GALLERIES Art Gallery at UNE 716 Stevens Ave. Portland. A Tale of Three Cities Period and contemporary photos of Paris New York and Portland Jul. 28 - Oct. 25. 221-4499 une.eduartgallery Bates College Museum of Art Olin Arts Center 75 Russell St. Lewiston. Points of View through Oct. 17. 786-6158 bates.edumuseum Bowdoin College Museum of Art 1 Bath Rd. Brunswick. A Mind of Winter Photographs by Abelardo Morell thru Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum Named for famous early 20th-century Arctic explorersand Bowdoin alumniRobert E. Peary and Donald B. MacMillan this Bowdoin campus museum is one of only two in the country devoted solely to Arctic Studies. Peruse Arctic artifacts including a narwhal tusk yes you can touch a frozen fragment of the Greenland ice core and one of Pearys 15-foot sledges. 9500 College Ave. Brunswick 725-3416 bowdoin.eduarcticmuseum International Cryptozoology Museum Portlands strangest hidden trea- sure this remarkable empori- um is devoted to the study of animals rumored to exist if not yet scientically proven. This summer were hosting the Minne- sota Iceman says director Loren Coleman. See this mysterious frozen Bigfoot- like creature pictured below from the 1960s and a world- class collection of dioramas unusual taxidermy sculpture and unimaginable curiosities. 11 Avon St. Portland cryp- tozoologymuseum.com Elements This bookstorecoffee- housetaphouse-by-night is just the place to hunker down for hours to read write and sip your elixir of choice. With lo- cally roasted coffee local craft beer free WiFi and a wide se- lection of used books theres also a menu of tasty locally sourced food and occasion- al live music. Everybody wins manager Katie Pinard says. 256 Main St. Biddeford elementsbookscoffeebeer.com Sept. Empire Follows Art Culture and Identity in the Atlantic World through Aug. Night Vision Noc- turnes in American Art 1860-1960 opens Jun. 27. 725-3275 bowdoin.eduart-museum Colby College Museum of Art 5600 Mayower Hill Dr. Waterville. Highlights from the Permanent Col- lection through mid-2015 Acquisitions from the Alex Katz Collection thru Sept. 6 Paper Trail Contempo- rary Prints Drawings and Photographs from the Col- lection thru Aug. 859-5600 colby.edu Farnsworth Art Museum 16 Museum St. Rockland. 3D Contemporary Works from the Farnsworth thru Sept. 596-6457 farnsworth- museum.org First Friday Art Walk downtown Portland. Visit local galleries studios Aug. 7. rstfridayartwalk.com Little Pond Gallery 23 Shoreline Dr. Orrs Island. Group show Angie Blevins Autumn Cipala Nancy Greindl Rebekah Raye John Fernans and others through October. 833-3210 littlepondgallery.com Maine Historical Society 489 Congress St. Portland. See website for coming exhibitions. 774-1822 mainehistory.org Maine Jewish Museum 267 Congress St. Portland. Victoria Elbroch David Rosenthal opens Jun. 25 Welcoming the Stranger Jo Israelson opens Sept. 3. mainejewishmuseum.org Portland Museum of Art 7 Congress Sq. Portland. Rose Marasco Index thru Dec. Directors Cut Selec- tions from the Maine Art Museum Trail thru Sept. 20 A Magnicent Still- ness American Art from a Private Collection through Nov. 8. 775-6148 portlandmuseum.org MUSIC Asylum 121 Center St. Portland. Jana Kramer Aug. 20. portlandasylum.com Blue 650 Congress St. Portland. Acoustic Jam ev- ery Tues. Irish Music Night every Wed. See website for more listings. 774-4111. portcityblue.com Boothbay Opera House 86 Townsend Ave. Boothbay Harbor. The Fogcutters Jul. 30 see website for more dates. 633-5159 boothbayoperahouse.com Darlings Waterfront Pavilion 1 Railroad St. Bangor. 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Where the Locals Go Youve done the trendy. Why not do the tried and true BY JEANEE DUDLEY T he mystical question How can we call a watering hole one of the usu- al suspects if weve never been there Nowadays Portland is famous for its per- petual bloom of new bars restaurants and shops. But theres a reason some places around townfriendly dives where shock- ingly youll find no signature cocktails or small plateshave lasted for decades. How do they keep it real PIZZA VILLA 1965 On a Wednesday night my friend Steph and I wrap up a shred session at the rock gym and make our way to Pizza Villa for a beer. Neither of us has ever been here before and as we walk to the doorway nestled next to a picture window featuring a neon beer pint and hot pink moon we spot a handful of Save 10 on your purchase with the code Portland at checkout Port Mag_Ad 9.indd 1 71015 1259 AM OutAbout Newcomer Lincoln on Market Street where the 5 bill rules. 50 PORTLAND MONTHLY MAGAZINE people inside. W e saddle up to the bar where we meet Scott our new fa- vorite bartender. Hes atten- tive friendly and has worked here 11 years. While hes pouring our 8 mini pitcher of Brooklyn Lager I notice something funny behind him. Its a ceramic figurine depict- ing a black poodle in a white sack with a heart-shaped dog tag. I assume its a bank. The poodle Scott laughs and brings it over so we can get a better look. Its full of Jim Beam. The owners of this place are three Greek guys. Their Uncle Fred brought this thing in one day and set it behind the bar. He said When I die I want you to drink this. The guys 96 years old. I examine the poodle. Its collar reads Tiffiny an appropriate name for an eight- inch tall poodle although pretty humorous for middle-shelf 1970s-era bourbon. Yeah Scott continues. A few years agoFred had to be at least 88 at the time I saw him roll a golf cart right over get back up and play the next hole. Look for Tiffiny next time youre there shes probably not go- ing anywhere. 940 Congress Street. MATHEWS PUB 1872 On a Thursday evening Portlands oldest pub is empty aside from two employees my accomplice Mitchell and me. We sit at backless swivel stools order 3 Budweiser drafts and ask if the rooftop deck is open. Oh sure but Ill have to give you plastic Crack a beer at Mathews Portlands oldest pub. J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 5 1 PORTLAND AFTER DARK CLOCKWISEFROMBOTTOMLEFTMEAGHANMAURICE2JOAQIONMALLMANN E X Q U I S I T E J E W E L R Y A N D F I N E D E S I G N DIAMONDS CONSULTATIONS RESTYLING 2015T.MICHAELS copyrighted originals masterful platinumsmiths diamonds A third generation of contemporary American jewelry product design Eleven Elm Street Camden Maine 04843 207-236-2708 THOMASMICHAELS.com cups says the young bartender pulling two green Solos from below the bar. Cant take these glasses I ask. Yeah people would throw them off the roof so we dont allow them up there anymore she says. Its quiet up there on Free Street and we sit catching up for half an hour. On the weekends this place can get pretty rugged but tonight its just us beer in plastic cups and a view of a parking lot partially ob- structed by a steel safety fence. Mitchell suggests pool. The bartend- er hands us the rack of balls and her col- league probably a bouncer warns that there is only one cue. The tables are a little lumpy and the cue has no tip but the game is free. Even better the pool room is also a storage area where we admire a pile of broken juke- boxes and promotional materials including a Bud Light Superbowl XLVIII countdown clock to which Mitchell takes a shine. 133 Free Street. THE GREAT LOST BEAR 1979 This is one of my favorite spots in Portland huge tap list good pub food and tchotchkes absolutely coating the walls. 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FOREST GARDENS CA. 1930 This is one definition of a hidden gem small but diverse with a good-humored bar staff. On a Friday night after a long day at the of- fice I rally my roommate Brent. Want to go to Forest Gardens I call from the kitchen. Good enough for me. Our apartment is in the Oakdale neigh- borhood and the convenience of Forest Gar- dens blows us both away. Here is a bar with 2 beer 100 yards from our front door. While the place is cash only there are exactly three banks with ATMs along the walk there. The pleasantly salty bartender Ray is kept busy running beers catching up with regu- lars and grilling burgers in the closet-sized kitchen off the bar. Its a nice little place he explains. Its cash only were only open until 11 and theres no hard liquor. Younger people who want to go all out dont come in here because they want to pay with plastic. They might stop in for a beer on the way into town but being cash-only puts kind of a limit on how crazy people can get. We have a few rounds and Brent asks whats in the kitchen. The barkeep produces a menu featuring hamburgers French fries onion rings chicken fingers and even a clam burgerall under 5. He offers to make us a mixed plate. Perfect. We spend less than 20 total on two rounds and a big plate of fried snacks. 372 Forest Avenue. OLD PORT TAVERN 1972 So close to the historic Mariners Church Old Port Tavern is low fun and loud on a Saturday night. Upon entrance its hard to believe this club is a former place of worship or even that before the sun goes down its Dont miss dusk on deck at DiMillos. If youve ever been to the Old Port you know this sign. Culture Nightlife Legends Style Our CityYour Way Subscribe to 207 775-4339 www.portlandmagazine.com PORTLANDMaines Award-Winning Magazine PORTLAND AFTER DARK 54 PORTLAND MONTHLY MAGAZINE a restaurant. Upstairs is a dart and pool hall but my group is feeling adventurous so we make our way down into the basement fol- lowing the buzz of party bass lines. H ip-hop and Top 40 music blares from subwoofers at the far end of the room and the basement bar areaispackedend-to-endwithgroupsof20- and 30-somethings chatting doing shots trying to yell over the music and dancing. Getting to the bar is a challenge but I make it. The bartenders are doing their best to keep everyone happy but they are sur- rounded by very thirsty patrons. My pa- tience is eventually rewarded and I obtain a reasonably strong whisky-ginger at a price on par with other Old Port joints. After some dangerous and painful danc- ing it becomes apparent that flip-flops were a mistake my toes are stepped on a total of six times within an hour. We retreat from the crush to an out-of-the-way fish tank near the door. 11 Moulton Street. DIMILLOS ON THE WATER 1954 While the famous DiMillos floating restau- rant has only been on a boat since 1982 the DiMillo family has a long history in Port- land. It shows in customer service and at- mosphere because DiMillos on the Water is one of the friendliest places to grab a drink in the Old Port. On a rainy Sunday I make my way down the gangplank into the repurposed James- town Rhode Island ferry and grab a seat at the long bar. The dark polished wood has a film-noir glamor and seats a good 40 or so. I grab a stool next to Chris and Kelly a married couple visiting from Newport New Hampshire. Chris runs a heating oilme- chanical contracting business and Kellys just taken a job as a school principal. We chat about local beer and the bene- fits of weekend mini-vacations and about education the weather sports traveling the works. Even the bartender gets involved shes planning a trip to see her boyfriend stationed in Arizona with the Army. 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Feel like crack- ing open a beer with the friendly lobstermen shop owners island li- brarians yachtspeople and Yankees-fan rusticators on the other side of The Pool a sheltered cove that separates you from the nearby community where the local color congregates Its not going to happen. Youll only be welcome if you get there by boat. Stranger than strange this property is an is- land within an island. Say theres a community presentation of Almost Maine at the historical society and you walk in. Would someone whis- J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 5 9 REAL ESTATE FROMTOPSTORYLITCHFIELDNOAA per guardedly as you took your seat Great to see you folks. Finestkind. By the way whered you tie up Would eyebrows be raised at a Ladies Aid meeting in Whales Rib Gifts Gallery or at Hittys or Sea Wich Cafe Were guessing yes. True or no this explains why the nim- bly written rental description of this truly majestic Fish Point property for 2200 to 3200 per week reads Cranberry Islands general store gift shop lunch cafe and oth- er attractions are just a boat ride away. Italics ours. Lets be clear though. You are fore- warned. Story Litchfield responsible and straightforward makes this unusual sit- Kennebunkport Marina 207.967.3411 67 Ocean Avenue Kennebunkport Maine 04046 kennebunkportmarina.com Our master marine mechanic is now operating right here on the river Were a full-service marina that boasts a mechanic with 20 yearsexperience a Mercruiser Master Certicate and a host of other engine manufacturing certications. Also featuring Powerboat Kayak and Canoe Rentals Mercury Yamaha Sales Service Casco Bay Lines offers scenic cruises to the islands off Portlands shorechoices range from a family outing to a romantic dinner get-away. Bring your bike kayak or walking shoes. Explore the islands. There truly is something for everybody Owned and operated by the Casco Bay Island Transit District Casco Bay Ferry Terminal 56 Commercial Street Portland Maine 207-774-7871 Visit www.cascobaylines.comportlandmagoffer to download a money saving coupon. Choose an adventure to t your style. 60 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE REAL ESTATE uation understood up front. The prop- erty surrounding the lot is in conserva- tion with Maine Coast Heritage Trust with a further private lot blocking the fi- nal approach across a natural causeway to town so thats what sort of makes this like an island because you cant really drive through there so your access is going to be by boat. Just like it would be if you were on an island. During the construction phase they sellers Chris and Bonnie Nash used the road and they had to drive trucks over whats basically a berm but now they dont have permission During a telephone interview neigh- bor Robert Murch the industrial exec and venture capitalist who owns the land theyd have to cross to get to town says permission was never given. Nash came to us when he wanted to buy it and asked for permission to cross overwe said no. He asked Bangor Hydro to run power we told them no. In our absence during the winter Nash just kind of went through . Kennebunkport 967-8640 ll important luxuries N NA H 123 Ocean Ave. Kennebunkport 207-967-8640 small important luxuries DA N NA H EXCHANGE STREET PORTLAND MAINE 207.761.4432 Custom designs are our specialty f o l i a j e w e l r y. c o m R I N G S B Y D E V TA D O O L A N J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 6 1 FROMTOPSTORYLITCHFIELDKNOWLESCOMPANY2 with heavy equipment and made it more of a roadway. So then we took it to court and both the county court in Ellsworth and the Supreme Court of the State of Maine ruled he did not have access to where the main road was to Greater Cranberry. But what if new buyers found themselves innocently touring the protected wilder- nessand then made a break for it They have permission to go over the whole Maine Coast Heritage Trust area Litchfield says. But they do not have per- mission to go across that causeway-like lot. Thats what prevents them from going to town by golf cart or something. Open 10-5 Mon-Sat 355 Main St. Yarmouth village 207 846-8006 shop online at maines neighborhood bookstore All of our nannies and sitters have been through our extensive application and screening process. Full TimePart Time Nannies Hotel Babysitters EmergencyOn-Call Services Babysitting List Subscription Temporary Nannies Newborn Nannies LobsterShirt.net Fine Cotton Polo Shirts with the Lobster Logo Hats Too 62 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE REAL ESTATE If a new owner makes friends with Mr. Murch who has the lot at the bottleneck it would be a different situation. So just how strong are your persuasion skills Because in spite of the obstacles this house is worth the troublea rare prize. The front on the water side is classic theres more of a sense of unusual angles and gables on the sides. The view keeps going round and round. That sandy point Fish Point its like a sea berm thats all stone and sand. Over the years it was created by wave action. The 2001 structure with knotty-pine built-ins and casually opulent interiors has Deer Isle granite counters in the kitchen and a stainless Viking range. The dock is 150 feet long. We have to be a little bit careful because its very shallow there. Its a three bedroom house but theres a sleeping porch and loft spaces. The seller said its four bed- rooms but I asked Is your septic sys- tem for four bedrooms and he said No so its a three-bedroom house. On an is- land on an island. I Halcyon Yarn Yarn Fiber Classes Kits Books Patterns Tools Equipment 12 School St. Bath Maine Open 7 days a week halcyonyarn.com 800-341-0282 Not your usual yarn store... Inspiring fiber artists with friendly service and a fabulous selection since 1971 CASUAL ELEGANCE IN PORTLANDS WEST END FEATURING -Upstairs private dining room for groups of 10-50 with cathedral ceilings and expansive views of Casco Bay. -Happy Hour at the bar Tue-Sat 5pm-7pm 5 Appetizer Specials 5 Drink Specials TUES-THURS 500P-1000P FRI-SAT 500P-1100P SUNDAY BRUNCH 1000 - 300P 231 YORK ST. 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WATERFRONT 66 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE COURTESYPHOTOS2 Casablanca Music Cruises 18 Custom House Wharf Portland 831- 1324 casablancamaine.com The Casablanca is usually a privately char- tered boat says Beth Poitras. We do have a variety of concert cruises available to the public. Most Sundays 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a 130 p.m. boarding time on the 85-foot ve- sel which has a capacity for 149 passengers. We have some concert cruises on Thursday nights as well as some Saturday days. Con- cert cruise tickets are usually between 15 and 20 and get you on the boat with live music. We have two fully stocked bars on board accepting cash or credit. Casco Bay is beautiful always. Were very lucky. I especially love sunsets seals and rainbows the various islands and light- houses. Portland Head Light is always a great attraction. Folks love seeing the seals. Maine Sailing Adventures The Frances Project Maine State Pier Portland 749-9169 mainesailingadventures.net Frances differs from other cruises says ownercaptain Megan Jones. I grew up sail- ing and I built Frances with an old friend. Now I like to share it with others. Were a small business. I captain Frances myself and keep a small crew so we all know the boat very well. We offer day sails and sunset sails that leave our dock in Portland for a two- hour sail around Casco Bay. We host an Acoustic Sunset Series with local musi- cians performing on evening sails once a week. Portland is home to many talent- ed people its wonderful to have some of Unwind on an evening wine cruise aboard the 74 topsail sloop Frances in Casco Bay. Cheers for the band North of Nashville wins approval from revelers on a Casablanca Music Cruise. MICHAEL GOOD GALLERY Nathan Kroms Davis Join us for our annual UMMER CELE RATION Friday 7 August 2015 5-8pm 499 Main St. Rockland ME 04841 207.594.2580 www.michaelgood.com Dine In Take-Out Open 7 Days A Week Lunch Dinner Beer Wine MondaySaturday 11am9pm Sunday 4pm9pm 491 US Route One Freeport Maine 12 mile south of Exit 20 Across from Comfort Suite 865-6005 Spice Levels 1 Star Coward 2 Stars Careful 3 Stars Adventurous 4 Stars Native 5 Stars Showoff Authentic Thai Cooking J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 6 7 them join us on the water. he wine cruises are fantastic. These are two hours long every Saturday and Sunday evening through the summer. Erica Archer our sommelier is informative and fun and the events are themed and paired with seasonal fare. The oyster wine sail is a must-do. Some couples join us three or four times a sea- son for different wine sails like the wines of Napa Valley or the Piedmont region of Italy or sparkling wines. We have four-hour Yoga Sails with one hour of yoga at anchor incorporated into an afternoon sailing on the bay. Each cruise is unique so it depends where your interests lie. The Acoustic Sun- set Series is truly special. Tickets start at 38 per person. We have beer and wine at a cash bar on board. Its a bring-your-own-picnic kind of an affair. For private charter we can arrange catering through the West Ends Aurora Provisions. The historic forts are great to see and some date back to 1812. Theyre fantastic beautiful in all sorts of different light. The photographer in me has a wonderful time out here. Fort Gorges is hands-down my fa- vorite sight in Portland. Casco Bay Lines Maine State 56 Commercial St. Portland 774-7871 cascobaylines.com These are Portlands beautiful workhorse is- land ferries a great and economical way to see the sightsthe islands the summer cot- tages lighthouses and forts of Casco Bay. The Mailboat Run to Little Diamond Great Diamond Long Cliff and Chebeague islands takes three hours for just 16 deliv- ering a big slice of classic Maine. The oyster wine sail is a must-do. Some couples join us three or four times a season for different wine sails like the wines of Napa Valley or the Piedmont region of Italy or sparkling wines. LOBSTERING LIGHTHOUSE CRUISES DEPARTING CAMDEN ABOARD LIVELY LADY 1-HOUR HARBOR TOUR 1.5-HOUR ECO-TOUR 3-HOUR SUNDAY MORNING LIGHTHOUSE CRUISE L o o o To c S o c oo c m o c o L o o o S o c oo c m o c o L o o o Com o H Ho C P c BOO ONLINE .C m H o C .com RESERVE BY PHONE 207.236.6672 OR VISIT OUR TIC ET BOOTH AT 2 PUBLIC LANDING CAMDEN ME 04843 DEPARTING CAMDEN ABOARD LIVELY LADY CAMDEN HARBOR CRUISES a d n ar or r i _Port andAd_ 2015_ 1.indd 1 7915 9 AM Casco Maine TICKETS ON SALE NOW DONT MISS PORTLANDS PREMIER PARTY Grab some friends bring your suitcases and aaend the Keller Williams Realty Maine Suitcase Party for a chance to board a private jet to NYC at the end of the night Proceeds benet Camp Sunshine a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. For more information visit mainesuitcaseparty.com or call 207-655-3800. Learn more about Camp Sunshine at campsunshine.org. 92515 7-11 PM MAINE AVIATION HANGAR AT PWM PACK YOUR BAGS FOR A NIGHT TO REMEMBER WATERFRONT 68 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE SunriseandSunsetrunsdepartdailyat505 a.m. and 545 p.m. respectively theres also MoonlightrunthroughSept.7at930p.m. The Bailey Island Cruise is a captain-nar- rated history ride past lighthouses and forts the six-hour 26 day cruise includes a two- hour stop at Cooks Lobster House for lunch. Live music cruises are scheduled July 10 and 17 and August 28 730 to 10 p.m. these are over-21 with cash bar. Portsmouth Harbor Cruises 64 Ceres St. Portsmouth 603-436-8084 portsmouthharbor.com One of the best sights out on the water is Whaleback Lighthouse says Mindy Puck- ett. Also there is a story the captain tells about the jail on the Naval Base but youll have to come on a trip to find out what it is onday we offer harbor cruises at 10 a.m. noon and 3 p.m. a 545 p.m. evening cruise and a 7 p.m. sunset cruise. Tuesday through Friday we have 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. harbor cruises a noon Isles of Shoals cruise the 545 evening cruise and the 7 p.m. sunset cruise. Weekends there are harbor cruis- es at 10 a.m. and noon 130 3 and 430 p.m. the 545 p.m. evening cruise and the 7 p.m. sunset cruise. Friday and Sat- urday nights also have an 830 p.m. Har- bor Lights tour. All cruises have a cash bar available along with snacks chowder and Moes sandwiches. During the summer we do tend to sell out the majority of our trips we suggest res- ervations in advance. The 3 p.m. harbor tour is the first to sell out. Downeast Windjammer 19 Cottage St. Bar Harbor 546-2927 288-4585 downeastwindjammer.com The Windjammer cruises are at 2 p.m. Sunset cruises sail at 630 p.m. until Au- gust 16 when we begin backing up de- parture by 30 minutes says Colleen Foss. The sunset cruises are the most popular. The Lobster Sloop cruises are at 1 3 and 615 p.m. The Windjammer cruises all come with an invitation to help hoist the sails and hear a narration about wildlife and geographic points of interest. Our 2 p.m. trip features an Acadia National Park ranger. Sunset trips include a musician aboard. Lobster Sloop SHOP ONLINE at www.theo-b-camisole.com Fine Lingerie Casual formal wear Unique Jewelry We carry Nightwear of fine cotton lawn pima cottons and knits flannel modal and bamboo. Quality brands such as Eileen West Martha M. April Cornell and Lanz. Intimate apparel include collections by Wacoal Hanro Elita Hanky Panky and Tessa to name a few You will find beautiful classic casual wear by Carson Clara S. Comfy USA Iridium Cotton Country Parkhurst Parsley Sage Yala and other top designers. 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Henry David Thoreau See it aboard the Katahdin. Katahdin Cruises on Moosehead Lake Sailing late June thru Columbus Day Closed Sun. Mon. Tel 207 695-2716 Fax 207 695-2367 PO Box 1151 Greenville ME 04441 www.katahdincruises.com J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 7 1 COURTESYPHOTO cruises offer an intimate sailing experience with narration offered by the captain. The view of Acadia National Park from the bay and the eagles nests are always great sights to point out. Camden Harbor Cruises Camden Public Landing 236-6672 camden- harborcruises.com These one-hour cruises run from late morn- ing to the 645 p.m. cruise through Septem- ber 15 and include a lobstering lighthouse and harbor tour wildlife and eco-tour cruis- es and a three-hour Sunday lighthouse tour. Adult tickets are 28. Hardy Boat Cruises 132 State Rte. 32 New Harbor 677-2026 hardyboat.com The Puffin Watch cruise to Eastern Egg Rock lasts an hour and a half and shimmers with three lighthouses Monhegan Island and a chance to look at over 140 pairs of nesting puffins on the Rock. Departure is at 530 p.m. adult tickets are 28. Other cruis- es include a fall September 9 to October 12 evening cruise full of island magic hot cider and stunning autumn light. Balmy Days Cruises 42 Commercial St. Boothbay Harbor 633- 2284 balmydayscruises.com Cruise to Monhegan Island on the Balmy Days II sail the Friendship Sloop Bay Lady take a short tour of Boothbay Harbor or cruise to Burnt Island Lighthouse and tour it inside and out. I Set a course for Monhegan. WATERFRONT Jon Legere Reproductions available at P.O. Box 6319 Cape Elizabeth ME 04107 bevart5maine.rr.com www.beverlyfinearts.com Beverly Fine Arts Custom Framed 7.5 x 9.5 40 12 x 14.5 70 Lobster Business J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 7 3 URBAN MYTHIMAGEASSEMBLYSKYLINEBYCOREYTEMPLETONPORTRAITSBYPAULLUISE Memories flicker across their faces secrets dance upon their grins. Over the span of two hours Im told the story of the 10 years they spent passionately and wholly devoted to life in a section of Portland abandoned by those who lacked the artists eye. Like Neverland only those who believed it could see it but Ill be honest its a tale youd have to see to believe. Imagine a townImagine a townImagine a town Run By Artists Sampling 1970s Portland. BY OLIVIA GUNN Paul Luise Denis Boudreau Paul Luise snapped this portrait of the 1974 Old Port Artists Wharf Show exhibitors. Standing left to right Norman Miller Thomas John Legere Jane Wray Robert Drinon Michael Willis Howard Clifford Jr. Robert E. Laveault Joseph Cousins Normand St. Pierre and Edy Bishop-Bubier. Seated left to right Ellsworth Greene Karen Osborne Lenny Hatch Karen Marchetti Jennifer Lord Gilman and Wende Legere. 74 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE CLOCKWISEFROMTOPLEFTPAULLUISE2FILEPHOTOFILIPPKOTSISHEVSKIYC.C.CHURCHJACKIEMCCORMICKCONN Characters as vivid as those from the pages of J.M. Barrie challenge my millen- nials imagination the foundation of which has slowly begun to buckle under student loans rent prices and Twitter. F rom Stanley the Stripper who dressed in drag and hung around the Crows Nest to Hells Angel Jake Sawyer and Dave the Dog Man whose nine dogs followed wherever he went Ive re- played the stories over and over again in my mind and I still cant tell you if the mem- bers of this tribe were the first or very last of their kind. ONCE UPON A TIME It was 1972. Photographer Paul Luise was 21 and enrolled at PoGo USM when he went to see a show for artists Denis Bou- dreau and Howard Clifford at Joe Cousinss Longfellow Square Gallery. After the show he was invited back to Cousinss and Clif- fords studio on the corner of Fore and Ex- change streets. Were going down Exchange and there are no street lights no parking meters Paul laughs. So Im trying to followpeoplesvoic- es as were walking and Joe Cousins says to me If you trip over something dont worry. Itll either scamper or groan. You had to scale up three flights to get to the studio. We start going up the floors and the place is total chaos. It looks like its been bombed out. When we get through all of the grunge Paul says with Denis listening I mean the streets smelled like urine. He smiles the fragrance coming back to him. When we get up into the gallery its white walls hanging plants all this stuff. It was just so cool to see all of this beautiful cre- ativity within this chaos. He shapes the image with his hands still amazed by what he witnessed 40 years ago when Denis cuts in. Geodes. This isnt meI never wore pants like that says poet Martin Steingesser. The sticks themselves are beautiful and I like them to show below the bottom of the chaps which is what I wore. At the inaugural Old Port Festival in 1972 the original Shoestring Theatre was an outpost of Bread Puppet. Starting in 1981 Nancy Tyndall and Stein- gesser were leaders of the parade on stilts. Artists Phil Willard Howard Clifford Karen Osborne Joe Cousins Bob Drinon Jon Leger Wally Cantwell and Denis Boudreau seated. Only Karen Joe and Denis are alive today. J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 7 5 URBAN MYTH loved painting sculpting photography. And we were left alone. Left alone because as the story goes not even the Portland Police would descend into this part of town unless necessary. The buildings were abandoned. The restaurants and novelty shops weve come to associate with the Old Port didnt exist and weekends certainly werent monopolized by the col- lege crews we see today. In fact when its mentioned Paul says The people who got beaten up the most in Paul Luise and Denis Boudreau revisit their much-gentried stomping grounds 40 years later. catch up every so often chiming with in with their own memories the two men go back and forth painting vignettes of their days in the Old Port. We lived the way we wanted to De- nis says. Nobody told us what to do. We walked around barefooted we did what we Paul looks to Denis who lost his eye- sight in recent years to effects of the Viet- nam War What did you say Geodes. You know the rock you break open and theres all kinds of crystals inside. Paul turns to me. Yeah that was it. As the mens wives Sarah and Janet URBAN MYTH 76 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE damn-well pleased. Butch Green and Lenny Hatch were al- ready in residence as the pioneers of the Old Port community having arrived in the 60s and taken their place at 45 Exchange Street. Originally Denis had shared a studio there with Michael Willis where they paid 7 a month. Friends Jon Legere and George Dole had studios on the third floor. A year went by before Legere revealed this perfect space at the Mariners Church to Denis and soon three artistsDenis Paul and Jon Legeresplit the entire top floor into studios. When Paul arrived Denis and Jon occupied two-thirds of the floor and offered the Old Port were the college kids. If they in- sulted a waitress or one of the local women theyd get their asses kicked. The few businesses that did exist includ- ed Zeitmans Grocery whose sign lingers as one of the few remnants of the time there was a distinct smell of menthol about the store. Today Dock Fore Restaurant sits in its place. WHEN WE WERE COOL Denis tells me it was a place they claimed because of the cheap rent 40 to 50 monthly and the fact that nobody else wanted to live here. We did whatever we A detail from John Legeres Lobster Business oil on canvas on our cover in 1998. 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He paid 50 a month which he assumed was his portion of the entire rent. egere had the biggest studio which became somewhat legendary. Ac- cording to witnesses he rigged a gi- ant bed that hung from the ceiling 35 feet up and could be raised and lowered. Perhaps I should have pushed for more details on this topic but something told me it was best left to the imagination. Denis says the studio was so large it had its own atmosphere. Of- ten snow would develop from the nails pro- truding through the frosted shingles. Most of the members in this urban arts village were in their 30s or 40s still strug- gling with authority and all that comes with it. Instead of conforming to the times they lived and worked as though it were 1874 in France. I had big impressions Paul admits. I was thinking like the French Impression- ists. All these guys were going to be known. Days were spent working in their sepa- rate studios. Then come five oclock every- one gathered in one of the two local bars the Seamens Club or Old Port Tavern. It was what Denis calls their regimen. The Seamens Club was where Bull Fee- neys operates today. At five youd drop whatever brush or lens you were using and head for happy hour. Wed meet and the businessmen in the community would come down and par- ty with us because they wanted to hear all of our crazy stories says Denis. Theyd come through the door and buy everyone a drink and wed go there because it was happy hour and there was free food. So wed eat and drink all night without spending any money. On one particular evening Gov. Ken Curtis showed up with his wife and anoth- Peggy Greenhut Golden at Posters Plus in 1978. The Tidewater Motel Vinalhaven Island Maine Twice a day all the water in the Atlantic heads for this ne waterfront lodging and meeting facility. You should too. 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FROM HERE TO HYPERBOLE t doesnt sound as if there were really designated days of the week though Paul says he often went back home on weekends to get a break from the parties and the after parties which both men remember quite fondly. During the long winters it was a race to find a someone with heat at the end of the night and when all else failed well There were always women Denis says frankly. I try not to overthink this but when groupies are mentioned I cant help but laugh. Groupies. You had groupies It made sense then Denis says. Still does. Denis must have had a leg up on the oth- ritam Singh born Paul Labom- bard in 1952 came to Maine when his father was assigned to Brunswick Naval Air Station a bustling P-3 base. As the story goes starting with a 500 loan to purchase his rst property Pritam soared to prominence as a visionary developer in the Old Port in the late 70s and 80s. He trans- formed familiar buildings such as the warehouse at 99 Silver Street into stylish condominiums. His Market Street Mar- ket project has been the site of a suc- cession of popular restaurants. Just as he nished creating the Inn By The Sea in Cape Elizabeth in the mid 80sdeco- rated with valuable Audubon folioshe purchased the Truman Annex in Key West for 17.25M. FindOutWhy DiMillos is the 1 family-owned restaurant in Maine and the reason is simple. In the Old Port Portland Maine 772-2216 www.dimillos.com Full Marina Services 773-7632 Always FREE parking while youre on board and the reason is simple. Our diners love our food. From delicious lobster fresh salmon haddock and amazing seafood specials to our tender mouth-watering let mignon and other steaks to our famous balsamic chicken and Italian features weve got it all. If you havent been to DiMillos in Portlands Old Port lately stop in and taste what youve been missing Chef Melissa Bouchard one of Maines Chefs of the Year has delicious new specials every week. Every table has a view of Portland Harbor and parking is always free A bygone Cape Elizabeth beach house party Debbie Isaacson former Press Herald editor and Pepperclub restaurateur Eddie Fitzpatrick and the late art critic Philip Isaacson are on the grass in front of assorted artist friends. Howard Clifford and Kenny Rosen stand behind Sharon Townsend in denim shirt at left. Pat Hardy in red pants with DeWitt Hardy behind her stand at center. Joseph Nicoletti Richard Wilson and Frederick Lynch are the men at the picnic table. Judith Sobol stands behind them and Patty Rosen is at far right. URBAN MYTH J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 8 1 FROMTOPPAULLUISE2PORTLANDENCYCLOPEDIAOFTHE60S70SAND80SFACEBOOKPAGECOURTESYDIANEHUDSON er fellows since hed managed to find a for- gotten gas pipe that had a valve on it in his studio. He went for five years paying 50 rent heat included. On any given night you could find some- where to be with something to do and some- one to do it with and the guy who seemed always to have something going on was reb- el-man Jake Sawyer. Was Jake an artist too I ask innocent- ly. Paul and Denis crack up. He was an artist all right bursts Denis a con-artist. After serving in the Army and winding up incarcerated in multiple prisons includ- ing Folsom Jake joined the Hells Angels. When he returned to the east coast he was a regular in the Old Port. Sorry not a regular more like a legend. One night Jake told me to hold the front door open and thats after he spilt beer on the dance floor Denis tells us. I swung it wide he started his motorcycle and he drove it right insideyou know a big chop- per. He drove it past the bar onto the dance floor spun around on the wet floor drove up the stairs and out the back door. Why Why not Why not. I realize there will be no way to truly fathom how these guys lived. Were that to happen in the Old Port Tavern to- day most of the police would be downtown in a heartbeat an impressive force. But then BC before craft beers It was just another night and now its just another memory. s 30-somethings Paul and De- nis lived lives entirely alien to my 20-something existence. Their weeks were filled with what they loved most their art their friends their town. And while we all strive for something like it Im not sure a life like that could ever exist again. Not unless you have the money for it. GRIMMER TALES But this is not to romanticize every aspect Above the third oor of the Mariners Churchan artists studio in the 70s and today a banquet and meeting venue. 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Cleveland disappeared after showing a cottage in Yarmouth in the summer of 1981 her body was discovered 17 days later. Joel Caulk who became known as the Want- Ad Rapist was charged with the murder convicted and he received a life sentence. Then there was Cowboy a loner who showed up one day and hung around for a while. A really great guy until the FBI showed up and arrested him for shooting a cop in the Midwest. Its from these headline-tales that the cultural intimacy of Portland at the time is revealed. Everything that happened you knew about it says Paul. So I ask about poet James Lewisohn and all at once every- one has something to share. Paul starts He would be considered a modern American poet. I was into that group and in the 60s they were all very dramatic guys. He was partying with us that night and got so drunk Denis interjects. Hes referring to the night in 1974 when Lew- isohn shot and killed his wife. He had an inferiority complex. He was short very short. And he owned a gun which is a bad combination. Even so Lewisohn convicted murder- er was awarded a 7500 grant from the Na- tional Endowment for the Arts in 1977. MAE 49 main street blue hill www.maebluehill.com WE DELIVER 774-6166 Going to the beach Were also at Old Orchard Beach Our 66th Year in Business An Old Port Landmark Summer Hours 11am 2 am daily 1 Off Jumbo Pie with this ad Menu available at www.billspizzaportland.com BILLS PIZZAEst. 1949 J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 8 3 URBAN MYTH Building the mall at 10 Exchange Street Ian Valen- tine Walter Cantwell and John Dunn in 1978. GROWING UP As a haunt the Old Port that Paul and De- nis knew existed from 1970 to about 1983 though both of them were out by 79. Paul moved west for a few months before return- ing to his home in Limington and Denis bought a house. Denis said the end was coming when Greater Portland Landmarks asked if they could do tours in our studios Paul says. We were all anxious because we wanted to sell our stuff but at the same time Denis said When people start seeing what weve done with these places they are going to start seeing the value. He said This is the beginning of the end. And so it was. Paul remembers the day when rent for his studio above OPT went from 50 to 400 a month. Denis recalls having to rent a secret studio just to get work done because of all the visitor traffic. There were three stages of the Old Port Denis tells me. The early stage in the 1800s when it was the root of Portland for busi- ness. Then it was dead for awhile. Then the artists planted the seed and they occupied the Old Port for 10 years before it got gentri- fied. It was our piece of heaven because the rent was dirt cheap nobody bothered us and we were free-range. 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Afterward I walked through the Portland Public Library and took in the pho- to exhibit on the lower level Our Place Our Times Portland Through The Decades 1930s to 2000s. I looked at a photo and did a dou- bletake. It was David Koplow I took a pho- to with my cell phone and showed it to others in my office. Who is that he asked a col- league then watched the slow dawn of recog- nition. Its Koplow. His hair is much longer now the chief says of Koplow in Chelsea but its him. Court contests fol- low Koplow as reliably as his dogs once did I havent seen him with dogs in Chelsea. For decades hes been fa- mous for appearing pro se with opponents grimly praising his le- gal acumen. But his cases never reached the Supreme Court as ur- ban legend fanned by the internet claims. To see Koplow in action at the Supreme Ju- dicial Court of Maine visit httpscasetext. comcasestate-v-koplow See related story page 133. give anything to step around the corner and climb the steps at 368 Fore Street to a whole new lifestyle as Paul did in 1972. As were wrapping up its obvious Denis could keep going. He says he could go on for DOGSTHIRDALBUMCOVERDETAIL 207-967-3331 thecolonyhotel.com 140 Ocean Ave Kennebunkport ME LIVE MUSIC every friday saturday 5-7 pm DINING noon - 930 pm MARINE ROOM OCEAN TERRACE AND THE PORCH ELIZABETH PRIOR Silver Gold Glass Latitude Longitude www.epriordesign.com Fore River Gallery 87 Market Street Portland J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 8 5 days about those times and the friends he so loved like Jake Sawyer John Legere. I saw Lenny Hatch today he tells me. He said the Old Port days were the happiest days of his life. And I can vouch for that. They were the happiest days of my life. here were at least 35 artists living in the studios by the late 1970s includ- ing Maury Colton Peyton Higgison Alison Hildreth Middy Childman Ken Thomas and Norman Thomas all mem- bers of the Lost Boys on Neverland Island. Each plays a role in one anothers history and is written into a story thats shut off to any new chapters. Forty years from now I wonder what sto- ry Ill be written into if any at all. I wonder if Ill ever find my Neverland the place where Ill never grow old and never forget or if like Paul my Neverland will find me. I To read Portland Magazine feature stories that cover this period in depthincluding coverage of Harvey Prag- erCathy Moultonand James Lewisohnvisit portland- monthly.comportmag201571970s. 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In the love- ly hush of Portland Museum of Arts exqui- site A Magnificent Stillness American Art From a Private Collection the silence will knock you over. Fifteen paintings collected by Dr. Walter B. Goldfarb and his late wife Marcia Finberg Goldfarb 1933-2013 bring THE ARTS 94 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE the world to a crashing halt. According to the Portland Press Herald the Goldfarbs met while he was an undergrad at Brown and she was top of her class at Browns Pem- broke College. Her parents owned Maine Hardware. They married in Portland in De- cember 1955. M oving here in 1968 he quickly rose to become a respected sur- geon while she earned a second degree at Bowdoin and became an ex- pert at two-dimensional electrophoresis the separation identification and quanti- fication of proteins in a variety of biologic and other industrial fluidsIn 1985 Mar- cia left Ventrex to start her own biotech company Anatecwith customers and contracts all over the world. Together as art lovers and collectors with a home on Bowdoin Street in the West End this high- power couple built their collection with a dazzling exacting eye. You learned this from the obituary correct says Dr. Goldfarb when we called to learn why his collection was so aston- ishingly quiet. I provided that informa- tion. I miss her so much I had to have her name on the collection. Theres a pause. But Im the one with the eye. But why not whirlwind painters of motion like Warhol or Dahlov Ipcar Surely its too easy to sug- gest Dr. G. loves these exacting works in near absolute silence because hes a sur- geon It isnt quite that easy he says. 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I never thought of the quietude as I collected them but I guess they have it. Id come home look at these paintings and feel so at ease. Ive attended lectures by John Wilmerding and Richard Estes who guided him deeper into stillness until it excited his passions. Wilmerding is the chairman of the board of trustees at the National Gallery as well as a professor of art at Princeton before that at Dartmouth. Very erudite as a scholar and collector Dutch realist in his tastes. He was aware of my Fitz Henry Lane I admit I still call him Fitz Hugh Lane and in 2004 when the Museum of Modern Art MoMA in Manhattan included three Fitz Henry Lanes in a show one of them was Wilm- erdings. Because he knew about my paint- ings one of them was mine. When Wilmerding who vacations in Northeast Harbor and Estes who also has property there appeared together at a lec- ture at the Holiday Inn By The Bay someone asked Estesthe pop star and a founder of photorealismhow he did it. 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LONG VOYAGE TO KENNEBUNK T he transformation from schooner to restaurant has been proceeding me- ticulously since Raymond acquired her in Portland last year. Spirit is a Glouces- ter fishing schooner replica built at Charles- town Navy Yard in Boston 30 years ago. She was used as a school ship along with the schooners Westward and Harvey Gam- age by the old Ocean Classroom Founda- tion then based in Boothbay Harbor which ceased operations last summer. Ocean Classroom has since been reincarnated un- der new leadership. Now based in Portland OC is offering school semesters aboard the brand-new three-masted tall ship Oliver Hazard Perry beginning in 2016. See Sum- mer of the Tall Ships Summerguide 2015 for more on Oliver Hazard Perry. Ive been looking to do a floating restau- rant for 30 years says Dwight Raymond. I wanted a schooner. I have old photographs of all the old schooners that used to moor here around the bridge. Perhaps Raymond worked as a schooner deckhand in his younger days You know I never did he says. Im a boatbuilder. And as such hes honored the schooners original purpose. We didnt destroy the sailing featuresshes fully sailable. The sails are aboard. The idea is if we want to haul her for the winter in Portland or Gloucester we can sail there. BECOMING A RESTAURANT Ships carpenter Robin Muir spent the spring fashioning a 60-seat restaurant and bar be- lowdecks. Now when you go below you re- allyfeellikeyoureinarestaurant.Muirsays hes also built the bar and tables. The work is absolutely beautiful says Raymond. The tables are made of salvage decking with black walnut compass ros- es on each one. On deck theres also a bar. We held a cocktail party on deck for 145 in June and it didnt feel crowded. Shes a de- ceivingly big boat. A custom awning with detachable glass panels will protect on-deck patrons from in- clement weather. 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Its ADA compliant. The compromises involved in turning a sailboat into a restaurant have been care- fully considered including the plumbing the rest rooms are are real bathrooms not marine heads. Raymond says Theres a 3000-gallon holding tank. And with the disposable dishware well only be washing pots and pans. The plating is bamboobio- degradable very low impact. LETS EAT The menu posted on the Spirits website is upscale casual. Starters include a raw bar se- lection followed by chowder lobster stew and classic salads. There are tasty-sounding small plates such as pan-seared scallops and shrimp spring rolls. And the must-haves shore dinners lobster rolls and hamburg- ersare there. There are a lot of places with the same menu in this town. We will not have fried food says Raymond. Despite scheduling delays he does not seem stressed about getting his floating res- taurant open. Oh itll happen he says. 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Although many might assume this tradition to have been long left in the historic past it is alive and well and practiced by governments in Europe and Great Britain to this day to honor their own citizens as well as deserving foreigners.AccordingtotheBritishMonarchy website Foreign citizens occasionally receive honorary knighthoods or damehoodsSuch knighthoods are conferred by The Queen on the advice of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on those who have made an important contribution to relations between their coun- try and Britain. Unlikely as it might seem over the centuriesand for a variety of rea- Portland illustrator Ed King imagines a party for knighted Mainers and assorted royals 1 Prince Philip 2 Queen Elizabeth 3 Senator George Mitchell 4 William Phips 5 President George H.W. Bush with parachute 6 Lady Bettina Brown Gorton 7 Harry Oakes 8 Sir William and Lady Pepperrell 9 Hiram Maxim 10 General Dwight D. Eisenhower. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 53 ay St inslo M 207 77-66 asiancafeme com Open 11am - pm ery ay at n -Ta e Out eli ery s s or u s 102 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE finelinesmaine.com 207.846.1002 Building on the Maine Tradition LEGENDS FROMTOPIMAGEARCADE.COMBUSH41LIBRARY sonsa number of Maines citizens have had knighthood bestowed upon them. MAINES FIRST KNIGHTS The first two Mainers to be knighted were subjects of the British Crown. Born to a Woolwich family of reportedly modest means William Phips 1651-1695 made his fortune as a treasure hunter locating and salvaging the riches from sunken Span- ish vessels. After turning over one-tenth of the booty to the crown Phips was knighted by King James II and appointed royal gover- nor of Massachusetts Colony. From then on things turned somewhat dicey for Sir Wil- liam. In 1692 he bowed to religious and po- litical pressure by creating a special court to hear the many accusations of witchcraft emanating from Salem Village. Phips placed his lieutenant governor William Stoughton in charge of the court. Stoughton was utterly devoid of legal training but more than qual- ified as a religious zealot and very few of the accused walked free from the trials. After a number of locals had been tortured and ex- ecuted Phips finally heeded the public out- cry and granted a handful of pardons but neither the community nor Phipss reputa- tion would ever be the same. William Pepperrell 1696-1759 of Kit- tery epitomized the self-made man achiev- ing great riches and prominence and be- coming the most famous American of the early 18th century. But it was for his service as a soldier that he was knighted. In 1745 during King Georges War Pepperell helped organize finance and lead a successful ex- pedition against the French fortifications at Louisbourg. It was a stunning achieve- ment and the king made him a baronet a member of an hereditary order. The phe- nomenally wealthy Pepperrell enjoyed the good life to the fullest and in the words of Nathaniel Hawthorne spent the remain- der of his days in all the pomp of a colonial grandee. According to prominent Maine historian Ernest Marriner Sir William who had once enjoyed being rowed across the Piscataqua in Governor Winthrops barge acquired a barge of his own rowed by liveried black slaves. He owned a tract of over 100 miles that stretched from the Saco to the Piscataqua rivers and his opu- lent mansion with its extensive formal gar- dens was maintained by a staff of a dozen slaves. Slavery had not yet been abolished in Massachusetts and ownership was an obvi- ous sign of wealth and status. In 1759 after attaining the highest level of military polit- ical and commercial success William Pep- perrellwrites Hawthornelaid down his aristocratic head among the humbler ashes of his fathers. THE KNIGHTS FROM SANGERVILLE Sangerville Maine boasts a population few- er than 1400. And yet the tiny town in Pis- cataquis County fostered two Knights of the Realm They could not have been more dif- ferent from one another. One contributed a fortune to the improvement of social condi- tions while the other developed an instru- ment of war. B orn in Sangerville Hiram Stevens Maxim 1840-1916 was a world- class inventor. He first demonstrat- ed his creative skills by inventing a bet- ter mousetrapliterally. By all reports his self-resetting snare was highly success- ful in eliminating rodents from a local grist mill. In his lifetime the prolific Hiram was awarded over 270 patents for inventions ranging from the pocket inhaler and the curling iron to smokeless gunpowder and aircraft artillery. He even dabbled albe- it unsuccessfully in the realm of sustained flight. His crowning achievement howev- er and the one for which he is remembered today was the invention of the self-powered machine gun. After a myopic U.S. War De- partment refused to purchase his invention Hiram set up a plant in Britain from which he successfully marketed his doomsday de- vice to virtually every other major army in the world. So impressed was Queen Victoria with Maxims gun that she had him knight- ed. Hiram Maxim lived until 1916two years after the outbreak of World War I and in time to see millions fall before the terrible efficiency of his invention. Harry Oakes 1874-1943 was born 34 years later and achieved notorietyand knighthoodby a totally different route. De- spite what was considered a fine education for its timea bachelors degree from Bow- doin College and graduate credits from Syr- acuse Medical SchoolHarry left home at 21 G eorge H. W. Bush isnt the only presidential knight. Three U.S. presidentsall Republi- canshave been knighted one be- fore he ever ran for ofce. In the fall of 1945 King George VI conferred the Order of Merit on a decidedly under- whelmed General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower. It was one of many honors heaped by grateful govern- ments on a no-nonsense professional soldier whose primary objective was the winning of World War II and who had little patience for the trappings of state. In a letter to General George Marshall Eisenhower bemoaned what he called a fearful drain on avail- able time. I do hope the whole busi- ness is doing a little good. Otherwise I am certainly inconveniencing myself to no purpose. In 1989 the British government be- stowed on President Ronald Reagan described by one reporter as Prime Minister Margaret Thatchers conser- vative soul matehis own GCB. Both Reagan and Bush were knighted after their terms of ofce had expired since Article I Section 9 of the U.S. Consti- tution prohibits members of the gov- ernment from accepting any pres- ent emolument ofce or title of any kind whatever from any king prince or foreign state without the approval of Congress. Maxim lived to see millions fall before the terrible efficiency of his invention. Mr. President Good knight 104 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE LEGENDS to find his fortune by prospecting for gold. Just as Sir William Phips had sought his treasure in the sea Harry was determined to take his from the earth. After years of failure in Alaska California Australia New Zea- landAfricaandCentralAmericahestruck pay dirt near a northern Ontario town with the unlikely name of Swastika. He dug some 300 million from the groundthe equiva- lent of more than 7 billion in todays mon- eymaking him the wealthiest man in Can- ada. Oakes became a naturalized Canadian citizen moved to Nassau Bahamas. with a newly acquired young bride and proceed- ed to donate large sums to social cultural and environmental improvements includ- ing a 400000 gift to St. Georges Hospital of London. So impressed was King George VI with Oakess largesse that he knight- ed him in 1939 bestowing upon him the ti- tle of baron. Unfortunately his good for- tune soon failed him. One rainy summer night in 1943 Sir Harry was brutally mur- dered in his Nassau home by party or par- ties unknown. According to oral tradition when still in college Harry had confided to a classmate that he would gain a fortune and die a violent death with his boots on. Oakess youthful prediction proved true on both counts. THE DISTAFF KNIGHTS Titles of nobility have not fallen exclusive- ly to the men. The title of Lady is the female equivalent of Knight and some women of Maine have been so graced. When for ex- ample William Pepperrella subject of the Crownwas made a Baron his wife auto- matically became Lady Pepperrell. Nor was she the only Maine woman to achieve nobil- ity. After Bettina Edith Brown 1915-1983 of Great Barrington married Australian politician John Gorton she became an Aus- tralian citizen and British subject as well as a down-easter. And when John was knighted in 1977 after having served as Prime Min- ister Bettina automatically became Lady Gorton. An accomplished woman in her own right she matriculated in Asian stud- ies learned to speak fluent Indonesian and worked for years on a MalayEnglish dic- As you would expect Buckingham Palace is a very nice place s o r s s o or u s ou our o o or 6 Marginal ay 207-7 0-6 50 ou or 401 estern e 207-775-6211 or 472 lfred d Suite 102 207-2 2-5212 ru s 147 ath d a130 207-72 -3300 u ur 600 Center St 207-7 6-0664 MAINELocations rs sur r 494 Stevens Avenue Portland Maine 04103 10-6Tuesday-Saturday10-2Sunday observation hive and hobbyist beekeeping thehoneyexchange.com 207.773.9333 all natural line of skincare products unique gifts mead wine and beer local and artisan honey with tasting bar J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 1 0 5 tionary. Lady Gorton used her rank and po- sition to strengthen and enhance Australias relations with Indonesia. PRESIDENTIAL YANKEE IN QUEEN ELIZABETHS COURT In 1993 President George H.W. Bush whose family has maintained a generations-long residence in Kennebunkport was award- ed the highest honorary rank bestowed by Britain on foreigners the Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath or GCB. The ceremony was to say the least understated and was described by one chronicler as having no pomp at all and very little visible circumstance. Comments the former president It was conferred dur- ing a private visit to Buckingham Palace and given the friendship between our na- tions and my high esteem for Her Majesty I recall being very moved. Because I was not a British subject I do recall I did not have to kneel. Apparently only British subjects get to kneel before Her Highness Americans even presidentsreceive their knighthoods standing. Nor it seems are foreigners al- lowed to call themselves Sir. After receiv- ing his medal and crimson sash President Bush was treated to a private lunch at the palace at which according to the Associat- ed Press the table talk was top secret and the menu strictly confidential. When I returned home recollected the President I asked Barbara how it felt to be married to a real live knight. Her reply Make the coffee Sir George. A KNIGHTHOOD FROM FRANCE B ritain is not the only nation to have awarded knighthoods to deni- zens of the Pine Tree State. In late 2013 89-year-old Donald Tuttle of Augus- ta was appointed a knight in the French Le- gion of Honor in recognition of his servic- Bangor High School graduate Bettina Brown Gorton wife of Australian Prime Minister John Gorton con- verses with her Indonesian language instructor Yohanni Johns in Canberra in 1968. 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T uttle at 19 flew 50 missions over France as tail gunner in a B-24 Lib- erator bomber. He was wounded on his second mission and shot down over en- emy territory on his fortieth. Bailing out over enemy territory he watched as his best friends chute fatally snagged in the plung- ing bombers tail section. Hidden by Ital- ian farmers Tuttle eventually made his way back to his own linesand another 10 dead- ly bombing missions. Plagued by memories to this day Tuttle was asked if he might be suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Dis- orderwhat the GIs of his era used to call combat fatigue. I cant think of any other reason for me to still feel the way I do. I still have night- mares and Im jumpy as a son-of-a-gun. You tell your readers that. I want people to know what these boys went through. It wasnt some field trip. These days I read about our boys getting killed in wars that make no sense and it just makes me sick. The French government mailed Tuttle a handsome medal which he displays with the many others he won in the war. The certificate that accompanied the citation reads France will never forget the sacri- fices made by the American soldiers for the cause of freedom. THE PEACEMAKER In 1998 Senator George Mitchell of Water- ville was invested as an Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Em- pire GBE for his splendid efforts in nego- tiating the Good Friday Agreement which brought about a cessation of hostilities in Northern Ireland. Senator Mitchell a mod- est man who built an unsurpassed reputa- tion for international diplomacy recalls I was completely surprised to be invit- ed to Buckingham Palace to meet with the Queen. I was accompanied by my wife her mother and my sister. I had been chairman of a three-man team in Northern Ireland and the other two were with me as well to receive similar honors. It was a nice ceremony Mitchell remem- NN S THE CROONERSA FO DA A D J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 1 0 7 bers. We were met by uniformed British offi- cials as we entered the Palace and taken to a separate room and briefed about the upcom- ing event. As you would expect Buckingham Palace is a very nice place The Queen entered a brief statement of citation was read and she placed medals on the three of us. An informal reception followed. Mitchellwasinformedthatasaforeigner he would not be referred to as Sir George. As it was explained to me if I chose to give up my American citizenship and become a British subject I could use the term Sir. I declined the offer Actually he reminisced I already knew the Queen. In 1992 when she came to address a joint session of Congress as Senate Majority Leader I hosted a luncheon in the Capitol. I sat with her at lunch and we had a long conversation. So when I got to Buckingham Palace we enjoyed quite a nice talk. Not surprisingly after a lifetime of doing such things shes good at person- al conversation. It was my sisters birthday and the Queen was very nice about acknowledging that. To this day my sisterwho has stopped recognizing her birthdays due to advancing agerefers to that last one which she cele- brated with the Queen of England O n a more somber note Mitchell re- members It was a nice gesture by the British government but it turned politically awkward. By sheer co- incidence on the very day indeed at the very time we were in Buckingham Palace receiving these awards the Northern Ire- land Assembly which had been formed as a result of the peace agreement collapsed. We were scheduled for a celebratory din- ner but I couldnt go because I received calls from the Prime Ministers of Ireland and the United Kingdom asking me to re- turn to Northern Ireland to try to put the process back on track. I spent the whole day and evening on the phone with Brit- ish and Northern Irish officials. I ended up returning to Northern Ireland for sever- al more months and eventually succeed- ed in putting it back together. It was a very difficult period with horrific incidents of violence. In the end the agreement was worked out and continues today. The year following Senator Mitchells in- vestiture by the Queen President Clinton awarded him the Presidential Medal of Free- dom Americas highest civilian honor. I 100 YEARS NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD MM S R S A R - E ERA FAM - E M A A AS S E A E R A S R -R A S F R 100 EARS. FR M MA A ES A J R A S A A S A E S E ER R E E E S AS M R A S AS S . CELEBRATING a century of printing 4 Peters Brook Drive P.O. Box 16495 Hooksett NH 03106-6495 800-647-0035 108 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE Not using 3M Scotchtint Window Film can leave quite an impression. 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Funeral influence in- structor in the ways of climate change precursor of the short growing sea- son high-altitude friendly buckwheat. I learned of the transformative influence of buckwheat in my family when some- one died and maman went to the funeral in her hometown area Wallagrass. I was just a girl. We all stayed home with dad in chargeof the cooking even. Maman never leaves home. This is a mo- mentous occasion. Maman returns with a piece of her pastbuckwheat flour to make us some pancakesployes. She is ecstatic to have found some of the priceless pseudo- cereal like quinoa and chia related to sor- rel. She cooks we eat. My very first ployes. The event reaches epic proportions in my mind across generations dear and sad most of all starringployes. Buckwheat was first documented in 6000 BC in Southeast Asia. It surfaced in Finland in 5300 BC then trav- eled to Russia via the Greeks and was even- tually grown throughout Europe. 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Open year round and full menu available for takeout. 27 Western Avenue Kennebunk 967-2211 abbondanteme.com Barnacle Billys known for luxury lobster steamed clams large lusty drinks barbecued chicken homemade clam chowder of course the lobster roll lobster stew. Features extensive indoor sundeck seating where guests can enjoy both the beauty of the harbor the ocean beyond. Perkins Cove Ogunquit 646-5575 barnbilly.com Brea Lu Cafehasbeenservingupbreakfastlunchfor 25yearsFavoritemenuchoicesinclude12speciality omelettesbuild-your-ownbreakfastburritosBelgian waffleswithfruiteggsBenedicthomemadecorned beefhash.EnjoyapintsizedbloodyMarymimosaorIrish coffeewhileyoufeastonyourfavoritebreakfastOpen daily7am-2pm.428ForestAve.Portland772-9202 BrunosVotedPortlandsBestItalianRestaurantby MarketSurveysofAmericaBrunosoffersadelicious varietyofclassicItalianAmericanandseafooddishes andtheymakealloftheirpastain-house.Great sandwichespizzacalzonessoupschowdersandsalads. 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Open year round. 21 Ocean Ave. Kennebunkport 967-8225 boathouseme.comdining Nows the time to enjoy everything DiMillos has to offer fabulous dishes prepared by Head Chef Melissa Bouchard voted one of Maines Chefs of the Year plus our lobster and seafood specials our delicious steaks and Italian dinners and outside dining topside and portside. Open every day at 11am Commercial St. Old Port. 772-2216 dimillos. com. Always FREE PARKING while aboard. Earth At Hidden Pond James Beard award-winner Chef Ken Oringer opened this farm-to-fork restaurant in 2011 featuring the bounty of Hidden Pond Resorts organic farm in a menu that includes house-made pastas and charcuterie wood-grilled pizzas and signatures like peekytoe crab toast with French cocktail sauce. Craft cocktails and an extensive wine list. Open May-Oct. 354 Goose Rocks Road Kennebunkport 967-6550 earthathiddenpond.com Eves at the Garden an oasis of calm and great food in the middle of the Old Port. The perfect spot for meetings special occasions and a cocktail. Ingredients from Maines waters and farms jumbo scallops natural sustainable pork beef fish and shellfish and Maine lobster. Home to the annual Ice Bar Eves garden is perfect for outdoor dining in season. Happy Hour Mon. - Fri. free valet parking. Lunch 1130am-2pm Dinner 5-930pm. 468 Fore St. Portland 775-9090 evesatthegarden.com Great Lost Bear A full bar with 70 beer taps of Maine American craft breweries a large Belgian selection. Menu features salads burgers a large vegetarian selection the best nachos Buffalo Open Daily From 1100 a.m. to 900 p.m. Ogunquit Maine F e s ee n e l F eB BullFeeneys BullFeeneys BBBBBBuuuuuullllllllllllllllll FFFFFFFFFFFFeeeeeeeeeeeennnnnneeeeeeyyyyyyssssssssportlands pub 110 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE DINING GUIDE wings in town. Discover where the natives go when theyre restless Every day 1130am-1130pm. 540 Forest Ave. in the Woodfords area of Portland 772-0300 greatlostbear.com Hurricane Restaurant features the finest seafood and New England cooking on Maines coast. Serving lunch and dinner seven days a week. Sunday Brunch til 330pm Discover our award-winning wine list enjoy 10 off every bottle of wine on Wednesdays. Wicked good house-made pastries signature cocktails and extraor- dinary five-star New England cuisine. Reservations strongly suggested. Dock Square Kennebunkport 207-967-9111 hurricanerestaurant.com Kon Asian Bistro Steakhouse Sushi Bar is upscale Asian with modern flair. Japanese Sushi Thai Chineseor try our hibachi tables. Our private party room accommodates groups from business meet- ings to birthday parties. Choose fresh delicious items and enjoy our entertaining chefs preparing your meal in front of you. 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One Dock Square Kennebunkport 967-2621 onedock.com Pier 77 The Ramp Bar Grill are owned managed by Kate Chef Peter Morency. Pier 77 has a formal dining room with stunning views of Cape Porpoise Harbor live music each weekend while the Ramp is more casual with its own bar menu at hard-to- beat prices. Open year-round. 77 Pier Rd. Kennebunkport 967-8500 pier77restaurant.com The Tides Beach ClubCoastalchicambiance overlookingGooseRocksBeach.Localseafoodisthe focalpointMainelobsterrollwithdrawnbutterorherbed mayocrispyfriedclamswithhousetartarmarinated grilledtunawithhouse-madekimcheesobanoodles andwasabi.Specialtycocktailswithfreshlocaljuicesand herbsartisanalbeersandanextensivewinelist.Open May-Oct.254GooseRocksRd.Kennebunkport 967-3757tidesbeachclubmaine.com reservations recommended A glass palace in the Old Port finds magic in the flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean. EVOlutionary J U LY A U G U S T 2015 111 RESTAURANT REVIEW Diane HudsonRESTAURANT REVIEW Diane Hudson COREYTEMPLETONINSETCAITLINPRENTICE V iewed from the street Evo seems like a small corner of Portlands Hyatt Place Hotel but once inside all heaven breaks loose. Gigantic glass walls circle the entire elegant chic space afford- ing terrific light. Were seated in arguably one of the best people-watching perches on the peninsula. The food measures up to this attractive ambiance with appealing choices prepared before our eyes from comfortable seating at the bar we can see the entire kitchen. The menu lists items by categoriesvegetarian meats fish dessertsrather than courses. But first libations. Were attracted to Luna Selene Titos vodka St. Germaine concord grapes and lime 11 but we turn instead to a wine list containing many bottles from the Eastern Mediterranean. A helpful server offers tastings. Recolte 2013 La Reserve du Domaine Sainte-Eugene a value at 22 is the complex red with the body to stand up to the intriguingly spice- laden fare. Perfectly browned and crisped veal sweetbreads 14 are seasoned with date molasses and garnished artichoke radish slices Aleppo pepper and watercress. This is a pretty and satisfying dish. Chef de cuisine Matthew Ginn exec- utive chef is Brendan Hicks also chef at Chebeague Island Inn calls Evos menu refreshingless butter and cream more olive oil and sumac. Succulent sauted chicken livers 10 from nearby Sum- ner Valley Farm are prepared with fresh pomegranate and lemon juices olive oil and sumac and served with bite-sized crackers inspired by a 10th-century recipe involving crushed walnuts pomegranate and vinegar. Expecttheunexpectedhere.Peekytoecrab falafel 12 is nothing like Maine crab cakes. Three fried round balls of crab chick peas chick pea flour and fava beans arrive with a fabulous garlicky sauce. Like mayo without eggs says Ginn toum is an emulsion made from garlic water and oil. Sprinklings of cumin and coriander pull it all together. Dont miss the remarkable pork shoul- der shawarma 8 marinated and slowly roasted in Evos vertical rotisserie. Served in house-made Marook Mountain flatbread the shaved meats flavors are augmented by garlic and scallions. Sardines ala Plancha 14 are a joy. Whole fresh young herring from Brown Trading are boned and filleted seared on the flat-top with roasted peppers onion shallots garlic and sherry and served with a tantalizing charred escarole. Moving to the sweets we enjoy a fine Persian baklava 7crispy phyllo with pistachios and rose blossom syrup. But the stand-out for me is Quamar al Din 10 little light turmeric cakes called sfouf served with fresh mint and an exquisite apricot sorbet. Evo is short for evolution of Mediterra- nean food says manager Sarah Smith and were all for this sort of progress. I Evo443 Fore St.Portland.Open Tues.-Sun.430 pm.-1 am358-7830evoportland.com. THE PARTS CO. OLD HOUSE WWW.OLDHOUSEPARTS.COM P 207 9851999 1 TRACKSIDE DRIVE KENNEBUNK MAINE RETAIL STORE OPEN 363 DAYS A YEAR J U LY A U G U S T 2015 113 HOUSE OF THE MONTH Colin W. Sargent FROMTOPCHRISTRAFFORDHOVERFLOWMEAGHANMAURICE Pond Cove ParadiseA smart little cottage with an illusory history. W hen John and Sally Quirk caught sight of 1120 Shore Road in Cape Elizabeth in the early 1980s they snapped up this tiny getaway with its bold ocean views of Casco Bay. Built on a ledge that kisses a perfect stone beach they spent dear sum- mers here treating their children Missy Shirley and John to countless cookouts under the stars. Along the way the Quirks were the real estate Quirks not the automotive Quirks Shirley laughs made sen- sitive updates to the historic 1900 structure for sale now for 659000 including a nostalgic white electric range so authentic you expect to see Woody Allen and Diane Keaton jumping into view with lobsters in hand. This stone fireplace clearly came from the coast says agent Pete Staging to Sell Interior Design Inventory Rental infokatelowrydesigns.com 207.776.9558 katelowrydesigns.com Furnishings need to fit and flatter just like your clothes. Does this couch make me look fat Belgrade Auburn Westbrook Kittery Saco Naples Topsham Holden Transform your homes pool and deck space into a private retreat and the perfect spot for entertaining crafted with our Maine-made Colonial Cobblestone. See our entire collection of incredible stones at gagneandson.com pick up a copy of our new catalog at one of our convenient locations or call 1-800-339-3313 for more information. Lifetime Warranty. LIVE IT UP THIS SUMMER Create an outdoor oasis with a little help from Gagne Son. 114 P O R T L A N D MONTHLY MAGAZINE 76 Main St. Newcastle ME 563-3535 www.sproulsfurniture.net J U LY A U G U S T 2015 115 HOUSE OF THE MONTH FROMTOPLEGACYPROPERTIESSOTHEBYSINTERNATIONALREALTY2SIDEBARPUBLICDOAMINPHOTOBOWDOINCLASSPICTUREPORTLANDPUBLICLIBRARYMEAGHANMAURICE Molloy of Sothebys Realty. This mantel is ledge out that door A s much as they loved it grow- ing up the next generation of Quirks some living far away feel its time to let it go. Shes a beau- tiful cottage says Shirley Quirk. We had the bonfires and the lobster feeds many a memory. This is hard for the three of us because were very close. They love it but it lost its luster be- cause renting it was like a business Mol- loy says. Theyve been renting it for 1800 per week which is under market. Property managers Ive talked to believe it could eas- ily get 2500 per week during the season. Especially so if tenants learn its the Gov. Baxter house as Molloy mentioned to us W hile a student at Bowdoin the fu- ture Gov. Percival Baxter founded the literary magazine The Quill which exists to this day. Accord- ing to Wikipedia the fabu- lously wealthy Baxter knew how to get rowdy In 1896 Baxter joined a number of his Bowdoin classmates and travelled to Bath Maine where the Democratic candidate for President William Jennings Bryan was scheduled to speak. Baxter and his crew were so raucous that they were arrested. Although the Baxters confederates pled guilty the future Governor fought the charges with the help of his father Portland Mayor James Phinney Baxter and managed to have his record expunged. By 1901 he had a law degree from Harvard and was a promising young attorney in Portland on the way up. If he had this getaway cot- tage built it may have been dur- ing these upwardly mobile years. Gov. Baxter never married. He donated all of Baxter State Park and Mt. Katah- din to the people of Maine during his life- time with a 7 million cash gift to assure the parkland had perpet- ual care. Baxter Backstory during the showing. Not that were say- ing it isnt. Often family tradition survives all scrutiny. Maine Historian Earle Shettle- worth Jr. viewing pictures cant authenti- cate this story and hasnt heard of the con- nection. Its news to Dorothy Higgins of the Cape Elizabeth Historical Preservation So- ciety Speaking with old time Cape residents they were unaware about this home be- ing owned by Governor Bax- ter. This does not mean we have given up hope about find- ing info because we would like to know more so we can enter this into our history. Molloy makes no claims other than to offer hes heard that Gov. Baxter had this built in roughly 1900 be- fore his years on Mackworth Island where he had his Molloy of Sothebys Realty. 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This lit- tle building behind the cottage not part of the parcel was where his housekeep- er lived. He kept his tin lizzy in a garage across the street. Whoever built it its a charmer with original heart-of-pine floors the origi- nal sea wall. The single bedroom upstairs has the best views in the universe through a contemporary Palladian window. The kitchen is tiny but everythings storm-ready and shipshape even clever. The boilers out back Molloy says. The dream buyer will be a person who loves Maine and is looking for something simple manageable where you can come and go. I NEW ENGLAND Homes Living 118 PORTLAND MONTHLY MAGAZINE 207.632.2345 MAINEPROPERTIES.COM Catch the sunrise over open ocean listen to the crashing surf. 414 Seguinland Georgetown Maine EMBDEN 489000 4BR 3BA This Lake House is built for entertaining Commercial quality kitchen with hemlock pergola wrap- around bar. Natural wood textures throughout create a strong indoor outdoor feel. Dockslip space included. 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Level Lawn to Prime WF wSandy Beach. 659900 NEW ENGLAND Homes Living J U LY A U G U S T 2 0 1 5 1 1 9 Deb Henderson 207-852-7577 debmaineoutdoorproperties.net Kim Corkran 207-341-0192 kimmaineoutdoorproperties.net maineoutdoorproperties.net landleader.com anc o t fforda le year round home on eautiful Piper Pond This 2 edroom aterfront home offers a 2 car heated attached garage full asement huge dec la n to the shore ith 2 feet of shore frontage and much more noy oating shing ater s iing et s iing canoeing s imming and more isten to the cry of the loon and atch the eagles soar great place to call home or a onderful family retreat 17 00 A ot A a as P C TO S M O Custom uilt chalet in meticulous condition nestled along the roostoo i er in the orth Maine oods Pri ate recreational retreat offering 3 s 2 s eldstone P self-suf cient off grid li ing i erfront dec o erloo ing the roostoo endless trails for T ing sno mo- iling healthier lifestyle in a natural en ironment ith endless ad entures 12 4 acres 70 ri er frontage 1 000 SP CT C P C - uality craftsmanship attention to de- tail 3-4 3 5 4000sf home a media exercise of ce formal dining room open concept itchen great room T o detached garages plus a one ay attached multi-le el dec ing la e front doc extensi e landscaping ith apple trees all compliment this ell cared for home Pri ate ater frontage close to a full ser ice community - 5 1 1 acres 200 la e 3 000 Linco n o t a ont o a P C -Pri ately situated on the shores of raham a e custom uilt ell maintained contemporary home 3 s 2 5 s open concept itchen li ing room family room sauna outdoor hot tu ec o erloo ing la e landscaped surroundings garden spot doc system ga e o plus pri ate shore frontage Three ay garage ith recreational trails from property located et een re er lls orth 2 acres 200 la e frontage 345000 Ma ia i a a La ont o aAs an A oostoo i t at onderful year-round chalet style home camp ith eautiful ie s of the Matta am eag i er This 2 edroom camp has a ood sto e for heat plus a direct ent propane heater as ell This home camp is sited on a 45 acre lot ith frontage on the Matta am eag i er hich is located right across the street There is a full ath and drilled ell ou ill enoy sitting on the large porch atching the loons eagles and duc s The camp has a great open design noy shing canoeing oating and s imming 6 00 llagash uide Ser ice and sporting lodgeThis turn- ey 4 season sporting lodge offers 4 ca ins and a main lodge ith o er 5600 s ft of li ing space plus 3 off site ca ins ith room to accommodate a total of 45 guests Of- fering ear huntingcanoe tripsmoose and deer huntingupland ird shing sno mo iling and so much more The to n of llagash is in one of the most rural areas of Maine ordering on the 35 million acre industrial forestlands no n as the orth Maine oods xcellent nancials 425000 id o st e n ront Resort One of a kind landmark waterfront resort com ound includes uni ue saltwater ool tennis courts and other resort amenities. 00 uest rooms suites and cabins. ull ser ice lod in facility includes dinin and functions. 6500000 Ro nd ote rooms includin o ersi ed suites most with balconies and ocean iews. 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