Bar Harbor Historical Society

Photographed by Benjamin Williamson.

Homey Things to Do in Maine

Places to Explore

Attend Maine’s largest antique festival, ogle opulent rooms at a 1902 mansion in Bar Harbor, and more!

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after bedroom renovation

A New Chapter

Before & After

A dated, dysfunctional master suite becomes a contemporary oasis in a historic home designed by architectural greats.

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Eastern Promenade

The Eastern Promenade

View of the Week

Early morning is the best time of day to soak up the beauty of Portland’s Eastern Promenade. 

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The Funhouse

House Tour

Visual thrills await around every corner in a Portland couple’s colorful, historic home.

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Maine's Restaurant scene, Dunstan Tap & Table

Dunstan Tap & Table. Photograph by Erin Little.

Feast Your Eyes

Architecture & Design

Three stylish new places to sip or sup.

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purple lilac

Photograph by Pille Kirsi | Pexels

Homey Things to Do This Season

Places to Explore

Peruse vintage goods and crafts, breathe in the scent of more than 200 lilacs, and more!

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From Rags to Riches

Twenty-three years ago, a writer’s decision to buy on Portland’s Munjoy Hill was considered questionable; now she’s lauded as a real estate genius.

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Jan ter Weele and his paintings

Local Color

Studio Visit

In his two-room Portland studio, oil painter Jan ter Weele translates lucid memories into richly layered scenes.

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things to do in Maine

Photograph by Benjamin Williamson

Homey Things to Do in Maine this Spring

Places to Explore

Shop for antiques, stroll gardens filled with native plants, chat with local contractors, landscapers, and other pros, and more!

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