From Rags to Riches

My Maine Home

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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Kazeem Lawal, Portland Trading Co.

Culture Trip

My Space

Portland Trading Co.’s curator of the unique pulls it all together at home too.

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Looking Up

House Tour

For a Portland photo stylist, moving from suburban house to city loft brings a cheerful new perspective.

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Architect Chris Briley (right) enjoys a nip in his office/studio with fellow architect Phil Kaplan. The pair think of their podcast as “edu-tainment.” Photograph by Mark Fleming.

Drinking Buddies

Architecture & Design

The hosts of Portland’s Green Architects’ Lounge podcast mix tasty cocktails with sustainable building lessons.

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Kate Christensen

The Money Pit

My Maine Home

A harrowing renovation deepens a writer’s connection to her antique home and her adopted home state.

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John Whalley’s Portland Maine studio

World of Wonders

Studio Visit

From the organized chaos in John Whalley’s studio emerge stunningly realistic still lives — here’s a peek at his process.

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