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100 things to do in Maine this summer

After an exhaustive search of our brains, experiences, and the insights of our friends and relations, we at the Portland Phoenix unveil a checklist of Maine summer pleasures.


Best in Eco-Show

In this week's paper, we honor the Best that Portland has to offer, and I'll do so here as well.
Going Green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  April 13, 2012

No cars allowed

Sweet dreams.
By DAVID KISH  |  November 04, 2011

T Conversations

This guy can't take a hint.
By KARL STEVENS  |  October 07, 2011

Photos: One Night in Boston 2011

STUFF Magazine presents photos taken in Boston's streets over eight hours on the night of July 15, 2011; here are a few of our favorites.
Fifteen photographers. Eight hours.
By STUFF BOSTON  |  August 12, 2011

Photos: World Naked Bike Ride at Boston Common

Boston-based bicyclists take part in the  World Naked Bike Ride  at Boston Common on July 9, 2011.
Biking in the buff
By ANGELA OWENS  |  July 15, 2011

We Like Bikes - a lot.

We Like Bikes

I Love My Bike, a book of street photography by Matthew Finkle, with text by Brittain Sullivan, has captured the imaginations of people in far-flung lands.
There has never been a better time or place to be a cyclist
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  June 17, 2011

Fall Preview: Get out...and play

This issue is bursting with ways to amuse yourself this autumn — art, theater, books, TV, movies, food. We’ve rounded up a few more activities that defied such classic classifications — outdoor fun, mostly, but some suggestions for rainy days as well.
Fall may be the best time in Maine
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  September 17, 2010

Swords, cycles, skates — and Scrotie

Sporting venues don't have to be limited to large corporate-sponsored stands full of foam fingers. Some of the more unique — and irreverent — sports teams can be found right in Lil' Rhody's backyard.
Fun 'n' games
By ABIGAIL CROCKER  |  September 03, 2010

Bike Week and beyond

Boston is a great bicycling city. Sure, you have to deal with sociopathic, maniacal motorists who’ve never heard of a turn signal. And yes, you have to contend with a bunch of inconsiderate, entitled pedestrians who act like they own the road and can wan
From bike week to bike month, a line-up of great rides, summits, and get-togethers are helping make 2010 the year of the bike in Boston.
By RYAN STEWART  |  May 14, 2010

Mozzarella sticks, beer, and a frenzied bike run

Walk into McFadden's pub on a Monday night and you'll find them, a roomful of cycling freaks mixing it up, talking about "peddling rhythm," record times, and anodized aluminum.
Puke and Ride
By DAVID CASEY  |  March 19, 2010


The crash course

It was a sunny but brisk Friday afternoon in March when my bike was hit.
What to do when you have your next bike accident
By CAITLIN E. CURRAN  |  May 08, 2009

Like riding a bike

Last week, glimpses of spring made me eager for the days when I can hop on my bike and go for a long ride without worrying about getting hypothermia or skidding out on salty, slushy roads.
Going green
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  March 18, 2009

Eaters, Activists, Bikers, and Environmentalists: Tomorrow's Your Day

What isn't happening tomorrow?-- From 11 a.m.-1 p.m., the Local Sprouts Community Kitchen will host ...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  June 24, 2008

White Bikes

In April, I suggested that Portland look into starting a bike-share program like the one recently la...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  June 05, 2008