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Fundraising push on for prep space at BayOne
| July 06, 2013
Building a hub for food
Exploding out of the mind of Portland idea-man Eli Cayer, 39, and with financial backing from his Urban Farm Fermentory, is the conversion of a former East Bayside taxi garage into a home for food processors and preparers right on the Portland peninsula
Behind the scenes with a community project to feed bellies and souls
| January 11, 2013
A look at Portland's graffiti history
Back in the early '90s, Eli Cayer had just finished art school in Boston and headed to Maine, where he continued creating street art.
| April 01, 2011
A chat with MENSK about those mobile shows
The gripe I hear most regularly about the Portland art scene laments the lack of alternative or DIY art spaces that really invite experimentation.
The truck stops here
| December 17, 2010
We heart these people
We all know Portland is a busy, exciting place to live. It takes a lot of people's amazing energy to keep it going, though. Who's doing the moving and the shaking?
Meet Portland's most influential
| February 12, 2010
Slam Dunk Season
Back in the fall of 2008, WJAB sports guy Chris Sedenka hosted Red Claws bigwigs Jon Jennings and Bill Ryan Jr. on his afternoon radio show. They were solidifying their plan to bring an NBA development league basketball team to Portland, Maine, a schem
How the Red Claws took Portland by storm
| February 05, 2010
Back to basics
Sometimes the biggest stumbling block for our fantastic ideas is a small, seemingly insignificant hurdle — a missing piece of paperwork, a logistical snafu, one degree of separation too many.
MENSK revisits its original purpose
| August 14, 2009
The Road LES Travels
Former MENSK CEO, current Maine Mead Works mastermind, and perennial man about town Eli Cayer presents a reflection on his time at MENSK, called “The...
| August 05, 2009
With a blank slate, anything’s possible. Plus, Art on Decks
Today, the cracked and faded tennis courts off St James Street are nothing much to look at.
| September 05, 2007
At long last, light at the end of the skate ramp
Portland skateboarders finally know where their new skate park will be located.
| July 18, 2007
The waiting game
What’s one more month when we’ve been deliberating for two years?
| June 20, 2007
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