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A trek to the top: Katahdin

Last weekend, a mountain kicked my ass.
 Love Letters to Maine
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  July 18, 2013
Ash Borer 2011

Ash Borer | Ash Borer

NorCal black-metal trio Ash Borer's debut full-length is as diminutive as their namesake (limited to a 150-cassette run) but no less destructive or striking as they hurtle through three tracks in 40 minutes.
Flenser (2011)
By JANSSEN McCORMICK  |  July 15, 2011

Beyond the State: What's reopening where

As we enter Portland's busy season, there are several comings-and-goings (we'll focus on the comings and less on the goings) to keep track of as we plan our summer outings and evenings on the town.
Venue Watch
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  June 25, 2010

A new peak(1)

Only in a city as small as Portland can a move of a few blocks, like Katahdin’s recent relocation from High Street to Forest Avenue, seem like a significant change of neighborhood.
Katahdin relocates, gets even better
By BRIAN DUFF  |  June 11, 2010

Start tasting

The events of the last decade have spoiled our taste for speculation.
New and renewed flavors in Portland's food scene
By BRIAN DUFF  |  January 01, 2010

Tests of time

It feels like every week I read about a new restaurant opening in Portland.
Don't let old standbys drop off the radar
By LEISCHEN STELTER  |  December 11, 2009