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Pier Revue at the Maine State Pier

This year's Pier Revue at the Maine State Pier on Commercial St. begins tonight, with the first of two big headliners this weekend playing to...
By webteam  |  July 14, 2010

Ghost stories

For all of the excitement that surrounded Wilco on the Maine State Pier or Sufjan Stevens at Port City Music Hall or the various sold-out Ray LaMontagne shows of the past year, there is no question that last Sunday's Phish show at the Cumberland County
Phish return to Portland, and the crowds throng
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 04, 2009
dogfish list

Every Friday there's an art walk

This Friday, as the first Friday of every month, Portland art-lovers will wander the streets, checking out the latest and greatest our galleries, museums, and shops have to offer. Nearby communities have their own versions, too.
Portland’s creativity is on display any time you care to look
By ANNA PEROCCHI  |  August 07, 2009

Music seen: Wilco

My first car was a big green Buick LeSabre, and my only options then for music were Extendo-Ride, who were awesome, and a mix tape my older sister had made, full of Wilco songs off Yankee Hotel Foxtrot.
Live at the Maine State Pier, July 18, 2009
By CHAD CHAMBERLAIN  |  July 24, 2009


Not sure if you've heard, but there's a concert on the Maine State Pier tonight... Yep, Wilco are here. The show is sold out, but...
By webteam  |  July 15, 2009

One million things...

I have returned to the real world after almost a week of deathly illness. Seriously, black-plague-le...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  March 09, 2009

Delays, delays

The much-bruited Port City Music Hall, whose initial opening date was New Year's Eve, but then Janua...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 19, 2009

Maine State Pier sinks even lower

Last night the Portland City Council approved reopening negotiations with the politically connected ...
By Jeff Inglis  |  January 06, 2009

Ridiculous and sublime

 Certainly what will stick out most in our minds are those wonderful hours late on November 4, when we hugged and cheered and attempted to get from one side of Empire to the other without spilling our beer.
Maine got stranger in 2008
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  December 23, 2008

Council sinks pier deal, floats arts TIF

Three pieces of big news came out of Monday's Portland City Council meeting. Make sure you stay in the loop.
City beat
By DEIRDRE FULTON  |  November 19, 2008

Update: Dory Waxman on pier issue

Newly elected at-large councilor Dory Waxman got back to us today on the pier issue (too late to go ...
By Deirdre Fulton  |  November 19, 2008

Starting Over - Would-be Pier Developers Agree

Channel 6's Web site is reporting that leaders of both projects hoping to redevelop the Maine State ...
By importer  |  September 19, 2007

STALEMATE - Maine State Pier vote goes nowhere

Last night, in an enjoyable piece of political theater (in which the Portland Press Herald quotes th...
By importer  |  September 18, 2007

More Time to Think - Maine State Pier decision put off to Sept. 17

WGME (Channel 13) is reporting that the Portland City Council's decision on the redevelopment of the...
By importer  |  August 30, 2007