Monthly Archives: May 2016

New Portland co-working space features free beer and events

  A Portland native is building a new co-working facility with concierge-style amenities in a spacious former garage downtown. Cloudport opens in mid-July on the corner of Federal and India streets as a “multi-space” co-working facility. Beyond wifi and desks, members will have access to a boardroom, training room and full-fledged kitchen with local beer on […]

Is this Maine’s largest tasting room? Bissell Brothers take Thompson’s Point

Peter Bissell bounds through the industrial space with soaring ceilings and brightly painted graffiti-splashed walls and smiles. “This is going to be Maine’s largest tasting room,” says the co-owner of Portland’s popular Bissell Brothers with equal parts pride and excitement. A year ago Peter and his brother Noah decided to move their craft brewery from […]

Vinland chef’s “casual and affordable” wine bar opens in August

  What’s red and white, and Northern Italian all over? RossoBianco, the new restaurant by locavore lad David Levi. Opening in August on Bramhall Square, a short walk from his hyper-local Vinland, the Portland chef focuses on primi and secondi offerings from Venice and beyond for his second act. “I seek to feature the best possible […]