Monthly Archives: April 2017

Lobster roll competition comes to Portland

Rockland has the Maine Lobster Festival, where every summer the king crustacean is celebrated 100 ways to Sunday. Now, this July, Portland hosts the state’s first Lobster Roll Festival, calling chefs from across the country to compete for a new title: World’s Best Lobster Roll. Who rolls the tastiest version in the land of Maine’s signature […]

What happened to Dispatch Magazine?

Vanished from the newsstands over the winter, the entertainment magazine that covered the youthful side of Portland quietly went into hibernation. Today Dispatch’s publisher Bob Fernald, also CEO of Down East Magazine, released a statement: “Dispatch is no more. From its beginning, Dispatch’s mission was to serve the young, progressive and diverse audience largely forgotten by […]