Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Can Salt Institute be saved?


Salt Institute for Documentary Studies announced two weeks ago it was closing. Since then a group of alumni from across the country have banded together in an attempt to rewrite the Portland storytelling school’s next chapter. And they have big names in radio like Ira Glass in their corner. “We are trying to take action to […]

Yarmouth wakes up: Otto Pizza, Hilltop Coffee come to town


Spring quickens the air. New businesses sprout like rhubarb busting from the earth. This week, the big news in Yarmouth Village is Andy’s Handy Store will soon morph into tastes of Portland. Developer Sean Ireland purchased the corner market, which resembles Mr. Hooper’s Store (complete with awning). After interviewing 30 prospective coffee slingers, he tapped Guy […]