Category Archives: Arts & Culture

Portland restaurant makes Condé Nast Traveler’s world’s best list


The permanent line outside Eventide Oyster Co. on Middle Street just got longer. Yesterday the editors of Conde Nast Traveler, a well-fed bunch, released their first ever best places in the world to eat list and the bivalve hotspot is the only Maine mention. “The oyster bar of your dreams: briny half-shells most likely harvested that […]

Anthony Bourdain has advice for Portland restaurateurs

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Attention Brooklynites, if you are thinking of opening a restaurant in Portland, Anthony Bourdain has advice for you. “Make sure that the locals love you. When you go into a community that’s not yours make friends with your neighbors. Be positive rather than negative. Become part of the community,” said the globetrotting chef, writer and […]

Another Portland gallery departs


Cracks have appeared in the splintering Portland art scene this summer. The latest aftershock is the closing of 3Fish Gallery in November. “It will be sad,” said owner Ron Spinella, seated in his Cumberland Street art space Wednesday announcing the news. “A number of people are disappointed.” The last show, featuring the work of painter Britta Bruce, […]