All posts by Kathleen Pierce

Kathleen Pierce

About Kathleen Pierce

A lifelong journalist with a deep curiosity for what's next. Interested in food, culture, trends and the thrill of a good scoop. BDN features reporter based in Portland since 2013.

Portland named top search by Bostonians looking to buy outside Massachusetts

  It was bound to happen. Both cities have award-winning oyster bars, cobblestone streets, vintage buildings and Parker House rolls. So when Bostonians look for homes outside the Bay State, their top search? You guessed it: Portland, Maine. According to a recent migration report by real estate site Redfin, Portland was the top search by […]

Two Portland breweries ban dogs in tasting rooms

As of May 1, beer lovers looking to wet their whistles at two of Portland’s hottest breweries have to leave Fido at home. Bissell Brothers and Rising Tide Brewing Company recently announced their tasting rooms are no longer dog friendly. Citing “scary dog interactions” and “months of incidents and observations” owners took to Facebook to […]