FOOD & DRINK
Several Subway Sandwich Shops Closing in Maine
It has happened recently in Blue Hill. In Bucksport. And in Hampden. The closings are also happening around the country. But the connection might only be coincidence and not related. Some say that nationally the reason that Subways are closing is the residual effect of the pandemic. Costs of most...
Art of Ellsworth: Maine Craft Weekend opens with Down East Dead Concert on Oct. 5
The weekend’s events include live music, art demonstrations, DIY workshops and studio tours. ELLSWORTH — The sixth annual Art of Ellsworth: Maine Craft Weekend will celebrate the creative community in […]
A Seafood Lover's Guide to Trenton: 4 Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore four exceptional seafood restaurants in Trenton. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments below!
Dive into Flavor: The Best 3 Seafood Experiences in Southwest Harbor
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Southwest Harbor. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Aroma Joe’s celebrates National Coffee Day with free coffee
ORONO, Maine (WABI) - If you noticed some people had an extra pep in their step Friday, there’s a good reason why. Sept. 29 is National Coffee Day. All Aroma Joe’s locations are celebrating by giving away free coffees. Anyone who comes in Friday can get a free 16 ounce hot or iced coffee, but if you have the app the offer is bumped up to 24 ounces.
Autumn Gold Days Celebration This Weekend in Ellsworth
Ellsworth Autumn Gold Days are here. And what a transition it continues to be. It all started as a car show. In 1984. And yes, the car show continues in 2023, as it has every year since the beginning. Now the 39th Annual Autumn Gold auto show is at the Home Depot parking lot and will host up to 200 classic cars on Saturday.
Enter To Win Tickets to Shaun Cassidy in Bar Harbor
When Shaun Cassidy comes to the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor, we want our loyal WDEA listeners to be at the show. If you'd like a chance at free tickets to the Oct. 6 show, just enter your information below, and you're in the mix. This contest starts Friday, Sept. 29 and winners will be drawn and notified on Thursday morning, October 5th.
YouTube’s favorite Maine lobsterman shows you how to put a lobster to sleep
Jacob Knowles has a lot of unique knowledge about Maine crustaceans, but this puzzling trick that lulls them to sleep takes it to the next level.
Check Out ‘Sid’ The Big Black Cat, Our SPCA Of Hancock County ‘Pet Of The Week!’
Just in time for the Halloween season, there's a spooky black cat, with a creepy name who is waiting to follow you home...to stay forever...as your friend, of course!. Mariah Donovan, Communications Coordinator at the Hancock County SPCA, says you should stop in and check out "Sidious" the cat, or Sid, as they like to call him.
Savor the Slice: Top 4 Must-Try Pizza Stores in Ellsworth
In this article, we're exploring four fantastic pizza joints in Ellsworth. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
The Ultimate Sandwich Guide: Top 3 Picks in Bar Harbor
In this article, we will be exploring three delightful sandwiches found in Bar Harbor. Have you had the chance to taste any of these culinary delights? If yes, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Auditions for ‘Elf the Musical’ at The Grand
ELLSWORTH — Inspired by the hit holiday movie, “Elf the Musical” is a nonstop joyous celebration of Christmas cheer! ELF is directed by Nick Turner, with musical direction by Sarah […]
Think Your Day Was Bad? Remember When A Skunk Got Into The SPCA In Trenton?
We all have bad days at work, but at least we get paid for the gig, right?. If you're a volunteer, it really "stinks" when your day goes south. The folks at the Hancock County SPCA learned that the hard way last year when a skunk broke into the dog kennels.
Today is National Daughter’s Day – September 25
Today, September 25th is National Daughter's Day! I'm very blessed to have 2 wonderful sons, but wish that we had a daughter as well. I know being a Dad to a daughter can be very nerve-wracking especially in this day and time. I think that I would have wanted to meet any of the boys she would have dated with a baseball bat at the door!
Tee up for author talk about Northeast Harbor Golf Club’s
MOUNT DESERT — Tucked along the shore of Somes Sound, the Northeast Harbor Golf Club was organized in 1895 on farmland just outside town.At 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4, the Northeast Harbor Library will host a talk with author Gregg Humphrey about his recent book, “Far and Sure: The Northeast Harbor Golf Club.” This event will be held in person at the library with a virtual attendance option.
Maine celebrates National Lobster Day
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) -Today is a day devoted to something quite appropriate for Maine. It’s National Lobster Day. Places that sell lobster all over the state are celebrating, too. Dorr Lobster Seafood Markets in Bangor and Ellsworth have discounted their lobster for the day. Larger ones, those being over...
Autumn Gold returning to Ellsworth this weekend
BANGOR -- An extensive line up of food, music, entertainment and much more will grace the streets of downtown Ellsworth this weekend. For all the information on Autumn Gold, watch the full video interview with Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce's Executive Director, PJ Keenan, and head to EllsworthChamber.org.
Hidden Gem Airbnb Made of Shipping Containers is Nestled in the Quiet Maine Wilderness
Airbnbs have always been inventive and special, but this Airbnb in the mountains of Maine is over-the-top original. This gem is made from shipping containers (yes, I said shipping containers), and is so unique you have to see it to believe it. The best part is the vision the owners had when constructing this innovative rental with tons of love poured into it.
Ellington Orchestra 5tet Heats Up Criterion Theater in Bar Harbor
On July 27, 2023, I had the pleasure of attending a one-night-only, 90-minute show by The Duke Ellington Orchestra Quintet at the Criterion Theater in Bar Harbor, Maine. And what a show! It was everything good and great about live jazz and watching seasoned musicians at home on the stage, with their instruments, and with each other. These guys—Shelley “The Showstopper” Carrol (tenor saxophone, flute, and vocals), Andre “Big Butter” Hayward (trombone), Robert Red (piano), Hassan J.J. Wiggins (bass), David F. Gibson (drums), and Paul Mercer Ellington (bandleader)—were there to have fun and take the audience along for the ride.
Experience Ellsworth's Nightlife: The 3 Pubs You Can't Miss
This article presents a tour of three distinct pubs located in Ellsworth. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share your comments below: