FOOD & DRINK
Heroes & Healthcare Pros Can Get Free Dropkick Murphys Tickets
Maine Savings Amphitheater is giving back to our hometown heroes!. Hard to believe, but the 2023 outdoor concert season is wrapping up this week, with two more shows, and the folks at Maine Savings Amphitheatre want to say thank you to all of the people who take care of us.
It’s National Pancake Day! Does Bangor Need An IHOP?
Since it is National Pancake Day, it seems like the perfect time to ask this question again!. The National Pancake Day is celebrated throughout the United States each year on September 26. As we are sure you are aware, pancakes are round, flat cakes prepared from a thick batter made of flour, milk, and eggs. They are cooked on a frying pan or griddle.
I Ran a 5K in Old Town With Zero Training… How’d It Go?
Like Kevin Garnett said, "Anything is possible." Last week, I asked the question, "How Much Do You Really Have to Train for a 5K in Maine?" I was wondering this because I found myself in that exact situation. On Wednesday afternoon, while reading about the Old Town Riverfest scheduled for...
Pat’s Or Tri-City? The Battle Of The Classics Winner Is…
Hundreds of votes were cast, and the results are in!. Did you know that last Wednesday was National Pepperoni Pizza Day? We thought it would be the perfect time to pit two local giants against each other and see who comes out victorious. Now, of course, we know that there are many fantastic options for pizza in the Bangor area, so much love to all of those spots, but we wanted to narrow it down to two of the most legendary.
A ‘Trunk-Or-Treat’ Party Is Coming To The Bangor Mall Parking Lot
Take the kids and enjoy an afternoon of safe trick-or-treating in the Bangor Mall parking lot, on Halloween!. Candy, fun, family and community, is what it's all about this Halloween. There is a new trend in the last few years that is changing the way that people go trick or...
This is What It Looks Like Inside a SkyBox Suite at Maine Savings Amphitheater in Bangor
OK, somebody please cue up Good Charlotte's "Lifestyles of The Rich & The Famous," please. To be clear, I am not rich or famous, I just happened to be in the right place at the right time. Something I seem to be getting better at as I age. The other...
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...
These Acts That Played in Bangor Would Be Great for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
Over the weekend, it was announced that eight-time Grammy-winning artist Usher will headline the 2024 Apple Music Halftime Show for Super Bowl LVIII at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. Now, I have great respect for Usher and his talent, but to my knowledge, he has never performed in Bangor. On the other hand, the acts I'm about to mention have graced our city's stages, and I believe they could have stirred up some excitement.
Bangor family is fighting to keep its emotional support chickens
BANGOR (BDN) -- Doctors told Amy Martin of Bangor her son likely wouldn’t live longer than two years. C-Jay Martin was born completely blind with a bilateral cleft palate and lip, missing one-third of his brain and half of his right lung, and his heart is on the right side of his chest rather than his left, Amy Martin said. He also has autism, epilepsy and ADHD.
Friendly Mixed Breed Dog, Kiya, Available for Adoption at Bangor Humane Society
The Bangor Humane Society has recently welcomed a 3-year-old mixed breed dog, Kiya, to its care. Kiya's lively nature and adaptability have quickly made her popular with the staff.
Hermon, Maine Shows Some Serious Love to a Very Unlucky Skunk
Like if you were in the hospital, would anyone come visit? Ok, maybe that's being a bit drastic. Hopefully everyone who has any reason to be in the hospital for an extended stay has someone to come visit them. But say you were home with the flu... That's where you find out who your real friends are. If you have people in your life that will come by with chicken soup and Gatorade, you're wicked lucky.
Unexpected memorial grows for skunk in Hermon
Most people steer clear of skunks but the folks in Hermon have embraced one. For over a week, a dead skunk has been lying on Route 2. On Sunday, one resident added a 'Feel Better' balloon to the deceased critter before another resident came along with a bouquet of flowers.
Cori’s Story: 5 Years Back On The Air In Bangor!
You know those sayings "make something good out of something bad" and "when one door closes, another one opens?" That's kind of been my life since 2018. And as I look back at the last few years broadcasting from the Townsquare studios here on Acme Rd. in Brewer -- the place where I started my career almost 20 years ago -- I realize these past five years have been a really big deal for me.
Gosselin’s will expand hours and make bagels under new ownership
“People love doughnuts,” Christopher Worden said. “We don’t sell anything controversial."
I’m kicking myself for not visiting this Holden trail network sooner
Hart Farm in Holden dates back to the mid-1800s, and thanks to the work of two Maine land trusts, it’s still operating today.
Ava Bloom and the power of “just doing it”
Sitting in an oversized Grateful Dead tee-shirt gracefully laying over a long, soft, green skirt Ava Bloom digs into her bag. She pulls out a binder full of paper, soon to be her zine. Bloom is a third-year English and philosophy student with a concentration in creative writing. She came...
A new Maine fly fisher is bringing knowledge to the sport
BANGOR, Maine — A University of Maine graduate assistant researcher is bringing a new perspective to fly fishing—specifically to those who fly fish on the Penobscot River. "My goal was to tell them in what parts of the stream they would find different insects and sort of how to identify what might be where in the rivers," Parker Bausman said.
Cohen October 2023 Lunch Menu
The October 2023 lunch menu for Cohen is attached below. There is no charge for breakfast and lunch this school year. We are currently hiring Food Service Assistants and Food Services Substitutes. Please contact the William S. Cohen School at 941-6230 or the Superintendent’s Office at 262-9125 if interested.
Second 'Recovery Palooza' Celebrates and Advocates Recovery at Bangor Waterfront
The second occurrence of the event titled 'Recovery Palooza' was held at the Bangor Waterfront. The event, a combined effort from different regional recovery organizations, focused on celebrating recovery, advocating for it, and offering free activities for people in recovery or looking to recover.
Zach Myers Of Shinedown Was Hanging At High Tide Last Night
The Shinedown guitarist chowed down on some seafood in Brewer, before rocking Bangor tonight. Bangor resident, Kyle Stevens was out on the deck at High Tide Restaurant in Brewer, last night, where he no doubt did a double take, when he spotted Zach Myers, the lead guitarist for Shinedown. Zach...