FOOD & DRINK
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!
Feast from the Sea: Bar Harbor's Top 5 Seafood Restaurants Worth the Visit
In this article, we explore five remarkable seafood restaurants in Bar Harbor. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below!
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...
Maine couple buys Stonington restaurant space that once hosted Aragosta
New owners Laura and Erik Johnson own and operate Mainely Meat BBQ Dreamwood Hill restaurant in Bar Harbor.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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!
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.
A Slice of Heaven: Bar Harbor's Top 2 Pizza Stores You Need to Try
In this article, we're exploring two exceptional pizza stores in Bar Harbor. Have you had the opportunity to taste their offerings yet? If yes, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments below!
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.
Acrylics painter offers demo at the Gilley Sept. 30
SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Artist Mary Brooking is coming back to the Wendell Gilley Museum from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 30, for a special demonstration. Brooking was the Gilley’s May 2023 People-Nature-Art speaker. This month, using acrylics, she will demonstrate techniques for creating a skyscape with flying birds. All materials will be provided for this “quasi-class.” Participant numbers are limited. The fee is $15 per person or $5 for museum members.
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 […]
Jeopardy Super-champ, Host Ken Jennings Visits MDI Restaurant
Customers and staff on Friday night, September 22, were surprised to find super Jeopardy champion and host Ken Jennings dining at Thurston's Lobster Pound on Mount Desert Island. Jennings is pictured with Rylie Clough, a server at Thurston's. Thurston's is located in Bernard, on Mount Desert Island. No word on...
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...
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!
Newly opened!! SALSA VERDE GRILL: celebrating family-heritage recipes and authentic new Mexican flavors
Desc: New Mexican Cuisine, Breakfast & Brunch, Cocktail Bars. Located in Bar Harbor, Salsa Verde Grill is a highly acclaimed New Mexican restaurant known for its cozy atmosphere and genuine, family-heritage recipes. The food, particularly the red Chile sauce enchiladas, offers a remarkable gastronomic journey to New Mexico. This restaurant is also commended for its friendly proprietors and fresh, flavorful dishes such as stacked chicken enchiladas and warm blue corn chips. However, there have been a few criticisms regarding service. Although the bartender is quite amiable, some customers have reported issues with inattentive waitstaff, leading to longer wait times. Despite these occasional service hiccups, the Salsa Verde Grill remains a popular dining destination, celebrated for its authentic New Mexican cuisine and inviting setting.
Bar Harbor artist’s works on display at Choco-Latte in October
BAR HARBOR — The artwork of Neil Ira Needleman will be on display at Choco-Latte Café at 240 Main St. during October. Needleman is a multidisciplinary artist who primarily makes videos. Over the years, his work has been screened in hundreds of film festivals and other venues around the world.