Lifestyle

  • Beverly Hills Chihuahua

    As a Chihuahua owner, I loved this rich girl-falls-for-poor boy dog story of a spoiled L.A. pooch (voiced by Drew Barrymore), who gets lost in Mexico and must find her way home with the help of some newfound canine friends. Imagining the squeals of the kiddies in the movie theater as the comic drama played

  • Body of Lies

    Like the rich, freeze-dried, nutrient paste astronauts eat, “Body of Lies” is a concentrate — dense, unenjoyable and in desperate need of dilution.

  • Body of Lies

    Like the rich, freeze-dried, nutrient paste astronauts eat, “Body of Lies” is a concentrate — dense, unenjoyable and in desperate need of dilution. There are enough plot elements to nourish 14 separate geopolitical spy movies. We hung in there because Leonardo DiCaprio gives it his very formidable all. And Russell Crowe is terrific as the

  • Bake Your Own

    Retired German physician Karin Anderson is offering to teach the fine art of European bread making in Friday and Saturday sessions in Bar Harbor. The classes, limited to four to six participants, cover making baguettes, sourdough, multigrain and classic German rye breads. Classes run from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to

  • Spring Ritual

    Lisa Reilich and Jordan Godino and daughters invite the public to learn how maple syrup is made and see their newborn goat kids from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 22, at Painted Pepper Farm in Steuben. A participant in Maine’s annual Maple Syrup Sunday festivities, the Down East farm will have maple syrup, candy,

  • Craving Chocolate

    In Ellsworth, Chocolate Barn founder Heather Fowler’s whoopie pies are now for sale at The Bud Connection/Chocolate Barn at 89 Main St. The confections sell for around $1.80 apiece. For more information, stop by or call at 667-9595.

  • Craving Chocolate

    In Ellsworth, Chocolate Barn founder Heather Fowler’s whoopie pies are now for sale at The Bud Connection/Chocolate Barn at 89 Main St. The confections sell for around $1.80 apiece. For more information, stop by or call at 667-9595.

  • No Scandal In Bohemia

    The Bohemian Highway in Northern California winds through a very pretty 10-mile stretch of Sonoma County. Sonoma County is to wine grapes what Calaveras County is to jumping frogs. The Napa-based producers of Bohemian Highway wines say their wine, like the highway after which it is named, “embodies the casual, free-flowing spirit you’ll find along