Lifestyle

  • Marine Activist Highlights Issues Through Music

    PENOBSCOT — Local marine activist, musician and radio personality Bob LeVangie will combine his passion for protecting oceans with his passion for music when he launches “The Great North Atlantic Fish and Whale Tour” on April 10. PENOBSCOT — Local marine activist, musician and radio personality Bob LeVangie will combine his passion for protecting oceans

  • Over the horizon

    BAR HARBOR — The film “Eastern Horizons,” released at the 2009 Canoecopia in Madison Wis. on March 14, includes interviews with Bar Harbor-based Carpe Diem Kayaking owners Mark Schoon and Mel Rice.

  • Over the horizon

    BAR HARBOR — The film “Eastern Horizons,” released at the 2009 Canoecopia in Madison Wis. on March 14, includes interviews with Bar Harbor-based Carpe Diem Kayaking owners Mark Schoon and Mel Rice. The film meshes the history and culture of the sea with paddling footage and interviews with highly regarded sea kayakers amongst backgrounds of

  • On the Road Review: The Tale of Two Compact SUVs, Part 1

    The compact sport utility class has suddenly become the leading wagon segment for families large and small in a tightly constrained automotive market. Buyers have discovered that many of these designs — most are based on compact car platforms — deliver admirably improved fuel economy over their previously owned large and midsize SUVs, while exhibiting good ride dynamics and reasonable cargo flexibility. Sometimes, common sense does prevail.

  • On the Road Review: The Tale of Two Compact SUVs, Part 1

    The compact sport utility class has suddenly become the leading wagon segment for families large and small in a tightly constrained automotive market. Buyers have discovered that many of these designs — most are based on compact car platforms — deliver admirably improved fuel economy over their previously owned large and midsize SUVs, while exhibiting

  • Let Them Eat Cupcakes

    It must have been while I was looking the other way; a new food trend appeared out of nowhere. Who would have guessed that good old-fashioned cupcakes would be the IN thing to bake this spring?

  • Let Them Eat Cupcakes

    It must have been while I was looking the other way; a new food trend appeared out of nowhere. Who would have guessed that good old-fashioned cupcakes would be the IN thing to bake this spring? There are more cupcake cookbooks being published than you can count, with Martha Stewart’s “Cupcakes: 175 inspired ideas for