Lifestyle

  • On The Road Review: Ford Flex

    It is 0-dark-400 and five degrees below zero as I exit my garage on a recent Saturday morning. A golden full moon dances above the northwest horizon as I point this week’s Ford Flex down the long ribbon of interstate that will deposit me in southern Massachusetts later in the morning.

  • On The Road Review: Ford Flex

    It is 0-dark-400 and five degrees below zero as I exit my garage on a recent Saturday morning. A golden full moon dances above the northwest horizon as I point this week’s Ford Flex down the long ribbon of interstate that will deposit me in southern Massachusetts later in the morning. I’ve washed the top

  • Ellsworth’s New Quiznos Hopes to Become Toast of the Town

    ELLSWORTH — Quiznos, Ellsworth’s newest sandwich shop, will begin a grand opening celebration, “Toast Our Community,” on March 16 and lasting throughout the month. The franchise restaurant officially opened for business on Jan. 5. Quiznos is on Route 1 heading Downeast in the former Bucky’s Satellite building across from V.I.P. Auto. “It’s been warming,” said

  • Hancock Artist Delights in Making French Bread

    HANCOCK — David Graeme Baker is best known for his fine oil paintings featured regularly at Courthouse Gallery in Ellsworth and beyond. In recent years, though, the artist has become devoted much time to another pursuit — baking bread. With two young boys in the house, he is often called upon to make pizza dough,

  • Our Daily Bread

    Anadama and other freshly baked breads are available Monday through Saturday from Cleonice Mediterranean Bistro in Ellsworth. The restaurant baker, Sonya Bates, makes anadama on Mondays ($4 per loaf), The Crusty on Tuesday ($6.50 per loaf), pumpkin brioche on Wednesday ($5), French baguette ($2.50-$4) on Thursday, The Crusty on Friday and Baker’s Choice on Saturday.

  • Our Daily Bread

    Anadama and other freshly baked breads are available Monday through Saturday from Cleonice Mediterranean Bistro in Ellsworth. The restaurant baker, Sonya Bates, makes anadama on Mondays ($4 per loaf), The Crusty on Tuesday ($6.50 per loaf), pumpkin brioche on Wednesday ($5), French baguette ($2.50-$4) on Thursday, The Crusty on Friday and Baker’s Choice on Saturday.

  • Wakeup Call

    Ellsworth’s dining options widened last week with the opening of Karen’s Café in the Maine Coast Mall. Inside Mr. Paperback, where Frankie’s used to be, the newly opened restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, Monday-Saturday, from 8 to 4 p.m. The café is open on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade baked goods, sandwiches

  • Wakeup Call

    Ellsworth’s dining options widened last week with the opening of Karen’s Café in the Maine Coast Mall. Inside Mr. Paperback, where Frankie’s used to be, the newly opened restaurant serves breakfast and lunch, Monday-Saturday, from 8 to 4 p.m. The café is open on Sunday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Homemade baked goods, sandwiches