The Press Hotel in Portland, Maine was the perfect place to brave a seaweed cocktail that I’ll call a Spicy Sea Glass. The color of the murky depths, it smelled like the ocean; the mango and chili infused tequila reposado with fresh lime and agave was shaken and strained over seaweed ice. The cocktail won’t win any Instagram photo contests, but I loved the adventure of trying it
Islanders and day trippers alike are invited to attend a festive book celebration for Peaks Island author/illustrator Beth Rand on October 13th to launch her 123 Gulls (Islandport Press). This picture book companion to Rand’s ABC Gulls […]
The “Colors & Pages of Peaks” event is your opportunity to meet the talented people behind the published pages, to partake of wine and cheese (or pancakes, if you choose the morning time slot), and to revel in community spirit.
Join award-winning children’s book illustrator and bookstore owner R. Gregory Christie for a one-hour book binding workshop at the historic Fifth Maine Regiment Museum on Peaks Island. Christie is one of the many […]
It’s Memorial Day Weekend, the kickoff to summer, and the pivot point in the biorhythm of Peaks Island life. Leisurely strolls down the middle of the road must await late autumn as […]
Scott Kelley’s journey toward publishing “I Am Birch,” a children’s picture book with Islandport Press (2018), began at a moment when nostalgia met three historic photographs. But what happened next was infused by his role as a father to Abbott and by his working relationship with Islandport.
I pitched a story about a historic Maine schooner leading a secret life as a floating college science classroom to Portland Magazine. I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to capture a slice of one of the few semester-long full-time and full-immersion field science programs in the country.