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Bangor’s second Hibachi grill firing up at Stillwater Crossing

The sole open space at Bangor’s Stillwater Crossing has found its tenant, as the owners of the Portland-based Kon Asian Bistro have signed a lease to open a hibachi-style restaurant in the...

Wayfair’s Maine expansion set with Bangor opening

Staff |

The Boston-based online home goods retailer Wayfair opened the doors of its Bangor customer service center on Friday, nearly seven months since it made its initial announcement that the center would...

Let there be chicken: Maine's inaugural Chick-Fil-A has an opening date

Maine's first Chick-Fil-A, located near the Bangor Mall, will finally open its doors on Nov. 3, according to the company's website.

Bangor Oriental Jade: So long buffet, hello Asian-inspired pizza

A $1 million expansion at the Bangor-based Chinese restaurant, Oriental Jade, will introduce a showcase kitchen, or an open-style kitchen, in addition to a full sushi bar and an in-house brewery.

Bangor laments the loss of Little League ‘World Series’

Local officials and business leaders in Bangor say the decision by Little League International to no longer hold the Senior League World Series at Mansfield Stadium is the loss of a major economic...

And then there was one: Bangor Howard Johnson restaurant closing

The upcoming closure of a Bangor Howard Johnson restaurant location in a few weeks will leave only one of the eateries in the country — a far cry from the more than 800 Howard Johnsons that...

UMaine scientists use tech to see-the-unseen in potential aquaculture sites

Lori Valigra |

Realtors will tell you buying property is all about “location, location, location.” The same is true for finding the best site for aquaculture, though varying conditions largely invisible...

16-year Penobscot River Restoration Project reaches the finish line

James McCarthy |

For the first time since the 1800s, nearly 1,000 miles of habitat along the Penobscot River are accessible to Atlantic salmon and 10 other fish species that spend part of their lives at sea but...

Sale of Bangor block a cornerstone of downtown revitalization

Laurie Schreiber |

“The city is excited to see this piece of the downtown, which has been a little dark, really come alive,” Tanya Emery, Bangor's community and economic development director, told Mainebiz.

Handmade confectioner opens Bangor store

Downtown Bangor became a lot sweeter Thursday with the opening of Specialty Sweets’ newest retail location in a historic building at 31 Main St.