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Allagash Brewing named 'Brewer Partner of the Year'

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Allagash Brewing Co. won the second annual National Beer Wholesalers Association's "Brewer Partner of the Year" Award on Tuesday at the association's 79th annual convention in Chicago.

Portland gets its first taste of the Fork Food Lab

The tasting room of Fork Food Lab, Maine's first privately-owned, membership-based commercial kitchen incubator, had its public unveiling yesterday and visitors had the chance to see first hand how...

Flea-for-All set to open in repurposed Paul’s Food Center

An opening date has been set for the vintage wares and antiques store Portland Flea-for-All, with a soft-opening for the 585 Congress St. store slated for Oct. 6.

Maine Restaurant and Innkeepers associations appoint new head

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The Maine Restaurant Association and Maine Innkeepers Association have appointed Steve Hewins to head the organizations.

Greater Portland earns federal food production designation

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Greater Portland has been redesignated as one of the country's Manufacturing Communities for Food Production, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker announced on Tuesday.

Condé Nast names Eventide Oyster one of the 'greatest restaurants'

The luxury and lifestyle travel magazine Condé Nast Traveler published its guide of the best restaurants in the world and Maine was represented by a single eatery: Eventide Oyster Co. in Portland.

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...

Developer with an eye for 'fixer-uppers' finds a Skowhegan plaza

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SKOWHEGAN — Real estate developer Dana Cassidy has immediately launched into improvements for the forlorn Skowhegan Village Plaza, a retail center at 338 Madison Ave. that he purchased in...

Rockland's Rock City makes jump to employee ownership

After 24 years of being in business, the Rockland-based Rock City Coffee Roasters and Rock City Café will be joining the growing ranks of Maine's employee-owned companies.

Crack open a cold one with Maine Beer Co. to honor North Woods

Vacationland has been making headlines as of late for both the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument and its beer — and Maine Beer Co. will combine both for its small-batch Woods & Waters...