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Weekend Guide September 16th-18th

Friday, September 16th- TGIF! Start your weekend off with a good cold craft beer. The Thirsty Pig will be hosting a Belgian Beer Fest Night with Allagash Brewing Company and Ommegang. There will also be a special food menu for this one of a kind night. Another pre Belgian Fest party will be at Novare Res Bier Cafe. Allagash and Foundation will be bringing in their own inspired Belgian beers and some rare kegs to share before the fest. Want to go … [Read More...]

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Music This Week – November 11th-18th

As the temperature in Portland begins to fall, the music scene starts to rise.  Join one of the many music venues in the Old Port, and warm your soul with some live music. … [Read More...]

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Maine Breweries Are Top Winners at Great American Beer Festival

Maine brewers did our state proud at the Great American Beer Festival (GABF) awards, which were handed out this past weekend in Boulder, Colorado, and is the largest commercial beer competition in the world. … [Read More...]

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The Portland Old Port Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

Every year on March 17th, St. Patrick’s Day is a day to celebrate the color green, four-leaf clovers, and drinking (the latter evidenced by 6 a.m. bar-openings). Here are all of the events happening in Portland this St. Patrick's Day! … [Read More...]

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Weekend Guide September 16th-18th

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Friday, September 16th– TGIF! Start your weekend off with a good cold craft beer. The Thirsty Pig will be hosting a Belgian Beer Fest Night with Allagash Brewing Company and Ommegang. There will also be a special food menu for this one of a kind night. Another pre Belgian Fest party will be at Novare Res Bier Cafe. Allagash and Foundation will be bringing in their own inspired Belgian beers and some rare kegs to share before the fest. Want to go to  concert?  [Read More…]

Exchange Your Usual Happy Hour Haunt for A Drink at Sonny’s

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I’ve been a frequent patron of Sonny’s for a number of years because, honestly, there’s a lot to love about this restaurant and bar. One of Sonny’s most attractive qualities is their Happy Hour. (I’ve mentioned before that I’m a fan of tasty drinks on the cheap!) [Read More…]

Weekend Guide September 9th-11th

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Friday, September 9th- TGIF! Start off your weekend with a concert on Thompson’s Point. Leon Bridges was set to play at the State Theater but was moved to Thompson’s Point by popular demand and tickets purchased before the switch will still be valid. Leon Bridges is known for his song “Coming Home” which was top 10 Most Viral Track on Spotify. Another event is something that hits home for many people. A family member is the Webster Family is batting against Leukemia. There will be a fundraiser at The Gold Room Maine with a live band, silent auction, live auction, and a surprise auctioneer! [Read More…]

Crooners & Cocktails: The Skinny on Happy Hour

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Crooners & Cocktails has the kind of razzmatazz that Ol’ Blue Eyes would be proud of. Although Chicago was Sinatra’s kind of town, I like to think he’d appreciate Portland, Maine, and the abundance of Happy Hour deals (especially those featuring his favorite gasoline, Jack Daniels Tennessee Whiskey.)

Choosing a watering hole can be frustrating, thanks to an average of 230 restaurants in the area. The pressure to offer something different to patrons is high… and Crooners & Cocktails is the first of its kind here.  [Read More…]