The Weekend Guide May 19th-21st, 2017

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Friday, May 19th– This weekend is more than just a few days off, it’s filled with good cause! You will have plenty of chances to not only feel good this weekend but DO good. There is something for everyone to begin integrating themselves into being an active part of this city. We have animals, exercise, beers, acrobats, music, networking and fundraising. Portland to the core! [Read more…]

The Weekend Guide May 5th-7th, 2017

The Portland Lobster Company is now open!

Friday, May 5th- Portland is always in celebration on Fridays but today we have a reason to party because it’s Cinco De Mayo! We have many events to share with you with celebratory purpose just for the holiday so clear your schedule for the next few minutes and read on to see our Cinco De Mayo list. [Read more…]

The Weekend Guide April 28th-30th, 2017

Friday April 28th– The weather has been unpredictable. Monday my iPhone weather app told me it was going to rain for the next eight days, Tuesday there was predicted sunshine for Friday and Sunday but now it looks like we may just have some clouds over our heads.

Regardless of weather, we all know Portland is always prepared for a good time and Friday evening is filled with events made to give someone a good night out. Rising Tide Brewing Company is hosting it’s event Beer & Oysters from 4-7pm. Whether you are into beer, into oysters or just want to bring your friends somewhere you know that you can have a good time, show up here and meet some new people, they are always hosting events just for us! [Read more…]

Weekend Guide March 24th-26th 2017

Friday, March 24th– This Friday, March 24, 2017, at H.O.M.E – Portland House of Music and Events the annual Stache Pag is back! Part talent show, part costume contest, part facial hair competition, it’s the 2017 Stache Pag. Grab your tickets and come join the fun as mustachioed men (and facial hair-clad women!) perform for your adulation while competing for the title of the 10th Annual Mr. Stache Pag. The competition will begin at 9:00 pm Sharp. Contestants will strut their stuff on the catwalk while the host announces his name and a few observations. Each mustachio gets five seconds and some funky music to work with. After the first round, competitors will enter into the talent portion of the show. Awards and the “Mr. Stache Pag- Best in Show,” will directly follow. [Read more…]

Maine Breweries Are Top Winners at Great American Beer Festival

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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…]

Beer Samples Take Flight In Portland

Beer Samples Take Flight In PortlandThe past 4 years have shown that Portland is a formidable force in the craft beer industry. Heck, 4 years? You can also say for the past 32 years since DL Geary’s incorporated that Portland, Maine has made big impacts on the beer industry. I’ve ran into beer geeks who take their annual beercations to Portland just from what they’ve heard online about our local beer. I want to show these people what Maine has to offer for craft beer in their limited time here. The best way to do that? Beer flights. [Read more…]

Swashbuckling Scallywags Tap Takeover At Sea

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Avast ye mateys, and mark your calendars for August 19th for the Swashbuckling Scallywags Tap Takeover At Sea! We will hoist the Jolly Roger and be setting sail at 7pm Maine State Pier, leaving the Portland peninsula behind for 3 hours of swashbuckling excitement. Wear your best pirate attire, lest ye be forced to walk the plank!

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#PortlandBeerScout July 24th

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THE beer festival of the year in Maine is happening tomorrow at Thompson’s Point. The most amount of Maine breweries will be poured at Thompson’s Point. It’s being hosted by the Maine Brewers’ Guild where the proceeds will go back into the Guild to help with Maine beer legislation and education throughout the state. The Guild fest 3 years ago in Boothbay Harbor was my first experience with beer fests. Since then, the Guild’s fests have always stood out as well organized and very clean. [Read more…]

The North Point: Bistro Dining and Drinks at the Fringe of the Old Port

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The North Point is right in the Old Port, but just slightly off the beaten path and enough so that you may not have visited yet. If that’s the case, we recommend you add it to your rotation of happy hour destinations. [Read more…]

#ThePortlandBeerScout – June 10th

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Friday keeps coming back every week and it brings awesome Maine beers on tap in the Portland Old Port. This week I paid Liquid Riot, Novare, The Thirsty Pig, and Portland Lobster Company a visit to see what they had ton tap for delicious craft beers. Here’s what they had on tap! [Read more…]