Craft Beer Correspondent

Benjamin Moore is a craft beer blogger based in Southern Maine, his blog Active Beer Geek is dedicated to craft beer and fitness. Ben is a communications student at USM. Host of #BeerChat every Thursday night at 9pm EST on Twitter, a purple belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, long distance running, kilt wearing member of the Novare Res Uprising.

Secretive Reality Show is Looking for Hip Portland Locals to Host


A new reality show is coming to Portland with the goal of sharing the often overlooked story of Portland as a home to young, thirsty, and single.  And as a city that offers them amazing and unique experiences through a world class food and drink scene. They are currently looking for two Portland locals to host the show. Try your luck. [Read more…]

For Your Next Haircut, Check out the Mensroom

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It’s challenging to open a salon in Portland and successfully differentiate yourself from all the competition around the city. Over the past decade Portland has experienced growth in many higher-end services, haircuts included. June Juliano opened The Mensroom Salon and Lounge in 2004 and carved out a unique niche in the city by specializing in experiential haircuts, for men, along with a host of special touches to make men feel relaxed and at home the moment they walk through the door. [Read more…]

Harvest On The Harbor Moonlight Gala Chefs Of The Coast

Harvest On The Harbor Moonlight Gala Chefs Of The Coast

The Harvest on the Harbor annual series of events is officially underway. It’s a five-day-long series of elegant food and beverage celebrations featuring local chefs, breweries, and top-end wineries. A new event called Moonlight Gala Chefs of the Coast kicked off Harvest on the Harbor this year. [Read more…]

#MyOldPort – October 3rd

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Music This Week – September 30th

Music This Week

The music this week is just as awesome as the super moon was last week. The cold weather has brought out some great acts that are playing live music in downtown Portland. Check out the line up: [Read more…]

Happy National Coffee Day!

Happy National

It’s National Coffee Day and we want to celebrate by highlighting all the wonderful roasters and baristas in Portland, Maine. [Read more…]

Music This Week – September 23rd


Fall is in full swing with live music in Portland, Maine. Just because leaves are changing colors and the mornings are a bit more crisp in temperature, bands are continuing to rock venues like State Theatre and Port City Music Hall. Here is the listing of music this week in the Portland Old Port.
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Music This Week – September 9th

Music This Week - September 9th

Welcome back to the music guide for the Portland Old Port. School may have started again but there are still plenty of live music happening. Passion Pit is returning to the State Theatre as well as other great live acts all over. Check out the list below. [Read more…]

Music This Week – August 27th


It’s the last week of August and we Portland, Maine is making it count! The live music scene never takes a rest and this week definitely shows it. We found that the Press Hotel is regularly playing music so we had to add them to the list. Check out all the other live music playing in the Portland Old Port this week. [Read more…]

Music This Week – August 19th


Again and again, every week is filled with more and more live music. From Port City Music Hall to the new Portland House Of Music & Entertainment. Portland, Maine is being graced with Counting Crows tomorrow night on the Maine State Pier. I think this summer is turning out to be a grand time for music. Here are the live shows this week: [Read more…]