The Weekend Guide for July 20th – July 22nd

A little of this, a little of that, you can depend on the Old Port to provide some weekend fun for everyone (as usual).

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The Weekend Guide for July 13th – July 15th

What’s better than a summer in Maine you may ask?  The answer is quite obvious… Absolutely nothing! Just don’t blink ’cause it’s going fast.

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My All-Time Favorite Customers: Confessions of an Anonymous Portland Waitress

It’s hard to believe that July is here again and the Portland tourist season is in full swing! The summer months can be wild, uproarious, and occasionally painful for a server in Portland—and yet every year I seem to forget, and then I find myself doing the damn thing again. Which is how some women describe childbirth. Horrible pain, complete amnesia, and then—oh hell why did I do this again??

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The Weekend Guide for July 6th – July 8th

Cool off from a humid week in the Old Port with some AC, live music, and drinks on this lovely First Friday. We’ve got just the trick.

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The Weekend Guide for June 29th – July 1st

Everyone knows the weekend before the Fourth of July is really just one big pregame. We’ve got all the tools you need to do it up right!

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The Weekend Guide for June 22nd – June 24th

We’ve got lots of boats, lots of wine, dogs, food, and drinks to enjoy in the Old Port this weekend, so, I guess you could say Summer is getting pretty serious.

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The Weekend Guide for June 15th – June 17th

It’s primetime in the Old Port and we’ve got a weekend of beautiful weather and lots to celebrate, so get ready (and don’t forget to invite Dad)!

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The 45th Annual Old Port Fest Weekend Guide for June 8–10th

Prepare yourself for one of Portland’s biggest weekends of the year… That’s right, this weekend marks the 45th annual Old Port Festival and Summer Kick off Weekend!

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The Weekend Guide for June 1st – June 3rd

This weekend is starting off with National Donut Day on the First Friday of June, so we’re pretty sure it’s going to be a great (and delicious) one.

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Confessions of an Anonymous Portland Waitress: The Most Annoying Things Customers Do In Restaurants

In my last post, I revealed some of the best things about being a waitress, which is a kick-ass job most of the time. But there’s no doubt about it: Sometimes, serving is the WORST. Rude or high-maintenance tables can turn the joy of serving into a professional nightmare. In fact, you might be committing restaurant transgressions that are causing your server to curse your name and—don’t you doubt it—take her sweet time getting your order to the kitchen. So I’m here to help! The following is my personal list of the most annoying things customers do in restaurants. In a city where dining out is an integral part of daily life, every customer should learn how to act like an upstanding food citizen.

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