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by Peter Weed / The inaugural Maine Startup & Create Week is an ambitious effort to shine a bright light on the startup work being done in Maine, and far beyond.
by Liz Woodbury / While Portland is a welcoming city for dogs (and their owners) and has an active rescue system, occasional flaps arise.
by Clare Morin / For Australian artist Tricia Flanagan, Portland offers international arts students an oasis of space and fertile grounds for inspiration.
by Peter Weed / Legislators are revisiting film incentives—the financial catnip designed to lure movie producers to the state. What would it mean to make Maine film competitive and how do you measure impact?
by Alex Steed / Plumbing the grease traps of our food-obsessed city for power and politics.
by Peter Weed / A recent Gawker poll tagged the East and West ends as Portland's version of Williamsburg-the epicenter (for better or worse) of everything hip. What does it all mean?
by Peter Weed / The closure of Congress Street for a First Friday Art Walk is part of a national trend for reclaiming streets (however briefly) for pedestrians. It is a welcome trend for Portland.
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What's life like for a busy artist living on a Portland island? Scott Nash, a Peaks Island dweller and nationally recognized illustrator, shares his experience.