BANGOR - Lisa Liberatore and Jason Harkins, the co-founders of CoVort, have transformed 49 Main Street from an empty shell to a co-working haven. With financial support from sponsors such as Bangor Savings Bank, Rudman Winchell and Eaton Peabody, CoVort opened shortly after this past Thanksgiving.
Month-long event shines spotlight on Bangor's arts and culture
BANGOR The creative culture of a place often serves as a major catalyst for revitalization. The past decade has seen that energy permeate the City of Bangor, where we've seen a boom in cultural excitement exciting new restaurants and interesting shops and a wealth of artistic and entertainment options.
Years-long renovation project approaches its end
BANGOR The long wait is almost over the lengthy renovation of the Bangor Public Library has almost reached its conclusion.
Previewing Penobscot Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season
BANGOR One of Bangor's longest-tenured artistic organizations is preparing to kick off yet another season.
BANGOR - City Manager Catherine Conlow has announced that Robert 'Bob' Farrar, Assistant City Manager and Human Resources Director, will retire from city service effectiveSeptember 23, 2016. Farrar will have served the city for nearly 27 1/2 years, beginning in 1989 as Director of Administration. Prior to relocating to Bangor, he served as Topsham Town Administrator and Assistant to the Brunswick Town Manager for more than 8 years.
BANGOR The American Folk Festival on the Bangor Waterfront has released the names of the first several artists scheduled to appear at the three-day event in August. Announced cultures include Western Swing, Bluegrass, Portuguese, Salsa, Prince Edward Island, Sri Lanka dance, and Jazz. All seven performers being announced today will be first-time performers at the American Folk Festival.
BANGOR - The Greater Bangor Convention & Visitors Bureau (GBCVB) and presenting sponsor, Hollywood Casino Hotel & Raceway, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Tourism and Hospitality Eagle Awards. Peter D'Errico will receive the Lifetime Achievement Eagle Award, Anah Shriners will receive the Organizational Achievement and the Maine Brewers Guild will receive the GBCVB Impact Eagle Award. The awards will be handed out during the 21st Annual Tourism Awards Event & Silent Auction on May 11, 2016 at Spectacular Event Center in Bangor.
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