Wednesday, 09 November 2016 11:48

Reaping what they sow The Maine Harvest Festival

Sixth annual event returns to the Cross Insurance Center Nov. 18 & 19

Published in Cover Story
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 11:06

Celebrate the arts with ARTober

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.

Published in Cover Story
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 09:07

Check out the new Bangor Public Library

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.

Published in Style

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.

Published in Cover Story
Wednesday, 20 April 2016 11:24

Brahma Grill raises the steaks

New Bangor steakhouse aims to keep it simple

Published in Biz

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.

Published in Biz

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.

Published in Happenings
Tuesday, 29 March 2016 17:06

GBCVB announces 2016 Tourism Awards

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.

Published in Biz

BANGOR On Saturday, Feb. 20, Eastern Maine Pagan Pride Association is hosting a Bacchanalian Ball from 6-10 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park Street, Bangor, ME.

Bacchanalia is an ancient festival celebrating the Greek God, Bacchus the God of wine, revelry and merriment. The Bacchanalian Ball will feature music for dancing, a chocolate buffet and a live auction of wonderful crafts and services, hosted by Bacchus himself.

Published in Happenings

BANGOR Being stuck inside while it is bitterly cold or snowy can be rough for people of all ages. But as long as you have a smartphone or tablet, blizzards, cold conditions or ice storms don't have to derail the entire day. U.S. Cellular is hosting a free Device Workshop in the Bangor area to show you the many ways your wireless device can keep the entire family entertained even when the weather outside keeps you indoors. The workshop is open to everyone, and you don't need to be a U.S. Cellular customer to attend.

'Whether you want to learn something new or be entertained, the right apps and our high-quality network that works when and where you need it will help you stay connected on a cold and snowy day,' said Matt Kasper, director of sales for U.S. Cellular in New England.

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