I have known you as a friend for more than 50 years and you still feel like family to me. While the media and millions of customers have rightfully focused on your quality merchandise and honest, knowledgeable customer service that has lasted through the generations, I would like to focus on your sincere quest to become a successful small business owner. Read more here.
Brown Goldsmiths Named Winner in The Knot Best of Weddings 2017 – Eleventh Annual Best of Weddings Awards Honor the Top Wedding Vendors Across America. Read more.
Harraseeket Inn – L.L.Bean decks out a historical inn in Freeport. The L.L.Bean Guest House at the Harraseeket Inn provides all the comforts of a fine hotel (including room service) in a single-family house while giving you the chance to see how much you really like that leather chair you ogled at L.L.Bean Home. Read more at nshoremag.com
Think Freeport is all outlets? Made in Maine shops will show you otherwise. The shaving scuttle mugs, ikebana vases and butter dishes from Georgetown Pottery travel less than 30 miles from a studio on a Maine island to the showroom in Freeport. The journey for Maine Woolen’s woven blankets is even more brief, a 10-mile jaunt from the Brunswick mill to the Main Street shop. At Wilbur’s of Maine Chocolate Confections, you can lob a maple maltball from the factory floor to the retail area without straining your arm. Read more by The Washington Post
Best Christmas Celebrations in New England. In search of the Christmas spirit? These 10 New England Christmas Celebrations guarantee good food, shopping, activities, and plenty of ho-ho-holiday cheer. This annual event in bustling Freeport (home to the L.L. Bean flagship store, several specialty shops, and a bevy of designer outlets) is a whirlwind of holiday cheer and excitement. Read more by Yankee Magazine
Best 5 Holiday Shopping Towns in New England. Where one-of-a-kind treasures and old-time Yuletide merriment bring the magic of the season to life. It’s New England’s only place to shop at any hour, 365 days a year-and to talk to a Christmas tree. What enables the conifer at the corner of Main and Bow streets to converse during Sparkle Weekend? Organizers will only reveal: It’s magic! Read more by Yankee Magazine
5 Jack-o’-Lantern Festivals You Need to See to Believe. Known for being the home of the L.L. Bean Campus, the town of Freeport, Maine, has been celebrating Halloween with the Camp Sunshine Pumpkin Festival since 2003. This year nearly 10,000 jack-o’-lanterns will be lit. See more at MSN
Where to Experience 6 Quintessential Fall Activities. On Saturdays and Sundays in October, Wolfe’s Neck Farm offers its guests hayrides out to its picturesque pumpkin patch. Climb into the back of its open-air wagon and relax as a tractor pulls you past the magnificent fall foliage. Read more by Flipkey
- Freeport event raises 10K to fight cancer
- NNEPRA tracking good numbers
- Views from Downeaster train’s dome car are top of the line
- FIORE Artisan Olive Oils & Vinegars finds new Freeport Location
- Come out of hibernation to taste Flavors of Freeport this weekend