Author: McKenzie Delisle

Portland Downtown & Portland Buy Local launch inaugural 207 Day

  PORTLAND — Portland Downtown and Portland Buy Local will this February launch the City of Portland’s inaugural 207 Day. WHAT MAKES PORTLAND, PORTLAND. From the Mansard roof atop the city’s tallest Victorian mansion down to its historic brick sidewalks and out to where its wharves meet the salty waters, the City of Portland is

Portland Downtown & Portland Buy Local hunt for 207 Day Scavenger Hunt tasks

PORTLAND — Portland Downtown and Portland Buy Local will this February launch the City of Portland’s inaugural 207 Day. Much like how Milaukee, WI turned its 414 area code into “Milwaukee Day” on April 14th and how Chicago, IL celebrates its city on March 12th each year, February 7th, mirroring Maine’s own 207 area code,

Portland Downtown & 75 State Street beautify downtown alley

  PORTLAND — Beauty is its own excuse for being, says Emery Goff. Though not her original quote, but something first recorded by American Transcendentalist poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, the 87-year-old resident of 75 State Street said beauty itself was reason enough to add color to the Lower Exchange Street alley. Goff and a handful