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Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.

Bob’s Clam Hut in Kittery working to open second location in Portland

Bob’s Clam Hut, the iconic Kittery seafood eatery that greets folks driving across the border from New Hampshire to Maine will, for the first time in its more than 60-year history, open a second location. Bob’s Clam Hut is readying renovations to 109 Cumberland Ave. in Portland, the former location of 3Buoys Seafood Shanty & […]

Mainiacal Brewing, opening in September, to offer sour, wild beers in Bangor – and barbecue

Bangor’s beer scene will expand once again this fall, when Mainiacal Brewing, a new craft brewery specializing in sour and wild barrel-aged beers, will open in a former warehouse on Harlow Street, sometime in late September. The brewery, owned and operated by Justin Amaral, Sam Canders and Cody Allen, will offer an ever-changing array of experimental […]

Friar’s Brewhouse set to open tap room in downtown Bucksport this fall

After four years of selling its handcrafted, small batch beer at just a handful of locations in eastern Maine, Friar’s Brewhouse — the “nanobrewery” owned and operated by Brother Donald and Brother Kenneth of Friar’s Bakehouse in downtown Bangor — is finally opening its own location. Friar’s Brewhouse will later this year open a tap […]

Ondine, new restaurant in Belfast, to feature locally-sourced menu items

Evan Mallett, acclaimed chef and owner of the Black Trumpet restaurant in Portsmouth, N.H., will open his latest restaurant, Ondine Oyster & Wine Bar, in Belfast this Friday. Ondine, named after a mythological elemental water spirit, will feature menu items that showcase an array of locally, sustainably-sourced ingredients, including seafood, meats and produce from Midcoast Maine’s […]