Ink and Pine
By Ink and Pine
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||State of The State, State of The City, State of The Union; Conversation w/ Chris Cousins||Over the past two weeks, President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address and Portland Mayor Michael Brennan issued his State of the City speech. On Tuesday, Maine Gov. Paul LePage will take the stage for his State of the State.||2/2/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||A Conversation with Donald Tuski||Across a wide range of professions, people are realizing that artists can do more than paint or draw. They think creatively, bounce back quickly from setbacks, solve problems and are often natural leaders. Those qualities are needed in the boardrooms a...||1/27/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Conversation with Chris Shorr||Chris Shorr, author of the newest Bangor Daily News blog "Fighting the Tides," is a Portland lobsterman who has become an outspoken advocate for the homeless and disenfranchised in Maine's largest city. Shorr,||1/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dogs in Scarborough // A conversation with David Harry||Dogs on beaches -- should they be allowed? If so, how? On a leash? Under voice command? These are questions that have proven emotional and complicated for some Greater Portland communities, where the desires of dog owners can conflict with those of tou...||12/17/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Wind Power & Wildlife // A conversation with Susan Gallo, Maine Audubon||This week, Maine Audubon released a report in which the organization overlaid maps of Maine's wildlife resources with maps of the state's commercially viable wind strength to produce a guide for where it believes wind power development can occur withou...||12/6/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Don’t Wreck Your Health and Fitness Goals This Holiday Season||With the holiday season upon us, Portlanders, like people across the country and in many parts of the world, will begin celebrating with feasts and parties. But all that eating makes it difficult to keep up with fitness and weight management goals.||11/27/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Portland and Nova Scotia Ferry Service||Next May, for the first time in nearly five years, ferry service between Portland and Nova Scotia is scheduled to return. The Nova Scotia government has pledged to spend $21 million to help a Maine company breathe new life into the service.||11/27/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Vinland, serving only local food // A conversation with David Levi||David Levi has worked in some of the most decorated and influential kitchens on Earth, and with his new Portland restaurant, Vinland, he plans to serve only local food. This week on the Ink & Pine podcast, Levi joins Maine Digital Press President Dan B..||11/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Boston Sports + Portland Sports // A Conversation with Chris Sedenka||The Boston Red Sox won the 2013 World Series -- the team's third title in the last decade -- and the majority of the roster consisted of former Portland Sea Dogs players. Because of a renewed focus on promoting from within and investing in prospects,||11/8/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sea Level Rise in Portland // A conversation with Alan Kuniholm||This month, the Portland Society for Architecture will hold a symposium titled "Waterfront Visions: 2050," at which the group hopes to play a central role in a conversation about sea level rise on the coast of Maine's largest city.||11/1/13||Free||View In iTunes|
Finally, a local issues podcast.
What a great use of the podcasting medium. This is a very clever, topical podcast, a weekly roundtable about a particular issue relevant to the city of Portland, Maine or Maine as a whole. If you're interested in local events and controversies in Maine, this is a great great great thing to listen to.