Elaine Brackett, Brackett Bookkeeping

A diverse range of companies — from A.L. Griffin, Willis Real Estate and Salt Associates to Back Cove Midwives, Gregg Lipton Furniture, Family Ice Center & Robert Hark Attorney-at-Law  — count on Elaine’s team to manage their bookkeeping tasks including payroll, accounts payable and receivable, setting up budgets, and property management bookkeeping such as collecting dues…

Fore Street Gallery

If you love original art that captures Southern Maine’s glorious coastline, city scenes, seaside villages, and quiet countryside, you’ll be thrilled to discover the works showcased at the Fore Street Gallery. This gem is located in the historic Mariner’s Church building in Portland at 372 Fore Street, just one block from the harbor. Step inside…

Christopher T. Bartlett, M.D.

Dr. Chris Bartlett, a Board Certified Family Practitioner, has cared for people of all ages in Maine since 1993. But he’s not your typical doctor. He focuses on taking extraordinary care of just a small group of people. It started when caring for his soldiers in Desert Storm and then continued during his early days…

Tadaima, Inc. (Neko-Jin Designs)

If you have an interest in Japanese pop culture, anime and manga, comic books and cartoons, or even traditional Japanese clothing and housewares, you’ll quickly become a big fan of Neko-Jin Designs. Business partners Danelle and Kit started this innovative company five years ago and they’ve built quite a following. Their limited edition, designer clothing,…

SPACE Gallery, Portland Maine’s Alternative Arts Venue

Located at 538 Congress Street in Portland, this nonprofit “Alternative Arts Venue” has a mission to present contemporary, unconventional, and emerging arts, artists and ideas. In 2011 SPACE added a second gallery next door at 534 Congress Street in order to increase its capacity for full scale art installations, more intimate events, and new resident…

Maine Hockey Group (MHG)

The MHG Ice Centre in Saco is the permanent home for the Portland Junior Pirates and its 14 youth teams and 2 junior teams (EJHL/Empire). This sports complex allows the Pirates to make their own hours, have a consistent schedule and grow even more. Students from Thornton Academy, Massabesic High School and Scarborough High School,…

ChIME (Chaplaincy Institute of Maine)

The Chaplaincy Institute of Maine (ChIME) educates and ordains interfaith leaders who serve with integrity, spiritual presence, and prophetic voice. Our school for adult learners operates September through June, concluding with the ordination of a number of new Interfaith Chaplains each year. This photo is from ordination at the First Parish United Church of Christ…

Great East Dental Associates, Springvale, Maine

Imagine lying back in a heated back-massage chair and watching a Hollywood blockbuster while you receive an innovative, pain-free dental treatment. Or smelling freshly baked bread and cookies when you wait for your appointment…and getting a warm, moist facecloth to soothe you at the end of your visit. And the dental work? Outstanding. At Great…

Dr. Stanley Block, Author, Come to Your Senses

Dr. Stanley Block may have found the key to lasting happiness. This retired psychoanalyst, native Mainer (born on Munjoy Hill) and former medical director of Maine’s Jackson Brook Institute has published Come to Your Senses—Demystifying the Mind Body Connection, in which he describes how people with serious problems can make them disappear by “coming to…

Gregg Lipton Furniture

Oprah Winfrey’s talk show guests have sat on them. The Royal Caribbean Cruise Line uses them. And Cardwell’s Restaurant in Plaza Frontenac (a small exclusive mall in St. Louis with a Nieman’s and a Sack’s) ordered them for an expansive renovation. Gregg Lipton chairs, stools and other furnishings are in demand when only the best…