May 2008 - Captain Lord Mansion

Monthly Archives: May 2008

Rick’s Restaurant Raves – Part 4

Joshua’s Restaurant – Wells, Maine A well-known food writer recently praised Joshua’s Restaurant as “Worthy of a long drive.” fortunately, this award-winning restaurant is just a short drive south from the Captain Lord Mansion, Kennebunkport, on Route 1 in nearby Wells. The 1774 dark brown Colonial may look austere on the outside, but as the […]

Cabelas Comes To Maine!

Cabelas, that legendary store which is famous for outdoor clothes and equipment is currently celebrating the “Grand Opening” of their new store which is located at Exit 42 of I-95 (Maine Turnpike)in Scarborough. The store is just 25 minutes north of the Captain Lord Mansion.  Bev and I visited the new store last night and were […]

Rick’s Restaurant Raves – Part 3 :: Cape Porpoise Favorites

Pier 77 and the Ramp – Cape Porpoise If you’d love a dining experience where the view rivals the food for “spectacular,” head just a few miles east of Kennebunkport, out Route 9, to the tiny, picture-postcard village of Cape Porpoise. At the very end of the Pier Road, you’ll find Pier 77 Restaurant, overlooking […]

Rick’s Restaurant Reviews – Part 2

Hurricane Restaurant- Dock Square, Kennebunkport All shopped out? Time for a break? You’re in luck – right in the middle of Dock Square, Hurricane Restaurant serves innovative and delicious American cuisine with a magnificent view overlooking the tranquil Kennebunk River. It’s open for lunch and dinner year round, except for a short hiatus in January. […]

What is “Paint the Port”?

Save the date – June 22, 2008! Over 55 well-known artists from Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire will gather in Kennebunkport for the fourth annual “Paint the Port” fresh paint day and art auction presented by Heartwood College of Art and the Kennebunkport Historical Society on Sunday, June 22, 2008.  The public is welcome to […]

Rick’s Restaurant Raves

Sensational Dining Experiences: Part 1 On The Marsh “One of the very best restaurant experiences I’ve had in years!” one of our recent guests enthusiastically exclaimed. And we couldn’t agree more. The food, the service, and the ambience are superb in this chic, year-round gem. Housed in an 1800s converted farmhouse and barn on 3 […]