Category Archives: What’s Happening

Portland area food truck’s lobster roll named one of America’s best sandwiches

Bite Into Maine's signature lobster roll. (Chubby Werewolf photo courtesy of Bite Into Maine)

Last spring, I wrote about New York City’s upcoming Lobster Roll Rumble, an event organized every year by the trendsetting foodie news distributor Tasting Table. The Rumble perennially attracts the country’s best lobster roll makers, and Maine restaurants predictably have strong showings every year. These are lobster rolls we’re talking about, after all. Last year, […]

Sasquatch search has been renewed in Durham, and ‘Survivor’ Bob is on the case


I know what you’re saying. “But this blog is called ‘Seth and the City!’ There’s nothing ‘and the City’ about Sasquatch, and there’s certainly nothing ‘and the City’ about Durham!” And you’re probably also saying: “Hey, I thought John Holyoke was the only BDN writer allowed to blog about wildlife mysteries!” Well, tough, everyone. I’m […]

Hey Google, Maine’s not giving you any of these mystery barge permitting problems. Why not build them all here?

google barge

The saga of the Google barges continues. The latest news in the tale of the confounding, floating, four-story structures comes out of San Francisco, where government officials have reportedly given their local version of the project extra scrutiny and are saying the technology giant doesn’t have the appropriate permits to build a barge-based showroom in […]