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Find something unique at Retro Swagger in downtown Bangor

If you’re in search of a chair made out of cassette tapes, old records that have been transformed into functioning clocks, upcycled pallet furniture or some retro clothing finds, you don’t have to look any farther than downtown Bangor. Retro Swagger at 10 Harlow St. opened last November, and I’ve had my eye on it […]

I adopted a garden in downtown Bangor, and you should, too

This is the garden plot I adopted through the Adopt A Garden program. It's looking a little sad right now, but I'll be sprucing it up with pansies this Saturday at "The Big Dig."

Living on the second floor of a four-unit apartment building isn’t exactly conducive to gardening. I attempted planting vegetables in planters on my tiny deck last summer. They were mildly successful — if you consider two tomatoes, a green pepper and a handful of herbs mildly successful. I’ve always loved gardens. I regularly daydream about […]