Maine has many communities that have been enjoyed by families and vacationers for hundreds of years. As Letitia Baldwin of The Boston Globe writes in a new article, Northeast Harbor is continuing to entertain and satisfy those who come back every year. Described as a traditional New England town, Baldwin writes,
The Pastime Theater, Mrs. Flye’s Sandwich Shop, and the Mt. Desert Apothecary with its soda fountain are gone but residents can still buy brooms, nautical charts, and other standbys at F.T. Brown on Main Street. There they can catch up with the proprietors of the century-old hardware store, Tom and Frederick “Buddy” Brown, and eye the stuffed guillemot, cormorant, and other seabirds displayed in glass cases in back.
At the Kimball Shop & Boutique, run by the same family since 1931, shoppers will find plush towels, porcelain cookware, cashmere sweaters, and ballet flats. At The Romantic Room across Main Street, they can check out the latest “Lillies,” pastel-print dresses named for Palm Beach socialite Lilly Pulitzer who first designed them to conceal citrus stains while tending her juice stand in Palm Beach in the late 1950s.
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