On The Road: Quill Books & Beverage

I've given another Bookstore + Bar the accolade of "one of the happiest places on Earth," and I'm here now to say that that is a blanket statement I'm giving to all bookstores doubling as bars (and vice versa). This is because I finally visited Quill Books & Beverage in Westbrook, Maine for the first … Continue reading On The Road: Quill Books & Beverage

On The Road: The Briar Patch

There's Something About The Briar Patch When it comes to cities in the Pine Tree State (granted, we don't have many), none other embodies the Maine experience like Bangor. It's a gateway to both the coast and the County, its suburbia sprawls historically around the smaller downtown, and it's a great place to keep busy and stay … Continue reading On The Road: The Briar Patch

Powell’s City of Books – Portland, Oregon

There's Something About Powell's City of Books For my first trip to the west coast (Portland, Oregon to be exact), I made sure Powell's City of Books was at the top of my must-see list. Powell's is an independent bookseller, has an inventory of over two million books, and is a third-generation owned business with … Continue reading Powell’s City of Books – Portland, Oregon