All posts by Jake Bleiberg

Brace for traffic.

  Welcome to the weekend. It’s looking like it will be beautifully cool and clear here in Portland, but over in Finland the air is going to be hot with sick licks. The World Air Guitar Championship kicked off in the city of Oulu today.  Reigning champion Matt Burns — who goes by the stage […]

Abdi Ali gets bail

Good evening and happy Friday from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight the alewives are running thick; police make an arrest in the Preble Street shooting; and we’ve got the a run down of the best dining decks in the area. What we’re talking about “I’m happy, man, and I’m blessed.”— Those were […]

The ships are coming in.

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight Grandeur of the Seas comes to town; we’ve got BBQ tips; and a former employee alleges racism at USM. What we’re talking about Barbecue tips from SoPo’s hottest chefs — It’s June 1st. Time to fire up the barbe. Don’t have one? Good. The […]

Check for ticks

Good evening from the BDN Portland office on Congress Street. Tonight Maine’s ‘blue law’ endures; a police officer is cleared in a suit over arresting a former officer; and there have been two more cases of a tick-borne disease. What we’re talking about No shopping on Christmas — The legislature has failed to override Gov. […]