Throwback Thursday

#TBT: Check Out This Educational Film On A Maine Barbecue From The 50’s [VIDEO]
#TBT: Check Out This Educational Film On A Maine Barbecue From The 50’s [VIDEO]
This educational film from the 50's shows how chicken was done at a barbecue in Maine. While the cook does his thing the guests enjoy their time boating in the lake, soaking up the sun, and just plain goofing off. Personally I think they're a little too over dressed for a barbecue in the summer by the lake but what do I know, I wasn't around in the 50's...
Howie Day Throwback
Howie Day Throwback
What started in the 70s as an ice cream parlor has become a diner and a staple in the Bangor community. Nicky's Cruisin' Diner continues to serve delicious food to this day, but not too many people know that this is where Maine native Howie Day kind of got his start...
#TBT: Check Out This Story From The 50’s Titled ‘A Maine Lobsterman’, Written By E.B. White [VIDEO]
#TBT: Check Out This Story From The 50’s Titled ‘A Maine Lobsterman’, Written By E.B. White [VIDEO]
E.B. White was an American author who wrote for The New Yorker, as well as children's books such as Stuart Little, and Charlotte's Web. In 1899, he was born in Mount Vernon, New York. In 1929 he married and had a son who grew up to own Brooklin Boat Yard in Brooklin, Maine...
#TBT: See What Lobster Fishing Was Like In Maine Back In 1929 [VIDEO]
#TBT: See What Lobster Fishing Was Like In Maine Back In 1929 [VIDEO]
Thanks to the Northeast Historic Film YouTube page, we can see what it took to put lobster on the table back in 1929. Int his silent video filmed along the coast of Maine off Bar Harbor, we can watch lobstermen first fish for the herring to be used as bait for the lobsters, then they climb in their tiny boat, much different than today's lobster boats, these boats had no mechanized wheel to help br
#TBT: A History Of The Old Port Fest With Pics From The 70’s And Remember The World’s Largest Lobster Roll?
#TBT: A History Of The Old Port Fest With Pics From The 70’s And Remember The World’s Largest Lobster Roll?
Maine's Old Port fest signifies the start of summer in Portland, a tradition that has been going on for almost 45 years. The first Old Port Fest was back in 1973, it took place on the first Sunday in June. Mainers gathered along the streets of the Old Port to watch the parade go by and enjoy the sights and sounds...
Retro Shaw's Promo
Retro Shaw's Promo
Check out this Throwback Gem...see what I did there? "Check out"...heh heh! Anyway, do you remember this "Hard For The Money" promo commercial from Shaw's Supermarkets? I'm not sure the exact year this video was made but judging by some of the hair styles I'm guessing mid to late 80's...

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