Thursday, August 21, 2014

Arrival

A view of the entrance to the harbor with the Custom House in the foreground:

June 2014 Summer Portland, Maine Nova Star ferry arriving from Old Port and Custom House photo by Corey Templeton

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Ocean Gateway Moon

The moon breaking through some clouds last week over Ocean Gateway:

August 2014 Summer in Portland, Maine Super Moon over Ocrean Gateway and Casco Bay at Night photo by Corey Templeton

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Sky & Steeple

The top of the First Parish Church on Congress Street set against a blue sky during twilight:

Portland, Maine USA August 2014 Summer First Parish Church on Congress Street photo by Corey Templeton

Monday, August 18, 2014

Slow Ride

A sign on High Street politely asks drives to "drive slowly" due to the valet parking at the Westin hotel. As noted in this recent New York Times article, actually slowing traffic to a safe speed is more successful by context (designing roads for lower speeds) than just signage.

High Street Portland, Maine USA Night Photo at Congress Square Drive Slowly sign at night photo by Corey Templeton

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Italian Bazaar

A shot from the St. Peter's annual Italian Bazaar on Federal Street. The event continues tomorrow in Portland's Little Italy.  

Friday, August 15, 2014

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Same City, Different Day

A classic view of Portland from near the East End Community School on North Street:

August 2014 Portland, Maine Summer Skyline from North Street near East End Community School Photo by Corey Templeton

And regarding yesterday's "Where is This?" post, a few guesses on Facebook and Twitter were correct, it was indeed the sign of J's Oyster on Portland Pier.

J's Oyster sign at Portland Pier in Portland, Maine August 2014 Summer photo by Corey Templeton

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Where is This? Old Letters

Haven't done a "Where is This?" post in quite a while. Anyone recognize where the below sign is?

August 2014 Summer Portland, Maine USA letters photo by Corey Templeton

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Sun & Flower

A sunflower and a sunset (and some awkward lens flare) from the North Street Community Garden on Munjoy Hill:

Portland, Maine Summer August 2014 Sunflower at Sunset at the North Street Community Garden on Munjoy Hill. Photo by Corey Templeton.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Houses in a Row

An attractive row house on Carroll Street in the West End:

Row House on Carroll Street in the West End of Portland, Maine Summer July 2014 photo by Corey Templeton

Friday, August 8, 2014

Sitting on a Park Bench

The window reflections and symmetry of this spot on Middle Street caught my eye:

Sitting on a Park Bench in Tommy's Park Middle Street Portland, Maine USA Old Port Summer July 2014 Photo by Corey Templeton

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Casco Bay Lines Expansion

There will be a formal grand opening of the new Casco Bay Lines ferry terminal at the State Pier at 10:30 this morning. The impressive new terminal was designed by Scott Simons Architects and per the Casco Bay Lines website it will help them handle the "nearly one million passengers, 30,000 vehicles and 5,300 tons of freight" they accomodate annually.

Casco Bay Lines new ferry terminal at the Maine State Pier in Portland, Maine USA at Night Summer August 2014 photo by Corey Templeton