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Christmas Comes Early for Local Search: Google Maps for iPhone Released

When Apple released iOS 6 for iPhone in September, it also replaced its Maps app that relied on Google mapping data with an all-Apple version; Apple Maps. The new app was beautifully designed with stunning 3D-like capabilities…

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Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile

Straphanger: Saving Our Cities and Ourselves from the Automobile

Freeways clogged with cars and soul-killingly long commutes vs. mass transit, bicycles, and walkable cities?  Which would you prefer?

Taras Grescoe's Straphanger: Saving Ourselves and Our Cities From the Automobile has had a profound impact on the way I think about my car.

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Maine's Schooner "Mary Day" to Host 50 Year Anniversary Celebration at Camden Windjammer Festival

Maine's Schooner "Mary Day" to Host 50 Year Anniversary Celebration at Camden Windjammer Festival

CAMDEN, Maine - Maine schooner Mary Day of Camden is celebrating 50 years since her first launch and of taking passengers sailing along the coast of Maine. Captains Barry King and Jennifer Martin will host the celebration on Sunday, September 2, from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Mary Day dock in Camden. Local music and complimentary refreshments will be available for attendees. Captains King and Martin will also unveil a surprise fiftieth anniversary present for their vessel.

Bicycle Coalition of Maine launches "BikeMaine," a major new ride

Bicycle Coalition of Maine launches "BikeMaine," a major new ride

On its twentieth anniversary, the Bicycle Coalition of Maine (BCM) is launching a major new 7-day bicycle event that will showcase Maine as a premier cycling destination on the East Coast. BCM is Maine’s leading voice for bicyclists with programs on safety, improved infrastructure and advocacy both in Augusta and Washington. As a result of BCM’s efforts, Maine has consistently ranked in the top ten bicycle-friendly states and as high as number two last year.

The new ride, called "BikeMaine," will be a weeklong rolling exploration of Maine with each year’s route taking place in a different part of the state. Bicyclists will camp in designated host communities each evening and eat community-prepared meals using Maine ingredients.