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Finding a piece of Ireland in Bangor, Maine

“I made it,” I thought to myself as I stepped off the plane in Dublin. I was tired — so very tired — but the day there had only just begun. I pushed away that feeling and reminded myself that I was finally in Ireland. I can hazily recall making my way through the airport […]

Discovering a taste of Europe in Bangor, Maine

Bangor Resident Ingrid Perkins came to the United States in the '60s from Germany. Having been here for over four decades she became one of the unique fixtures in Bangor known for her German Shop where she sells items imported from Europe. Bangor Daily News/Gabor Degre Publication Date: December 1, 2007

Roses, mini carnations, succulents. Geraniums lined one side of the greenhouse and giant pots of pure white calla lilies lined the other. Old-fashioned lamps and lights hung from the ceiling and tantalizing aromas wafted from the the tables set up for the many vendors that filled the space with their homemade goods. It was a […]