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Is Maine in Canada?

In season 7, episode 4 of the cult comedy “Trailer Park Boys,” Bubbles, the show’s cat-loving moral compass with Coke-bottle glasses, is stranded outside his Canadian homeland. Desperate for help he makes a collect call back to Nova Scotia. “Julian!” he shouts into the payphone, “I’m in Bangor, Maine!” For many people in the Canadian […]

Paul Bunyan talks Babe, Bangor, and Zac Brown

Possibly the most famous lumberjack of all time and definitely the tallest, Paul Bunyan stands proudly on Bangor’s Main Street. Recently, the city denied funding for a model of Babe the Blue Ox designed as a small example of a larger proposed statue. A Bangor Daily News editorial asked if a lumberjack was even still […]