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Emily Burnham

About Emily Burnham

Emily Burnham is a Maine native, UMaine graduate, proud Bangorian and a writer and editor for Bangor Metro Magazine, the Weekly and the Bangor Daily News, where she's worked since 2004. She reports on everything from local bands to local food to all the cool things going on in the Greater Bangor area. In her quest for stories, she's seen countless concerts and plays, been lobster fishing, interviewed celebrities, hung out with water buffalo and played in a ukulele orchestra. She's interested in everything that happens in Maine. Albums for review are accepted digitally only; please no CDs.

Surprise! J.J. Abrams announces new Stephen King series on Hulu, “Castle Rock”

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Stephen King fans were likely taken by surprise on Friday, when super-producer J.J. Abrams’ company Bad Robot dropped a teaser trailer for a new Hulu limited series called “Castle Rock.” While very little is known about the series, the trailer points to many of King’s most iconic characters and locations, from Annie Wilkes and Danny […]

Take a trip into the past – what you can remember of it, that is – with these defunct Bangor bar coasters

PHoto courtesy Rick Haney/Ghosts of Bangor

Rick Haney, creator of the Ghosts of Bangor calendar depicting images of historic Bangor against modern-day Bangor, hasn’t stopped at simply selling the calendars. He’s expanded the offerings on his site, ghostsfobangor.com, to highlight some more recent parts of Bangor’s past: it’s once popular, but now closed, bars and taverns, via a series of ceramic […]