Category Archives: Bangor

2017 Rise Above Fest set for Bangor Waterfront, expanded to two days, features Korn, Shinedown

Korn perform during the Download music festival in Castle Donington, central England, June 14, 2013. REUTERS/Darren Staples

Waterfront Concerts announced the return of the Rise Above Fest, a yearly concert featuring metal and modern rock bands and benefiting suicide prevention organization SAVE (Suicide Awareness Voices of Education). This year, the show’s fifth year, will be expanded to two full days, July 22 and 23, at the Darling’s Waterfront Pavilion, and will feature […]

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 […]