The District in Sanford – Deliciously Tasteful
Apr05

The District in Sanford – Deliciously Tasteful

One of the wonderful things about living and working Downtown is the anticipation that builds as a new business lays its roots in our little town. Most recently, the District, a new gastropub on 2nd street, set the town abuzz as owners Brad Plummer and Anne McNamara began renovating their corner storefront, mysteriously swathing the windows in butcher paper for several months. Since I ride my bike past the space (located in the Avalon...

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The Smiling Bison: Now Open for Lunch and Brunch
Dec28

The Smiling Bison: Now Open for Lunch and Brunch

I am not going to mince words, here. We LOVE The Smiling Bison (107 S Magnolia Avenue) here at Sanford365. In fact, it’s safe to say that nearly all our Downtown locals enjoy treating themselves to a few craft cocktails and seasonal plates, the likes of which this town had never dreamt of prior to the restaurant’s opening last year. Sanford’s food scene continues to be bolstered by new chef-driven concepts, most...

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Get to Know Gallery on First
Mar15

Get to Know Gallery on First

Most visitors to Downtown Sanford find themselves admiring the incredible, innovative art work of the artists at Gallery on First…but not all of them know it! Gallery on First (or GoFi, as we all call it downtown) brings together the minds of 11 amazing artists, each of whom shares their unique perspective through their working studios, which are located in the same space as Jeanine Taylor Folk Art Gallery. That’s right, each...

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Hip and almost Historic
Mar02

Hip and almost Historic

By Sumalee Eaton This Sanford-Centric article was originally published in the August 2015 issue of The Current A few weeks ago, Jeremy and I attended the Hip and Historic lecture by Scott Sidler at the Historic Trust meeting. There was a complete downpour that night, with thunderclaps so strong they shook the floor of the Welcome Center under our feet. The drama was real, guys. The storm gave the presentation a certain gravity, if not...

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Find the Best Gifts in Sanford at Boxelder!
Dec11

Find the Best Gifts in Sanford at Boxelder!

In Downtown Sanford, our collection of cool, independent shops grows each year, but we at Sanford365 must admit that we have a perennial favorite when it comes to one-stop-shop holiday gift shopping. You can find something perfect for everyone on your list at Boxelder, Sanford’s only dedicated gift shop, with some of the best gifts in Sanford at affordable prices and with exceptional service. “I would love for Boxelder to...

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Never Miss a Thing in Sanford

Never Miss a Thing in Sanford

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