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Anna

I get to work with the the most amazing artists while they're still students!

Job Director of Student Engagement and (Non-Practicing Playwright) / Maine College of Art

Lives In Parkside

General Butch about town.

Engagement: not just about marriage anymore!

Why did you choose Portland? I wouldn't live anywhere else in Maine (and I'm a native Mainer.)

Who are Portlanders you admire and why? The faculty, staff, students and alumni at Maine College of Art. There is some amazing stuff happening here. Porteous is the homebase. Portland is the incubator. The rest of the world is the benefactor!

What do you like to do with out-of-towners? Depends on their interest, but food always is central to my Portland tours!

Where's your "happy place" on the peninsula? Shay's in Monument square.

What's your favorite indulgence and where do you find it? Nut free truffles at Dean's Sweets on Middle Street. I have a nut allergy. Seen the NONUTZ plate? That's me!

What's the most under-appreciated place or thing in town? Rosie's on Fore Street. Place is a gem!

Describe your perfect night—and the following morning—in Portland. Drinks at the Armory or Shay's, Dinner at the Grill Room, play at Portland Stage or film at the Nick, a little nosh or nightcap at the Chocolate Bar. The next day, brunch at the Corner Room.

Do you have a serendipity spot? Where do you always bump into good people? Always on Congress street!

Other Portlanders

Kevin Brooks

I'm a web developer who speaks design.

Corey Templeton

Visually documenting Portland, one day at a time

Thomas Martin

Helping myself by helping others, one photo at a time.

Mike Gorman

I draw funny pictures and am learning to draw them on you

Ann Tracy

Onward through the fog!

Tracy Michaud Stutzman

I use community to teach students how to think

Mitch Eagan

I make photos and art and know quite a bit about picture framing.

Leon Vanella

Addicted to capturing and interpreting the world around me.

Omar Chaar

Equipment reliability? What's that?

Conor Tubbs

I write, I sing and I perform.