Portland, Maine

Yes. Life's Good Here

Mobile Navigation

Connect

Join: Create your profile >

Kristine England

Writer, Newcomer,Convert

Job Writer

Lives In Portland

I'm a very recent transplant who was born and bred in Michigan then fled to NYC. I spent nearly three decades there and knew it was time for a change. I fell in love with Portland when I first visited and felt I could only be happy here. Now I'm settling in and am eager to delve back into my writing, inspired by my new environment. I want to be involved in the community and learn what I can contribute.

Why did you choose Portland? It has everything I want in a city -- great food, arts, proximity to the waterfront and plenty of parks -- plus everything is accessible. Coming from New York City, this is a real plus. I couldn't resist this town.

What do you like to do with out-of-towners? I'm still pretty much an out-of-towner myself, but my plan would be to take them to the old port, show off the city's parks and culinary delights and hopefully make them decide to join me here.

What's the most surprising thing about this city? Just how much is packed into the area and how easy it is to get around.

Other Portlanders

Conor Leigh Tubbs

I write, I sing and I perform.

José Azel

Passion for visual storytelling in many forms across many sectors.

Ned Donovan

I am an Actor/Fight Director originally from Portland, now living in NYC

Seth Storey

I work for the internet

Maverick Ashley Lenartson

I AM A Very Very Very Very Very FUNNY ARTIST/GUY

Torey Penrod-Cambra

I help Maine technology companies grow and thrive

Clint Fulkerson

simply complex

Jenna

I'm a people connector, photographer, DIY crafter, uke player, and World's Okayest Mom.

James Day Leavitt

Words & Music. Together & Separate.

Alice Kornhauser

I inform, inspire and influence in support of my community, with a special soft spot for the arts.

Don Gooding

I train innovative entrepreneurs and help them connect to succeed.

Rebecca Falzano

I write about Maine's beautiful spaces and talented makers.