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Occupy Maine moved out of Lincoln Park

PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The longest encampment put together by protesters associated with the Occupy Wall Street movement has been cleared out.

City crews headed into Portland's Lincoln Park this afternoon to clear out the remaining signs, flags and debris. It was the peaceful ending that police and city officials had hoped for.

PHOTOS: City removes Occupy Maine

Most of the tents and protesters were gone by this morning's deadline set by the city. By One O'clock there were just 2 tents remaining. That's when a city public works crew arrived, escorted by several police officers. Without incident they went through the park removing the remnants of the occupation.

Fit at Five Biggest Loser Club

We are kicking off a new generation of Fit at Five Biggest Loser Club members. Our new resident personal trainer Ben McCrillis from Train Maine will be helping us over the next couple month shed the unwanted weight. That's right...us. You can be a part of the club too! The hope is to create an online community through the comment section below. With the Fit at Five Biggest Loser club you can find motivation, inspiration, and a great place to share your success.

David Turin's Berries in Pastry with Amaretto Sabayon

DAVID TURIN

David Turin is the owner and chef at David's Restaurant in Portland.  For more information on David's click here:  DAVID'S RESTAURANT

Turin is also the owner of David's 388 in South Portland.  For more information on David's 388 click here:  DAVID'S 388

A printable version of David's recipe can be found on the 207 Kitchen section of our website.

Berries in Pastry with Amaretto Sabayon

Ingredients:

For Pastry Cups
5 Sheets phylo dough
1 Stick butter, melted
4 T sugar

For Sabayon
2 eggs
¾ c. sugar
1/3 C amaretto liquere

Public Invited to View Fort Allen Park Plans

 

Friends of the Eastern Promenade is spearheading a project to restore historic Fort Allen Park to its glory days in the early 1900s. The public is invited to view and comment on the design plans for the Fort Allen Park Restoration Project at four additional meetings in February, March and April.

Fort Allen Park is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and recognized as a Historic Landscape by the City of Portland. The park contains the original earthen berm from Fort Allen, which was completed in 1814 to protect the entrance to Portland’s harbor. The park’s iconic bandstand, carriage drive and overlook were built in the 1890s.

Maine Entrepreneurship Week

MAINE ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

Maine Entrepreneurship Week will take place from February 11 - 18th.  There are events planned across the state.  For a full list of events click here:  MAINE ENTREPRENEURSHIP WEEK

 

Coffee By Design Celebrating Specialty Coffee Month With Educational Tastings

Coffee By Design will be holding educational sampling to show consumers how different roasts - such as Italian, French, Espresso, and Peak - affect the flavor of the same bean, on Friday, February 10th at 67 India Street, Portland from Noon - 2:00 p.m. and at 43 Washington Ave., Portland from 11:00 a.m. - Noon and from 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Most people drink coffee every day and yet very few have any real idea where it comes from or the process it goes through to make it into your cup. Likewise, while people order Italian Roasts or "Breakfast Blends" - few people actually know what it means to roast to Italian level is - or what is in a "breakfast blend." Coffee By Design is working to change that.

February is Specialty Coffee Month so throughout the month Coffee By Design is having week-long educational activities.