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Owned by winter-sport wizards Chris Carleton and Mike Davies, Allspeed Cyclery & Snow toils to restore out-of-shape skis to tiptop form with expert and personalized attention. Eschewing repair machines and constantly rebooting robots, Allspeed painstakingly iron-waxes all skis by hand, providing a finer tune that endures much longer than with traditional tuning processes. After their skis' bases and edges are flattened and sharpened by Allspeed's wet belt, snow junkies will zoom down the mountain while gleefully taunting gangs of abominable snowmen. With 20 years of ski-retailing prowess, Chris and Mike possess the detail-oriented knowledge needed to tune-up anyone's skis or elongated clown feet.
72 Auburn St
Portland,
ME
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It was love at first sight when Zach and Allison Poole moved to Maine. Not with each other, but with the area's rich food and beer culture. Zach dreamed up the Maine Brew Bus as a way to share his epicurean discoveries with others and promote local businesses in the process. Zach takes groups to breweries and pubs across Southern Maine during six all-inclusive themed tours that cover every step of the beer-making process, from adding hops to checking bottle for miniature ships. Maine Brew Bus wouldn't be able to function without its all-time employee of the month, Lenny—a 14-person bus that once transported children to and from school, but is now outfitted for a life of beer tours. The bus sports a bright green exterior painted by a local artist, a eye-catching nod to the vehicle's biodiesel engine and the business's commitment to preserving the environment.
Portland
Portland,
ME
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Fall head over heels for Bruno's — this Italian hot spot is a fantastic spot for your next dinner date. If you're looking for a mean slice or a piping plate of pasta, the restaurant is home to a generous number of offerings. Put the diet on pause when you visit Bruno's — there are no low-fat menu items. The bar at Bruno's is fully stocked, so pair your meal with a glass of wine or beer. Just around the workday bend are Bruno's' happy hour food and drink bargains. Enjoy the cool summer breezes on Bruno's' seasonally available outdoor seating. Wireless internet access is available for no charge at Bruno's. Big parties won't feel squeezed in at Bruno's, which offers great seating for large groups. Don't get stuck waiting for a table — the restaurant accepts reservations. Catering services are also available. If time is of the essence, Bruno's' take-out option may be a better fit. Drivers can access the parking lot next door. Bruno's' mid-priced fare will typically cost you about $30 per person or less. Bruno's accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, and all major credit cards.
33 Allen Ave
Portland,
ME
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The instructors at Fournier?s Leadership Karate Center approach martial arts not as a defense technique, but as a way to improve your entire life. That?s why, in addition to instilling students with practical, real-world martial arts techniques, classes include stretching and aerobic routines for a full-body workout. Whether they?re learning krav maga, judo, shokotan karate, or fitness kickboxing, students learn patience, dedication, and self-respect along with their defense training. Classes take place on quality suede mats, and students also take full advantage of the facility?s two training rooms and standalone punching bags. The center welcomes students of every age and background, and caters especially to families. They even have an afterschool pickup program for younger students, and host numerous family-friendly events.
55 Warren Avenue
Portland,
ME
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Fournier's Leadership Karate Centers train kids and adults in self-defense techniques including karate, judo, and krav maga. Students gain self-discipline and confidence while learning how to fight, or they can kick their way to physical fitness during kickboxing classes. In addition to regular classes, the center organizes pizza parties, movie nights, and parents' nights out.
1053 Forest Ave
Portland,
ME
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Playing a round of golf is always unpredictable. Rain can spoil it. Any storm can, really. And in most places, golf courses lay dormant for half a year, their fairways untouched as they await the passing of the season. Fortunately, the courses at Fore Season Indoor Golf never close. That's because they exist in the massive, high-definition screens of seven Full Swing golf simulators and are impervious to weather. Best of all, the simulators let golfers play replicas of 42 world famous courses, including Pebble Beach and Pinehurst No. 2., without having to book airfare or turn their golf bag into a personal jet pack. Along with the golf simulators, the facility’s driving net and indoor putting green allow for golfers to work on every facet of their golf game or schedule lessons conducted by the center’s two instructors. Fore Season Indoor Golf also shares space with a Pub that serves a menu of hot dogs, burgers, and sandwiches that golfers can eat by spearing them with golf tees.
1037 Forest Ave
Portland,
ME
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