Munjoy Hill Catches The Attention Of “The Washington Post”

By Carol McCracken

Earlier this week, Munjoy Hill was the subject of an in-depth article in “The Washington Post” – titled – “For Portland’s Locals, Munjoy Hill Is a Maine Attraction.” The article appeared in the Sunday, March 29 issue complete with three photographs.

The writer visited many businesses on Congress Street; noting the North Star Café for its music, poetry or comedy served-up seven days a week. Writer Talcott also recommended a “light fuel-up” at the Hiltop Coffee Shop. She cited the many shops including Angela Adams and Eli Phant. Talcott saved the best for last when she described the Eastern Promenade; “locals romp with dogs and kids, while bikers, joggers and amblers follow the trail that hugs the shoreline on the East End of Portland……….”

She wrote: “Munjoy Hill’s density of sights, shops and dining spots offers plenty of opportunities to pop in someplace warm. Visit the ……….with the crowds in bustling Old Port, but don’t be surprised if you feel pulled back to Munjoy Hill………and not just for the milkshakes.”