A program that was liked by many residents, visitors and business owners is coming back for another year in Portland, Maine, in an effort to help small businesses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The city’s outdoor dining and retail program kicked off April 5 with the closure of several downtown streets. The popular program — which covers the entire city…
Portland, Maine, is bringing back a program many residents, visitors and business owners liked for another year. It allows restaurants and other businesses to use parklet spaces and space on shut down streets for eating, shopping and other activities.