Featured Businesses

The independent, local businesses of Mount Desert are essential to the character of our town. From clothing and housewares to hardware and baked goods, this page is dedicated to shining a light on the people, products, and services that keep Mount Desert running all year long.

Acadia Outdoor Center

Seal Harbor’s One-Stop Outdoor Shop

Robyn Hanson knows the trails on Mount Desert Island better than most. A fifth-generation Seal Harbor resident, she and her business partner, Jamie Whitehead, have launched the Acadia Outdoor Center to enhance local outdoor experiences while providing year-round recreation for the community.

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An image of the Artemis Gallery gate

Celebrating 10 years of Artemis Gallery

Georgia O’Keeffe once wrote that “Nothing is less real than realism. Details are confusing. It is only by selection, by elimination, by emphasis, that we get at the real meaning of things.” At Artemis Gallery in Northeast Harbor, a collection of Maine-inspired and Maine-made artworks give evidence of O’Keeffe’s words.

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Welcoming Global Tides to Northeast Harbor

Main Street’s newest resident is Global Tides Consulting, LLC, a boutique consulting firm that specializes in community integration services for new Mainers. Global Tides Consulting’s work includes advocacy, trusted referrals, and networking opportunities for new employees.

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