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Boy Meets Girl… and the rest is history

Back by popular demand, Portland Ballet Company brings the American Songbook to life in a series of vignettes set in an Italian restaurant—created especially for Valentine’s Week! Chip and Susan, 118 developers and future residents, saw it last season and so enjoyed it that they are suggesting that others join them on Saturday, February 7 for a light-hearted evening with very talented performers. 118 on Munjoy Hill is proud to sponsor Boy Meets Girl. Buy your tickets now at the […]

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What makes air conditioning and heating “state-of-the-art”?

What is a “state-of-the-art” energy efficient system? The heating and cooling at 118 will be provided by a Variable Refrigeration Flow (VRF) System.  A refrigerant solution will flow to each unit, providing either heating or cooling at any time, on demand.  The returning refrigerant will be “tempered”, i.e. heated or cooled as necessary by a system of heat pumps on the roof.  This is one of the most energy efficient ways to mechanically heat and cool a building available today. In addition, the […]

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Open Houses Sat. and Sun. Jan. 24 & 25. 11 AM-2 PM

Stop by the Open Houses: Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25 between 11 AM-2 PM. Don a hard hat and check out the design features and quality of construction of 118. On schedule for Spring delivery. Experience the amazing sense of light and volume created by 10 foot ceilings, 8 foot doorways and the huge 7 foot Unilux windows that are German designed and imported. Drywall is going up and the concrete between stories and flooring materials are down. […]

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Will I hear my neighbors?

The developers of 118 have gone to extremes not seen before in Portland to assure privacy between floors, where the greatest challenge to controlling sound transmission in condominium buildings exists.  Sound between floors is of two types:  noise that travels through the air, including voices, music, TV, etc. (which is also a concern between units that are side by side) and pounding sounds, primarily neighbors walking on the story above.  Sound through the air is controlled by insulation and isolation, […]

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Open Houses Sat. 11-2, Sun 1-3

First 118 tours in 2015 this weekend. Stop by the Open Houses: Saturday, January 10 from 11 AM to 2 PM and Sunday, January 11 between 1-3 PM. Don a hard hat and check out the building for yourself. With 10 foot ceilings, 8 foot doorways and huge 7 foot Unilux windows , the feeling of space and volume is amazing.  Drywall is going up and the cement and flooring materials are down. Talk with broker Ed Gardner and the developers (also your […]

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Portland Food Co-op Grand Opening Dec. 10

We’re looking forward to the grand opening celebration for the Portland Food Co-op on Wednesday, December 10. They’ve posted a schedule for the day on their website, including free treats, music and raffles. We stopped in recently and were delighted to see so much organic and local produce. Be sure to see the big map at the door, showing locations and names of more than 50 local produce items from 13 Maine Farms—not to mention dairy, meat, wellness and other […]

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Munjoy Hill Artist Lin Lisberger Selected for 118 Lobby Sculpture

A wood sculpture by local artist Lin Lisberger has been commissioned for the lobby of 118. Lin’s work first caught the eye of the developers when she had a solo exhibition at the Maine Jewish Museum just down the Hill on Congress St. Lin works as a wood carver and each sculpture is from a native wood. Themes include vessels, knots, bridges and ladders. Although the final design is yet to be confirmed, the creative process as seen in this […]

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Artistic Talent at the Maine College of Art (MECA), Dec. 5-6 Holiday Sale

Shop the MECA Holiday Sale during First Friday on December 5 from 5 to 9 PM and December 6 from 10 to 5 PM. Find the perfect gift among unique handmade crafts, and fine arts by MECA students, alumni, faculty and staff. At the MECA celebration, share an experience beyond shopping–connecting with the arts community and buying local.  The sale is produced by the Artists at Work team to benefit MECA’s education, outreach, and student programs. Celebrate the creative life of Portland, a reason […]

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Shop at Portland Pottery for soup bowls, a favorite mug and more. Dec. 12-14

Portland Pottery will be holding their 24th annual holiday sale December 12-14. There will be more than 80 artists selling handmade functional and sculptural pottery, jewelry, fiber art, soap, mittens, and more! It is a celebration of the achievements of students, staff and friends. A portion of the proceeds go to Portland Education Foundation (PEF) to support arts programs in Portland Public Schools.  The café will be open with a wide selection of soups, salads and goodies. Portland Pottery is at 118 Washington, […]

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Celebrate the Talent of Artists in Portland’s East End at the Dec. 5-7 Holiday Sale

From December 5 to 7, join The Society for East End Arts (SEA) for their annual holiday sale extravaganza held at the East End Community School, a short walking distance from 118 on Munjoy Hill. Guaranteed you will be impressed by the caliber and selection of gifts on display. Find something for everyone on your list! SEA is a Munjoy Hill–based organization of artists that seeks to promote awareness of East End Arts through networking and creating a wonderful thriving […]

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