• “Many of Portland’s most prominent figures in business, industry, politics and the professions grew up as residents of a Bayside with tree-lined streets and open trolley cars,” a 1968 City of Portland neighborhood report noted. Today, Bayside is undergoing “an energetic transformation … into a first-rate, mixed-use urban district … with a wide range of housing development" (portlandmaine.gov) whose attractions include craft breweries and restaurants, music and theater, galleries, trails – and, of course, a landmark ten-pin bowling alley.

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  • The Nov. 30 event at AURA is presented by Benchmark Residential & Investment Real Estate.
  • An open-concept kitchen-dining-living room is among the highlights.
  • Larger than many people realize, Portland’s Riverton neighborhood extends from Evergreen Cemetery and the University of New England’s Westbrook College campus to the south, and north to popular Riverside Municipal Golf Course and a bit beyond to the Falmouth town line. The Presumpscot River defines Riverton’s western boundary. Celebrated by historians for its departed landmark casino and trolley park, Riverton today is a vibrant community – primarily residential, but also home to thriving local businesses new and old.