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09 Jul 2009 23:18


U.S.: Ah, coastal Maine: A beautiful, serene front for the heroin trade

Mexican drug cartels, looking for a new front to push coke and heroin, are pushing out of cities and into small towns with quaint lighthouses like this one. source

01 Mar 2009 11:09


Offbeat: Remember the topless coffee shop? It’s a hit!

  • 150 applications were received for work at the controversial Grand View Topless Coffee Shop (lol, nice punny name) in Vassalboro, Maine, which opened Monday. 15 were selected (10 female, 5 male).
  • $100 size of the tips some employees have received for their service. On average, the wait staff makes, on average $30 a table for getting ogled while serving lattes to economically-struggling customers. source