Get to know Anna, Store Manager of our Portland, ME Black Dog General Store
• Tell us a little about yourself: I grew up in the Atlanta, GA area. I moved to Wareham, MA and started working for The Black Dog!
• Favorite Black Dog item: I love the heavyweight hoodies! My favorite new item is the Sunset Dock tee.
• What is your favorite thing about working at TBD? I love how pet friendly the company is!
Fun Facts about Portland, ME
About 40% of all Maine residence lie in the greater Portland area! Maine is the only state to border exactly one other American State (NH)!!
Portland is home to America’s first “all- display fresh seafood auction”, which began in 1986!!
Maine produces almost 90% of all the nations supply of lobster! They produce 40 million pounds of lobster each year!
Maine is the only state in the U.S. whose name has only one syllable!
Approximately 90% of the toothpicks in the U.S. are produced in Maine, producing approximately 20 million toothpicks per day!
Portland was the original capital of Maine until 1832, when Augusta was designated as the new capital!
Maine is the largest producer of wild blueberries in the world and produces 10% of all North American blueberries!! The blue berries are grown on 44, 000 acres in Maine.
Donut Holes were invented in Maine by Capt. Hansen Gregory!
The state dog of Maine is the Labrador retriever!
Planning a trip to Maine? Visit the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce website for things to do and see, places to stay, and great places to dine. Don't forget to make a stop at The Black Dog General Store at 215 Commercial Street.