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Bring a fishing pole, not a shopping list in Freeport
Retail may reign, but yoga, movies, food, and other fun are gaining
Outdoor fire pits flicker at the busy corner of Bow and Main streets. Settle at one of these sidewalk campfires, and you will find yourself a customer at Linda Bean’s Maine Kitchen and Topside Tavern. The restaurant opened last July in a former Bath and Body Works. From here you can sip a local beer and scrutinize visitors as they navigate Maine’s foremost retail mecca.