trailmix The L.L.Bean Blog
There's a lot going on at L.L.Bean, and this is the place to keep up with all the latest news. Our blog is chock-full of great ideas and advice to inspire your outdoor adventures – as well as updates on products, sales and events in Freeport, Maine, and around the country.
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“I bought this backpack in 1991…it is still in great shape.” –Catherine M., Waterford, MI Sound familiar? We hear stories like this from our customers all the time. And it’s no secret why – we build our... More
- Monday, 7/21/14
Summer in Maine is about to get even better. This weekend’s FREE Summer in the Park concert will feature Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and guitarist Jeff Tweedy, best known as the leader of the Chicago rock band Wilco. Jeff Tweedy will be backed by a newly formed band on his North American tour, including his… More
- Sunday, 7/13/14
In a lot of ways, L.L.Bean is synonymous with the state of Maine – from our flagship store on the Maine coast to our famous boots designed for New England duck hunting, to our flannel shirts and rugged outerwear designed for Maine winters. But it might surprise you to know just how far from Maine… More
- Thursday, 7/10/14
Everybody knows that the Fourth of July ends with fireworks, but how do you get the day started? Here in Freeport, we started with the annual L.L.Bean 4th of July 10K, where 1,800 people kicked off their weekend with fresh air and exercise while they supported a good cause! The race kicked off at 7:30… More
- Wednesday, 7/2/14
With fishing poles in hand, 63 local children showed up on June 7th to celebrate the 45th Annual L.L.Bean Fishing Derby on a local pond near Freeport. The anglers varied from ages 3 through 12 — all armed with worms and bobbers. “It was a gorgeous day and the kids had a great time,” says… More
- Tuesday, 7/1/14
As we mark the silver anniversary of our Deluxe Book Pack, we’re thrilled to know that some members of the 1989 “freshman class” are still getting regular use. Here’s the story of one such pack and the customer who has relied on it for 25 years and counting. Time for an upgrade When he… More
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