Bob Witkowski is a freelance writer, illustrator, and graphic designer, Visit Portland, and former Design Director of Portland Magazine. Having lived in Chicago, Boston, New York City, and able to immerse himself in many of the great cities in the US, Bob discovered all the aspects that make urban life exciting and fun by making his home in Portland’s West End. When he’s not writing, drawing, painting, or designing, you’re more likely to see him out on the town being inspired. His book 100 Things to Do in Portland, Maine Before You Die is available on  He is always bringing us fun things to do in the Portland Maine area that are out of the mainstream.