Island Connection's 2nd Annual Chowder Chowdown for Rides was held this past Saturday, January 27th at the Neighborhood House in Northeast Harbor, raising nearly $3000 for the organization. The winners of the event were....

In the Professional Traditional Category, defending their win from last year, was  Peekytoe Provisions. In the Amateur Traditional Category, the Bar Harbor Fire Department won and in the Amateur Vegan Category, the winning chowder was made by the  College of the Atlantic,

The winner  of the People's Choice Award for best overall chowder was Bar Harbor's Finest, the Bar Harbor Fire Department!!!