Daily Archives: August 1, 2011

Video Matt Billy Installing 1979 Sabb G in Danish Double-Ender Project in Gloucester, MA

Matt Billy Writes- Video of me lifting my Sabb G into my Danish double-ended cutter project, Jette. I live on the island called Cape Ann and I am building this boat in the town of East Gloucester, Massachusetts. I have … Continue reading

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Mug Up July 31

We had a great Mug Up this Sunday.  Linda Colman, FOB from Ann Arbor, MI came by with Bill Heckencamp and Jane Gibbs from Newburyport.  Charity Ciaramitaro came bearing warm bagels and cream cheese, and showed us her first paintings … Continue reading

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Old Anchor Estimated From the 1800’s For Sale

Dave Jewell aboard the Lady J got this anchor snarled up with one of his lobster trawls.  he brought it to the industrial boom over at the State fish pier where they hauled it off and now it sits at … Continue reading

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Then followed that beautiful season… Summer…. Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape Lay as if new created in all the freshness of childhood. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  

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Kim Smith Tapes Butterfly Show with Lisa Smith and Cape Ann TV’s After-the-Beach Teen Video Club

Kim writes- I believe I mentioned that this past week, Lisa Smith and her Cape Ann TV After-the Beach Teen Video Club stopped by for a tour of my garden. Here’s a short clip, with a wonderful surprise visit by … Continue reading

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Gloucester Times Reporter Steven Fletcher Tweets That Birdseye Was Purchased For 6.5 Million

Read his Tweet here- @StevenGDT- #Birdseye #Gloucester Jim Davis owner of New Balance buys Birdseye from developer Mac Bell for $6.5 million. Bell bought it for $2.25mil. Joey writes- My guess is that for that sum of money it would … Continue reading

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Rocco the Rotweiler Represents at Khan Studio and the Good Morning Gloucester Gallery

Richie Baressi from Manchester, NH loves Good Morning Gloucester.  His best friend Rocco does too.  Richie’s mom lives in Gloucester, so he visits here regularly, and he ends every day on a happy note when GMG arrives in his inbox.  … Continue reading

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Hi, Joey! Did you like Greasy Pole, The Musical? Well, The Annie & Henry Allen TheatreWorks has done it again! Here is the official poster (reflecting our NEW steampunk look!) for The 1st Annual TRAGABIGZANDA Political Theatre Festival opening this … Continue reading

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One Week Only We Will Accept Yoga/Wellness/Fitness Submissions

This week and this week only GMG will be accepting Health/Wellness submissions as part of GMG Health/Wellness week.   Get your submissions in this week and I will run ONE POST for your organization- note this is only for this week and … Continue reading

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Music Around Town ~ August 1 – 7, 2011

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Top Dog, Dog

I think Top Dog is becoming my favorite place for fried clams on Cape Ann. Their fried clams are very light, crispy and flavorful, the dogs are awesome too. It’s a great place for yummy summer food, people watching and taking … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Allen Estes ~ In This Month’s “The Noise “

http://www.thenoise-boston.com/content/view/3/5/ See what Julie Dougherty has to say http://www.thenoise-boston.com/content/blogcategory/1/2/

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1951 GHS Baseball Tean (Old Photos) with Names

Front Row Left to Right: Nate Ross (Coach), Don Amero, Conrad “Bunny” Vitali, Cy Perkins, (Philly), Fran Kennedy, Ed Welch, Leroy Call Back Row Left to Right: “Buddy” Twoney, “Bump” Osman, Wally Powers, “Hoppy” Vanna, Samuel Moceri, Dan Harris, Jim Witham, … Continue reading

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Two Entries for The Downtown Gloucester Block Party Poster Contest Helen Lind and Linda Cordner- The Vote Ends Tomorrow Morning At 5AM

H.A. Lind- Hi Joey: I could not resist your challenge of a new design for the Block Party poster for three (very serious) reasons: • I miss Glosta soooo much. • I lived/worked in 3 apartments in Kirk Noyes wonderful … Continue reading

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Hopper House Then and Now.

  Hopper House Then and Now. The Painting that made Eward Hopper Famous. Of Course it was a Rocky Neck House!   Hopper Mansard Roof watercolor 1926 http://www.khanstudiointernational.com/ http://www.yearofedwardhopper.com/  

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Rockport Class of 1961 50th Reunion from Donna and Jack King

Rockport Class of 1961 50th Reunion was held at the Cafe Sevens Seas, Gloucester House July 2, 2011, with a Dinner Buffet.  There was a “Memorabilia” table with pictures and mementos, music of the era, and a  booklet for class members.  … Continue reading

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Scout Vintage Finds- Karen King Talks Shop and Chews Gum…Vigorously

Scout Vintage Finds at 186 East Main St Gloucester MA Check out Karen’s Scout Vintage Finds on Facebook here- Scout Vintage Finds Facebook Page

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