Monthly Archives: August 2011

GMG turns angels into devils, or is it the other way around?

Photos by E.J.

The First Annual Good Morning Gloucester Deviled Egg Competition was a huge success.  Five contestants turned out with some really great deviled egg recipes and presentations.  Joanne Souza of Schooner Adventure and the winner of the Most Original said: “Deviled eggs are a mainstay.  Peter (Souza) loves curry so that is a main ingredient.”  Paul Frontiero, winner of the Most Like Mom’s category had never eaten a deviled egg, but obviously did his research.  Some of his ingredients included garlic, red wine vinegar, miracle whip, mayo and hamburg sauce.  Rocky Neck artist, Judythe Evans Meagher, winner of the Best Taste category says: “This is my mom’s old-fashioned recipe, but the decoration is mine.  In truth, I don’t think there is any such thing as a bad tasting deviled egg.”  Photographer and Graphic Designer, Kathy Chapman, winner of the Best Presentation Category says: “These are all vegetables from my garden – lettuce, tomatoes, nasturtiums, chives and cukes that I made pickles from.”  Kathy moved to Gloucester from Boston last fall and has not looked back.  Blue ribbon winners of the Best Overall Deviled Eggs, Gigi Mederos and Stevie Black made their award winning deviled eggs using farm fresh eggs supplied by Brian Linquata of Dogtown Pet Care, finely chopped red bell pepper, homemade thousand island dressing, chipotle powder, celery seed, fresh chopped basil, salt and pepper.  Gigi has a trick to ensure that the eggshells are easily removed from the eggs after cooking.  She removes them immediately from the cooking pot and covers them with ice, and then again after the first ice has melted.  The shell then can be removed easily without sticking to the egg.  Although she did not enter her deviled eggs, probably to save her husband from any accusation of impropriety, Sue Lovett did make a batch of her amazing garden fresh zuccini muffins.

E.J. Lefavour

www.khanstudiointernational.com

Your Guide To 2011 Run Gloucester! Live Pictures, Video and Race Results

We will have race coverage and results throughout the day(but you probably already knew that) Smile

Click on photo to view Slide_Show

Send in your iphone pics from 2011 RunGloucester! and we will Live Blog them on GMG (don’t forget to add your name so I can properly credit you

goodmorninggloucester at yahoo dot com

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Live Cut Bridge Webcam Race Day From The Start Via – the CutBridge.com

click pic below for live feed

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Schedule of Events:

ABOUT RUN GLOUCESTER! 7 MILE ROAD RACE
Run Gloucester! weekend will offer a 7 mile road race and Kids’ race on Sunday, August 21, 2011. Registration and packet pickup will be available on Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2011

  • BIB PICKUP AND REGISTRATION – 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM at the Gloucester High School Field House, 32 Lesile O Johnson Road, Gloucester, MA 01930. Parking is available at the High School for Bib Pickup,  Registration and the Race.
  • RUN GLOUCESTER 7-MILE ROAD RACE – 8:00 AM by the Gloucester Fishermen’s Memorial Statue on Western Avenue.
  • KIDS’ RACE – 9:45 AM on the Gloucester High School Newell Stadium Field. Kids will run a variety of distances based on their age. There is no registration for the Kids’ race, just bring them by!
  • FINISH REFRESHMENTS & EXPO – 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM along the canal next to Gloucester High School Newell Stadium.

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Race Course

DESCRIPTION
The Run Gloucester! 7 Mile is a loop course that will Start and Finish at the historic Gloucester Fishermen’s Memorial Statue on Western Avenue in Gloucester Massachusetts.

The race starts on Western Avenue. Once the gun fires, runners will head east on Western Avenue toward Rogers Street. They will take a left on Rogers Street, right onto East Main Street, Left onto Farrington Avenue, Left onto Atlantic Road, bear left to continue on Atlantic Road which turns into Nautilus Road, Left onto Bass Avenue, Right onto Main Street and Finish where they started on Western Avenue in front of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Memorial Statue.

YOU MAY STILL SIGN UP FOR THE
RACE IN PERSON.
ON SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT
GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL

SATURDAY, AUGUST 21st FROM 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 22nd FROM 6:00 AM to 7:45 AM

Pre-race photo from PattyKnaggs-

The Longest Line pre race is for the port-a pottys

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Pre-Race from Donna Ardizzoni-

Live Pre-Race pic from NoShoBikeShark

Lara Wosepka & Esther Vanier Ready To Crush The Course!

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The Lead Pack Passes By Captain Joe & Sons-

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Joe Sans

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Donny Riley and Roger Cressey

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THE MRS KICKING ASS AND TAKING NAMES!!!!

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George Sibley

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The Race hasn’t even ended and we already have live video up for you!

It’s what we do.   Crush the coverage.

Video Of All The Runners as They Pass By Our Dock- Captain Joe and Sons In The Heart of God’s Country, Beautiful East Gloucester

Patty Knaggs  iPhone Video From The start-

Race Results

click picture for entire sortable race results from coolrunnings

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2011 Run Gloucester! First Place Jacob Barnett

Gloucester's Noah Mondello 16th Overall

Layce Alves Wizzes By 18th Overall 3rd Woman Finisher

2011 GLOUCESTER SCHOONER FESTIVAL September 2-5th Excitement Heightens as Fleet Grows!

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The 27th anniversary Gloucester Schooner Festival will take place Labor Day weekend, September 3-4, 2011. It’s Gloucester’s major marine event, with participating vessels coming from ports along the Eastern Seaboard. There will be both large and small vessels—ranging from 19 feet to over 100 feet in length. You will see new boats and old boats, from newly built to over 100 years old! Gloucester’s Thomas E. Lannon, Essex’ Ardelle, Lewis H. Story, American Eagle from Rockland, Maine, The Alabama, Liberty Clipper, Roseway and many more!

The Mayor’s Race is the major event of every Schooner Festival and will take place this year on Sunday, September 4, with over 20 schooners expected to compete for the Esperanto Cup, the Cameron Cup, and the Ramsey Plate. Racing starts on Saturday afternoon with seven classes of traditional small craft, consisting of approximately 50 vessels from 19 to 45 feet long.

“This event is a chance for Cape Ann sailors to celebrate our traditions and also show the visiting competition out on the water how to win.” said Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bob Hastings. “Ultimately, though, it is just a great weekend to plan to be in Gloucester.”

An obvious choice for boat lovers, the Schooner Festival also offers plenty of shore side events. On Saturday, these include Gloucester Maritime Heritage Day, walking tours of Gloucester’s Harborfront (hosted by The Schooner Adventure), the lighted boat parade, and a gala fireworks display over Gloucester Harbor. Sunday morning, a grand Parade of Sail passes the Boulevard promenade (Stacy Boulevard, Route 127) as the large schooners head out to sea for the Mayor’s Race.

New in 2011 is a Schooner Festival Raffle with a two-hour private cruise for 30 guests on the schooner Ardelle as the grand prize. Additional prizes include a Gift Basket from Ryan & Wood Distilleries, two tickets for a cruise aboard the schooner Thomas E. Lannon, and an autographed copy of Festival Chair’s recently published children’s book “The Stowaway Mouse.” Tickets for the raffle will be available on Friday, August 19, from Schooner Festival Committee members and at the Chamber office (978-283-1601).

Corporate support is provided for the Gloucester Schooner Festival from TD Bank and Market Basket. The Festival is planned and organized by the Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee, composed of representatives of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and the City of Gloucester. Further information can be obtained by calling 978-283-1601. For a full schedule of events, go to www.capeannvacations.com/schooner.

High resolution media images are available on-line for download at: www.capeannvacations.com/schooner/mediaimages.

About the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce: The mission of the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce is to serve as the principal voice of business in Gloucester, Rockport, Essex and Manchester-by-the-Sea, while working to enhance both the economic environment and the quality of life for the citizens of Cape Ann.

THANKS VERY MUCH!!!
Tracy Arabian
Gloucester Schooner Festival Committee

Local family featured in public service commercial

Good morning Joey,
I am forwarding a short public service commercial filmed in Gloucester with a real Gloucester family promoting a very worthy charity, the Vermont Food Bank. This was taped a few weeks ago featuring my Hebert Family: son Mike, daughter inlaw Katie and grand children Tom and Mae. It would be nice to see this included in a future Good Morning Gloucester blog.  Going “viral” will bring very much needed attention to a very serious national issue.
My family is honored to have been chosen for this endeavor.
Thank you for your consideration.
As always
Dwight D. Hebert

Gloucester resident KATY GERAGHTY has been nominated for "Best Leading Actress" for her performance as "Tracy Turnblad" in Neverland Theater’s HAIRSPRAY

 

Gloucester resident KATY GERAGHTY has been nominated for "Best Leading Actress" for her performance as "Tracy Turnblad" in Neverland Theater’s HAIRSPRAY(directed and produced by Andy Diskes).

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DASH Awards are given within the community theater arena for a variety of categories, including Best Leading Actor/Actress, Best Stage Set, Best Musical Score and others.  "DASH" stands for "Distinguished Achievements and Special Honors," and is the community-theater equivalent of local "Tony Awards."
The winners will be announced at a gala event held in Lexington on Saturday evening, August 27th.  GOOD LUCK, Katy!, from your hometown of Gloucester!!  We’re rooting for you!

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Photo Credits: Bart Piscitello / Gloucester
Link Larkin played by Melrose resident John Howard.

Chickity Check It!- Myv Phillips, just some stuff

Myv writes-

Dear Joey,

I moved to Gloucester in 1981 and stayed for eighteen years before moving out to the southwest where I now live. I check out your site, lots of good stuff there, though I’m not sure I ever met you. I’m a good friend of Linda Amero and Co., she knows me well, and Henry F. and Charlie Olsen and many fishing people other and sundry. I lived on Rocky Neck for ten years, opposite the Chicken Shack in a brown house set back with two lions out front. Just about everyone knew everyone. I miss Gloucester a lot, and my friends especially.

I don’t know if you’d be the least bit interested but recently I started a blog and my last two posts are about Gloucester. There no doubt will be many more in the future. Just a fun thing to look at. I don’t suppose you knew Bill Sibley either, but George lives down there – and I did magazine articles about Larry Dahlmer and the Pung and the Boatyard for Wooden Boat Mag. None of that ‘published’ in the blog yet. Here is the link so you can get the Bill thing. The others are in the archives list on the right. I think I’ve only done 24 so far. It’s fun to do.

myv.typepad.com

All the best with your endeavors. The Beaux Arts Ball looked great. Ken Parker was my neighbor in Lanesville. Good guitars he makes!

Myv Phillips

Karen Pischke’s Ardelle Photos

Hi Joey.

Wednesday’s postcard perfect day made for a wonderful Cape Ann Chamber’s networking evening out on the Essex River Boat Cruise. Harold Burnham’s Ardelle looks ready for sailing. She’ll be a beautiful sight in Gloucester’s Harbor. Maybe we’ll see her in the Schooner Festival!

Karen

Your Guide To 2011 Run Gloucester! Live Pictures, Video and Race Results

We will have race coverage and results throughout the day(but you probably already knew that) Smile

Click on photo to view Slide_Show


Send in your iphone pics from 2011 RunGloucester! and we will Live Blog them on GMG (don’t forget to add your name so I can properly credit you

goodmorninggloucester at yahoo dot com

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Live Cut Bridge Webcam Race Day From The Start Via – the CutBridge.com

click pic below for live feed

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Schedule of Events:

ABOUT RUN GLOUCESTER! 7 MILE ROAD RACE
Run Gloucester! weekend will offer a 7 mile road race and Kids’ race on Sunday, August 21, 2011. Registration and packet pickup will be available on Saturday, August 20th and Sunday, August 21st.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 21, 2011

  • BIB PICKUP AND REGISTRATION – 6:00 AM – 7:45 AM at the Gloucester High School Field House, 32 Lesile O Johnson Road, Gloucester, MA 01930. Parking is available at the High School for Bib Pickup,  Registration and the Race.
  • RUN GLOUCESTER 7-MILE ROAD RACE – 8:00 AM by the Gloucester Fishermen’s Memorial Statue on Western Avenue.
  • KIDS’ RACE – 9:45 AM on the Gloucester High School Newell Stadium Field. Kids will run a variety of distances based on their age. There is no registration for the Kids’ race, just bring them by!
  • FINISH REFRESHMENTS & EXPO – 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM along the canal next to Gloucester High School Newell Stadium.

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Race Course

DESCRIPTION
The Run Gloucester! 7 Mile is a loop course that will Start and Finish at the historic Gloucester Fishermen’s Memorial Statue on Western Avenue in Gloucester Massachusetts.

The race starts on Western Avenue. Once the gun fires, runners will head east on Western Avenue toward Rogers Street. They will take a left on Rogers Street, right onto East Main Street, Left onto Farrington Avenue, Left onto Atlantic Road, bear left to continue on Atlantic Road which turns into Nautilus Road, Left onto Bass Avenue, Right onto Main Street and Finish where they started on Western Avenue in front of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Memorial Statue.

YOU MAY STILL SIGN UP FOR THE
RACE IN PERSON.
ON SITE REGISTRATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT
GLOUCESTER HIGH SCHOOL

SATURDAY, AUGUST 21st FROM 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

SUNDAY, AUGUST 22nd FROM 6:00 AM to 7:45 AM

Pre-race photo from PattyKnaggs-

The Longest Line pre race is for the port-a pottys

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Pre-Race from Donna Ardizzoni-

Live Pre-Race pic from NoShoBikeShark

Lara Wosepka & Esther Vanier Ready To Crush The Course!

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The Lead Pack Passes By Captain Joe & Sons-

DSC06463DSC06464

DSC06488

Joe Sans

DSC06473

Donny Riley and Roger Cressey

DSC06472

DSC06475DSC06476DSC06478DSC06479

THE MRS KICKING ASS AND TAKING NAMES!!!!

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George Sibley

DSC06486

The Race hasn’t even ended and we already have live video up for you!

It’s what we do.   Crush the coverage.

Video Of All The Runners as They Pass By Our Dock- Captain Joe and Sons In The Heart of God’s Country, Beautiful East Gloucester

Patty Knaggs  iPhone Video From The start-

Race Results

click picture for entire sortable race results from coolrunnings

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2011 Run Gloucester! First Place Jacob Barnett

 

Gloucester's Noah Mondello 16th Overall

 

Layce Alves Wizzes By 18th Overall 3rd Woman Finisher