Monthly Archives: January 2013
Thanks to Clark Dexter who dropped off this booklet filled with old fish recipes and some commentary from the man himself- Frank E Davis. The man who built the last building that was on I4C2- The Frank E Davis Fish Co.
I’ll be posting a page or two a day-
click the photos for the larger easier to read versions and click here for the other pages in the series
Part 3 tomorrow at 6PM
Congratulations to all you brave souls that ventured out of your clothes and into that frigid air and water this morning.
After shooting plunge prep, the Zip Line Kid gave me his camera to shoot all the brave souls who took the plunge with a warm ending at the Rocky Neck Cultural Center with gracious hostess, Karen Ristuben.
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The first day of the new year started with pre-plunge preparations and a spectacular brunch at Sista Felicia and Barry’s Always Warm and Welcoming Beautiful Home.
Wonder Woman, also know as Donna Ardizonni
More Three Amigos
Van Ness Family
GMG Chief and The Zip Line Kid
Happy New Year!
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Happy New Year everyone! The beach was filled this morning with lots of brave souls. Ichickened out and came just for photos and moral support. It sure looked frigid! I hope 2013 brings lots of good things.
Using his new Christmas present, the Zip Line Kid completes his first photo shoot assignment for GMG. I think the kid’s got a future at this!
Maine Rednecks Know how to do it right.
Fred Bodin writes-
For the past 26 years, my good friend Bob Rubin has made amazing Christmas trees of his own design. Every year Bob and his sweetheart Harriett host a dozen or so friends (including Joey C’s Uncle Tony) around New Year’s Day for a “Tree Viewing,” where one enjoys sumptuous hors d’oeuvres and fine wines. There is history and tradition here:
How better to start the New Year than with beauty? Here are more shots from my October vacation in Paris – these ones are from the cathedral of Notre Dame (with a hat-tip to the Catholic feast day today, Solemnity of Mary Mother of God).
Ron Gilson writes-
Hi Joey: I talked to my friend Dick Wilson the other day, requesting a progress report on the Newell Stadium construction. (see download of pictures below). Things are progressing according to schedule and the entire facility should be ready sometime next summer. This is a big deal for Gloucester, and for the first time in my life our h.s. athletic facility is getting a first class "the best" up grading possible. Gloucester will have the premier athletic facility on the North Shore. The committee is also planning an appropriate dedication ceremony, maybe in the early fall of 2013. It should be fun.
Dick Wilson suggested I provide you an update on the Renewal of Newell – also known as New Balance Track & Field at Newell Stadium. Dick’s passionate about this facility as a symbol that Gloucester supports our children and schools.
Here’s some of the latest photos.
The construction has been on schedule. Demolition has been done, the site regraded, a new storm drain line installed and foundations for the new athletic field lights have been set. If we can get a stretch of dry weather in the 40′s we may even be able to lay the foundation for the bleachers before January. Things will really shape-up in ~mid-March when the new bleachers will be erected and the preparation for the new turf begins.
The City has committed $298,000 in Community Preservation funds towards the project. As Dick may have mentioned, the GFAA continues its push to raise the last ~$100,000 in funds to revamp the scoreboard and other amenities to create a top-notch facility. There’s still opportunities for folks to donate either immediately or through a three-year pledge. People can contact http://www.gloucesterathletics.org/newell-stadium/
Gloucester Community Development Department
Another photo for the "Annisquam Lighthouse Photo Exhibit"
Here’s my photo of the Annisquam Lighthouse:
I enjoy your site daily!
I was wondering if you knew of any jewelry classes in Gloucester or Cape Ann?
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