Daily Archives: December 20, 2013

Cape Ann Farmers Market to Host the Winter Solstice Market Saturday Morning!

What: A special indoor farmers market for holiday shopping Where: Gloucester Unitarian Universalist Church, at the corner of Middle and Church Streets When: December 21th, 2013 Time: 9 am – 12 Noon Event: Winter Solstice Market.   The Cape Ann … Continue reading

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Kudos To David Brooks, Bex Borden The Staff and Kids At The Hive

If you don’t know by now that The Hive is just an incredible gift to our community and positive force than you just aren’t living breathing and opening your eyes enough to realize what positive juju is being pumped out … Continue reading

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Beautiful Morning After Snowfall in East Gloucester Square

Beacon Marine Basin ~ Click photos to view full size Wednesday morning East Gloucester was especially beautiful although, is anywhere not magically beautiful after a new fallen snow? While photographing around the neighborhood, I nearly ran into Frieda on her … Continue reading

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5 Days til Christmas Song ~ “Pretty Paper

Submitted by GMG FOB Jeff. I was familiar with Roy Orbison’s version Of “Pretty Paper” but had never heard Willie Nelson’s. Thank you Jeff for your sharing!

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Fish on Fridays

The Fish on Fridays series is a collaboration between Gloucester photographers Kathy Chapman and Marty Luster. Look for various aspects of Gloucester’s centuries-old fishing industry highlighted here on Fridays.  Photo © Kathy Chapman 2013 http://www.kathychapman.com

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Remember to shop local

Our wonderful shops here on Cape Ann are terrific. Do your shopping and last minute shopping right here. Here are couple of pictures of some great gifts.

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Rubber Duck’s Christmas Card

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Coconuts Favorite Italian Dog Cookies

I hope you didn’t think I was leaving out our beloved family dogs this seasons. Coconut AKA our family dog, loves a good cookie! A few years ago I searched for a dog cookies recipe that would please Coconuts Palate.  After trying … Continue reading

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Only a few hours left to get discounted tickets to Cape Ann Solstice

Advanced tickets are $20 General Admission ($15 under 12 or over 65).  Pews are still available (online only) $195 side pew seats 10 adults, $225 center pew seats 12 adults. You can get advanced tickets online here, or the Winter … Continue reading

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The best radio Christmas shows you’ll hear this year ~ SUN 12/22 @9AM & 7PM on 104.9

We’ve pointed out before that North Shore 104.9 host Aurelia Nelson frequently features local talent on her show, “Curtain Up” (see examples here).  This Sunday 12/22 she pulls out all the stops with her hyper-local Christmas show featuring some of … Continue reading

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Men’s Night 2013

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The Best Christmas Decoration EVER! (Not to Overstate it)

This year I was lucky enough to acquire one of the limited-run wall hangings created in printer Julia Garrison’s studio & shop, The Sarah Elizabeth Shop, in Rockport. The piece hangs near our dinner table and I stare at it … Continue reading

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Community Photos 12/20/13

I think Rosie is dreaming of what she has on her Christmas list! Hi Joey,I took this out the window last night – snow on the evergreens and flakes coming down – magical! Thanks, Gail Byrnes

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Community Stuff 12/20/13

Dear Chief Smith, FF’s Dean, Josh, Wellington and Nick, THANK YOU! THANK YOU!!!!!  You all are AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!  I am so sorry to have missed the toy delivery on Friday but Mary Z kindly stepped in to take photos of the … Continue reading

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