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Ben Keene Author Event at Cape Ann Brew Pub

Hi Joey,I hope this note finds you well. I wanted to bring your attention to an event that might make sense for Good Morning Gloucester’s calendar or Facebook page.
A few weeks ago Voyageur Press published my third book, The Great Northeast Brewery Tour, a title that introduces people to 62 of the best and brightest craft breweries between DC and Maine, including Gloucester’s Cape Ann Brewing Company. Heavily illustrated with color photographs, it also includes beer focused restaurants, local accommodations, and nearby activities.
I’ve scheduled a number of author appearances in late February and will be speaking and signing books at Cape Ann Brewing on Sunday, 2/23 from 12-2pm. I’m emailing you today because I think it may be of interest to your readers. Here’s a link with more information about my tour: http://whereandback.blogspot.com/2014/02/more-northeast-brewery-tour-touring.html

Thanks for your consideration,

Ben Keene
Beer Journalist & Travel Writer
Twitter: @whereandback
Facebook.com/GreatNortheastBreweryTour

Revel in this last September weekend and get ready for the Rocktober spirit

Well it’s not quite October, but beer festivals are already starting up.  Tonight Alchemy will host live music with Marina Evans and Dave Brown (normally they don’t have music on Thursdays) to help celebrate North Shore Beer Week featuring homemade brew’s from Cape Ann Brewery.  Check out her new EP and maybe you’ll want to request one of those songs.

Then you’ve got a choice of 21 artists Friday and Saturday (see schedule here)

Next Saturday (Oct 6) is the last 2012 Celtic Music Sail aboard the Lannon.  If you’ve never experienced truly acoustic music – no mics, no amps, no speakers – on a schooner in full sail, this should be on your bucket list.  (Now, I’m not suggesting that you’re not likely to make it until next summer, but why take the chance, right?)  You know you’re getting top musicianship when the wind is literally the only thing between you and the sound of voices and instruments.

(See more Michael O’Leary videos here)

Take advantage of our thriving music scene during these last few days of September, with over 30 artists performing this weekend (remember, the weekend starts tonight).  See the complete schedule of all live music in Gloucester and Cape Ann here.

Our Gloucester Staycation

My sister-in-law and her boyfriend are visiting from Cincinnati, Ohio. Liv is here too, taking a few days off from the hubbub of NYC. I am having so much fun giving the grand tour of our island that I feel as though I am on staycation while they are here vacationing. Our guests arrived late Tuesday night and we had a classic New England dinner waiting for them, with fresh off-the-boat Captain Joe and Sons steamed lobsters (two for each as they are so affordable), red cabbage and carrot coleslaw, potato salad, Alexandra’s olive bread, and blueberry cake with whip cream.

Yesterday after touring the Gloucester Harbor Walk, we stopped at Virgilios for take-out sandwiches to bring to the Dog Bar Breakwater for lunch. Then off to Good Harbor Beach for a swim before dinner.

We had a wonderfully fun dinner at The Pub at Cape Ann Brewing Company. Fried calamari for me, beer-marinated steak tips for Liv, delicious fish cakes for Tom, and Amy and Arnold both had the yummy haddock tortillas. Everyone enjoyed their beer selection from the unique and varied beer menu. Liv’s choice was especially interesting; a refreshing summer ale, their Saison, brewed with strawberries and rhubarb.

Haddock Tortillas

Calamari with a very light breading and fried to perfection

Liv’s friend Jess is a waitress at the Pub

Today we’re off to visit Willowdale Estate, whale watch, and then a late night birthday dinner for my husband Tom at the fabulous Duckworth’s!

The people, the sights, the natural beauty that surrounds–wouldn’t you agree that we live in just the most beautiful and the most interesting Staycation Destination anywhere?

The Pub at Cape Ann Brew Company