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Sushi At Lat 43 Served Lunch or Dinner

There were a couple different things I didn’t realize about the Sushi at Lat 43.  One that you could get it for lunch OR dinner, and Two that you could get it at the bar in the Tavern section.   Every once in a while I crave sushi for lunch, now I know just where to get it.  Brian Eastman the manager tells me you could even call in for it and have it ready when you get there.  Sweet!

Sushi At Lat 43 Served Lunch or Dinner, originally uploaded by captjoe06.

 

Happy Cinco de Mayo!Things to do today!

Chamber’s Spring Fling

Cape Ann Chamber Businesswomen will host this year’s Spring Fling on Tuesday, May 5, 5 to 7:30 p.m., at Latitude 43, 25 Rogers St. Terri Trespicio, senior editor at Martha Stewart’s “Body & Soul” magazine, will present “Take Back the Reins: Simple and Surprising Ways to Stay Balanced and Whole When Times Are Tough.” Trespicio also hosts a daily radio program called “Whole Living.” In collaboration with seArts Wearable Arts group, attendees will have an opportunity to wear — and possibly buy — accessories made by local artists. Sponsored by Cape Ann Savings Bank Trust Department, Rockport National Bank and TD Banknorth, the event will feature a Cinco de Mayo supper of quesadillas, nachos and salads. Cost is $25 per person. A cash bar will be available. Chamber members and nonmembers are welcome. For reservations, call 978-283-1601 or e-mail info@capeannchamber.com.

Spaghetti dinner

A spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit the Gloucester High School girls softball program will take place Tuesday, May 5, 5 to 7 p.m., at The Fish Shack restaurant in Rockport. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children and seniors, with a $25 family cap. For more information, call Anthony Saputo at 978-283-6970.

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Talk of the Times: ‘Green Buildings’ Tour today carries on Earth Day spirit

The formal observances of Earth Day were earlier this week, but the celebration continues today, just as environmental leaders hope its messages will continue throughout the year and beyond.

In connection with the launching of its new Web site, greenbuildessexcounty.org, focusing on “green building,” the Essex County Greenbelt organization is presenting a Green Buildings Tour today to give visitors a firsthand look at many of the buildings featured on their site.

Tours will be led by those most closely connected with each building, and will offer you the opportunity to ask questions and find out more about what these pioneers in green building have learned along the way.

For directions to these locations and more information, please visit www.greenbuildessexcounty.org.

The tour sites open today are:

Home of John Livermore, High Popples Road, Gloucester, 10:30 a.m. to noon. Sampling of green features: Larson Truss wall-framing system, solar hot water, R-76 insulation, rain barrels.

Latitude 43, Rogers Street, Gloucester, 2:30 to 4 p.m. Sampling of green features: radiant heat floor, high- efficiency appliances, waterless urinals, dual-flush water-saving valves on toilets, use of salvaged materials and environmentally-friendly building materials.

Essex County Greenbelt, 82 Eastern Ave., Essex, 1 to 2 p.m. Sampling of green features: solar panel array, high-efficiency HVAC, icynene insulation, rainwater recapture system, recycle and reused of materials.

More events happening around town

Around Cape Ann
Gail McCarthy (Gloucester Daily Times)

Spring Splash event with Gloucester Stage

The Gloucester Stage Company kicks off the season with a gathering featuring this year’s stars of its stage on Monday, April 6, at Latitude 43 at 7 p.m. Those attending the “Spring Splash” can mingle with actors as Gloucester Stage prepares for its 30th anniversary season.

This one-night only event will feature a special performance by Mary Callanan and accompanist Brian Patton. Callanan will play the role of Lucy van Pelt in the opening musical production of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.” There also will be an exclusive guest appearance by Karen MacDonald, director of last year’s hit thriller “The Woman In Black.” She will star in the upcoming production of “Last of the Red Hot Lovers!”

For more information, visit http://www.gloucesterstage.org.

Spring concert by Sorellanza

Sorellanza, a Cape Ann women’s chorus directed by Patti Pike, will present a concert of songs filled with hope and light at its spring concert titled “Dreams to wish upon.” The performance includes songs both old and new from near and far in search of that bright morning star that guides travellers. This is the last of three shows. The group will perform on Sunday, April 5 at 4 p.m. at the First Parish Unitarian Church at 225 Cabot St. in Beverly. Admission is $10. For more information, contact Anne Stevens, 978-281-6417.

“So Sexy so Soon”

Parents and residents are asked to attend a program on Saturday about a topical issue. The program titled “So Sexy so Soon: and What Parents Can Do to Protect their Kids” takes place on April 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at O’Maley Middle School Auditorium featuring Professor Diane E. Levin, an expert on the impact of media on youth. The presentation will be followed by questions and discussion, possible local approaches to the issue. The program is appropriate for teens, older youth and adults. There will be limited child care available by reservation. Call 978-281-2477 to pre-register. Light refreshments will be served. This event is sponsored by The Cape Ann School Safety Committee, Gloucester Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Partnership, The Coalition for the Prevention of Domestic Abuse and The Gloucester Bookstore.

Open house

Marty Morgan will hold her annual spring open house and sale from April 4 to April 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Her work has an Asian influence this year as she develops new shino glazes, which range from smoky grays to apricot and rust tones. There is little control over the results of firing this particular glaze. Inspired by reading Greg Mortenson’s “Three Cups of Tea,” she will donate half of the price of any set of three small cups to the Central Asia Institute, which is building schools for girls in Pakistan and Afghanistan. She also creates dinnerware and serving pieces in stoneware and porcelain as well as trays, vases, lamps, mirrors, landscape tiles and “quarry vessels.” The studio is located at 428 Washington St. on the Mill River in Gloucester. For information, call 978-281-3347.

Local acts and arts

Franklin Friday Jazz features the Linda Amero Trio this week with Jane Potter on piano and John Turner on bass. The Franklin is at 118 Main St. in Gloucester. The jazz is from 7 to 10 p.m. No cover.

The Walker Creek Band will perform at Elliot’s at the Blackburn on Saturday, April 4, at 8 p.m. The group has entertained audiences for the past 26 years.

Local Colors Artists’ Cooperative at 121 Main St. in Gloucester is featuring handmade Easter gifts and cards, through April 12. For hours and information, call 978-283-3996 or visit http://www.local-colors.org.

Museum offers free admission on Saturdays

In conjunction with the current exhibition “Charles A. Lowe Photos: Gloucester 1975″ the Cape Ann Museum is offering free admission to the community every Saturday morning from 10 a.m. to noon through the end of May. Lowe, an award-winning photographer, worked at the Gloucester Daily Times from 1957 to 1981.

The museum invites members of the community to assist in the identification of the people, places, and events that Lowe captured on film. A catalogue of Lowe images accompanies the exhibition. Reproductions of photos are also available for purchase. The museum is located at 27 Pleasant Street in Gloucester. The museum is wheelchair accessible. For information call 978-283-0455 or visit www.capeannmuseum.org.

Around Cape Ann is a column devoted to events happening on Cape Ann and artists from Cape Ann performing elsewhere. If you would like to submit an item, contact reporter Gail McCarthy at 978-283-7000, ext. 3445 or gmccarthy@gloucestertimes.com, or fax to 978-281-5748.

Harbor Cove- Fisherman’s Wharf and Captain’s Courageous- Site of New Latitude 43

Much thanks to Frank Ciolino who brought down a bunch of old photos of Gloucester from roughly 1980.

Maybe someone could identify the building that is to the left of Captain’s Courageous in the photo.  I’m guessing it was the old Gloucester Grocery but I’m not sure.  There is an alleyway that provides public access there now.  In the post above this one, the Lat 43 sign is located on the left corner of the Captain Courageous building in this photo.

The Fisherman’s Wharf Building has been replaced after a fire a few years back with a corrugated steel building.

Restaurant Week Offerings From Latitude 43

Latitude 43
25 Rogers Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
www.latfortythree.com

Latitude 43 is more than a restaurant, it’s a destination. Latitude 43 is more than good eats, it’s an aesthetic experience. Creativity is alive in everything you taste and in everything you see.


Cape Ann Restaurant Week Prix Fixe Options, all available for $25.08 per person (gratuities, tax, beverages not included) from October 19 through October 24, 2008:

Customers will choose one item from the following Appetizers, Entrees, and Desserts.

Appetizer

  • Caesar Salad
  • Our clam chowder

Entree

  • Ipswich Ale Beer Battered Local Haddock,
    with herb roasted new red potatoes and Autumn vegetables
  • 10 oz Center Cut Sirloin
    with house made three peppercorn steak sauce, buttery whipped potatoes, Autumn vegetables, and chili fried onion rings
  • Fire Roasted Atlantic Salmon
    with toasted Israeli couscous, freckled with winter squash, and sweet onion beurre blanc.

Dessert

  • Apple Crisp
    with vanilla bean ice cream and Bourbon caramel sauce

Fence Down Between Lat 43 and Fishermen’s Wharf

The fence has been taken down between Latitude 43 and Fishermen’s Wharf.

I don’t know if Fishermen’s Wharf has been purchased by McDonough and Co, but it seems that way. There are still signs up in the Fishermen’s Wharf parking lot that say “authorized parking only” but it looks like the lot has been cleared and cleaned up for restaurant parking.

We went last night to use one of the Where The Locals Go Lat 43 buy two sushi rolls and get a free California Roll coupon and we parked in the Fishermen’s Wharf lot. The public walkway between Fishermen’s Wharf and Lat 43 is complete with some interesting pavers and the deck is certainly inviting. I took some pictures this morning at 4:45AM from the observation deck in front of Lat 43. Its a pretty good view if you are into the industrial harbor thing. Got some shots of the dorys that Damon uses and are tied up on the Saint Peter’s Marina floats.

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