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Christmas by the Sea – Schedule, December 5th through 8th

Thursday December 5th the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will hold a Christmas Part at Seaside Cycles, 23 Elm Street, Manchester. Raffles, door prizes and more! All are welcome! Friday December 6 - Shop Manchester will take place from 4:00 until 9:00 … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events in Manchester

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Second-Hand Stores in Gloucester and Rockport: printable summary

Back in June, I moved to a new apartment, and did some shopping at second-hand stores (thrift stores, consignment stores, antique stores, etc.).  I soon realized that there were more stores of that kind than I had suspected!  So, I … Continue reading

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Main & Pier – another antique/vintage store!

Another antique and vintage store has appeared in Rockport!  It is called Main & Pier, appropriately because that is precisely where it is located! It has a lot of different kinds of items, from small to large. Here are some … Continue reading

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Art Longwood Books

The other day I was walking in Rockport on my way to photograph a couple of second-hand stores for my ongoing series, and to my surprise, I discovered two more stores to add to my list! The first one, which … Continue reading

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Sea Again New & Consigned Fashion & Accessories

Discovering stores that specialize in second-hand items in the Gloucester-Rockport area has been an adventure, and I keep discovering more! Often I’ll go to one store, and they’ll refer me to another. Unfortunately some also have closed since I started … Continue reading

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Scout Vintage Finds

Continuing my series on second-hand stores in Gloucester after a brief hiatus, today we look at Scout Vintage Finds (186 East Main St., open Thurs-Sun 11am-6pm)! This is a store I’d driven past many times, but never stopped to see. I’m glad … Continue reading

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The Neighborhood Apothecary

A nice surprise for me at the block party for me was the new “Neighborhood Apothecary“.  I arrived on the scene from the west end near Giuseppe’s, and met this fine fellow: who was handing out coupons for a free … Continue reading

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The Past Present Shoppe

Leaving Main Street behind – but not too far behind – today we make a virtual visit to the Past Present Shoppe! (30 Railroad Ave., practically right across from the train station) This is another consignment shop with a variety … Continue reading

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The Eco Boutique

The Eco Boutique is located at 186 Main Street, in Brown’s Mall (to the right as you enter the mall, although they also have an entrance straight on to Main Street).  Like many of the stores I’ve reviewed, they carry … Continue reading

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The Dress Code – the 2nd-hand store series continues!

Continuing my series on second-hand stores in the Gloucester-Rockport area, today we make a virtual visit to The Dress Code! (159 Main St.) The Dress Code is a consignment store that specializes in women’s clothing and accessories, although they also have … Continue reading

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Gabriel’s Antiques

Getting back to my series on second-hand (antiques, consignment, thrift, etc.) stores, today we pay a virtual visit to Gabriel’s Antiques (100 Main Street). Gabriel’s is a “generalist” antique store tending towards upscale items and prices (although according to one … Continue reading

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Main Street Arts and Antiques

And now, after a cat post, back to our regularly scheduled programming – my series on second-hand shopping in Gloucester! Today we visit another antique store, Main Street Arts and Antiques (124 Main St.), run by GMG contributor David Cox. The … Continue reading

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The Sequined Fan

Continuing with my series on second-hand (thrift, consignment, antique, etc.) stores in Gloucester, I stopped in to check on The Sequined Fan on East Main Street!   While they sell some antiques, they do not identify as an “antique store”. … Continue reading

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This Week in Rockport: Shopping at NIGHT, Inn Tours & More!

Last week in Rockport we had the tree lighting and Santa’s arrival (events covered here on Good Morning Gloucester by intrepid reporter Rubber Duck — and its somewhat useful sidekick Paul Morrison). So what’s up in Rockport for THIS week? … Continue reading

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Lobster Weathervane

Lobster Weathervane, originally uploaded by captjoe06. Check out this Lobster Weathervane. The guy a couple doors down from Dominos Pizza now sells a wide variety of weathervanes. The same guy that sharpens knives and fixes lawn mowers. Obviously this one … Continue reading

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