Daily Archives: September 21, 2011

Here’s My Message To The AFA

You can suck schweddy balls. The American Family Association is organizing a protest over Ben and Jerry’s new ice cream flavor named "Schweddy Balls Ice Cream" God almighty do people have to suck the fun out of everything? Can’t they … Continue reading

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2011 Gran Prix of Gloucester October 1 & 2- It’s Coming

-and Paul Boudreau assured me there will be a beer tent! If you haven’t seen the spectacle that is cyclocross at The Gran Prix of Gloucester, mark your calendar now!  I’ve heard from many many folks that you just won’t … Continue reading

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Ron Schrank Has Some Nice Things To Say

Ron writes- Hey Joey, We haven’t met but I live in Gloucester and we really enjoy your blog/web site. My reason for this contact is to thank you for the great coverage of the Fish Box Derby. The post by … Continue reading

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Cooking Fish – Cooking Lobsters the Right Way

This From Orca Bay Seafoods- Perfectly cooked fish is moist and has a delicate flavor – overcooking is the most prevalent cooking error. Fish is done when the flesh has just begun to turn from translucent to opaque and is … Continue reading

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Summit Meeting at St. Peter’s Square


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Don’t Forget The Farmer’s Market Tomorrow!

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Things To Do This Weekend- The Oarmaster’s Cup

The prestigious Oarmaster’s Cup with be presented to the fastest single dory rower in the land.  All will be decided this Sunday, September 25th at 10 AM in Gloucester Harbor .  The course will start and finish off the pier … Continue reading

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Celebrating Pete Marston’s Life- The American Legion Hall Friday 6:30PM

Everyone Knows Pete Marston as a Friendly Fun Guy. Friday Night his friends and family will celebrate his life with an all star local musical cast and plenty of food.  Bring a dish if you would like to and any … Continue reading

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New Cape Ann Choir School Launched

St. John’s Church, 48 Middle Street, Gloucester launches a new program "Cape Ann Choir School" on Thursdays from 4:30-6 pm.  The program is intended to give children of reading age and older the chance to sing a wide variety of … Continue reading

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Things To Do- Hospital Point Light Open House From Bill O’Connor

Bill writes- Hi Joey, Last Saturday, B and I headed ‘up the line’ to Beverly to check out the Hospital Point Light overlooking Salem Sound.  We had a great time and had a chance to explore a unique North Shore … Continue reading

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Lobster Roll Crisis

Doug Brendel writes- Joey, thanks again for the 4 enormous lobstahs Sunday morning. My friend from Ohio, the NYG fan, loved them. We ate until we couldn’t eat anymore, and had lots of leftovers. Which my wife Kristina made into … Continue reading

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The Love for GMG Keeps Coming in!

Between all the great comments by the GMG readership and the CBS Blogger Award. The Love for GMG keeps coming in. I received this Photo by email from a big Fan who loves GMG. She wanted me too share it with you:

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Gray’s Hardware, the Talking Machine, and Four Generations

   Talking Machine Sign for Gray’s Hardware, Gloucester, circa 1900 Anonymous/ ©Fredrik D. Bodin My research for Gray’s Hardware began a week ago when I got an email from Lynn Gray. She’s the great granddaughter of Charles A. Gray, who … Continue reading

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Kids and food… good stuff

Jason Grow Forwards this story from East Gloucester resident John Sarrouf- If You Let Them Cook It, They Will Come posted by Elijah and John One way we try to inspire our six- and three-year-old kids to spend time at … Continue reading

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Video- Somewhere off Cape Ann- Who Can Name The Lobster Gear

Adam Bolonsky reports- In a sea kayak somewhere off Cape Ann.  Name the waters and nearby islands: that’s easy.  But can a Good Morning Gloucester reader name the owner of the lobster gear the bluefish lure gets snagged on? Should … Continue reading

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Start of surf season, Good Harbor Beach From Kathy Chapman

Start of surf season, Good Harbor Beach. http://www.kathychapman.com

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Alice Bliss : A Book Talk by Gloucester Author Laura Harrington : Thursday, 9/22/11 @ 7 pm

Laura Harrington, award-winning librettist, playwright, and author will speak at Sawyer Free Library about her coming-of-age novel, Alice Bliss, the story of the teenaged daughter of an American soldier in Iraq. According to Margot Livesey "Alice is a true heroine: … Continue reading

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