Daily Archives: March 30, 2012

Video clip- Midsummer Nights Dream at East Gloucester Elementary From James Dowd

Most of what I think I do as a father is spend huge amounts of time reminding my kids about obvious things like that they can’t go outside in the rain wearing just socks on their feet. If someone said … Continue reading

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Head To The Fort Square Café ASAP! The Lucky Table Is Back!!!!

Ron Ross has refinished this classic tabletop with boats from Gloucester’s past fishing fleet and they are installing it in the window seat.  There has been 3 $15,000 winning scratch tickets scratched at this table as legend goes  (hence the … Continue reading

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2012 St Joseph’s Novena At The Home of Katie Fontana

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Reflection: Trinity Church, Boston

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Hammond Castle

This place is such a jewel in our great city.  Here is a little information on the Hammond Castle.   Hammond Castle is located on the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts. The castle, which was constructed between 1926 and 1929, was the home … Continue reading

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Reminder Horribles Parade Fundraiser – Saturday

Please join us for the Fishtown Horribles Parade Fundraiser with Frank Santos, Jr. Saturday March 31 @ Cruiseport Gloucester.  Doors open at 7pm for the silent auction and the show starts at 8pm!!  Tickets are still available. Contact us at … Continue reading

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Did You Know? (Turkeys are Intelligent)

Contrary to popular belief, wild turkeys are intelligent, inquisitive, affectionate, sentient beings.  Turkeys also have a large vocabulary and have been found to have twenty distinct and specific vocalizations. Also contrary to popular belief, wild turkeys can fly, and are … Continue reading

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Top Five Recommended Magnolias for Cape Ann Gardens

Does your magnolia look like this: Magnolia blossoms ruined by hard frost Rather than this: Magnolia soulangiana ‘Alexandrina’ Today begins a series on the top five magnolias for Cape Ann gardens, based on many years of observing and writing about … Continue reading

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Miranda Russell takes Graceland to her heart

This video features gimmesound Artist of the Week Miranda Russell’s wonderful cover of Paul Simon’s Graceland.  She and her band really make this song their own.  Watch and see what we mean.  You can catch her at Shalin Liu, where … Continue reading

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Winner of The Two Tickets To Tonight’s Berklee Jazz and Roots Concert Jeannette Kresowaty

Jeannette won the tickets by subscribing to GMG according to this post Tonight’s the night!   Don’t miss the first public concert in this extraordinary series featuring Berklee professors, alumni and students to benefit a new scholarship fund that will … Continue reading

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ROCKPORT – The Shalin Liu presents Celtic Americana string-band Annalivia on Wednesday, April, 4 @ 7 PM. Free Concert

There seems to have been some confusion on the correct date of this concert. It is as follows. Wednesday, April 4 @ 7 PM. Annalivia’s unique sound features twin fiddles, strong vocals, driving guitar, mandolin, clawhammer banjo and double bass. … Continue reading

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Statue in Calvary Cemetery

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Roger Goodell of The NFL Is the Pro Sports Commissioner that The Others Should Aspire To Be

For those of you non- sports fan Roger Goodell is the commissioner that handed out a real punishment to protect his league, the NFL. There are many sports analysts who are crying out that Roger Goodell has too much power … Continue reading

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Gloucester resident, SSGT Peter Greeke was welcomed home by his wife, Melanie and daughters, Jacee and Libby

Norman Barr writes- Gloucester resident, SSGT Peter Greeke was welcomed home yesterday from overseas by his wife, Melanie and daughters, Jacee and Libby. Melanie is my daughter.

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Community Stuff Friday

Cape Ann Artisans 2012 Spring Open Studio Tour On Cape Ann in Gloucester and Rockport, Massachusetts. Cape Ann is home to a thriving arts community, one of the oldest in the country. For twenty-nine years Cape Ann Artisans has been … Continue reading

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