Daily Archives: August 6, 2012

Joey: Media Mogul!

Joey’s featured in the latest issue of North Shore Art*Throb Media Mogul By Lou Mandarini Joey Ciaramitaro didn’t necessarily set out to revolutionize the media landscape on Cape Ann, but that’s the way things have turned out since he started … Continue reading

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Rock The Baby Day Care Opens in Magnolia

  Rock the Baby Daycare Center is now Open! Located at 15 Lexington Avenue in Magnolia-Gloucester We are a small family-like daycare center offering flexible plans & drop-in child care. Serving ages 6 weeks up to age 8! Open Year … Continue reading

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Sweet Shots Secret Spots Tour With Violet and Cory

This is what I’m talking about!  A guided personal tour around the island to incredible hidden spots off the beaten path in a brand new macked out Jeep- soooo cool.  Must do! click for the video- Check out the facebook … Continue reading

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Merluzzi- If the old timers were still alive they’d be having a field day.

Guys like Mickey Red, Leo The Flounder, they’d be going crazy for the whiting that’s been coming in.  Fried, in a broodu, you name it- Whiting, my favorite fish to eat. Let the Menagani Babu eat 30 day old swordfish, … Continue reading

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dun fudgin’ from kenny maccarthy

Kenny writes- http://www.capeanninfo.com/ Still hot? Take your dog and your chair down behind Gloucester High School for a "secret swim".

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Hitchhiker

The hitch-hiker stood up and looked across through the windows. “Could ya give me a lift, mister?” The driver looked quickly back at the restaurant for a second. “Didn’t you see the No Riders sticker on the win’shield?” “Sure—I seen … Continue reading

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Sunday was a 10 plus for a beach day

Waves great for body surfing, 71 degree water temp., great breeze and lots of fun people on Magnolia Beach.

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Alchemy of Art Opening – Wednesday August 8th 5:30-7:30

From Jim Clyde: “When the immortal Scottish poet Robert Burns penned the words….”the best laid schemes o’ mice an’ men gang oft agley…” he must have had the plein air painter in mind. Many times I have set up my … Continue reading

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Save $12 by getting your Blues Festival tickets before midnight tonight

“GMG readers deserve the best price available!”  That’s what Bob Hastings said in an email to me this morning.  And he’s right.  Click here to get your tickets for $28 on-line by midnight tonight or pay $40 (cash or check) … Continue reading

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ORLEANS: The Show Must Go On!

  THE SHOW MUST GO ON! Orleans, in its 40th year of life – WILL PERFORM North Shore Music Theater Friday, August 31 – 8pm “We mourn the sudden passing of Larry Hoppen.  However, we will undertake to finish out … Continue reading

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Mile21,The Runaround, Allen Estes, Marina Evans and Charlie Bianchini all in one night at The Harbor Loop Concert~This Thursday August 9th.

Mile 21: http://www.myspace.com/mile21music#{%22ImageId%22%3A17925499} Formed in the fall of 2000, Mile 21 established itself as a seven piece punk/ska band with influences of reggae and hip hop ranging from the Mighty Mighty Bosstones to the Wu Tang Clan. After taking a … Continue reading

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Drowning victim recovery off of front beach in Rockpor

By Gary Gorczyca Ok so this is the latest 411 on the drowning. Corroborated by two Rockport Policemen. 23 year old Korean National college student visiting Rockport with a crew of fellow international college students from many different countries. His … Continue reading

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Squid Attack!

Squid Attack! Shot from the State Fish Pier Gloucester, Ma

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Street Bazaar photo series

I am going away for a spiritual retreat for the week, so if you are a person of faith, please keep me in your prayers!  My posts in my absence are a series of photos from the street bazaar. – Fr. … Continue reading

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Well Lookey Here At What Lily Linqs Made Me! You Rock Lily!

If your company doesn’t have one of Lily’s unique and expressive authentic hand painted lobster buoy then shame on you! Lily produces these works of art herself and there isn’t anything more expressive of local flavor than a lobster buoy … Continue reading

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I Propose A Monster Lobster Bash At Maritime Gloucester’s New Harriett Webster Pier for Schooner Festival

At night under the lights- huge rows of picnic tables.  The crews of the Schooners, Our Fishermen, Our Community-  A lobster, ear of corn.  Kegs of Fisherman’s  Brew, Ryan and Wood Folly Cove Rum, fun under the lights!!!! A bash, … Continue reading

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A 22-Second Video Guide to Rockport’s Art Exchange

Before you check out the video…if you’re on Twitter, Art Now Rockport just joined. http://www.twitter.com/artnowrockport. Follow Art Now and Art Now will follow you back big time. Last week we were off camping and visiting relatives but now I’m back … Continue reading

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Homies on the Blvd.

      Homies flyin high on the Boulevard. ~Alicia

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Quarry Dance From Kathy Chapman

“Quarry Dance” was performed by members of the New York City dance troupe, Dusan Tynek Dance Theatre, at Rockport’s waterfront Halibut Point State Park on this steamy Friday afternoon. Photo © Kathy Chapman 2012 http://www.kathychapman.com

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Captain Lou Williams Catches A “Rare For These Waters” Triggerfish

We usually see one of these a year.  In the past years Aaron aboard the Lady Margaret, Doc Herrick aboard the Dog and I caught one.  If you notice all three got landed in August with the warm water temps. … Continue reading

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Ten Days Of July 2012 Downtown Gloucester Block Party Faces From David Cox Day 9

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Emily Dickinson Quote of The Week from Greg Bover

“My friends are my estate.” Emily Dickinson (1830 – 1886) Born to an Amherst Massachusetts family with deep Puritan roots, Dickinson was better known in her lifetime as a gardener than as a poet. Famously reclusive, she spent decades brooding … Continue reading

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