Daily Archives: August 18, 2012

We have a Saturday Winner ~ You could be the Sunday Winner!

Congratulations Lisa Clark.  You won 2 tickets to ORLEANS at Northshore Music Theatre plus 2 GMG killer mason jars. Zip Line Kid picked the winner.  He’ll pick another winner tomorrow.  So come down to the Waterfront Festival between 9am and … Continue reading

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BALD EAGLE in the 2011 Schooner Race from Al Bezanson

Joey ….. When you look left from the end of your dock and you may see this schooner on her mooring in Smith Cove.  BALD EAGLE will be racing again this year on September 2nd in the Small Schooners Class … Continue reading

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THe Block Party is On!!

Come on down!!!

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Schooner Adventure Restoration Update

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Rotary Breakfast and the Waterfront Festival

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Special Delivery

Jamie from Stones Pub wanted the GMG ice tea jar so we arraigned a special delivery…he looks happy. Get on down to the Waterfont Festival to get yours!!

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ALMOST LIVE VIDEO: Asleep on the job?

Shot about half an hour ago at the Waterfront Festival

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This just in from Block Party Artistic Director Val Marcley: Block Party is on starting at 6pm.  Lots of fun in store tonight.  See you all there!

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Blueberry Mug Up Competition

          Reports have come in that there were no Cape Ann blueberries, or any blueberries at all at the Farmer’s Market this week, so feel free to use Market Basket, Shaw’s, Willow Rest, or whatever blueberries … Continue reading

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Giant Swallowtail Photos from FOB Sarah Gershaw

Several days ago we posted about the local Giant Swallowtail Butterfly sightings. GMG reader and Wenham resident Sarah Gershaw reported she spotted a Giant Swallowtail in her garden that very day. She’s sent in her terrific photos. Thank you Sarah for … Continue reading

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Safe Harbor

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Video- The Gus Foote Path From Kenny MacCarthy

http://www.capeanninfo.com/ Another testimonial to Mr. Gus Foote. This one’s on top of Portuguese Hill.

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Raising the GMG tent @ the Waterfront Festival

Zip Line Kid films as we raise the tent and set up the contest at about 8:30 this morning.  Come down for your killer mason jars w/ crazy straws AND enter to WIN 2 more jars (they make great gifts) … Continue reading

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A Pinch of Art

A Pinch Of Art “I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things; to suggest, not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.” Balthus, Designed by Mehmet Ali Uysal

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After Hours at the Cape Ann Museum

If you were not at the Cape Ann Museum Summer “After Hours” event last Thursday, August 16, you really missed out!  This museum is one of the under-recognized jewels in Cape Ann’s cultural crown. There was great music, great food from Alchemy, … Continue reading

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Waterfront festival

Hanging flowers

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A Big Thank You and a Few (Brief) Thoughts on Art

Thank you so much for helping us reach our goal on Kickstarter. The project we funded through Kickstarter is called the Art Exchange and it begins TONIGHT at 6 o’clock on White Wharf in Rockport. The response to the Art … Continue reading

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Live Community Blogging The 2012 Gloucester Waterfront Festival

We will be posting updated pictures all day long from the Gloucester Waterfront Festival. If you wander down there snap a picture or two. if you are a vendor down there send in your photo in front of your booth … Continue reading

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Lasers Will Stop a USCG Search in its Tracks

Hi Joey, I came across this tonight at the Coast Guard website and was wondering if you would share: Lasers Halt Coast Guard Searches Apparently  the USCG is looking for help to get the word out about not aiming lasers … Continue reading

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Community Photos 8/18/12

Thursday, August 16th Dear Joey, Here are six photos I took aboard Ardelle during Monday night’s Schooner Race against Thomas Lannon.  (I’ll send them in two separate emails, because they’re large.)   You might want to feature one or two on … Continue reading

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Community Stuff 8/18/12

GLOUCESTER EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $58,531 IN FUNDING FOR GLOUCESTER PUBLIC SCHOOLS The Gloucester Education Foundation (GEF) has awarded funding totaling $58,531 to the Gloucester Public School District for an array of programs for  students in the city’s elementary, middle and … Continue reading

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