Daily Archives: January 23, 2014

The Big Freeze of January 1979

Hi, Joey.  Thought you might want to post the attached photos sometime this month.There always seem to be photos of Gloucester Harbor freezing in the early 1900′s, but have you ever seen photos of a frozen Ipswich Bay?Here’s the proof!It … Continue reading

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Tribute To Chet Curtis WCVB Channel 5

Gloucester resident Carl Mckay-Stratton  AKA Crazy Carl our local The Facebook Weatherman  shares  his heartwarming goodbye to his idol and legendary Boston  Chet Curtis… Everyone loves Carl and his crazy weather post on Facebook. He is know around town as … Continue reading

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1930′s-1940′s Copy-Ocean-Clear Lobsters Consolidated Lobster CO INC Gloucester MA (Bay view)

As I said I would send.  My mother sent this to me of her Father (Chester E. Mac Neil) lived both in Lanesville Duley Street early 30′s and Bay View, Washington Street.  Mom  told me – Lived on Duley Street … Continue reading

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Round Up of Top 2013 Local and National Art Stories: Aplomb

Local and national common threads include advocacy, aplomb, and access. Oh, and Amazon. December 5, 2013 was a huge news day. Here, aplomb (awards and institutions) Part Two: PLOMB Gloucester, MA:  the Gloucester HarborWalk designed by Cambridge Seven Associates took home an impressive array of local, regional, and … Continue reading

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Winter’s Tale

 “It soon got so cold that the men rushed to close the doors. When they had shut them and the room was again silent, they saw that several women had begun to cry. The women said it was because of … Continue reading

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Look Who Stopped By The All You Can Eat Bird Buffet Today

Todays cold  weather  brought a steady flow of visitors to our backyard buffet… I am so pleased with the success of this bird feeder click link below to see how it was made Sista Felicia’s Recipe For Feeding Your Backyard Birds … Continue reading

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Nature’s Art on the Blvd.

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For those who think the Blog has gone soft – here are some Nude Photos for you!

Me nude bathing and nude horseback riding.  How’s that for hard core GMG. Found these and many other great old slides from the 50′s and before while visiting my mother this weekend.  I didn’t know I had been photographed nude … Continue reading

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Winter Carnival & Ice Skating on I4-C2?

This just in from Cape Ann TV’s Lisa Smith: Will I4-C2 become a skating rink and downtown a winter wonderland?  Find out what Mayor Kirks thinks about this when she is interviewed by Meredith Fine on this week’s Cape Ann Report. … Continue reading

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Talk about Rag Time ~ Dave Sag’s Blues Party has The Good Old Salty Jazz Band playing tonight. 8-11

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Giuseppe’s Ristorante, Gloucester, Ma SingerSongwriterShuffle! Tonight! Tony Goddess, John Jerome, Scotty Andersen, Sarah Hoonah Smith, Ryan Sweezey, Guy Zacaardi, Howie Newman for our SingerSongwriterShuffle! 7-10.

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Pet of the Week- Beef Cake

  Hello!  My name is Beef Cake. I am a four-month-old male Lab mix. I am residing at the Cape Ann Animal Aid (CAAA) in Gloucester until I am adopted.   I will be medium in size when I am all grown. If you … Continue reading

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Fish Processing, circa 1920

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LAST CALL for the Cape Ann Mobile App I am coordinating the uptake of Points of Interest for the new mobile app across all 4 cultural districts (Essex, Rocky Neck, Rockport, Harbortown). To date very few Gloucester businesses and inns … Continue reading

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Community Stuff 1/23/14

February Vacation at Maritime Gloucester We are pleased to announce our February vacation week lineup! Explore sea life and engineering during these fun and educational programs for children PreK – 5th Grade.  Click the sessions below for full info and … Continue reading

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Thursday Forecast

The frigid cold is here to stay for the next 10-15 days ….. Also plenty of storm chances in this extremely active weather pattern out of Canada. Mariners Forecast Small Craft Advisory Thu: NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas … Continue reading

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Diabolical New Coyote Defense Technique For Deer

Adapt or Die Baby.  Flat Out One Of The Most Brilliant Defense Mechanisms On Display I’ve Ever Seen. I don’t care how hungry that coyote is that’s creeping up on the deer.  Deer lets one rip like this and the … Continue reading

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