Monthly Archives: August 2014
Sold out show … Tickets available For Saturday Night only … all other show’s are sold out! … Don’t wait to get your tickets!
Adam Bolonsky submits-
Mitchell Hsing and Isabel Brachmann, grad students at MIT (who said only nerds go to MIT?) recently swam the perimeter of Straitsmouth Island from Gap Head in less than 25 minutes. Their coach Bill Steele and I escorted them in kayaks.
Fish tacos afterwards at Cape Ann Brewing Company!
Here’s a video clip. You can clearly see Twin Lights at Thachers and Straitsmouth Island light in the background:
Joe “The Animal” Barboza was flown to Thachers Island each night by helicopter in the late 60’s while testifying against the New England mob. When Barboza’s cover at Thachers was blown, federal marshals moved him to a house on Eastern Point.
Barboza was gunned down a few years later in Southern California.
This was back in the day when the Coast Guard radio station at Gap Head was still in operation.
Aurelia Nelson of North Shore 104.9 is doing it again … yup she’s bringing her prize wheel down to the Sidewalk Bazaar tomorrow (Thursday) and you can win 2 tickets to see Henri Smith New Orleans Friends & Flavours feat. Grammy-winner Amadee Castenell at the Celebrate Gloucester Benefit Concert to help raise money for the Cape Ann YMCA Camping & Teen Services.
Henri Smith has been helping the YMCA raise money for teen programs ever since the Y started sending local teens to help rebuild his hometown of New Orleans.
These YMCA programs help nurture the potential of every child and teen as they improve our community’s health and well-being. It’s an important cause worth supporting.
Stop by the North Shore 104.9 booth (in front of Cape Ann Savings Bank) and spin the wheel.
There’s no cost, no catch.
Just spin & you could win to tickets to see Henri Smith, who almost always sells out when he performs on the North Shore!
And unless you’re just visiting, you probably also know that Gloucester’s Sidewalk Bazaar starts tomorrow and features all sorts of artists, artisans and bargains on Main Street through Saturday.
Just find The Open Door’s booth at the Sidewalk Bazaar and get a raffle ticket for their 3 minute shopping spree (see Craig Kimberley’s video of last year’s winner here.)
Every raffle ticket purchased at the Sidewalk Bazaar is automatically entered to win 2 free tickets to the concert.
One winner will be announced on the Open Door’s Facebook Page after being drawn at the end of each day.
Your raffle ticket helps support the Open Door AND you just might win tickets to one of this summer’s hottest shows!
Grilled Salmon, $12.95!
Wednesday, August 6th
Special Guest: TONI ANN!!
Toni Ann Enes joins us once again. Gentle voice. Soulful
music. Pure joy. ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Grilled Salmon, $12.95!
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus – Check out Fred’s rockin’ wine menu!
…to seeing you there! :-) ~ Fly
One thousand…seven hundred..forty four.
That is how many days it has been since I have enjoyed a dry toilet seat in my home.
One thousand…seven hundred…forty four.
That is how many days ago Thatcher ditched the diaper….and how many days have gone by since I have had to either wipe the toilet seat…or suffer the consequences.
802 days into it, the little guy followed suit and the battle was officially lost.
Two young boys + hubby 7,491
vs. Mom’s Ass 0
No contest. Game Over.
Yup. Don’t hate the players…just hate the game. :)
Original 5″X7″ Oil Paintings by the Late Paul Frontiero of Gloucester, Massachusetts.
Auction on Ebay
We currently have seven small 5″X7″ Oil Paintings listed on Ebay with a low starting price of $50.00 Unframed
CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW TO SEE EACH PAINTINGS AUCTION LISTING
“Straightsmouth Light” http://www.ebay.com/itm/291210106325?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
“Twinlight Lobstering” http://csr.ebay.com/cse/success.jsf?itemid=291210173855&mode=selllike&draftId=286362740020
About the Artist;
By Gail McCarthy Staff Writer
The son of a Gloucester fisherman, the late Paul Francis Frontiero Sr., began fishing with his father at the age of 12.
He did not know then that this would become his way of life for many years. He never finished Gloucester High School because his father was injured while fishing and he had to leave his studies. As a result, he spent many years laboring in jobs at sea.
Frontiero, born in 1925, even worked as a doryman, an avocation that became extinct; with the innovation of the motorized trawler, the dory fishing industry began to wither in the late 1930s. However, he remained in demand on the port’s fishing vessels because of his skills as an engineer and cook.
Nope, it’s just a typical Friday at the Market Basket. Yep, this snap was taken on FRIDAY! What normally looks like a mad dash for the latest Cabbage Patch Kids release (my age revieled) with folks jamming up supplies for the beach and the weekend cookouts, looks more like an abandoned prison about to run over by zombies.
Let’s hope these hard working and committed folks get their life and jobs back before it’s too late. And let’s hope it’s before it’s starts to look like Fuller, and we start calling it Ghetto Basket.
Marine Forecast :
Today N winds 5 to 10 kt…becoming E this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. A slight chance of showers this morning…then a chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight SW winds around 5 kt…becoming NW after midnight. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Pod Cast Weather :
Hourly Forecast :
Good Harbor is enjoyed by so many family’s.
Hello Joey and Kim,
Would you please post the following to GMG for the upcoming Giggles Glosta this Sunday, 8/10? We are getting a great crowd and would love to fill the house :)
Join us on Sunday, Aug. 10 at 7pm at the Cape Ann Community Cinema for the next Giggles Glosta LIVE Comedy Night. Our third show welcomes veteran Boston stand-up Lenny Clarke to headline the “Nasty Show”, featuring legendary comedian Tony V, the “Armed and Dangerous” comic Bobby Slayton (The Pitbull of Comedy), and the “versatile humorist” Christine Hurley. Bobby Slayton (“Mind of a Married Man”), Tony V (“The Heat”) and Lenny Clarke (“Rescue Me”) are nationally known actors as well as long-time comedians. This show is not for the mild and the meek.
Tickets for these shows are $25 general admission, $22.50 for Cinema Members. Advance ticket purchases are recommended. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.CapeAnnCinema.com.
Hey guys I was wondering if you could help me out? My name is Jared Rodriguez, and I am the Junior sailing director at Eastern Point Yacht Club. Next week we are hosting the US Sailing Mass Bay Junior Olympic Sailing Festival and are in need of spectator and safety boats. I remember 2 years ago Annisquam Yacht Club had a post on here and was a huge success. Please let me know if you can help!
Good morning Joey,
I am Antrella Grice Johnson, ex-wife of Howard “Raf” Johnson, the bait wagon fellow who sold bait. He passed away on Friday July 11, 2014, losing his battle with cancer.
I am holding a Memorial for him on Friday August 8th at 1:00 P.M. at the State Fish Pier.
From The Gloucester Daily Times-
The Pigeon Cove Circle will be having a Bake Sale on Saturday, August 9th at the Transfer Station from 9 AM to 12 PM. There will be many different homemade goodies to choose from: Cakes, Pies, Potato Salad, Baked Beans, Cookies, just to name a few. Please come support the Circle. Donations welcome!
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