Monthly Archives: May 2018

A reminder of Memorial Day Observances

Please consider attending one of our Cape Ann Communities Memorial Day Observances. On Monday May 28, 2018 we will dedicated our time to honor and remember the ultimate sacrifice bore by so many young Americans on various battlefields and remember all those Veterans who have passed away. We are brought together by the notion of preserving the memory of our loved ones and as Veterans, Gold Star, Families, Friends, and Community we will ensure that those memories never fade into the darkness.

Gloucester MA Elks Lodge #892 Capt. Lester S. Wass American Legion Post 3 Good Morning Gloucester Gloucester Amvets American Legion Post 98 Rockport MA Discover Gloucester Amaral Bailey Gloucester, Massachusetts Rockport, Massachusetts Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts Bridge Cape Ann Gloucester Sea Cadets – David G. Ouellet Division Gloucester Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps

 

Marouk Bread coming to 338 Main Street

Opening May 31, 2018

Markouk Bread sells a variety of Lebanese influenced foods,
including saj-grilled flatbreads (markouk) that are topped with
combinations of zaatar, pesto, garlic sauce, fresh mint, tomatoes,
and onion, that have become very popular at local and catered
events.  Another favorite is Helwi – markouk with cinnamon,
sugar, and butter.  We also sell Mediterranean specialties
including hummus, fatayer, filled flatbreads with chicken, meat, or
cheese fillings, that are grilled on the saj to your order.

We try to source our ingredient from local farms to the extent
possible.  In fact, our meat is from
Seaview Farm in Rockport, MA.

Catering – Please contact us to cater your next spring, summer,
or fall event.  We specialize in lamb roasts as well as saj-grilled
markouk.  We have catered groups from 10 to 110 people
Catering – Please contact us to cater your next spring, summer, or fall event.  We specialize in lamb roasts as well as saj-grilled
markouk.  We have catered groups from 10 to 110 people
throughout Cape Ann for the past 6 years.

 

 

We had a Burnham’s Field clean-up and the people came and it was awesome

clean up - francescaWell, it happened again. We said, “Hey, it’s time for the spring clean-up of Burnham’s Field” and put out the word and the morning came and people came out of the woodwork to lend a hand. There was Gina Briguglio who’s been looking out for Burnham’s Field since the beginning  and Deb Salah who with her family quietly plants flowers in the field and shovels the walkways in the winter without asking for credit and nobody ever knows. And City Councilor Melissa Cox who’s been Burnham’s Field’s biggest champion in the City for years.  And Donna Ardizzoni and her One Hour at a Time Gang who clean up our city every weekend and as soon as they heard we were cleaning up the field raised their hand and said “How can we help?” and changed their plans last-minute so they could help out, too. And Aaron and Jamie and Brieana and Ambie and Bill and Steve and too many others to name. And so on a Saturday morning the people came to the largest park in central Gloucester and picked up litter and fixed a fence and cleaned over some graffiti and tightened some basketball rims and put up a community garden mural. And then the families came and the softball games began and the kids ran in the field and played on the playground and the sun shone over Burnham’s Field.

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Americana for Memorial Day Weekend

Some symbols of America in honor of Memorial Day and the start of Summer ’18:

Boulevard

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Baseball (Tebow at bat in Binghamton)

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Baby eagle learning to represent

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Happy Memorial Day Weekend and Welcome Summer ’18!

Photo assistance provided by GMG Jimmy.

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