Author Archives: Manuel F. Simoes

About Manuel F. Simoes

Retired Business Software Consultant

Support O’Maley School at Orange Leaf – October 2nd 4:00–9:00 PM

Submitted by Kristin Michel

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Straight Line

What is easier Walking or Driving a Straight Line on Centennial Avenue?

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Cape Ann Youth Hockey – Girls Hockey

Cape Ann Youth Hockey

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SeArts Celebrates Wearable Art II – September 29th

At Cruiseport Gloucester Mass.  Celebrate Wearable Art II! Click here for tickets. Runway show of  Art & Fashion, Exhibit & Sale featuring hand-made jewelry, clothing & accessories a benefit for seARTS society for the encouragement of the arts on Cape Ann. … Continue reading

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GFAA – Golf Day at Bass Rock–October 7th 2013

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Matthew Swift at Trident Gallery

Trident Gallery

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THEN and NOW– iPhpnes

jPhone–1 (2007)    iPhone-5 (2013) Not sure what the big difference, since I like my old flip phone.

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Future Hall of Famers and Mayor Kirk – Celebrate “The NEW NEWELL”

  Click below for slide show of the Parade and fans. The New Newell Celebration VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL

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THEN and Now – Browns Mall

W. G. Brown – Jeff Weaver Signs

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Athletes in Review at Newell Stadium

                    

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Renewal of Newell Stadium hits the Finish Line

The Renewal of Newell Stadium hits the finish line, with a helicopter fly-by, rising of the flag, ribbon cutting and a very review of all the athletic teams, a day of celebration, and Gloucester has won every game played on … Continue reading

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THEN and NOW – Newell Stadium

Celebrate Old Memories and Look forward to many New ones. “Then” photos courtesy of David B. Cox of Main Street Arts and Antiques.                                               

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Lady with Orange Shoes at Lone Gull

Also see Lady in Red at Lone Gull

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THEN and NOW – Main Street (1873)

Before photo and information Submitted by Fred Bodin: 51 Main Street (Cafe Bishco is there now). West End of Main Street buildings, including the Cape Ann Savings Bank and the YMCA. The second floor of the bank building became Gloucester’s … Continue reading

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Visitors enjoy Meal at Cape Ann Brewery

Annual visitor form Minneapolis,  New Jersey, and North Carolina enjoy a meal at Cape Ann Brewery.  Great reflection of the harbor.

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Mayor Kirk Celebrates Sista Felicia’s Book Launch Party

 

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THEN and NOW – YMCA (circa 1940)

 

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Beach Days Count Down

Sunday at the Beach and Monday at the Beach

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Bench Dedication – Betty (Densmore) Lafata

Family and friends attend dedication of a Bench in her memory, celebrating her life. Gloucester Daily Times Obituary, Family Thank You.

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Boat FOR SALE or Boat FOR SAIL ?

Great Flag for a Sail Boat.

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Then and NOW – Fort Point (circa 1954)

 

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Fitz Hugh Lane (1804 – 1864) – Painter and Name Changer

Nathaniel Rogers Lane / Fitz Henry Lane / Fitz Hugh Lane He is buried at Oak Grove Cemetery in the Stevens’ Family plot. (more information at Cape Ann Museum)   Bridget a new comer to Gloucester introduces Fitz Park to … Continue reading

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Flower Box PLUS

 

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THEN and NOW – Stage Fort Cannons

Stage Fort itself was used during the American Revolution, which is evident in the cannons that line the path to the top of he rocky cliffs.

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Gloucester Shack Series – Blue Cross at Rocky Neck

 

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