I’m so amazed and excited for our new and unique food destination, the COVE CAFE!
Located in the heart of Lanesville, the secret side of Gloucester, the Cove Cafe hits the ground running with amazing food, hospitality, and style. If you live on this side of town, you know the places to grab great sandwiches on the run, food for a party or event, or an amazing cup of coffee and breakfast, are scarce at best. For the most part, we have Capt. Hooks for pizza, subs, and fried seafood, then Willow Rest for amazing specialty items, sandwiches, and to-go items. But now we can spread the love to Cove Cafe! From Christmas cookie trays to daily specials, soups, stews, and sandwiches, they are sure to have something for everyone!
I’ve had several very good Cubano sandwich, amazing coffee, sweet delights, and a smile with amazing service every time I’ve been in. Stop by and see Alisha and her family, you will not be disappointed!!
OH! And if you call by Thursday, Dec. 21st. you can get your holiday cookie platers, party trays, or homemade pies for the holiday!! facebook.com/thecovecafegloucester
Serious artisan lobster shaped bread! Alexandra Bakery
Happy Belly is chock full of talent. Bakery? Check. Happy Belly will have hand crafted foodie heaven pastries, cookies, and all manner of can’t wait to see what’s made daily baked goods. How do I know since it’s not open? Trust me they have it covered.
Master pastry chef extraordinaire, Melissa Hays, is in the house
Sticky Fingers is sticking around. And I can’t wait to look up! Artist Danny Diamond will be tackling that chalkboard wrap around. Diamond painted a showstopper for Happy Belly sister restaurant, Minglewood Tavern at Latitude.
Happy Belly, 3 Duncan Street, Gloucester, MA, a Serenitee Restaurant Group property.
Another Door Opens sneak peek inside Happy Belly ‘before’ buildout in process April 2017
Danny Diamond post
A very huge thanks going out to all of the hard-working folks at GenerousGardeners.org for helping add some amazing beauty to our little island. Keep up the great work!
Please stop by and continue to show support for one of our newest and tastiest spots. Even after he and his girlfriend were robbed at masked-knifepoint, Emrah is still in great spirits! He exudes all the qualities and spirit of a true local trying to serve his community and offer fresh healthy food for the masses. Today is a 50% tip day in my book of life!
And just as James Dowd promised, it truly is THE BEST fresh made falafel on this side of the planet!
Chef Emrah Arslan is open and serving!
Ohhh my, the GRILL at PAPRIKA!
Outdoor Menu Wall
Petty lil criminals can’t stop the good folks of Glostah!!!! HELL to da NO!
Last night I got the chance to sample the absolute best sauerkraut I’ve ever tasted, no doubt! After talking with Kristin and Dylan Lindquist, the owners and creators, you quickly realize how much passion and excitement has gone into creating this very unique product right here in Cape Ann. It’s small batches, hand made, locally sourced, and damn tasty. What’s not to love? For more on their story please go to their new website http://www.pigeoncoveferments.com and have a look, or like them on Facebook.
Meanwhile, plan on going down to see them for free beer and samples tonight Aug.6th from 5:30 until @ 10 Blackburn Center, Gloucester Ma 01930.
With 4 flavors for sale, and another on the way, you will not be disappointed! TRUST ME!
A fantastic logo for an amazing product.
Ingredients samples, and the hand powered shredder!
Four flavors ready to purchase! (from top L clockwise) Plain-Turmeric Ginger-Salsa-Garlic Dill
One of my favs, the Garlic Dill!
The classic look is perfect.
We went through a bottle of this last night! All gone at the cookout. We put it on brats, and fresh tuna!
You can see the flavor!
Dylan discusses flavors.
Kristen shares a beer! (free beer tonight, too)
Mega Happy Customers!
Plain.(which seems cruel to call it plain, when you taste it you’ll understand)
Ahhh Garlic Dill, dear god!
Turmeric Ginger, 2 DIE 4!
Salsa (it’s not salsa flavor, you have to try it to believe!)
THE MYSTER KRAUT soon to come out! (asian style?)
It’s always amazing to drive around town the morning of the Fish Town Horribles Parade and see all the empty chairs and decorations! All of these shots were taken with my iPhone while fighting through traffic to drop off stuff at our GMG party corner. So this one is for all those folks who are not home, or moved out of town, enjoy! Now stop by the GMG tent and party with us!!!
It’s not a question of who is throwing THE PARTY every year! This year I may make it down there yet Carl!
Drive by sunroof shooting!
These guys risking it all for the game and glory.
This kid is so ready….5 hrs early no less.
Fine display here!
Hummer all decked out.
The LMB & Joan of Arc reppin.
You can almost picture the ladies and their outfits sitting here and smiling!
What a seat combo!
Look for it.
Get it done right!
The GMG camp site
Confused Irish again. It’s not ST. PADDY’S YO!
All dolled up for the parade I see!
It’s a dream come true! Yes, fresh daily-made by hand pasta has come to 11 Center Street in downtown Gloucester. I had some last night, and OMG! It’s stunning! Support our local businesses folks!!
The case of love!
Hand cut baby!
Ravioli for life!
Fresh in the window
Vinegar and more
supplies for your own sauce
Anyone not playing in the dodgeball tournament that would like to volunteer to help out during game day? For a great cause. Please email ftgwynne@gmail for more details
Check Out The Facebook Event Page For The Latest Dodgeball Updates-
Bikini Speedo Dodgeball This Saturday April 9th Click This Link For All The Info
SHOW UP FRIDAY NIGHT TO PICK UP TEAM UNIFORMS AND WATCH THE FULL LENGTH MASTERPIECE CREATED BY CRAIG KIMBERLEY IN ALL IT’S GLORY
TEAM NAMES HAVE BEEN REMOVED TO PROTECT THE PATHETIC, AND WEAK….AND LAME.
Jenn Cullen is a Super FOB of GMG.
We like to give her a hard time when she says she will be at the next GMG event. Sometimes she would show up, some times she would have to work or fill in for somebody at a couple of local businesses. Always an excuse :).
She’s a hard worker who can take a beating from the GMG Authors. Also she has commented on a lot of posts.
Commenting on our posts on GMG helps give us a clue on what the readers like and not like.
Don’t be afraid to comment. No one will think less of you if you leave a critical comment. Except me. 🙂
Thanks for being there Jenn for all your support through good times and Bad.
From Jenn Cullen;
“I’m now the proud owner of three original Paul Frontiero Sr. Oil Paintings! And his son Paul, also a great artist in his own right (I have a few of his pieces, too), came to my house to show me the collection for sale and also made me my own special Art, Rocks! mug which I will treasure always! So excited to get these framed and hung.”
In my opinion Jenn got the best that was left of the small paintings.
so representative of “Old Gloucester”
“The “Art, Rock’s!” The Fort” was found a day after I left it.
Toby Pett waited a day to give others a chance.
Email From Toby:
“Thank you. ..I waited a whole day…As no one else claimed it, I now have my second. ..perhaps I will loan them to a museum for an exhibition. ..” Toby Pett
I think I have to be dead Toby before a museum would ever display any of my work 🙂
Thanks for responding Toby!
TOBY tames the Beast “IZZY”
Mr Murphy indicated he had been stopped by law enforcement several times while Whitey was hiding, now he is happy he has been convicted and behind bars.
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25 Rogers St
Do you have a local community based group that want’s help with a fund raising dinner night? Please contact Passports!!
For all of you folks that have never witnessed THE MOVIE for 2013, please take the time to do so. You will be entertained.
(for ease of playback on a video of this length, click the play button, then pause it for a few seconds, it speeds up the loading process)
And please come out and support this years event, it’a for the NEXT STEP, they change lives…you could, too!
WAKE UP CAPTAIN!
The Wicked Tuna’s “Hard Merchandise”
I caught the Hard Merchandise from the TV Show Wicked Tuna unloading a few Bluefin Tuna at the State fish Pier this Summer. One of the Tv crew members said the shows they’re filming will air in February 2015. So you may get lucky and watch them film on the Gloucester waterfront. The Hard Merchandise has been fishing for years here in Gloucester way before the TV show. They dock at the wharf behind the Madfish Galleries on Rocky Neck. I’m sure all their Fans will enjoy these photo’s. Video’s coming soon.
While I was trying to shoot a video on the best shovel, and shove techniques to use, the FEDEX truck got stuck on my street here in the Bayview area of Gloucester. After some attempts to dig them out, a very kind local named Forest comes up the other direction behind me. We came up with a plan, then I grabbed my cam. BAAAM….#becausegloucester
Stay tuned for the shovel video!!
Click images 2 times to see full screen…it’s way cool!