Category Archives: Gloucester History

More fun with Radio Ads & Adobe Premiere

Some of you may remember the last time I added visuals to a radio ad and made a video.  Well I’ve done it again for our UU Meetinghouse benefit next Friday, April 25 featuring local stars 3rian King, Chelsea Berry, … Continue reading

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Vickie wants me to choose between Hendrix & The Beatles, but I won’t do it!

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this year, you already know that 2014 is the 5oth anniversary of The Beatles’ appearance on Ed Sullivan.  I begged my parents to let me stay up and watch the show — and they … Continue reading

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Crazy Moon @ 8:30, Blood Moon at 2am

As GMG Weather man Peter Lovasco points out in his very informative post (with great pix) there’s a Blood Moon tonight.  This just in from Lisa Smith about how Cape Ann TV plans to celebrate: Blood Moon/Lunar Eclipse tonight! Is … Continue reading

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God’s Country

Does it get any better than where we live?  I think not.  Since our two sons were born, we’ve been “Sunday Drivers.”  Tease me if you’d like, but I swear that half of their early language came from trips “around … Continue reading

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The iPhone Chronicles by @CraigShoots: Snow day 2-6-14

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STRESSED? Here’s an antidote that will make you feel great!

Take a break from all this madness and enjoy great music with friends & family Saturday December 21st.  Get your tickets now so you can relax. If you’re not convinced this will be the concert of the season, check out … Continue reading

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Get your Cape Ann Solstice tickets tomorrow at the Middle Street Walk

Tomorrow is what Winter in Gloucester is all about.  Stroll downtown from 8am – 4pm and take in our historic city’s wonderful, eclectic architecture, do some shopping, eat, make an ice sculpture — or s’mores, listen to music, sing carols, … Continue reading

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BREAKING NEWS: Cape Ann Winter Solstice Tickets Finally On Sale

You heard it first on GMG!  This concert will sell quickly, so don’t delay.  Get tix now.

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VIDEO: Partial Lineup for Cape Ann Solstice Announced

Final lineup to be announced soon.  Tickets will go on sale in a couple of days.  The entire concert will be filmed for a Local Music Seen special.  Here’s your chance to support the Meetinghouse Restoration Fund to build Gloucester’s … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE SAT DEC 21: Cape Ann Winter Solstice Fundraiser for UU Meetinghouse

Vickie and I are honored to announce a gimmeLIVE concert series beginning on the Winter Solstice, Saturday, December 21, 2013 to help the Gloucester UU Church raise money for Meetinghouse restoration, with the goal being that the Meetinghouse becomes one of Gloucester’s premier … Continue reading

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Maritime Gloucester is Stepping it up on Social Media

  Maritime Gloucester is Stepping it up on Social Media Maritime Gloucester is celebrating Halloween on their Facebook page all month long. There’s a lot of scary looking fish in the Ocean that I’ve never heard of. You got to … Continue reading

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THEN and NOW – Fish Farm to THE FARM

Proposed location,  once a Fish Drying Farm, Bob’s Clam Shack, and NOW “The Farm”

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VIDEO: Schooner Adventure Sails Again

Cape Ann TV’s Lisa Smith sent this video by Josef Hnulik, filmed aboard Schooner Adventure during this year’s Schooner Festival  featuring Daisy Nell & Captain Stan on the soundtrack. Come aboard the Schooner Adventure for a sail in Gloucester Schooner Festival’s Mayor’s Race. It … Continue reading

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THEN and Now – Browns Mall

W. G. Brown – Jeff Weaver Signs

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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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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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Fish on Fridays

The Fish on Fridays series is a collaboration between Gloucester photographers Kathy Chapman and Marty Luster. Look for various aspects of Gloucester’s centuries-old fishing industry highlighted here on Fridays. This week we visit with Al Bezanson who recalls his days working at Gorton’s … Continue reading

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