Tag Archives: Downtown

Cruiseship coming May 4th: let’s roll out a welcome downtown THIS ONE

Cat Ryan submits- Hi Joey, A cruiseship is coming! A cruiseship is coming! Sunday, May 4, 2014, Holland America will be arriving at Cruiseport Calling all Main Street, downtown, shops, restaurants, cultural districts, Rocky Neck: v Open up if you … Continue reading

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A Coffeehouse in Rockport with an Awesome Band!

Yes, this band is indeed awesome. Not that I’m biased or anything. Of course the fact that the band is made up of my brother, niece and two nephews doesn’t influence my love for their music. Not at all, I … Continue reading

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Ladies’ Night 2013

 

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HarvestFest is TODAY!!!: Cooking Demos, Live Music, Local Food & Contra Dancing!!!

Don’t miss Rockport’s HarvestFest THIS Saturday, October 19th from 10am to 6pm. The fun includes dancing and a bit of Ipswich Ale, among other delights. This post would be a million words long (really!) if I included everything going on, … Continue reading

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Rockport’s Harvestfest is Almost Here!!!

Check it out: Rockport’s Harvestfest has it all: fantastic local food & drink. Live music. Activities for families. A Seafood Throwdown… But wait! There’s more! A Doggy Parade sponsored by Cape Ann Animal Aid, a contra dance in Dock Square … Continue reading

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Block Rockin’ Tonight

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The Downtown Gloucester Block Party – This Saturday – Dine, Dance, Shop!

The sixth annual Gloucester Block Party Series kicks off this Saturday, July 20 at 6 pm on Main Street. Restaurants will expand to serve outside and stores will have extended hours. There will be live entertainment on several performance stages … Continue reading

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6pm tomorrow night City Hall focus on downtown

  the game’s afoot: fun with urban planning Hi Joey, Ok. So Downtown. I know, Joey, you want more block parties among other stuff! What else everyone?? What’s on the table for you? Cycling? Parking? Arts?  Jobs? We really hope … Continue reading

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Going “Bananas” for vintage clothes

Among the many second-hand stores in Gloucester, some are “generalists” (the church and charity-affiliated thrift shops, Main Street Arts and Antiques, etc..) and others are specialized in things like books, music, or clothes. Today we look at one that specializes … Continue reading

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Your Motif No.1 Day Festival Guide HERE on GMG!

Okay, so here goes…Rockport is packed this weekend with activities for residents, visitors, and people in every other category. Not sure what is going on when? Keep this post handy, because it will guide you through the festivities in the … Continue reading

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Video- Gloucester MA Waterfront , Rockport, Bearskin Neck, 1959-1967 Part 1

Old reels of tape converted to digital files.  Ciaramitaro and Curcuru families.  Benny Curcuru, Auntie Annie, Captain Joe and Felicia Ciaramitaro.  Stage Fort Park, Gloucester Harbor, the Paint Factory, The Dragger Fleet, Downtown, Rogers Street, The Gloucester House, Bearskin Neck, … Continue reading

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Enter a Film in the Motif 1 Day Short Film Festival!!!

The Motif No. 1 Day festival celebrates art across different mediums on May 18th, and this year’s event is jam-packed with activities, which will be highlighted over the next few weeks. First part of the festival we’re highlighting on GMG? … Continue reading

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Downtown Gloucester Men’s Night Latest Updates

Listen I know y’all if you’re like me are notorious late shoppers but here’s the thing-  This Thursday night there are a buttload of Downtown Gloucester Merchants offering up cheese platters and Cavemen Chili (I’m talkin about you The Cave) … Continue reading

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Hey Ladies- Head Downtown Gloucester For Ladies Night- Get Tanked On Cheap Rum Punch and Drop Some- Cash December 6th

The growing popularity of Ladies Night in Downtown Gloucester is irrefutable. This has become a monster night out for yoga pant wearing prozac popping mommies.  Go get your cheap rum punch and cheese and cracker swagger on Downtown December 6th! … Continue reading

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Coyote Attack Downtown Gloucester

Joey, Awhile back I read a GMG blog post about a coyote attacking a cat. I was happy to hear that the cat survived and didn’t think too much about coyote attacks until today. Sadly our beloved cat Daisy was … Continue reading

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A Big Thank You and a Few (Brief) Thoughts on Art

Thank you so much for helping us reach our goal on Kickstarter. The project we funded through Kickstarter is called the Art Exchange and it begins TONIGHT at 6 o’clock on White Wharf in Rockport. The response to the Art … Continue reading

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Help Create a Scene in Rockport!

Rockport is an awesome, beautiful place, but some of us who live here would like to shake things up a little bit. So we’re throwing an art party of sorts on August 18th right in downtown Rockport. And to truly … Continue reading

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