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Cape Ann Diner is open in Brown’s Mall!

In Brown’s Mall, there is now a new cozy restaurant, the Cape Ann Diner (7 Pleasant Street)! They are currently open 7-2PM, Monday-Saturday (closed on Sunday). There aren’t big signs outside yet, but they sometimes have a sandwich board outside. The … Continue reading

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Fred wasn’t kidding about the stuffed clams…

Fred wasn’t kidding when he said the stuffed clams at his gallery on Saturday were a hit. I was there early in the evening and had a couple of the clams (and ‘shrooms etc.) and I wish I could’ve made … Continue reading

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Festa Italiana at Holy Family Parish

An evening of festivity Italian style Dinner & a show featuring the sounds of legendary artists Barry Mooney and friends Saturday, October 27 in the Parish Hall of St. Ann’s Church (Holy Family Parish) – parking next to St. Ann … Continue reading

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The Gloucester Farmer’s Market continues to be amazing

It’s been a few weeks since I went down to the Farmer’s Market, so I couldn’t resist going yesterday to pick up some treats. Of course, I had to get some of Ma’s Brand Tomato Marmalade, which now comes in … Continue reading

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Sing-Along on the schooner Adventure

On Saturday, Sept, 1, during the Schooner Festival, there was a pot-luck supper and sing-along on the schooner Adventure, docked on Rocky Neck. It was a great time!  I was there last year too, and this is the sort of … Continue reading

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Dubliner Cheddar from The Cave

If you are a cheese lover, you really should stop by The Cave.  You can taste before you buy, so you can find just the right kind of cheese for whatever recipe or occasion you are planning.  They also offer … Continue reading

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After Hours at the Cape Ann Museum

If you were not at the Cape Ann Museum Summer “After Hours” event last Thursday, August 16, you really missed out!  This museum is one of the under-recognized jewels in Cape Ann’s cultural crown. There was great music, great food from Alchemy, … Continue reading

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Food Drive and Bake Sale – St. Vincent de Paul Society

Don’t forget this note from Helen Downey: Come join us at Shaw’s Plaza, 127 Easter Ave., Gloucester, as the members of Holy Family Parish’s St. Vincent de Paul Society conduct a “Food Drive and Bake Sale” on Saturday, August 11 … Continue reading

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FREE Acoustic Music Festival in Rockport on Sunday

David Cutler, Rockport’s acoustic music impresario (yes, I used that word), has been putting together this event for 33 years! While it’s usually held in Rockport’s beautiful Millbrook Meadow, this year the event is being held at the Rockport Legion … Continue reading

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Food Drive and Bake Sale – St. Vincent de Paul Society

This just in from Helen Downey: Come join us at Shaw’s Plaza, 127 Easter Ave., Gloucester, as the members of Holy Family Parish’s St. Vincent de Paul Society conduct a “Food Drive and Bake Sale” on Saturday, August 11 from … Continue reading

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More Farmer’s Market craze

Thursday, 3-6:30 at Stage Fort Park! Don’t miss it! It’s not just food (as if delicious local food were not a sufficient reason to go…); there are also people selling cookbooks, pottery, and art; plus there are art activities for … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Tomato Marmalade

A while back I mentioned Alexander Thompson’s delicious tomato marmalade (I mentioned it here and here).  It might sound unexpected (I had never heard of tomato marmalade before), but tomatos are fruit, and Alexander’s recipe really works.  They served it … Continue reading

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Supper at Café Bishco

Café Bischo is a little restaurant at 51 Main Street. Yesterday I had supper there with a friend, and it was great as always! We ate at a table outside on the sidewalk, enjoying the sunny summer evening. I had their … Continue reading

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The Cave, “Cheese Chocolate and Wine” – grand opening this week!

Remember The Cave,  “Purveyors of Cheese, Chocolate, and Wine”, soon to open at 44 Main Street in Gloucester, covered in this post last month?  They will be having their grand opening on the evening Thursday, June 21, from 5 to 7PM. … Continue reading

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Dad’s Night Out going on now at Bodin’s Historic Photo

Come and try some wine and cheese from The Cave, which will open next week at 44 Main Street! Several other places are also involved. Ask Fred and he can tell you where else to get special deals and treats … Continue reading

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Bearskin Neck is heating up!

As the weather is starting to warm up, the shops, restaurants and galleries are opening up and getting down to business. I stopped by for lunch and a stroll the other day. I had lunch with friends at Top Dog … Continue reading

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Helmut’s Strudel

I am often in Rockport to preside at one the morning Masses on Sunday.  When I have the earlier (8:30AM) Mass, I like to go down afterwards to Bearskin Neck for a walk and for breakfast.  I’ve tried a couple … Continue reading

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