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Where else can you go for both a Love Shack and Bait Shack but Nichols Candy House, naturally ❤
It’s going to be one fun action packed podcast! Stay tuned tomorrow for the Valentine’s Day Podcast!
Live, laugh, love 💜
Ok, Ok many people feel that Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark holiday. That’s fine but don’t ruin it for the rest of us. I do not particularly care about the whole “gift receiving and giving” aspect. Its the “spirit” I LOVE! Its a day when everyone just LOVES. Isn’t that what we all want? Is just to love and be loved?
So, for the spirit of the holiday I have put together your Valentine destinations on Cape Ann! I will update as I find new places! Book your destination today!
Seaport Grille special pre-fixe menu! Check it out!
Katrina’s Special menu, music and more!
Magnolia 525 tavern keep posted for their festivities
Foreign Affairs Valentine’s Brunch AND dinner!
Chocolate for your honey
Turtle Alley 42 Rogers St, Gloucester
Nichols Candies 1 Crafts Road/Route 128, Exit 12 Gloucester
Tuck’s Candy 15 Main st, Rockport
Wine and Cheese
Savour Wine 76 Prospect St, Gloucester
The Cave 44 Main St, Gloucester
Celia’s Flower Studio 77 Langsford St, Gloucester
Sage Floral Studio 274 Main St, Gloucester
Russell’s Florist 18 Eastern Ave, Gloucester
Audrey’s Florist 38 Railroad Ave, Gloucester
Specialty Gift Shops
Pop Gallery 67 Main St, Gloucester
Magic Scarf Main St, Gloucester
La Provence 4 Main St, Rockport
Mimi 11 Central St, Manchester
If you know of more restaurants and destinations drop me a comment and I will add them!
Happy Valentine’s Day!
I’ll take “Things I Never Knew Until Yesterday” for $800, Alex.
“The little paper banner that protrudes from the foil wrapper of a Hershey’s Kiss”
Ummmm…..”What is a NigglyWiggly”
Insert cheer of the crowd.
Seriously, though, did you ever know that?
I did a bit of research and many sites confirm that is indeed the name, but sadly I found no information telling me so on Hershey’s own website. So….. who knows?
And…from an article on abc.com, I learned this:
- 70 million Hershey’s Kisses are produced everyday at the factory;
- The machines run 24 hours a day, seven days a week;
- Enough Kisses are produced annually to form a line more than 300,000 miles long.
Hi Joey,I just wanted to introduce myself and let you know about an event I’m hosting with another local business on Friday night and all day Saturday.My name is Lyndsay and I make terrariums and other potted items, which I call lynzariums. I sell these to a lot of local businesses, Lula’s Pantry in Rockport, Willow Rest in Gloucester, have a booth at the Cape Ann Farmers Market during the season and do outdoor plantings for The Market in Annisquam every year. Last month I opened a planting studio in East Gloucester across from Beacon Marine, 186 East Main Street (Ken Gore’s art studio).My friend Jocelyn Pierce of Mayflour Confections will be joining me at the event, she has a commercial kitchen in Rockport and makes custom cakes and desserts for weddings and events.We will be hosting a pop up shop for Valentine’s Day, serving refreshments and selling terrariums, potted plants and succulents, cupcakes and a few other sweets. I’ve attached what we have been using on social media. I would love if you could help us spread the good word- and if you’re around, please stop in and say hello!All the best,Lyndsay and Jocelyn
It was quite a scene at Audrey’s flower shop last night when I stopped by to deliver Valentine Treats to dear friends working in the shop. The store was full of patrons picking up and placing last minute Valentine orders. Their phone was ringing off the hook, while designers were hustling around their stations creatively putting together dozens of gorgeous floral arrangements. My BFF Dee is, Audrey’s customer service/store manager. She remained busy working the phones taking orders, and scheduling Valentine deliveries throughout the North Shore, a task she had been doing all day. Thursday’s predicted snow storm and winter mess literally tried to put a bump in the road for Valentine deliveries on Thursday and Friday. But Dee, known to her friends and coworkers as, ” Ms. Organized,” and “Ms. Get It Done” kept Audrey’s “Operation Valentine”, running smoothly like red velvet frosting the past few days. Today the Audrey’s crew is back at it again, taking special care of all their “In The Doghouse” customers, with~ Forgive Me, I’m late & Love You Valentine Floral Arrangements!
No Confessions needed, call Audrey’s today and get yourself outta the doghouse!
The Rhumb Line
The Cripple Cove Quintet featuring The Goddesses
The Rhumb Line (40 Railroad Avenue, Gloucester)
Friday, February 14th (Valentine’s Day) starting at 9:30pm – 12:30am
Some people enjoy fine dining on Valentine’s Day. Some people like to
stay in with their loved one….and we have no truck with either
activity. But if you like to dance to rock and roll music BEFORE either
of those activities, come to The Rhumb Line for The Cripple Cove Quintet
featuring the Goddesses on Friday Feb. 14th. from 9:30pm to 12:30am.
Three sets of love rock and pub rock from the golden era.
Those fast heart beats that we use to know…
Make your reservations now for Valentines Day. Dog Bar Grill Chef Eric Smith has put out an exciting and delicious 3 course prix fixe menu for your dining pleasure, while Mr Romance himself, Vito Ferrara, spins classic Frank Sinatra. All this for only 36.99 pp. Dog Bar Grill – Where you can be romantic and thrifty
Giuseppe’s Ristorante and Piano Bar
The Franklin Cafe
Hello, Young Lovers – VALENTINE’S FRIDAY @ Franklin Cafe with Jane Potter on keys, Thomas Hebb and Linda Amero on bass and Love Songs. Come join us for an evening of delicious dining and romance. 7-10 Downstairs. 978-283-7888.
What do you give your lover for Valentine’s Day?
Why, a Shaque D’Amour, of course!
Where can you purchase your Love Shack?
Gloucester’s Nichols Candy House, naturally!
Originally posted January, 2013.
Participating artists include: Charles Francis, Annie Ziergiebel, JP Ware, Deb Shradieck, Susie Fiels, EJ Lefavour, Camilla Macfayden, Beth Williams, Donna Ardizzoni, Phil Cusumano, Marty Morgan, Thi Linh Wenau, Kathy Roberts, Elynn Kroger, Nina Goodick, Mary Ann DeLouise, Conrad Roeske, Catherine McGeary, Karen Tibbets, Tory and Ally Voner, Eileen Oliver, Amanda Cook, Mary McCarl, Theresa Testaverde, and the folks from Cape Ann Giclee.
Thanks to the Gloucester House Restaurant for sponsoring this art event for the community and North Shore artists! Hope to see all of you there.
I have a few promo items to send you. We are hosting a Valentine’s Day event at Pop on Feb. 8th. 3-7. All details are included on attached pdf, also included jpeg.
We are also selling “VALEN-TINS” which are our take on “gift baskets” for the season of love.
Janet Rice Submits-
A great time was had by all ,including Stubby!
(Don’t forget to get/renew your membership at the Maritime Gloucester this year. Stubby looks forward to greeting you!)
Last night I had an origami class at The Hive, with a Valentine’s Day theme. Although I had a variety of models ready to teach, we ended up focusing on just making a rose, which is a somewhat complicated model. There were two other meetings going on in other rooms, from which we benefitted by getting spillover snacks!
We added origami leaves and a stem to the rose at the end, which you can partly see in this photo with David Brooks:
I will be teaching another class in March, although the date is yet to be determined. The theme is yet to be determined, but some possibilities are:
- boats and ships (not the typical newspaper sailboat – ones with more variety of shape, maybe some that float, but maybe also some with more detail but less functionality)
- Origami spirals (kind of abstract but really cool)
I’ll be back at The Hive for another origami class this Thursday!
I am still picking out exactly what models I will teach, but I will probably focus on Valentine’s Day-related models – depending on who comes, we will might make a heart bookmark, a rose, and maybe a gift box (a nice box with a lid from one sheet of paper, which we didn’t have time to make during the last origami class).
The rose and the box are more complex models, so we’ll have to see what the participants are ready to take on. I’ll have a few other models ready just in case. Also, I can try to accomodate specific requests, if someone wants to let me know ahead of time.
The class will be on Thursday, February 7, 7-9pm, $15 student/$20 adult. If possible, please register ahead of time, so we know how many plan for. Call 978.283.3889 or email firstname.lastname@example.org