Advice Please- Butcher Block Grill Cart Restoration Project

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Found this cart locally and figure it will make a nice little staging area for the grill. I enjoyed the last grill table restore project but I’m thinking about going in a slightly different direction with this one.

You can check out the last project here-

Help! How Should I Treat This Wood Table To Preserve It For Outdoor Use?

LAST MINUTE PARALYSIS- PLEASE ADVISE!- The (Help Maybe Get a Couple More Years Out Of The Cheap Table I Got At A Yard Sale) Table Project

Update: Day Two Grill Staging Table Preservation Project

Here’s the new cart-

It’s got some staining on the top.  On the last project I used spar varnish and the table came out great but on this one I’m thinking about sanding and then applying a stain of some sort and then Bobby Bobskill recommended a product called Poly Wipe.  Anyone ever heard of it?

Anyone know what…

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525 In Magnolia Is Worth The Trip- Classy Comfort Food At Reasonable Prices

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As an East Gloucester Guy Who Rarely Leaves The Shire In The Summer I Can Say Without Question That The Drive Cross Town To 525 IS Definitely Worth It!

Get The Stromboli!  The crust in the Stromboli was outrageously good.  The Strawberry Cove Salad Delicious.  Solid Pour On The Drinks.

If you haven’t been, I would not hesitate.  525 On Lexington Ave In Magnolia.

Check Them Out On Facebook @Magnolia525

525 is also committed to using local Seafood and host Local Seafood Nights every Wednesday.


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Pigeon Cove Tavern At The Emerson Inn-Nothing Short Of Amazing On All Counts

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I feel like I’ve been cheated by not going here sooner. I know Chef Doug Papows work is over the top spectacular but what I didn’t know was how incredible that space is.

You MUST visit the Pigeon Cove Tavern at The Emerson Inn in Rockport MA. The food, the decor, the space, the view, the service. It’s an over the top experience.


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#CapeAnnPowerYoga Parade Pose $100 Winner!

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  We had an absolute blast at the Fishtown Horribles Parade and fireworks on the 3rd and Rockport Fireman’s Association Parade and bonfire on the 4th. I extend to all of the volunteers, organizations, musicians, and public safety officials a sincere thank you for making these events such a rousing fun success year after year.

Cape Ann is such a great place to visit, live, work, raise a family, and run a business. Not just because of the beaches, the woods, the dining, the museums, the arts, the sunrises over Thacher and the sunsets over Ipswich Bay. There is something far more powerful than any of that. It is the people.


Like us on Facebook and see all of YOUR awesome parade photos here!

  The people of Cape Ann are industrious, hardy, enthusiastic, and part of one community. As you can imagine that made it difficult to pick just…

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Celebrate w/ a Weekend Long Dance Party at Minglewood

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It’s such a wonderful, fun time of year and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate than a weekend long dance party. Yes, you read that right, three nights of straight dance party fun! 

Friday: Party with the North Shore’s hottest cover band Moonraker. They cross all generations of music to put on an amazing show that you won’t want to miss.

Saturday: Hailing from Gloucester, Over the Bridge is all about bringing you the best in “FEEL GOOD MUSIC” with a bit of rock ‘n’ roll, hip hop and reggae. Working hard and playing even harder, these boys are sure to leave you wanting more…

Sunday: Quite possibly the #1 Dance Party Band EVER, Mo Bounce knows how to get the entire crowd on the dance floor and keep them there all night long. And, guess what? With Monday off for the holiday, you CAN dance all night!

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Another sign of Spring/Summer on the way

Another annisquam flier

Beeman Elementary PTO Online Auction!

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Beeman Elementary PTO Online Auction!

Check out the fabulous items in the Beeman online auction May 14-29.  Our feature is the beautiful Adirondack chairs hand-crafted by GHS carpentry shop and hand-painted by our Beeman school students.  Other items include a week at Camp Spindrift, ice cream or bowling with a Teacher, an American Girl doll, a Stoli snowboard, Captain Bill’s whale watch tickets, and a birthday party at the fire station, just to name a few.

Please help support our students by bidding on these amazing items! To see and/or bid on these items please visit the site below.  Thank you!

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