Catch the Maritime Magic of Gloucester Schooner Festival

May 20, 2024 / History/Maritime

In the heart of the North Shore’s summer calendar stands a maritime tradition that has shone for four glorious decades – the Gloucester Schooner Festival. This cherished event paints a vivid picture of wood, canvas, and water against the rugged coastline and seasoned docks of historic Gloucester Harbor. More vibrant than ever, it pays tribute… Read more »

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Winging It: Four Seasons of Birdwatching on Cape Ann

May 10, 2024 / Outdoor Adventures

Cape Ann, renowned for its stunning coastline and charming towns, isn’t just a haven for summer vacationers. In fact, it holds a well-kept secret for bird enthusiasts: its exceptional winter birdwatching experiences. While spring and summer bring their own magic, the winter months reveal a different side of Cape Ann’s avian wonders. As temperatures drop,… Read more »

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Sets in the City: Gloucester’s Film & TV Legacy

April 29, 2024 / movies filmed in Gloucester

Experience Gloucester’s cinematic allure as a premier City destination for film and TV, where breathtaking landscapes and vibrant waterfronts set the stage for award-winning productions. CODA (2021), Academy Award winner, filmed in Gloucester, follows a girl torn between her musical aspirations and hometown. Manchester by the Sea (2016) features Gloucester’s Beauport Hotel and Cape Ann… Read more »

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Wicked 200: Sailing Out of Gloucester Since 2012

April 22, 2024 / Wicked Tuna

After thirteen seasons on the high seas, Wicked Tuna reaches an incredible milestone – 200 episodes – in 2024. The series has celebrated one of America’s oldest industries since first premiering on National Geographic in 2012 and has made internationally recognized stars of the intrepid Gloucester commercial fishermen who brave the unrelenting North Atlantic waters… Read more »

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Gloucester’s Gems: 15 Captivating Cape Ann Attractions

April 16, 2024 / A Local Favorite, Good to Know, Things to Do & See

Explore the world of scenic splendors and fascinating fables! From the daring feats at St. Peter’s Greasy Pole Contest to the fairytale appeal of the Hammond Castle Museum, allow Gloucester to enchant you. Man at the Wheel Marvel at the iconic Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial, a tribute to the city’s seafaring history with its timeless inscription…. Read more »

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Beauport: Unveiling the Legacy of Henry Davis Sleeper

April 09, 2024 / Art and Music, Things to Do & See

Welcome to Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, a historic marvel situated in Gloucester, Massachusetts, offering captivating tours and events to the public. Explore the distinctive world of Henry Davis Sleeper, one of America’s pioneering interior designers, who, alongside architect Halfdan Hanson, transformed a modest house in 1907 into a sprawling masterpiece featuring over forty rooms adorned… Read more »

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Discover the City of Gloucester

March 21, 2024 / History/Maritime, Things to Do & See

A short, pleasant drive or train ride northeast of Boston Gloucester, MA is the home to America’s original seaport and the oldest working art colony in North America. Settled in 1623, Gloucester remains among the busiest fishing ports on the Eastern seaboard. Drawn to Gloucester’s rich history and natural beauty, visitors delight in pristine beaches,… Read more »

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In The News: Hey, Cupid: Which is more romantic, Cape Ann or Cape Cod?

February 05, 2024 / Cape Ann Wedding Venues, Food and Drink, Good to Know, In The News, Things to Do & See

PHOTO: Courtesy of Beauport Hospitality Group Hey Cupid: Which is more romantic, Cape Ann or Cape Cod?| WRITTEN BY Diane Bair and Pamela Wright | PUBLISHED by The Boston Globe Looking for the perfect romantic getaway destination? Gloucester, Cape Ann is the love hub getaway of your dreams, according to The Boston Globe! Read the… Read more »

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