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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In The News: Gloucester Named One of America’s 15 Best Small Cities and Towns by CNN

July 31, 2023 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, History/Maritime, In The News, movies filmed in Gloucester, Things to Do & See

PHOTO: Walter Bibikow/ Digital Vision/ Getty Images 15 of America’s best small towns and cities | Written by Joe Yogurst | Published by CNN Travel CNN Travel named Gloucester among the 15 best small towns and cities in America! Click here to read the article which mentions our active working waterfront and freshest seafood offerings,… Read more »

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In The News: 11 Adorable New England Towns You’ll Want To Visit in 2023

January 17, 2023 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from 11 Adorable New England Towns You’ll Want To Visit in 2023 | Gloucester feature by Meryl Pearlstein | Published in Travel Awaits We gave our expert travel writers the impossible task of narrowing down which adorable New England towns they think our readers should visit this year. From New Hampshire’s cultured seacoast to… Read more »

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In The News: 10 Things to Do on the North Shore in January and February

January 09, 2023 / A Local Favorite, Art and Music, Food and Drink, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from 10 Things to Do on the North Shore in January and February | Written by Natalie Gale | Published in Northshore Magazine Instead of hunkering down this winter, take advantage of the quiet off-season here on the North Shore to explore all the offerings we have right in our own backyard. From outdoor… Read more »

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Poetry About Dogtown by Diana Rose Lynch

October 07, 2022 / A Local Favorite, Art and Music, Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Poetry About Dogtown | Diana Rose Lynch Dogtown provokes two very large themes in my poetry. The first theme is the courage people exhibit when faced with the daunting task of survival. I researched Dogtown to find out about how history had remembered two women in particular, Ester Carter and Sarah Jacobs Philips, two citizens… Read more »

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The Great Gloucester Pumpkin Expedition

September 29, 2022 / A Local Favorite, Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, Local Characters, Things to Do & See, Uncategorized

The Great Gloucester Pumpkin Expedition | Kathleen Williams Several millennia before Samuel de Champlain tossed his anchor into Le Beau Port, and before Captain John Smith figured out how to spell “Tragabigzanda,” there were…pumpkins. In fact, scientists estimate that pumpkins have been around for more than 9,000 years, or slightly longer than it takes the… Read more »

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Poet’s Day Off: A Writer’s Eye on Downtown Gloucester

September 29, 2022 / A Local Favorite, Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Poet’s Day Off: A Writer’s Eye on Downtown Gloucester | Adam Tessier I learned quickly, as almost every aspiring writer does, that I’d probably never earn a living from poetry. Almost no one is a full-time poet. But the fantasy is potent: to travel through life collecting images, words, experiences, and then transform them into… Read more »

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