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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Holiday Events in Gloucester, Massachusetts 

December 01, 2023 / Food and Drink, Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Are you ready to celebrate the season with some festive music, delicious meals, and some unique shopping options? Gloucester has so many events, activities and dining options that you won’t want to miss a thing this holiday season.  From picturesque snowy beaches to festively decorated downtown streets, Gloucester has something for everyone this time of… Read more »

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The Fabric of Gloucester’s Economy Part 2 

April 05, 2023 / Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See, Uncategorized

In the first part of the Fabric of Gloucester’s Economy blog, we explored the early fishing industry and economy along the coast of Gloucester from the pre-colonial era through the colonial era and up to the 1900s. Now let’s take a look at Gloucester’s working port, the fishing industry, lobstering, tourism, and how the waterfront… 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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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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