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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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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The Perfect Hike for Spooky Storytelling

September 29, 2022 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

The Perfect Hike for Spooky Storytelling | Gloucester Writers Center In the woods of West Gloucester, find otherworldly landscapes to share your spookiest tales.  A sea serpent. A mysterious light. Two ghostly lovers, forever in their surfside castle. Whether simply unusual or bloodcurdlingly frightening, stories of supernatural phenomena and encounters have been part of the… Read more »

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Biding the Tides in Gloucester

September 29, 2022 / Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Biding the Tides in Gloucester | by Bob Goodman An often-overlooked Gloucester and Cape Ann treasure are its dramatic tides. On average, the tidal range is anywhere between eight and eleven feet spanning low and high tides. (In contrast, the tidal range in Sag Harbor, Long Island is just two-to-three feet, on some beaches barely… Read more »

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Inspiring Ride: Circling Gloucester by Bike

September 29, 2022 / Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Inspiring Ride: Circling Gloucester by Bike | Gloucester Writers Center With summer in the rear-view, the ring road encircling Gloucester and Rockport offers big, inspiring views—and a bracing ocean breeze.    Half of Gloucester lies on the mainland. The rest shares an island with Rockport—which was, incidentally, part of Gloucester until 1840. Massachusetts Route 127… Read more »

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In the News: Weekend road trip: Cape Ann, Massachusetts

August 08, 2022 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from Weekend road trip: Cape Ann, Massachusetts | Written by Robin Catalano | Published in the Albany Times Union Whale watching, historic architecture and coastal relaxation at the Bay State’s ‘other cape’ Celebrities, politicians and other glitterati have long flocked to Cape Cod for a seaside summer escape. But a more relaxed coastal experience… Read more »

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In The News: Hit the Road: a 40-mile getaway to Gloucester

July 19, 2022 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

EXCERPT FROM  Hit the Road: a 40-mile getaway to Gloucester WRITTEN BY SARA FRAZIER | PUBLISHED BY BOStoday Last month, we kicked off our summer road trip series, Hit the Road, with an outdoor adventure to Acadia National Park. If you checked it out, we’d love to hear about it. This month, we’re continuing the… Read more »

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