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: 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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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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