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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In The News: 17 Ways to Eat, Shop, and Explore Your Way Through Gloucester

June 23, 2022 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

EXCERPT FROM 17 Ways to Eat, Shop, and Explore Your Way Through Gloucester WRITTEN BY SARAH SHEMKUS | PUBLISHED BY NORTHSHORE MAGAZINE Once you step off the beach in Gloucester, you’ll discover a community rich in heritage, food, and the arts. Here are a few of our favorite ways to enjoy this unique and dynamic… Read more »

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In the News: Gloucester Has Plenty to Offer Beyond the Beach

June 20, 2022 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

EXCERPT FROM GLOUCESTER HAS PLENTY TO OFFER BEYOND THE BEACH WRITTEN BY SARAH SHEMKUS | PUBLISHED BY NORTHSHORE MAGAZINE Gloucester made headlines earlier this year when its justifiably beloved Good Harbor Beach was named one of the top 25 beaches in the country by Travel + Leisure magazine. But, while no one can deny the lure of Gloucester’s beaches,… Read more »

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In the News: The ‘Other Cape’ on Boston’s North Shore Has Gorgeous Mansions, Overstuffed Lobster Rolls, and No Crowds

June 10, 2022 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from The ‘Other Cape’ on Boston’s North Shore Has Gorgeous Mansions, Overstuffed Lobster Rolls, and No Crowds| Written by Robin Catalano | Published by Travel + Leisure The North Shore of Massachusetts may have a lower profile than other parts of New England — but that, according to one travel writer, is the whole… Read more »

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