Tis the Season to Celebrate Gloucester and Cape Ann

December 04, 2019 / Art and Music, Food and Drink, Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Photo by Susan Cole Kelly Planning your upcoming Holiday Getaway?  We’ve got your list and checking it twice! Cape Ann is chock full of events that will make your heart sing and your soul rejoice. Festivals, Downtown Gloucester’s decorated window contest, fireside dining, live music, warm hospitality, great shopping, and art exhibits! Joy is all… Read more »

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3 Private Homes to Visit in Gloucester, MA

November 01, 2019 / Good to Know, Things to Do & See

Our traveling family friends from Coast2CoastWithKids have had quite the year of road trips. In 2019, they toured 14 private homes in four states along the east coast. Massachusetts was one of the states where three of the four featured historic attractions can be found right here in America’s oldest seaport, Gloucester, MA: Hammond Castle,… Read more »

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A Gloucester Ghost Story

October 24, 2019 / Good to Know, History/Maritime

The Charles Haskell, built in 1869, was troubled from the start. During construction, a workman was killed. Fearing a bad omen, the superstitious owner sold her. A new owner fitted her out and sent Captain Curtis and crew out on her maiden voyage. Just days later, while fishing on Georges Bank, a storm blew in. Boats… Read more »

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Judges Selected for Gloucester 400 Commemorative Medal Design Competition

September 25, 2019 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News

Gloucester Celebration Corporation, the official organizers of Gloucester, Massachusetts’ 400th-anniversary celebration, announced the official panel of judges for Phase I of the Commemorative Medal Design Competition. The panel is tasked with selecting three finalists from over three dozen designs submitted in Phase I of the competition. Design entries were received from artists worldwide, including Italy,… Read more »

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Meet the Artist

September 10, 2019 / Art and Music, Good to Know

Gloucester has a thriving artist community and is home to Rocky Neck Art Colony, the oldest continuously operated art colony in America.  We’d like to introduce you to three very talented women who make their living through their art here on Cape Ann. Donna Soodalter-Toman JEWELRY DESIGNER, MAKER, COLLECTOR Inspired with a love of jewelry… Read more »

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