Gloucester MA: One of the Best 5 New England Winter Ocean Weekends

January 04, 2019 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from Best 5 New England Winter Ocean Weekends | With permission from Yankee Magazine January 16, 2018 | Photo by Elinor Teele, Squam Creative Services   Gloucester, Massachusetts made Yankee Magazine’s list of best winter ocean weekends destinations in New England. Bundle up in your winter gear and head on up to Gloucester and discover what… Read more »

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Meet the Artists: Beth Williams, Melody Phaneuf, David Calvo

December 27, 2018 / Good to Know, Things to Do & See

Beth Williams is a studio jeweler and glass beadmaker whose original focus in metals shifted to incorporate the kaleidoscope of colors and textures that glass now contributes to her work. Combining glass, gold, and silver, Beth creates contemporary elegant jewelry that is colorful, playful and sculptural. From her earliest beginnings in stained (“flat”) glass, Beth’s… Read more »

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20 Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas Under $20

December 19, 2018 / Good to Know, Things to Do & See

Season’s Greetings! Christmas is right around the corner and we’ve arrived just in the nick of time to help you with those last-minute stocking stuffer gifts ideas!  We’ve uncovered some pretty cool twenty under $20 stocking stuffers to fit every person on your holiday shopping list and all of our ideas are available from local… Read more »

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The Gloucester Military Heritage & War Memorial Trail

November 05, 2018 / Good to Know, History, Things to Do & See

From Gloucester’s earliest days through today, numerous Gloucester citizens have served their country, across all branches of armed service. Throughout the city there are statues, plaques, historical markers, and memorials that commemorate and honor their military contributions. The core of this Gloucester Military Heritage & War Memorial Trail is in Gloucester’s downtown area. For those… Read more »

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A Gloucester Ghost Story

October 26, 2018 / Good to Know, History

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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