How to Eat a Lobster

July 05, 2019 / Good to Know

Here in Gloucester, lobster is one of the tastiest and freshest dishes you can get. Fishermen catch pounds of lobster and bring them back to land to be boiled and served to those anxiously waiting. As many know, lobster can be one the trickiest delicacies to enjoy. Tie on your bib, melt the butter and… Read more »

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Top 10 Bucket List

June 03, 2019 / Good to Know, Things to Do & See, Uncategorized

Coming up with a Top Ten List isn’t easy. Gloucester has so much to offer and attracts a myriad of visitors—one can understand the challenge…we did our best! 1. Man at the Wheel Statue The statue, also known as the Gloucester Fisherman’s Memorial, presides over Stacy Boulevard, at the edge of Gloucester Harbor. Sculpted by artist… Read more »

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Over touristed: Cape Cod. Underappreciated: Cape Ann

May 17, 2019 / Awards & Praise, Good to Know, Things to Do & See

With permission to post by Alexandra Pecci | Featured in The Washington Post, May 9, 2019 For sandy beaches, historic art colonies and postcard-worthy landscapes without the mind-numbing traffic, try Massachusetts’s “other cape,” Cape Ann, where it’s relatively easy to find budget-friendly summer lodging.   In Gloucester, known as America’s oldest seaport, a busy working waterfront… Read more »

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Explore Gloucester: 9 Best Things to Do

May 09, 2019 / Good to Know, History, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Excerpt from Trip Savvy | 9 Best Things To Do in Gloucester, MA written by Kim Knox Beckius | Updated 3/9/19 Gloucester (pronounced Glaw-ster), Massachusetts—a city on Cape Ann about 40 miles north of Boston—is the oldest fishing port in America. Fiercely proud of its nearly 400-year history and its continued major role in the fishing industry—not… Read more »

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Q&A With Wicked Tuna’s Dave Marciano, Captain of the Hard Merchandise

April 30, 2019 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

On Sunday, March 10, 2019, Wicked Tuna premiered its 8th season on the National Geographic channel. This “monstah” of a TV series landed in the port of Gloucester, MA in 2012 which brought thousands of viewers around the world to America’s oldest seaport. Catch the latest adventures of actual bluefin tuna fishing captains and their crews who share their lives… Read more »

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ArtWeek 2019 on Cape Ann

April 07, 2019 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

ArtWeek 2019 is happening on Cape Ann from April 26 – May 5. Come celebrate Massachusetts’ creativity in and around Gloucester, Rockport, Essex, and Manchester-by-the-Sea. Plan your Destination ArtWeek adventures and discover this amazing festival of innovative and creative events. Check the ArtWeek 2019 Calendar below or at to learn about all that’s happening on Cape Ann! Please… Read more »

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The Gloucester Military Heritage & War Memorial Trail

April 05, 2019 / Good to Know, History, Outdoor Adventures, 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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