Over touristed: Cape Cod. Underappreciated: Cape Ann

May 17, 2019 / Good to Know, In The News, 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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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 artweekma.org to learn about all that’s happening on Cape Ann! Please… Read more »

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Girls’ Getaway Weekend in Gloucester: March 1 – 3, 2019

February 03, 2019 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Need a weekend away with your girlfriends? Relax, reconnect and reminisce with your pals on a Girls’ Weekend in Gloucester, MA! Whether you are coming to town for Beauport Hospitality Group’s Bridal Showcase at CruiseportGloucester or just looking to have a fun weekend with your friends, Gloucester and Cape Ann have everything you need. Lodging specials, shopping… 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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Down to the Sea: Boating in Gloucester, MA

October 15, 2018 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

Photo by Benjamin Boynton New England Boating magazine features Gloucester as a “fishing port with a fishing heritage that runs deep” in a recently published article, Down to the Sea: Boating in Gloucester, MA. Writer Rob Duca highlights the City’s plans to attract more attention from recreational boaters with a revitalized waterfront including dock-and-dine options, shopping,… Read more »

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