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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Gloucester MA: At the Intersection of Fisheries and Art

September 20, 2018 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

With permission by Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Featured in Gateway Mavens, September 19, 2018 WHY GO: The iconic statue, “The Man At the Wheel” defines Gloucester MA past and present. Sporting foul weather gear, the Fisherman’s Memorial, erected in 1923, lists the thousands of Gloucester mariners lost at sea. Home port of the Andrea Gail – the fishing boat that… Read more »

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Gloucester’s Rich History

June 19, 2018 / Good to Know, History/Maritime

In addition to a rich maritime heritage, artist communities have also played a significant role in Gloucester’s history and culture. Rocky Neck, one of America’s oldest continuously working art colonies, has attracted such accomplished artists as Milton Avery, Nell Blaine, Stuart Davis, Childe Hassam, and many more. Also nestled within Gloucester are the quaint villages… Read more »

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