In the News: Why this salty Massachusetts coastal town hooks artists

February 17, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

PERMISSION TO POST BY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC| WRITTEN BY HANNAH SHEINBERG What attracts visitors and artists to the salty and beautiful coastal city of Gloucester? Writer Hannah Sheinberg spends time in Gloucester and shares her findings in her recent article featured on nationalgeographic.com. In Gloucester, maritime history and magical light lure visitors to the state’s lesser-known… Read more »

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In the News: Join a sea shanty sing-along with Gloucester’s David Coffin

February 16, 2021 / Art and Music, Good to Know, History/Maritime, In The News, Things to Do & See

PERMISSION TO POST FROM THE BOSTON GLOBE | Written by Lauren Daley | February 15, 2021 Sea shanties (or chanties) have been part of Gloucester’s history for ages and can still be heard to this day through local singing groups across Cape Ann and globally through the digital landscape. Originally working songs, this style of… Read more »

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The Gloucester Military Heritage & War Memorial Trail

November 11, 2020 / Good to Know, History/Maritime, 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 A Piatt Andrew Bridge, Route 128, Gloucester World War I, In Memory of A. Piatt Andrew 1873-1936 Soldier, Scholar, Statesman…. Read more »

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

November 02, 2020 / Good to Know, Outdoor Adventures, Things to Do & See

In March 2020, Wicked Tuna premiered its 9th 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. Each episode caught the latest adventures of actual bluefin tuna fishing captains and their crews… Read more »

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