Passports New Facelift 4:38AM 6/22/08

I took a ride down Main street to see if anyone had changed or added to their Flowerboxes this morning.  It provided a good opportunity to catch up on the new facade improvements at Passports.   Fresh painting done by Katherine Richmond painting.

Here’s an Idea

Third Thursdays

I’m sure it’s been proposed, but maybe you could shed some light as to why it’s not happening.

In other communities they have “Third Thursday Events” where they close their downtown streets on a certain night of each month and the shop owners stay open and local artisans set up kiosks in the middle of the streets and displays of their art for sale.

They have jazz bands or other kinds of bands and the shop owners have wine and cheese and hors’ douvres.

Why dont we have that here?

We have an incredible arts community.

Can we get to work on it?

It works in Vegas and it works in Naples.  I bet it would be fantastic here from Summer through fall.

Things To Do- Cape Ann Artisans Open Studio Tour

Looking For Something to do today?

Check out the Cape Ann Artisans Open Studio Tour. They are celebrating their 25th year. Today is the last day although they would welcome you year long. Look for the magenta banners-

Cape Ann Artisans Open Studio Tour Banner

Click here for a link to their brochure

Canadian Senior Rowers Discuss Period Garb

Many more pics and video of the International Dory Races coming over the next week.

You can check out Jay Albert’s Dory Race Pics here on his fantastic blog

Also Cape Ann Web’s Dory Race Slideshow here

Laurie Fleming & Katherine Richmond

Here are Gloucester Women’s Division Rowers Laurie Fleming and Katherine Richmond before their race.

This Plant Will Produce Flowers All Summer

The Hibiscus plant that The Bean and Snoop Mad picked out is blooming and I swear it has a gazillion buds ready to pop.

Yep it was a gazillion………I counted.