GloucesterCast 145 Taped 8/2/15 With Toby Pett and Joey Ciaramitaro

GloucesterCastSquareGloucesterCast 145 Taped 8/2/15 With Toby Pett and Joey Ciaramitaro

Topics Include: Planning For Beach Traffic, Sailor Stans, Foreign Affairs Sunday Brunch, Our Alicia DeWolfe Now Hostessing at Foreign Affairs, Dinner Dealer, Short and Main, End Of Season Sale Items, Palazolas Closing 50% off Sale, Toby’s Huge Pet Peeve With Signs At The Rotary, Kate’s Photoshoot With Vignette Of Pop Gallery At The Marine Railways, Props to Peggy Russell At Pop Gallery For Using Social Media To Promote Her Retail Shop. Check Out Pop Gallery Online Here

Some Shots From The Pop Gallery Shoot. You can get all of these looks at Pop Gallery

Kate started working out using the Beachbody Workout.  She feels great, loves the products and the workouts and that’s why she became a Beachbody Coach.  I can attest to her being totally motivated by the workout and the challenges and most importantly the results.  I’m 100% convinced that it works big time.  If you would like to talk to her about it here’s the link to find out more.

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Happy Birthday to the Sweetest Daughter!

Good Harbor Beach Liv Matt ©Kim Smith 2015Niles Beach swim, Good Harbor Beach late day walk, Champagne, fresh-off-the-boat lobs, lemon-chocolate cake–celebrating Liv’s birthday with her sweet husband Matt–Gloucester-style! So happy to have them here for the weekend. Hurry back!

birthday cake ©Kim Smith 2015

Mary Rhinelander McCarl at Annisquam Gallery

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Mary Rhinelander McCarl has 26 paintings on display for the month of August — August 3 through September 7 — at the Annisquam Art Gallery, 32 Leonard Street, over the Annisquam Exchange. There are also Medieval faces on wooden panels and hand-painted decorated paper suitable for collages for sale.
The hours are 10:00 to 4:00 Monday through Friday and 10:00 to 1:00 on Saturday.
The reception — which is also for the second summer show by many Cape Ann artists — is also upstairs over the Exchange on Friday, August 7, from 5:30 to 6:45PM.

Seminar: Photoshop for Photographers 1

James Eves is now offering “Photoshop for Photographers 1”, a three hour/one evening seminar. The seminars will be held in our studio Cape Ann Giclee 20 Maplewood Ave Gloucester, MA 01930. Space is limited to 20 for each seminar date. Click the image to register.


Photoshop for Photographers is a seminar for professional, fine art and hobbyist photographers who want to learn about file management, color balancing, why shooting in RAW is better, shadows and highlights moves, contrast, ways to save and send image files, using Bridge and more. This is a chip to print seminar, it is not a how to shoot photos seminar, it’s what to do with your image files once you have them. This seminar is for beginners/intermediate. Prerequisite is a good working knowledge of computers, this class is taught on a Mac but all functions will work on a PC. You may bring your laptop, wireless WiFi is available but please make sure it is fully charged as outlets will not be available.

James Eves, owner of Cape Ann Giclée, Fine Art Printing and Gallery, is GMG’s Arts Enthusiast and the Calendar Guy. To submit arts related press releases, photos of arts events or any arts related posts email:
To add an event to the GMG Cape Ann Calendar go here to see how to submit events.


This Saturday! The Gloucester Blues Festival 2015 August 8th 11am to 7:30 pm @ Cressy’s Beach

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Spread the word…The fourth annual Gloucester Blues Festival  is this Saturday, August 8 2015 ON THE BEACH AT STAGE FORT PARK…. Tickets $28 The last day of sale in advance price is Monday 8.3.2015 then  $40 at the gate. Check out the lineup and listen to the great mix of musicians! See You There!

click here for info and tickets >

Here’s the line up


PARKING- City owned parking lot for 1100 cars, $15.00 fee,
beside the festival grounds
CATA (978)283-7916 Shuttle trolley “park n ride” with stops between Stage Fort park, downtown,and Good Harbor Beach
Gloucester Taxi – (978)283-0099
Lighthouse Taxi & Livery Service – (978)281-6161
A-1 Airport Livery of Cape Ann – (978)281-8121

leave regularly from Boston’s North Station,
exit 75 Railroad Avenue in downtown Gloucester.

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photo by Joanne Silva  Gloucester Blues Festival 2014

Check out last years festival photos.

Millard Fuller Quote of the Week from Greg Bover

The Quoter is still sailing. Here’s another one of my favorites from the collection for your consideration.

“It is easier to act your way to right thinking than it is to think your way to right action.”

Millard Fuller (1935-2009)

Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity, which has built more than 150,000 homes for those in need in more than 90 countries. Volunteers build houses with the recipients, who then repay the cost of materials at no interest, revolutionizing the way in which philanthropy works. The holder of 50 honorary degrees, Bill Clinton awarded him the Medal of Freedom in 1996.

Greg Bover

Gregory R Bover

Montana Mountain Hi! GMG sticker at sea level…

Hi Joey,

Can you find the message anyway?


Where: Ruby Valley, south west MT visiting family and friends

Elevation in picture: lake at 9025 feet (peak is 10,400)

Start: under 6000

Distance: 12 mile trail

Best wildlife sighting: Rocky Mountain goats

Record: longest hike yet for the 10 and 11 year olds–eastcoasters Charles& George with their MT buddies Christopher and Ian

Lure of Fishing: yup
Rivers run through valleys with the best wild trout fishing in the US

Snow: yup

Water temperature: 39 ?
Cooled my battered feet like New Year’s  polar plunge.  Ian’s mom, Andrea, soaked and swam (grew up bathing in cool Patagonia waters)

Must see Nature…and as in Gloucester

Expert fishing guide: yep
(one friend works summers here and winters in Chile)
Ruby Springs

Cool scientists: yep
Penguin and Antarctica experts deploy from here. Kid’s book check out Fraser’s Penguins

Local art, sustainable and foodies: yep, here are just a few

The Emerson Center for Arts and Culture,


The LARK and Victory Taco

Virginia City Players

Jackson’s Garden and farmer’s market

Norris Hot Springs


Gloucester’s 57th Sidewalk Bazaar August 6th, 7th and 8th

Joe, the Gloucester Downtown Association is proud to once again organize the Gloucester’s 57th Sidewalk Bazaar.  The Bazaar features Shopping, Deals and Steals, Crafts, Art, Food and Music.  The date is August 6th, 7th and 8th from 9:00 to 5:00 PM. We will have Kid’s Activities, Roaming Railroad, Non Profits, and Something for Everyone! See you all there.

Joe Ciolino

Director – Gloucester Downtown Association. 


Community Stuff 8/2/15

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David Calvo submits-

joey i don’t know if you can post this but i testified and its on the front page
The following appeared on
Headline: In Massachusetts and elsewhere, a push for child-custody reform – The Boston Globe
Date:    Aug 1, 2015     
The State House hearing room seemed an unlikely place for grown men to bare their souls.