Come see Naomi Lee’s Artwork @ The Beauport Hotel’s Art Show April 30th 5:30pm to 8:30pm Gloucester, MA



Naomi is excited to be exhibiting her work at the art show  at the  Beauport Hotel on April 30th from 5:30 to 8:30 in the Grand Ballroom. She looks forward to sharing her art with others in hopes to see her friends old and new and especially for them to see her new paintings, small canvas pieces and framed gift cards for Mother’s Day, as well!


Join  others for an evening showcasing local art! Over 50 artists from Cape Ann will be displaying paintings in our Grand Ballroom for purchase. Artist Dan DeLouise will also demonstrate a live painting to be raffled during the event. All raffle proceeds support Pathways for Children. The show is free and open to the public.

Beauport Hotel Gloucester
55 Commercial St, Gloucester, MA

Coming soon! ADA sidewalks & paving | Gloucester DPW at work along School St from Prospect to Proctor by library and fire station

Helping people move safely and easily throughout the city is a contant Gloucester Department of Public Works directive. One recent construction project with CDBG ADA funds that’s fast finishing will be a welcome addition in the neighborhood along School Street between Prospect & Proctor, before the Gloucester Fire Department and back of the library. The new sidewalks extend roughly .10 mile each side. Expect some road closure to cars and no parking through May 10th. I’ll post Before/After pictures when the work’s complete.



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In the meantime, here is a completed Before/After sequence- the evolution of the Duncan Street sidewalk and road repairs September-October 2018.





Gloucester Public School Arts Festival May 11th at Cape Ann Museum, Sawyer Free Library, City Hall Gloucester Education Foundation #GEF

Another sign of creative spring- the banners are up! Gloucester Public School 11th Annual citywide arts festival May 11, 2019 presented by Gloucester Education Foundation at Cape Ann Museum, City Hall, & Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Public Library  

Schedule of events here

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Not the ones that you find on golf courses, soccer/lacrosse fields, and baseball diamonds….but, they yummy kind.  Because I know you’re all super interested, here’s my new favorite snack.  Golden Berries…aka, Cape Gooseberries, where have you been all my life?

“Tangy, tropical, sweet”  Pretty much sums it up.

If, for any reason, you want to learn more read here or here


Books of Interest to Summer Visitors and Old Residents

The Gloucester 400 committee recently shared a Facebook post about the books they have on their shelves and it hit a nerve for me. Not only do I have books on mt shelves here and in NY, but also a folder on my computer desktop in preparation for 400! Here’s a sample ad which  includes prices from the Gloucester Daily Times June 1904:

Books About Gloucester full version GDT June 22 1904

And  here’s a small sample from my own collection (a poor contrast to list above!):