Let’s help the Open Door continue to surpass their fundraising goal. Thanks to the generosity of our community, as of Tuesday evening $10,673.00 has been raised towards the goal of $10,000.00.

One in six local peoples receive food assistance. Every $30.00 provides a complete dinner. If you haven’t yet contributed, please consider donating. Every penny helps. Thank you!



Gifts of Art/ Update hours

FOB fantastic artists, Deb Schradieck and Audi Souza will be having a Holiday Pop-Up Shop at 12 Old harbor Road, Bearskin Neck, Rockport, MA. on November 29, 2019 from Noon – eight.


Update hours, November 29, 2019 – December 23, 2019

Thursday and Friday, 1:00 – 7:00

Saturday and Sunday, 12:00 – 5:00

Brief delays on Rt. 127 Days Pond | Gloucester DPW new sidewalk work

Warm weather allots time for quick “on the queue to do” projects.  This Gloucester DPW sidewalk project by Days Pond should be through tomorrow.


Read more about the history of Days Pond here

Read more about the DPW project here

Alpine Apparel New Caps are FIRE!!!

Alpine Apparel is in full swing. We are about half way sold out – so act now! Simply message me; Venmo 25 to @alpineapparel and I will deliver. I even ship as well. @alpineapparel is an annual small run trucker hat that I have been doing since 2015. All the proceeds benefit @elevate.youth.boston Thank you for your support!


Arts Abound

Went into Arts Abound on Lexington Avenue, Magnolia, Gloucester, MA on Monday. What a charming and wonderful shop.  Sue Wheeler was very gracious and enjoyed speaking with her.  Please make sure to take sometime to visit and shop in this shop.


21C Lexington Ave
Magnolia Village in Gloucester, MA
(603) 359-2173

What’s coming next for 20 and 37 Main Street #GloucesterMA?

Available stores on the west end of Main Street.

Fisherman’s Outfitter flagship store is moving from 20 Main Street just around the corner to 18 Washington Street. They’re targeting a January 2020 opening.

exterior 20 Main Street retail/office space & 12 car parking | exterior 18 Washington Street 


Across the street, 37 Main Street is available again.  Rose & Dove Gift Shop closed up shop at the Gloucester location.

Rose and Dove Gift Shop shuttered Gloucester location 37 Main Street West End space available_20191125_©c ryan.jpg


Artists Sally Gregg and Michael McKeen photography exhibition opening at Jane Deering Gallery

Please join photographers Sally Gregg and Michael McKeen for the opening reception of Two from the North Shore | Odd Bits two person show November 30-December 22, 2019 (Friday-Sunday 1-5).

Opening Reception Saturday November 30, 2019 2-4PM

Jane Deering Gallery 19 Pleasant Street, Gloucester MA.

Read more about the show and the artists below the break.

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Thursday Acoustic On The River


Tim Pike and Jack Tomaiolo Live Acoustic

Join us for live acoustic in the River View Dining Room & Bar every Thursday 7-9pm! Just back from 5 years in Seattle and globetrotting with Paul Allen’s band, Tim is back on the North Shore with friend Jack Tomaiolo joining him for a night of acoustic soul music.

Where: Mile Marker One River View Dining Room & Bar

When: Thursday, December 5th from 7-9pm

Make your reservations online or by phone: milemarkerone.com 978-283-2122

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Angel Healing Workshop

Cape Ann Wellness


Saturday, December 7 

9am – 12pm

We are exited to bring you this workshop certification led by Marleen Wood. This Angel Healing certification encourages you to get in touch with and understand your intuition, read energy and to conduct angel card readings confidently and to learn how to work with the angels for healing. You will also discover the ways in which the angelic realm communicates with you and learn to receive messages, information and Divine guidance and healing from the angels.

Class Curriculum
● Learn About the Angelic Realm Including Information about Guardian Angels, Archangels, Ascended Masters, and Deceased Loved Ones

● Discover Your Natural Divine Communication Style

● Exploring Fears that Prevent Our Intuitive Flow

● Learn How to Give Accurate and Healing Angel Readings Using Oracle Cards

● Learn and Experience Various Angel Therapy Techniques

● Practice Automatic Writing and Psychometry for Receiving…

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Gloucester Area Astronomy Club Holiday Party!

Cape Ann Community

On Friday night, December 13, for our 16th annual Holiday Party, we are fortunate to once again have with us the celebrated Kelly Beatty, Senior Editor of Sky & Telescope Magazine (see more of Kelley’s bio below). This year Kelly’s presentation asks the perennial question “Are We Alone?

Our galaxy, Kelly writes, “likely contains more planets than stars — so what are the odds of finding distant Earth-like worlds that teem with life? After surveying the amazing diversity of life on Earth — and the theories of how it started here — we’ll sample the kinds of worlds around other stars that astronomers have discovered and explore whether any of them might be suitable for life. And we’ll catch up on efforts to contact alien civilizations directly, via radio transmissions and other means.”

This will be a very entertaining and richly informative night, so come early and grab a good…

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