Some DAVID COX Photographs, HIVE, Harbortown Cultural District… and FRED BODIN In God We Trust

Cat Ryan submits-

Hey Joey,

David Cox took a few photographs at the HIVE during the Harbortown Cultural District second annual meeting earlier this month.

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David Cox is a founding partner in the downtown district, along with Joey/GMG and Fred Bodin. Kim Smith is a NEW partner!

12 NEW Harbortown Cultural District Partners:

Designer and start-up Jo-Anne Chirico’s goodlinens

Designers Ann Malvaux’s and Lisa LeVasseur’s Belle + Me

Artist and proprietor Beth Williams

Artist and gallery owner, Ken Riaf, Law and Water Gallery

Artist and art teacher with Rose Baker Senior Center and more Juni Van Dyke

Artist and designer Veronica Morgan

Musician, founder Contra Dance and more Rose Sheehan’s Folk Life Studio

Art dealer Matthew Swift Trident Art Gallery

Business, Cape Ann Brewing Company

Business, Cape Pond Ice

University partner, Endicott College

Artist, filmmaker, author, landscape designer, KIM SMITH

What is Your Favorite Thanksgiving Pie?

My family adores apple pie, as much as with Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners, as the following morning (minus the whipped cream and ice cream) My husband’s very favorite breakfast is scrambled eggs and apple pie, with a chunk of cheddar cheese. I don’t see anything wrong with pie for breakfast–its basically fruit with a bit of dough.

What’s your favorite Thanksgiving pie? 

Apple Pie Making ©Kim Smith 2014Apple Pie Centrale

Usually I make our apple pies with half Granny Smiths and half Gala apples. This year we had a mishmash in the frig, both Grannies and Galas, also Pink Ladies and Fujis. I am hoping the pies will be extra delish with the flavors and textures of the different cultivars of apples. What variety of apple do you think makes the best apple pie?

Focus on the Homie

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This is a scientific experiment in visual processing. Stare at the Homie for at least three minutes. Do not blink or look away. Now quickly turn and look at a blank white wall. What do you see? Results can vary. Try it right after you have wedged that last slice of Pumpkin Chiffon into your pie hole tomorrow. You may see something spectacular!

If the Annisquam River Buoy is not spinning either get a new Internet Browser or clean your eyeglasses.

Wednesday Thanksgiving Eve ~ Dave Sag’s Blues Party starts 9pm @ The Rhumb Line 11.26.2014

Mr. Orville Giddings Mr. Amadee Castenell Mr. Dave Sag

We’re dive-bombing the good old Rhumb Line this WEDNESDAY! In all due respect to Turkey Day, The bar is closed on Thursday.
So, I’ve assembled an all-star cast featuring Mr. Orville Giddings. He of the 1000 watt smile and jewel-encrusted uvula will de driving in from Ipswich with a banjo on his knee.  Not only that, but I’ve snagged Mr. Amadee Castenell, fabulously diverse tenor man and mainstay in Henri Smith’s band to put the fear of God in you. This is his first time with us. Make it count!
Throw in Mr. John Cameron, on keys and Mr. John Loud, on eggbeaters, and you have  the beginnings of a wonderful night of music.Be the first on your block to carry your brainstem home in a box!

 

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40 Railroad Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930
(978) 283-9732

http://www.therhumbline.com/

Dave Barry Needs A Kidney Transplant

My friend Dave Barry, a good friend from my high school days, is in need of a life saving kidney transplant. He has a donor, his son, but needs financial help. His insurance will not

Cover the operation in full.

We have started a fundraising drive for Dave to help with his medical expenses. Our goal is to raise $6000.

We have raised $2490 so far but donations have tapered off quite a bit recently.

If you would like to help Dave, log on

To www.GiveForward.com and look for Dave’s fundraising page. If you would

Prefer to make out a check, make it out to: Dave Barry, 5 Le Pages Lane,

Gloucester, MA. 01930

Thank you, Albie Mitchell, friend and team member. 978-879-3655

Pet of the Week-MIME

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You can’t squeeze more sweetness into a small package than you will find with me!  I am a bit clownish but I guess my quieter nature combined with my animated play led folks to give me the name Mime.  I love cuddle time, soft toys to toss around and having a dog buddy to hang out with.  Come to the Christopher Cutler Rich Animal Shelter and visit with me and my friends today!  For more information on adoptable pets and upcoming events visit www.capeannanimalaid.org.

2014 BLACK FRIDAY Participating Stores IN DOWNTOWN GLOUCESTER November 28th 2014 from Downtown Gloucester Association

BLACK FRIDAY IN DOWNTOWN GLOUCESTER
November 28th 2014
THINK BIG –
SHOP SMALL!

BETH WILLIAMS STUDIO 17 PLEASANT ST.
BLUE RIVER DIAMOND 189 MAIN ST.
CAFFE SICILIA 40 MAIN ST.
DOGTOWN BOOK SHOP 132 MAIN ST.
HARBOR LOOP GIFTS @ THE BUILDING CENTER 1 HARBOR LOOP
HARBOR GOODS INC. LIFE IS GOOD
119 MAIN ST.
HOUSE OF THE RAVEN 141 MAIN ST.
ISLAND ART & HOBBY 117 MAIN ST.
KIDS UNLIMITED 123 MAIN ST.
LONE GULL 146 MAIN ST.

PALAZOLA’S 85 MAIN ST.

PISCES 96 MAIN ST.
PREMIER IMPRINTS 48 MAIN ST.
TBT POST 33 MAIN ST.
THE WEATHERVANE 153 MAIN ST.
THREE LANTERN MARINE & FISHING 7 PARKER ST.
TOODELOOS! 142 MAIN ST.
VILLAGE SILVERSMITH 138 MAIN ST.
Please come and support the shops and restaurants where you live!
Some stores open at 6AM,
the rest at 7AM!
Many Discounts & Specials
offered all day long!

Sponsored by the Downtown Gloucester Association

Wednesday November 26th , 2014 Cape Ann Weather…

Marine Forecast :
Today N winds 5 to 10 kt…becoming NE 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm…decreasing to 1 nm or less this afternoon.
Tonight N winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 45 kt. Seas 7 to 10 ft. Rain with a chance of snow. Vsby 1 nm or less.

Pod Cast Weather :
http://www.spreaker.com:80/episode/5259873

Hourly Forecast :

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Community Stuff 11/26/14

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Good Afternoon!

The holiday season is once again upon us and here at Action, we’re busy getting ready for Project Uplift, our holiday clothing & toy drive.

I wanted to provide you with some key information in hopes that you would help spread the word throughout Cape Ann.  Project Uplift is the largest toy drive in the community, serving children from Gloucester, Rockport, Manchester, Essex, & Ipswich.  Several local businesses and community groups volunteer each year as donation sites, collecting toys for children ages 0-14. Although we get a large amount of donations through boxes at local businesses, schools, etc., we are not able to give to every child on collected donations alone. We also accept cash donations to provide the remaining gifts on our list.

I’ve attached a press release and flier. If you have any questions or you’d like to get involved, please feel free to contact me or visit our website: http://actioninc.org/projectuplift.html

Thanks so much for your help!

Megan Merlin

Project Coordinator

Action, Inc.


Joey in light of Thanksgiving and the cold weather upon us I thought you may want to post this…The Gloucester Elks Lodge 892 donated 27 brand new blankets to Action Shelter 11/25/2014.  These blankets will be distributed to those who for one reason or another may be turned away.  The Action Shelter only  holds 34 clients at this time.

Thanks

Brenda Leahy

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Cynthia Curtis Pottery invites you to the 10th Holiday Student and Studio Potter Show and Sale as part of the Christmas in Rockport Gallery Stroll Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 13 and 14.

Celebrating 20 years as a potter and teacher, Cynthia opens her gallery and studio for a festive holiday weekend filled with beautiful stoneware pottery ideal for gift giving. The peaceful pottery nestled in the woods near magnificent quarries and colorful Atlantic coastline is home to Cynthia’s work and has been shared over the years with over one thousand students.  Many of the emerging artists from her studio, as well as their talented, experienced teachers, display original ceramics with fresh approaches to functional pottery, at prices you will appreciate!

Student and faculty pieces are displayed for the weekend in the pottery studio while Cynthia’s work is on exhibit nearby in her cozy, wood stove- warmed gallery – an inviting place to shop for the holidays and connect with new and familiar friends over a cup of hot cider and homemade chocolate chip cookies.

Stop by the weekend of the Christmas in Rockport Gallery Stroll, Saturday and Sunday, December 13 and 14 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.   Artists’ Reception is Saturday, from 4 p.m. –7 p.m.  Free admission, refreshments and plenty of parking.  All are welcome! 

Profits go to the Cynthia Curtis Pottery Scholarship Fund.  Cynthia’s gallery is open throughout the holidays.  Private lessons and weekly classes offered year round.

More information at 978-546-6186 orwww.cynthiacurtispottery.com

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Hey Joey,

Backyard Growers is in the midst of a major crowdsourcing campaign on indiegogo.com to raise money for our first headquarters (no more running the organization from my kitchen table!). It’d be awesome if you could run the attached jpeg a couple times in your blog. Especially on Tuesday, December 3, which is #GivingTuesday. Thanks a bunch.

Lara

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Help Support Backyard Growers by donating to our 2014 campaign:

http://igg.me/p/we-need-a-backyard-growers-headquarters/x/2913139


Lisa at That Nutty Redhead doesn’t give up, she just reorganizes with Plan B!

Whole Foods wants her all natural, Gluten Free gourmet nuts. She’s learned a lot from the first try, it’s going to happen…

TNR is finally live again with her Kickstarter project!!! Previous backers, if you can please pledge again that would be awesome! This project is just for the packaging costs. Others have said they will re-pledge, and with new supporters it will hit the goal this time! The numbers are already climbing, see for yourself!!!

***KEY: PLEDGE IN THE FIRST 48 HOURS & IT GOES VIRAL ON THE KICKSTARTER HOT LIST!!!! (This will reach many more viewers who look for projects like this to join.)

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1019762443/that-nutty-redhead-sayshooray-you-can-eat-nuts-aga?ref=nav_search

That Nutty Redhead THANKS YOU in advance for any way that you help me make this long road a success story!

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ To find out how a shoe box of antique family photos inspired That Nutty Redhead’s gourmet nut & fudge business see the Winter 2015 issue of Edible Boston Magazine, out now.

Click to read story- http://edibleboston.com/that-nutty-redhead/


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