Watch The First Live GloucesterCast Taping Tomorrow Night Thursday at 7PM On @CapeAnnTVCATV Channel 12

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We will be broadcasting the GloucesterCast live on Cape Ann TV’s Channel 12 Thursday night January 21 at 7PM.  Tune in to listen and join the fun. Guests Craig Kimberley, Kim Smith, James Eves, David Brooks and host Joey C.

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It’s #NationalCheeseLoversDay

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Did you know it’s National Cheese Lover’s Day!? We’re not making this up – search the hashtag.
Now that you know about this glorious, ooey gooey holiday, you *of course* have to celebrate. Lucky for you, the folks at Minglewood Tavern have a plan. In addition to their already cheese-filled menu (hello Nacho Pile of Love and Pizza) the chef has added a few specials to pay homage to the best form of dairy, like Mozzarella Bites & Queso Dip.

Moral of the story: embrace your passion for Swiss, mozzarella, pepper jack, cheddar, American and goat – today is our day.

Nachos!

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WHAT IS ORNITHOPHILY?

Male Allen's Hummingbird and Aloe Blossom www.kimsmithdesigns.comOrnithophily is the pollination of flowers by birds. Plants pollinated by birds generally have flowers with extra sweet, highly concentrated nectar. The blossoms are typically red or orange and have a long tubular shape, which allows them to hold ample amounts of the sugary sweet nectar. Birds that pollinate flowers, hummingbirds for instance, often have long bills, brushy-tipped tongues, and are light enough to perch on the flower, or display a form of flying called swing hovering, which allows them to drink nectar while suspended mid-air.

Nearly 130 species of North American plants have evolved ornithophilous associations. Bee balm, salvia, and native honeysuckle are examples of plants that are pollinated by both insects and birds.

THE POLLINATOR GARDEN ~ Please join me Tuesday, January 26th at 7:30 pm at the North Shore Horticultural Society, American Legion Hall, 14 Church Street in Manchester.

I hope to see you there! 

Photo: Male Allen’s Hummingbird and Aloe Blossom

Alicia Unleashed Episode 15-BREAD & MILK! BREAD & MILK!

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Alicia Unleashed Episode 15 Taped 1/19/2016 with Bside and Alicia Cox

Topics Include:

Kyle is home with Lily, Preparing meals ahead of time, Do you like leftovers?, How many ways can you use rotisserie chicken?, Alicia is obsessed with Grilled Calamari Salad at Azorean Restaurant, Steps to downloading a podcast, Alicia sexy voice is on, Recap homiecast, Alicia favorite part of homiecast: analyzing boobs, Under-boob rant, Jennifer Lopez rocks, Bridget favorite part: Joey’s meat, Joey’s meat rocks, Joey is a pro, Bridget finally met Joey, Kate is amazing, Tyler chimes in and scares Bridget, Tyler’s football rundown, Tyler’s prediction, Snow storm, Chandler Jones, Swear job is back, Cape Ann Animal Aid, Bread and Milk, Ward Councilors Rock, Batman vs. Superman, Ben Affleck doesn’t make sense, Why do humans feel the need to bring all the groceries in one trip?, Can you take a compliment?, Talia chimes in, Dressing up for funerals, is Elvis, Tupac and Biggie alive?, Craig Kimberly will know, Edelman is back

525 Restaurant and Tavern

Who’s being featured on the Phantom Gourmet this Saturday January 23rd at 11am on TV38? The 525 Tavern located at 12 Lexington Avenue, Magnolia Gloucester, MA.

To mark the occasion, we are giving away a $100 Gift Card.
To win, simply LIKE our page and SHARE this post on Magnolia 525 Tavern Facebook.

October 21, 2015 Shrimp & Mussels Fra Diavolo

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Dave Sag’s Blues Party @ The Rhumb Line to host The Goddesses This Thursday night 8:30pm 1.21.2016

The Goddesses with Dave Sag
The Rhumb Line
Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Three sets starting at 8:30pm
Free

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The Goddesses are honored to be joining Dave Sag’s Blues Party this Thursday night, January 21st from 8:30pm-11:30pm at The Rhumb Line.   As Dave himself put it “Something new this week as I have invited Tony Goddess and his lovely wife Samantha to show up kicking and screaming and playing some of the best roots-rock and Ameriporno music I have ever played. Former members of The Jenny Dee and the  Deliquidation Band, they know how to whoop it up. I’ve been busy trying to learn 347 new tunes. Just to keep up. See you then!”

 

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

http://www.therhumbline.com/

 

Wednesdays with Fly Amero~This weeks special guest: Dan King 7pm 1.20.2016

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This week’s Dinner Special…
Beef Stroganoff – $11.95

Wednesday, January 20th – 7pm
Special Guest: DAN KING!

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One of Gloucester’s most popular artists, Dan King stops by
this Wednesday. Whole lotta soul. We’ll be having a great
time, I promise. ~ Fly
Dinner with great music!
*Each week features a special, invited musical guest
Dave Trooper’s Kitchen…
Prepared fresh weekly by “Troop”… always good!
Plus a fine, affordable wine menu!
Upcoming…
1/27 Bill Gleason

2/3 Bradley Royds (as guest host)

Visit: http://www.therhumbline.com/
Looking forward……to seeing you there 🙂

Team Mila’s Cancer Fund

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Hey Joey,
I wanted to send this along to you.  If you choose to post to Good Morning Gloucester or not that is fine.  I realize things can get tricky when you support one cause and not all of them.  I figured I would just share the story and you can do what you want with it. 

I don’t know if you ever met Terri and Bob Jones. They had 4 children; 3 daughters and one son.  Jessica (Jones) Martineau her husband and 3 daughters live in Nahant. Her 19-month old (twin) daughter was just diagnosed with cancer last week.  Friends and family have started a Go Fund Me page for them. https://www.gofundme.com/teammila
As I said the family is spread throughout the US, I believe one sister still lives in Gloucester.  I am sure there are many deep connections here and it would be great if the community could give back. 

Captain Howard Blackburn Photo Submitted by Len Burgess

HowardBlackburnGloucester’s famous Capt. Howard Blackburn (1859–1932) pictured aboard the famous fishing schooner Gertrude L. Thebaud in the early 1930’s. He was an American fisherman and during a winter storm in 1883 got separated in his dory and feared lost from his fishing schooner the Grace L. Fears out of Nova Scotia. He rowed his dory and shipmate across a wintry ocean, freezing his hands and feet badly. Despite losing his fingers at sea he later prospered as a Gloucester, MA businessman.
Yearning for adventure, he twice sailed single-handed across the Atlantic Ocean, overcoming his disability and setting record times for the crossing. Both his vessels are at the Cape Ann Museum.

Photo by Leslie Jones

Len Burgess, Essex Shipbuilding Museum.

Who Drove Whom?

We spent a few hours at the New England Auto Show over the weekend.  The boys are kind of car freaks…although, I have to admit, they practiced much more restraint this year than last year.  There was far less running, jumping, and skipping through the expo….and MUCH LESS button pushing (my buttons and the vehicle buttons).  They found their favorites, found my favorites, and made a mental list of what they’d like to buy later in life to write down at home in new “car show notebooks” that they asked to purchase on the way to Boston.

We were happy to bump into Wally who told us (without words) that his younger sister, Tessie, was at home sleeping, when asked.  It wasn’t much later that we bumped into (almost literally…oops) John Henry and his wife, Linda Pizzuti Henry.  While I was busy contemplating if they were on the hunt for a new family car, a new race car for Roush Fenway Racing, or some new delivery vehicles for The Boston Globe…Finn was more concerned with whether Wally drove the Henry family to the car show…or whether the Henry family drove Wally?  Because, naturally they came together.

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I didn’t take a single photo….but the boys took many.  Here are a few of theirs.

Why Whales?: A Presentation by Iain Kerr, CEO of Ocean Alliance

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Cape Ann Community

Join us for “WHY WHALES” an interactive presentation by Iain Kerr, CEO of Ocean Alliance
WEDNESDAY, January 27th @ 4:45 PM
O’Maley Innovation Middle School Auditorium
All are welcome and it is a FREE event. Bring the whole family!
WHY WHALES FINAL

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