Dogtown Writers Festival: Finding words in Place

THE DOGTOWN WRITERS FESTIVAL: FINDING WORDS IN PLACE Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28, 2019. The Dogtown Writers Festival is an event that the Gloucester Writers Center has designed to provide multiple creative opportunities for writing in unique venues, ensuring that all voices are heard. Join us and other fellow writers in exploring and … Continue reading Dogtown Writers Festival: Finding words in Place

Dogtown news

Consideration of Dogtown for National Historic Register failed to pass last night 2 to 6 (and one recused).  1623 Studios (formerly Cape Ann TV) films city council meetings so if you missed the meeting you’ll be able to catch it there. This just in from Lisa Smith: “1623 Studios recorded last night’s City Council Meeting, … Continue reading Dogtown news

Changing of the guard at Dogtown books

A very well attended celebration and changing of the ownership of Dogtown Books. Bob and Andrea retire and give the keys of the castle to the new owners Lucas and Caroline. Best of luck to all involved. A new start for all! Dogtown Books VIEW SLIDE SHOW DOWNLOAD ALL      

Passing the book! Dogtown Books succession story is rare indeed

Smiles all around as the torch passed from Bob Ritchie, rare and used books dealer and original proprietor Dogtown Books, to Lucas Cotterman and Caroline Harvey, Dogtown Books NEW owners. Happy to report there goes the neighborhood!   Posted on GMG yesterday- read more from the new owners “Gloucester’s Legendary Dogtown Books Under New Ownership … Continue reading Passing the book! Dogtown Books succession story is rare indeed

Dogtown Books Under New Ownership!

Gloucester’s Legendary Dogtown Books Under New Ownership Nov 2018 Founder and original Dogtown Bookshop owner Bob Ritchie embraces retirement as the torch is passed to Gloucester residents Lucas Cotterman and Caroline Harvey, who take ownership of the store on November 19, 2018.  Gloucester’s legendary destination for used & unusual books has been a favorite for … Continue reading Dogtown Books Under New Ownership!

Dogtown Days 2018 research updates and special events! Cape Ann Museum May 5 & ribbon cutting May 6

Dogtown Days 2018   CAPE ANN MUSEUM PROGRAM, SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m “This program, presented by the Friends of Dogtown, offers an opportunity to remember the past and imagine the future of Dogtown. Free and open to the public. Starting off with a presentation by local artists recalling Thoreau’s 1858 visit to … Continue reading Dogtown Days 2018 research updates and special events! Cape Ann Museum May 5 & ribbon cutting May 6

Dogtown Trail Run Sunday May 20, 2018 9 AM Race Start

Join Cape Ann Trail Stewards for a 5-mile trail race through Dogtown. All participants will earn a one year membership to Cape Ann Trail Stewards, and all profits from this race will go back to trails on Cape Ann. This race will cross landscapes that are unique to Cape Ann, providing runners with a technical, … Continue reading Dogtown Trail Run Sunday May 20, 2018 9 AM Race Start

Bring it home! Rockefeller Edward Hopper #GloucesterMA Dogtown painting @ChristiesInc

Christies, the New York auction power house is currently marketing the Peggy and David Rockefeller art collection across the (art)world–Hong Kong, London, and Los Angeles– before the spring 2018 live sale back in New York. The collection includes a painting by American artist, Edward Hopper (1882-1967), that was inspired by Gloucester: Cape Ann Granite is one … Continue reading Bring it home! Rockefeller Edward Hopper #GloucesterMA Dogtown painting @ChristiesInc

7PM tonight | Dogtown National Heritage project kicks off at Gloucester city hall

Reminder-  Dogtown could be eligible for the National Register. A team of archaeologists began surveying and reviewing Dogtown the week of November 13. Come to a special public presentation TONIGHT – November 29th in Kyrouz Auditorium, Gloucester City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue, at 7pm. Oct 28 GMG post announcing tonight’s public meeting: Before Dogtown was Dogtown: archaeological … Continue reading 7PM tonight | Dogtown National Heritage project kicks off at Gloucester city hall

Before Dogtown was Dogtown: Archaeological Survey project to be presented at City Hall November 29! Maybe hello blueberries bye bye Lyme Disease

Dogtown is eligible for the National Register! Will Gloucester earn another major district designation? Nov 29th, 7PM, Public Meeting Come to a special public presentation November 29th in Kyrouz Auditorium in Gloucester City Hall, 9 Dale Avenue, at 7pm. Read excerpts from the press release shared by Bill Remsen, local project coordinator, and Mary Ellen … Continue reading Before Dogtown was Dogtown: Archaeological Survey project to be presented at City Hall November 29! Maybe hello blueberries bye bye Lyme Disease