TOMORROW Beer & Wine Tasting at Gloucester House for GHS Docksiders

annual spring Booster for GHS Docksiders –  Wine and Beer Tasting at The Gloucester House on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 6:30PM.

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You can buy a ticket or donate at Alexandra’s Bread, 265 Main Street, Gloucester

Try the hot chocolate and homemade marshmallows at Blume in Rockport Massachusetts!

Step through the cheery pink door of Blume Coffee (“Flour Shop”) aside Mayflour Cakes & Confections at Whistlestop mall in Rockport Friday through Sunday for specialty coffees, teas, and hot chocolate (with to die for marshmallows), and not to miss Mayflour Confections daily bake treats.

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Cape Ann has so many great scone options with its stellar bakeries–there could be a scone trail!

Valentine’s Day handmade sweets & treats and vintage street at Alexandra’s Bread

Valentine’s Day shopping  is a delight at Alexandra’s Bread,  a scrumptious artisan bakery and destination vintage and contemporary gift shop located at 265 Main Street, Gloucester, Massachusetts. One hopes for a line long enough to while away some browsing yet short enough  to reach the counter before the bread and treats sell out.

Discover unique finds to share with everyone on your gift and just because lists at Alexandra’s Bread bakery. 

GHS Docksiders perform & Wine Tasting booster at Gloucester House – tix available at Alexandra’s Bread

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look at the energy! courtesy photo- Mr. Fleury, Band Director, and GHS Docksiders 

What’s on the set list and the tasting menu for this great pairing? Mark your calendars for the GHS Docksiders Wine Tasting booster at The Gloucester House on Saturday, March 17, at 6:30PM.

Enjoy an evening with the GHS Docksiders: Listen to great music, sip fine wine, shop & support local music. Special Guest auctioneer, Senator Bruce Tarr. Tickets are $25 at the door or from a GHS Docksiders member or… 

Docksiders fundraiser March 17 2018

You can buy a ticket or donate at Alexandra’s Bread, 265 Main Street, Gloucester

Shake time!

Classic housemade  strawberry, chocolate and vanilla ice cream milkshakes at Happy Belly 3 Duncan Street, Gloucester, MA. Whip cream is homemade, too!

Fresh baked bread and bakery treats are excellent. Large loaves ciabata coming out of the oven in just about an hour…

**Update: the bread is ready and added some more photos from inside**

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more photos inside Happy Belly and menus

Have You Bought Your St. Joseph Pasta Ingredients Yet?

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Producer manager Tom and his coworker Andrew at Stop & Shop has a beautiful display of Cauliflower and Anise Bulbs ready and waiting for St. Joseph Feast customers

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Scalafani  Bakery  # 978-283-6622  &  Virgilio’s Bakery # 978-283-5295. Both are currently taking orders for St. Joseph bread rolls, nd both have amble supplies of semolina flour, and dried fava beans

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Café Sicilia is located on 40 Main Street # 978-283-7345.  Café Sicilia has announced that they will be selling St. Joseph Pasta on Wednesday March 19, and they are also currently taking orders for St. Joseph Zeppole. Call Nino & Maria and reserve your orders…They sell out quickly!

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Cape Ann Fruit Company  978-281-5176 ~ Scott and his crew have been busy all week supplying  host families  around town with cases of lemons Oranges, Anise, and Cauliflower all week. They provide  fresh produce and are great to do business.

…I hope this directory is helpful…and please don’t forget to tell them Sista Sent you !

Food Porn- Sticky Fingers Inside Brown’s Mall Serves Up Incredible Northern Italian/ French Delights

Holy crap you gotta check this place out. Lightest quiche I’ve ever tasted. Like eating clouds of heaven. Breakfast sandwiches to “Grab-N-Go” and Soups Of The Day.
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Look for the video tomorrow 🙂

Virgilio’s Italian Bakery Cookies

It was a while since I’d been in Virgilio’s but they are doing great things down there.  They took the store to a whole new level.

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Virgilio's Italian Bakery Cookies