golocalworcester.com: Manchester-by-the-Sea and Essex in Top 50 Massachusetts’ Best Communities 2013 #16 Manchester By The Sea For its first 200 years Manchester by the Sea thrived as a fishing community until 1845 when it became the summer home destination of choice for Boston’s wealthy elite. This trend was bolstered by the efforts of famous architects, who […]
Say the word “Cape” when referring to Massachusetts and inevitably, it is followed by the word “Cod.” But there’s another Cape many Bostonians and other New Englanders love to escape to: Cape Ann, which is on the northern edge of Massachusetts Bay. At the center of it all is Gloucester, which was actually one of […]
mainstreet.com Names Gloucester in Their List of Untraditional Fourth of July Traditions Listed at #8 is the Fishtown Horribles Parade in Gloucester, MA. 8. Fishtown Horribles Parade, Gloucester, Mass.: This old-fashioned parade is anything but traditional red, white and blue tributes. The parade got its start way back when farmers brought their farm animals to […]
Rockport was listed on the Top 25 Places to live in Massachusetts by boston.com. Below is the excerpt featuring Rockport at #22. 22. Rockport At a glance: Area: Rural Region: MetroNorth Population: 6,952 Rockport is both a residential town and a spot for tourists since it is surrounded on three sides by the Atlantic Ocean. […]
Festival by the Sea, August 3 Manchester-by-the-Sea’s celebration of Cape Ann’s locally grown art, music and food. On Saturday, August 3rd, celebrate the magic of summertime on Cape Ann by indulging in all of the locally grown products and talent that the area has to offer. To see the entire list, click here!
In October Cape Ann was featured in positive articles in two of the U.S.’s most prominent newspapers. The New York Times published a travel article on lobster restaurants that featured the Bass Rocks Ocean Inn in Gloucester and Woodman’s of Essex, while the Washington Post ran a glowing profile of Essex boat-builder Harold Burnham. The […]