St. Peter’s Fiesta: Five Days Of Family, Fun…And Fish!

The 91st St. Peter's Fiesta wrapped up Sunday night here in Gloucester. The intense heat may have kept some of the crowds away but didn't stop us in the local Sicilian-American community from living it up like we've been doing every year since 1927. This annual feast in honor of the patron saint of fishermen... Continue Reading →

Sushi From Gloucester’s Latitude 43

Once a month in the summer, my friend Captain Harold Burnham of the Schooner Ardelle invites me aboard to drink beer and tell stories of Gloucester history.  Harold, an 11th generation Essex shipwright and a National Endowment Fellow built this 55-foot pinky schooner using local white oak and traditional methods, which sails from her berth... Continue Reading →

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