Rocky Neck Art Colony Situated on a peninsula inside Gloucester’s working harbor and within walking distance of Gloucester Stage, Rocky Neck Art Colony is one of the oldest continuously operating art colonies in the United States. Dozens of working artists from painters, potters, and textile designers to photographers and jewelry makers, display their work in Rocky Neck galleries during the summer months. http://www.rockyneckartcolony.org/
Cape Ann Museum 27 Pleasant St., Gloucester, MA 01930 | 978-283-0455 | capeannmuseum.org
Cape Ann Symphony Gloucester, MA 01930 | 978-281-0543 | http://capeannsymphony.org/ • Cape Ann Symphony fosters and promotes symphonic music to increase the musical enjoyment and knowledge of the public of Cape Ann and Boston’s North Shore.
Rockport Music 37 Main Street, Rockport | 978-546-7391 | www.rockportmusic.org • Rockport Music presents some of today’s foremost musicians and ensembles, as well as the rising stars of tomorrow.
Bass Rocks Golf Club 34 Beach Road, Gloucester | 978-283-1866 | www.bassrocksgolfclub.com • Bass Rocks is a beautiful but demanding seaside links course with views of the Atlantic Ocean on almost every hole. The par 69, 71 for women, offers a wide variety of shot making situations which are caused by the ever changing winds, chocolate drop mounds, fast rolling greens and long fescue areas.
Wingaersheek Beach Atlantic Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 • Flour soft white sand, tide pools, lighthouse views, calm water. Lifeguards, food, changing rooms, fee for parking.
Good Harbor Beach Thatcher Road, Rte 127A, Gloucester, MA 01930 • Back Shore Wide flat beach excellent for walking, body surfing, volleyball. Lifeguards, food, changing rooms, fee for parking.
Niles Beach Eastern Point Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930 • Beautiful views of harbor, Boston. Walk-ins only.
Stage Fort Park Hough Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930 • Historic site, park and beaches perfect for picnics, and more. Fee for parking.
Dogtown Common Dogtown Rd., Gloucester, MA 01930 • Perfect quiet hiking trails through quarries and woods. Old colonial settlement.
Ravenswood Park 481 Western Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930 • Nature reserve. 600 acres for beautiful nature walk through forest lined trails and harbor views.
Halibut Point State Park Gott Ave., Rockport, MA 01966 • State park reservation, picturesque natural landscape, quarries, trails, and amazing ocean views. Fee for parking.
Historic Places/Points of Interest
Maritime Gloucester 23 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930 • 978-281-0470 • www.maritimegloucester.org • The mission of Maritime Gloucester is to inspire students and visitors to value marine science, maritime heritage and environmental stewardship through hands-on education and experiences. This mission is fulfilled by emphasizing in our programs and services the following core values: inspiring discovery, embracing history, exploring science, and living stewardship.
Gloucester Lyceum & Sawyer Free Library 2 Dale Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930 • Public library, special events and programs, located in Gloucester’s Downtown district.
Downtown Gloucester Main St., Gloucester, MA Visit Downtown Gloucester • Explore over 50 diverse businesses, shops, galleries/studios, cafes, restaurants, often with live music . . . nestled together in a walkable group of streets bordering the inner Harbor.
Stacy Boulevard –Fishermen’s Memorial-Fishermen’s Wives Memorial Stacy Blvd./Western Ave., Gloucester, MA 01930 • Perfect for walking, gorgeous views of Gloucester harbor, historic local memorials.
Bearskin Neck-Motif No. 1 Bearskin Neck, Rockport, MA 0196 • Quaint harbor walk through shops, studios, and restaurants in seaside Rockport. Historic fish house.
Rocky Neck Accommodations 43 Rocky Neck Ave, Gloucester, MA 01930 | 978-283-1625 | www.rockyneckaccommodations.com • Walking distance to Gloucester Stage, art galleries and restaurants, all rooms have kitchens and private bathrooms; weekly and nightly stays available
Vista Motel & Efficiencies 22 Thatcher Road, Gloucester, MA 01930 | 978-281-3410 | 1-866-VISTAMA | www.vistamotel.com • Overlooking Good Harbor Beach. Member of Arts Lovers package.
Atlantis Oceanfront Inn 125 Atlantic Road, Gloucester, MA 01930 | 978-283-0014 | www.atlantisoceanfrontinn.com • Less than 1 mile from Good Harbor Beach. Overlooks the beautiful Atlantic Ocean from Gloucester’s rocky shore.
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Easy Ship & Pack 127 Eastern Ave, Gloucester | 978-281-4641 | http://easyshipandpack.com/ • “Whether you need packing services, mailing services, FedEx, DHL, UPS, USPS, copying, color copying, or a convenient personal or business mailbox that is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, Easy Ship & Pack (formerly Mail Boxes Etc.) is ready to help. Located on Eastern Avenue, just off 128 in Gloucester, MA, in the Shaws Supermarket plaza, Easy Ship & Pack has a knowledgeable staff that can help you get your packages where you want them, safely, and when you want them there.” Open Monday-Friday 9am-6pm. Saturday 10am-2pm.
Beth Williams Studio 17 Pleasant Street, Gloucester | 978-283-5566 | www.bethwilliams.com • “Combining glass, gold, and silver, Beth creates contemporary, elegant jewelry highlighted by the rainbow of colors and textures inherent in her glass rods. Having been a studio metalsmith for many years prior to focusing on glass, Beth’s designs balance all the elements in her materials, resulting in pieces that the owner can wear with comfort and pleasure. Pure gold granules and silver threads accent the surface of Beth’s lampworked beads, reflecting her signature style that has been recognized in publications and juried exhibitions across the country.”
Dogtown Book Shop 132 Main Street, Downtown Gloucester | 978-281-5599 | www.dogtownbooks.com • All sorts of books, used and unusual.
House of the Raven 141 Main Street, Gloucester | 978-281-1624 | www.houseoftheraven.com • House of the Raven has been around for over thirty years. Some of that time was in neighboring Rockport, Massachusetts; although the most recent stretch has been in Gloucester. In the past, House of the Raven carried video tapes, and prior to that, a selection of Northwest Coast Native American art which inspired the name. House of the Raven has since found its niche providing a selection of jewelry, gifts, some t-shirts, and souvenirs for the population of Cape Ann and the tourists who visit us each year. Open Thursday-Friday 10am-5:30pm. Saturday 10am-5pm.
Mahri 11 Beach Street, Manchester-By-The-Sea | 978-526-7241 | 156 Washington Street, Marblehead | 781-639-6015 | www.mahrifashion.com • “Sparkling and eclectic, a trip to Mahri is energizing. Phenomenal jewelry designs by award-winning artist & master goldsmith Marianthe “Mahri” Anagnostis Bode, with new pieces arriving almost daily, are combined with gorgeous, classic-with-a- twist clothing. A variety of toys and gifts from fun to fabulous also grace the shelves, allowing every age group to enjoy the experience.”
Mark Adrian Shoes 103 Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 | 978-283-4343 | http://markadrianshoes.com/ • Now in our fourth decade, Mark, Amy and our experienced and dedicated staff have helped tens of thousands of customers find just the right comfort, style and value to make their every step a “fitting occasion.” Open Monday-Saturday 9am-6pm. Thursday nights until 8pm. Sunday 10am-4pm.
Mimi Gift Gallery 11 Central Street, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA 01944 | 978-525-0385 | www.mimigiftgallery.com • “Mother-daughter team Mia Nehme and Claudia Bowman first opened the gift boutique and art gallery in Ipswich, Massachusetts in 2007. We filled it with a carefully selected assortment of artist made and designed gifts, jewelry and fine art. In 2010 we decided to relocate to beautiful Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, and expanded to include French and Swedish linens, leather handbags, gold and diamond jewelry and so much more. We quickly outgrew our small space, and in the summer of 2014 moved down the street to a bigger storefront that gave us the space to continue bringing in new products. We also have an online boutique, complete with gift registries and wish lists, so you can shop Mimi anywhere, anytime.” Open Monday-Saturday 10am-5pm.
Sage Floral Studio 274 Main Street, Gloucester | 978-282-9582 | www.sagefloralstudio.com • A full-service flower shop offering daily deliveries and specializing in weddings and special events.
Atlantis Oceanfront Inn Breakfast Café 125 Atlantic Rd., Gloucester, MA | 978-283-0014 | www.atlantisoceanfrontinn.com • Oceanfront breakfast café. Extensive menu with New England classics and world favorites. Rustic breakfasts, fresh fruit and more. Open 7:30am-11am weekly.
Cape Ann Brewing Company 27 Commercial St., Gloucester, MA | 978-281-4782 | www.capeannbrewing.com • Gloucester’s Award-Winning brewery and restaurant. Featuring outdoor, harbor side seating and the best view of Gloucester’s working waterfront. Specialty craft beers on draft and brewed on premise. Serving Sandwiches, Soups and Entrees, Sunday–Thursday 11am–10:30pm, Friday & Saturday 11am–12am.
Duckworth’s Bistrot 197 East Main St., Gloucester, MA | 978-282-4426 | www.duckworthsbistrot.com • Upscale; Zagat rated Three Stars (Boston Globe). American bistrot cuisine in full or half portions; Proud to offer grass fed beef, local seafood and produce. Wines offered by 3 oz. or 6 oz. glasses; Owned and operated since 2004 by former chef of Boston’s acclaimed Maison Robert Restaurant; Dinner Tuesday–Saturday, 4–9:30. Reservations suggested.
Jalapeños 86 Main St., Gloucester, MA | 978-283-8228 | www.jalapenosgloucester.com • Authentic Mexican restaurant in a fun and casual atmosphere; serves lunch & dinner; margaritas; Mexico’s best chile rellenos, enchiladas, seafood, steak, vegetarian, full bar; Gluten-free items. Open 7 days a week and takeout available. Friday & Saturday, late night menu (lounge atmosphere) from 9:30pm-12:00am. Call for hours.
Latitude 43 25 Rogers St., Gloucester, MA | 978-281-0223 | www.latfortythree.com • Upscale casual; waterfront dining, coastal cuisine; restaurant, sushi bar, and tavern with live music; heated waterfront deck. Get 10% off with your GSC ticket!
Lobsta Land Restaurant Exit 12 off Rt. 128, 84 Causeway St., Gloucester, MA | 978-281-0415 | www.lobstalandrestaurant.com • Casual; overlooking picturesque salt marshes; breakfast, lunch and dinner; specializes in creative lobster and seafood; choice steaks, chicken and pasta specials; children’s menu; open daily 7am–9pm.
O’hana 151 Main St., Gloucester, MA | 978-283-3200 | www.ohanacapeann.com • Nice casual; first class cuisine and service in an intimate, sophisticated setting. New American Cuisine, boldly flavored: Asian spiced, anchored in Italian and French techniques with emphasis on local farms. Open 7 days a week for dinner.
Thai Choice 272 Main St, Gloucester, MA | 978-281-8118 | www.thaichoicerestaurant.com • Nice casual; fine Thai Cuisine; authentic Thai specialties cooked to order, beer and wine.
Turner’s Seafood at Lyceum Hall 43 Church Street, Salem, MA 01970 | 978-745-7665 | turners-seafood.com • Our vision of an authentic New England seafood house defines our Salem location. With four generations of experience sourcing and processing New England’s finest seafood, we offer authentic seafood prepared the way it should be in historic Lyceum Hall. Our guests often choose our classic, turn-of-the-century oyster bar, and fresh-catch fish market for dining at home. Visit us for the freshest, best tasting seafood you’ve ever eaten!
Turners Seafood Market 4 Smith St., Gloucester, MA 01930 | 978-281-8535 | turners-seafood.com • Every day we offer our market customers only the absolute freshest, best quality, locally sourced raw seafood along with our renowned, prepared specialty seafood items for dining at home, complementing our position as the most trusted name in New England seafood.
Coffee, Dessert, and Sandwiches
Common Crow Market 200 Eastern Ave, Gloucester | 978-283-1665 | www.commoncrow.com • Common Crow is a locally owned independent natural grocer in Gloucester, MA committed to bringing organic, sustainable and delicious foods to our community. Open Monday-Saturday 8-8. Sunday 8-6.
Jim’s Bagel & Bake Shoppe 26 Railroad Ave., Gloucester, MA | 978-283-3383 • Homemade cakes, pies, cookies, bagels, donuts, sandwiches, daily specials; Gourmet coffee, tea, and specialty drinks (hot and cold); Drive through; Wireless internet available; Open at 5am, 7 days/week.
Willow Rest 1 Holly Street, Gloucester | 978-283-2417 | www.willowrest.com • “In July 2009 Melissa Donati beautifully re-invigorated the Willow Rest, and she now provides locals and visitors alike a wonderfully expanded selection of foods and services: Home Style Breakfast & Lunch; Fresh Baked Goods; Artisanal Cheese and Meats; Fresh Produce – Local when in Season; Hot and Iced Coffee; Prepared Foods; Hot from the Brick Oven Focaccia; Local Artisan’s Gifts & Crafts. The Willow Rest is considered by neighbors, visitors and foodies from all over the North Shore to be their home away from home – please consider it yours as well.” Open 7 days a week 7am-7pm.
Nor’east Cleaners 6 Thatcher Road, Gloucester | 31 Rail Road Ave, Station Place, Gloucester |15 Summit Street, Manchester-By-The-Sea | 978-283-4545 | www.noreastcleaners.com • “We offer a safe, healthy, and highly effective cleaning service, much gentler on your clothes and healthier for both you and our employees. Simplify your life with free pick up & delivery for residents of 17 communities on the North Shore.”
Bank Gloucester 160 Main Street, Gloucester | 15 Martin Street, Essex | 978-283-8200 | www.bankgloucester.com •Community banking since 1887. “Bank Gloucester is the best choice for individuals and business owners seeking complete financial solutions and extraordinary customer service.”
The Hamilton Group 900 Cummings Center, Suite 201U, Beverly, MA, 01915 | 978-279-9100 | www.thehamiltongroup.com • “We are proud to offer a highly personal financial process designed to help grow, protect and conserve our clients’ assets, for present and future generations. Like many other firms, our professionals as representatives of Lincoln Financial Securities, offer access to a complete range of investment and insurance products, on either a commission or fee-based basis. We help ensure that all aspects of your finances (investing, insurance, minimizing taxes, retirement planning, estate planning and charitable planning) work together to help produce the future you envision for you, your heirs and your favorite causes, now and in the future.”
Institution for Savings 978-462-3106 | www.institutionforsavings.com • The Institution for Savings offers a full menu of personal and commercial financial products and services for individuals, businesses and organizations, including deposit accounts, lending services, Internet/Mobile Banking and Bill Pay, and retirement accounts.
John J. Walsh Insurance 87 Margin Street, Salem, MA 01970 | 978-745-3300 | www.walshinsurance.com • Buying homeowners insurance means buying protection for your home, both inside and out. With offices in Salem and Rockport, we are the insurance agency with the highest standard of excellence and mutual trust with each of our clients. In addition to protecting your home, we offer you complete insurance programs for boats, automobile, commercial property, and more.
Mill River Consulting 6 Sargent Street, Gloucester | 978-282-0014 | www.millriverconsulting.com • “Mill River Consulting provides an array of services for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. Whether you need an upgrade for your failing septic system, permitting for a dock, assistance with the development of a subdivision, or general land use consulting, we provide the experience and knowledge you need to successfully complete your project.”
Bruce Bain Realtor: Pinnacle Fine Homes & Investments Cell: 978-884-2067 | Office: 978-283-8707 | email@example.com
Patricia Curley: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Verani Realty Cell: 978-314-3578 | Office: 978-475-4411x4216 | https://www.verani.com/agent/Patricia-Curley
James C. Greely Funeral Home 212 Washington Street, Gloucester | 978-283-0698 | www.greelyfuneralhome.com
Burgess and Mackey Funeral Home 201 Main Street, Rockport | 978-546-6773 | www.greelyfuneralhome.com
Boston Fence 110 Park St, Beverly | 1-800-585-7753 | www.bostonfenceandvinyl.com • “We are a full-service fence contractor that specializes in producing beautifully designed, long-lasting custom fences. Since 1989, We have installed over 20,000 fences throughout the North Shore and Greater Boston region for both residential and commercial properties, and are proud to say that, in every case, we built a superior fence product custom-made to compliment each property’s unique layout and style.”
East Coast Tire & Auto Repair 107 Eastern Avenue, Gloucester | 978-283-1131 | www.eastcoasttire.com • “At East Coast Tire, we have any brand tire for your car, light truck, or SUV. We also specialize in brakes, exhaust, tune-ups, suspension work, oil changes and more.”
Geoffrey H. Richon Company 19 Duncan Street, Gloucester | 978-283-6063 | www.ghrichon.com • “At GHRCo we work closely with our clients to create a spirit of collaboration that ensures our clients’ needs are being valued. From initial consultation and planning, and on into construction, we strive to put our building expertise to work for our clients in every detail on every project.”
Glover’s Floor Covering, Inc. 18 Whittemore Street, Gloucester | 978-283-3940 | www.gloversfloors.com • “Transform your home with the beauty of wood, the warmth of carpet, the timeless artistry of ceramic tile, or the ease of maintenance of vinyl & laminate. You’ll find everything you need to make your floors spectacular at Glover’s Floor Coverings. And a warm and beautiful floor makes a warm and beautiful home.” Open Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Saturday 9am-4pm.
Manchester Electric, LLC Manchester, MA | 978-526-1194 | www.manchesterelectricllc.com • “Maintain access to safe electricity with help from our electrical contractors in Manchester, Massachusetts. Since 1989, Manchester Electric LLC has provided reliable, friendly service for commercial, industrial, and residential customers. We are your local authority on installations and repairs throughout the Cape Ann and North Shore areas. For all of your security and safety concerns, we deliver the best alarms, detectors, and generators on the market. We are a full-service electrical contractor that provides all types of electrical services for the most affordable rates. Because we offer fast service, in most cases we are able to respond to your requests in one hour.”
Timberline Enterprises LLC.: Lumber & Building Materials Gloucester, 978-283-0195 | Newburyport, 978-462-0402 | Beverly, 978-922-0921 | Billerica, 978-663-3546 | www.tlumber.com • “For over 35 years, Timberline has been committed to providing both commercial and residential builders alike with the finest lumber and building materials to complete all size building projects. Timberline is a locally owned and operated company that supports local business and local community initiatives. We are actively involved in local business organizations, community and charitable work.”
Whitmarsh Lock & Safe 800-696-1913 | http://www.whitmarshlock.com/index.htm • “Whitmarsh Lock & Safe opened its doors in 1913. Our mission statement was to provide the best possible service and value to give homeowners a peace of mind that they were safe and secure inside their own home. The same goal is alive today, with our 3rd generation company. Not only do we provide the best possible locks to our customers, but we care about each customer’s safety and security for all types of property. No matter where you live, having a good quality lock is very important for your security and safety. With over 3 generations of locksmith experience and knowledge, we know exactly how to install any style of lock. Why have a nice home and install just any lock or deadbolt? Our philosophy is to install the best possible lock and still fit in your budget. You and your family rely on that lock to protect you from invasion and for your security.”