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Seaglass and Capri Restaurants–Scratch Cooking From Their Kitchen to Your Doorstep

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 23, 2020 |

Seaglass Restaurant and Capri Seaside Italian Grille, sister restaurants under the Atlantic Hospitality Group family of businesses in Salisbury, Massachusetts, are offering a selection of fresh seafood, fish, burgers, and Italian favorites at reduced prices from each restaurant prepared from scratch daily by their Seaglass culinary team. Guests can order for curbside pickup by calling…

Connect with Nature and Enjoy Fresh Air at Greenbelt’s Kid-Friendly Events!

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 11, 2020 |

This spring, Greenbelt is offering a series of kid-friendly events at the beautiful Cox Reservation in Essex that give families a chance to get outside, connect with nature and enjoy some fresh air together!  Learn about owls and encounter them up close at “Eyes on Owls” on Thursday, March 19th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm…

Whittier Home to Postpone Fundraising Event

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 11, 2020 |

The Whittier Home announces that due to concerns for the health of attendees, and in light of the recent coronavirus reports, the 10th Annual “Celebrating Whittier” fundraiser that was to be held on Sunday, March 22nd, 2:00 p.m., at the Friends Meetinghouse in Amesbury, MA will be postponed until later in the spring when it…

Newburyport Celebrates George Whitefield, Father of “The Great Awakening”

By Elisabeth Hurley | March 9, 2020 |

Newburyport is the final resting place of one of our nation’s forgotten founding fathers. George Whitefield was the English evangelist who galvanized the eighteenth-century religious revival known as “The Great Awakening.” His revolutionary message that all people are equal in the eyes of their heavenly ruler spurred the colonists to rebel against their earthly king,…

Local Boutique Hotel Joins the Ranks of the Ascend Hotel Collection

By Bonnie Zappacosta | March 8, 2020 |

Newburyport’s Own Essex Street Inn & Suites Recognized as ‘Historic, Boutique, and One of a Kind’ Newburyport, MA: Newburyport’s own historic boutique hotel, the Essex Street Inn & Suites, is now a part of the Ascend Hotel Collection by Choice Hotels. The Ascend Collection is an elite group of properties known for being “historic, boutique and…

Hats Off to Women!

By Elisabeth Hurley | February 20, 2020 |

The Whittier Home will host the 10th Annual “Celebrating Whittier” fundraiser to be held on March 22nd, 2:00 p.m., at the Friends Meetinghouse in Amesbury, MA.  The program for the event will be a presentation by Ron and Donna Lasko entitled “HATS OFF TO WOMEN!”.  This program will commemorate the 100th anniversary of American women…

Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse welcomes the Julie Dougherty Band

By Elisabeth Hurley | February 18, 2020 |

The Cat in the Cradle Coffeehouse welcomes the Julie Dougherty Band on Saturday, February 22. Julie is a legend in the area coffeehouse scene, having performed her original songs at just about every folk venue in the Boston/ North Shore area. This Saturday she brings her full band to the stage and her pure folk…

Greenbelt Seeks New Artists for 31st Year of Art in the Barn

By Elisabeth Hurley | February 4, 2020 |

Artists – painters, sculptors, potters, photographers, jewelry makers and more – are invited to submit their work to be considered for Greenbelt’s 31st annual “Art in the Barn” exhibition and sale.  “Art in the Barn” is a juried show. To be considered, artists must submit five digital images and their jury form by April 5,…

Thought-Provoking Films & Lectures Highlight Farming

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 30, 2020 |

Essex County Agriculture Focus of Inspiring Greenbelt Events Conserving farmland and keeping land affordable to farmers is a key part of the mission of Essex County Greenbelt, and to highlight the importance of agriculture, Greenbelt’s 2020 Film & Lecture Series “Food for Thought” is focusing on farming and food. With the help of local experts,…

NBPT Docu Fest to present Oscar®-Nominated Documentary Shorts

By Elisabeth Hurley | January 27, 2020 |

First ever screening of exclusive program in Newburyport, MA As part of their year-round Film Series, the NBPT Docu Fest (NDFF) will screen all five of the Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts (total program time: 156 minutes) at the Firehouse Center for the Arts on Sunday, February 23 from 5 to 8:45pm.  For the last 15 years,…

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