Join us for Gloucester’s fourth annual premier blues and craft beer festival, “Main Street Blues and Brews” on Saturday, October 12th from 11:30AM – 7:00PM located at 6596 Main Street, Gloucester (Tabb House Lawn). Live music begins at 12 noon and will feature local and regional acts including: Herbie D and the Dangermen (12 noon – 1:00PM), Tough Deal (1:20PM -2:20PM), Bobby … Continue reading “Main Street Blues and Brews 2013”

Fig trees are easy to grow and thrive in Gloucester. They like sandy soil and are easy to care for. Once the tree is established it will reward you every year with several harvests of luscious, plump figs. So what to do when my intrepid spouse picked ten pounds of figs?  I made fig jam. … Continue reading “What to do with a bucket of Figs?”

Let’s face it: In 2012 its hard to argue with the convenience and instant gratification that are available to us thanks to technology.  But despite all of the new devices at our fingertips, there are some situations where there is still no substitute for tried and true. Your Kindle or Nook may be able to … Continue reading “Don’t get sand in your E-reader”

Reliable (sometimes) sources tell us that if you find yourself on Main Street tonight, stopping by Olivia’s in the Village around 7:30 would be a good idea.  Gloucester native Sarah Williams is passing through the area on her way back to Nashville, with tonight’s performance at Olivia’s coming fresh on the heels of playing for … Continue reading “Sarah Williams? On Main Street?”

“In Spring 2008, strong opposing northeast and southeast winds rolled into Hampton Roads, Virginia and crashed head-on at an outdoor BBQ that was taking place next to an old C&O Railway spur.  The combination of opposing winds, heavy rain, hail, lightning, thunder, smoke, trains, greasy chicken, hot sauce, and short-circuiting amplifiers converged and mixed within … Continue reading “Meet Planet Full of Blues…”

  1. Logo for 1st Friday
    October 4 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    November 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    December 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm