NEWS

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…”


Come get your blues on!  Saturday, October 6 is the date for Main Street Blues and Brews, Gloucester Main Street Association’s annual blues and beer festival.  Blues and Brews has become our most popular – and biggest – annual event.  Five great blues bands, 30 handcrafted microbrews, special dishes from Main Street restaurants, and a … Continue reading “Get Your Blues On!! – Blues & Brews Returns to Main Street on October 6th”


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