Kory's Stories: The Week That Was


Hi folks! Here's a quick recap of The Bridge's most recent visits & events:

Met with new Pier 23 owner Matt Faletra, who vowed not to change the recipe for their famous burgers. See our video here: https://bit.ly/2wj1TxY
Went boating with Mike Duncan of Gloucester Boat Rental. Saw a dozens of seals frolic at Salvages & a minke whale a quarter-mile from Halibut Point. Our video from Crane's Beach: https://bit.ly/2MPvYiS
Covered the Gloucester Rotary Club’s Annual Pancake Breakfast from Stage Fort Park live on our Facebook page. The weather cooperated, the turnout was great, & Pauline Bresnahan chatted up the attendees.
We were also live for the Chamber of Commerce’s Low Number License Plate Launch Party at Drift Café (3 Main St, Gloucester). You can bid on numbers 1-100 through September 3rd. Someone has already bid $25k for number 1. See the available plates here: https://bit.ly/2vXGNG5 
Judged a Rum Cocktail Competition to benefit Action, Inc. at Mile Marker One. Eight local bartenders & four distilleries participated. 200 people sampled cocktails & apps all night. Had a blast!
Our restaurant visits this week included Lat 43, where Chef Joey showed off new local brews, plus Trio & Azorean, where the always-smiling Patricia & Chef Manny Lapa did double duty & announced weekend specials for both sister restaurants.
Our Win-It Wednesday giveaway produced 60 winners who will be shopping, dining, & getting pampered throughout the weekend thanks to over 40 local businesses. Play every Wednesday on Facebook. This week's winners: https://bit.ly/2wqYdKw

We secured dates for the 6th Annual Fall Fest at Mile Marker (Saturday, Oct 6 - interested vendors please contact us ASAP) & Left Right Center at The Elks on Friday, Oct 26. RSVP here: https://bit.ly/2t3d1NX
Next week we visit Seaside Sustainability, Cape Ann Museum, Tonno, & Cape Ann Artisans. See you in the neighborhood! - Kory

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