Seen Around Town!



bc2September 2015, Billy Costa is MC -extraordinaire- at the Wet Paint Auction at Seaglass….






Screen shot 2015-05-22 at 7.44.09 PMMay 2015, “The Governor” shows he has great taste buds. Visiting Andiamo on Winter Street …..





Screen shot 2015-04-26 at 4.30.35 PMApril, 2015 – An inspiring day of author discussions at this year’s Literary Festival…..








Screen shot 2015-05-22 at 7.59.11 PMMarch 2015, Record snowfall buries George on the Bartlet and closes Plum Island…..








May, 2014 – The new Metzys taco truck seems to be very popular around our Newburyport industrial park…they are still working out some kinks to bring the “fast” to fast food-




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Saturday, April 19, 2014……… Andre Dubus and up-and-coming childrens book author AJ Smith enjoy the Literary Festival.  Local Blogger Elizabeth on PI does a nice recap of the amazing 2014 Newburyport Festival…..see her blog here:



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Screen shot 2014-01-25 at 11.47.46 AMJanuary, 2014 – Local children enjoy the (recent foot of) snow and decide to try sledding at Bartlet ~ the rest of us try to plan a visit to friends in Florida.








December 1, 2013, – The Inaugural Sea Festival of Trees at Seaglass was a great success raising money for Anna Jacques and The Salisbury Preservation Fund. The Grinch took a day off from grinching to enjoy the festivities. Most creative tree…the Salisbury Beach Siren …..











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November 2013, Governor Patrick visits the Port….photos by Bernard Savoie.





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October 2013,…….Eat Cake! Owner Hilary Larson, center, is congratulated by Chamber of Commerce President Ann Ormond, left, and Newburyport Mayor Donna Holaday at a recent event to celebrate Eat Cake!’s  TEN successful years in the baking industry.  Mayor Holaday read a proclamation declaring Saturday, October 19th as “Cupcake Day” in Newburyport, noting that Larson has been an inspiration to other business owners and a strong supporter of the local economy. Eat Cake!, a premier gourmet bakery, has been featured on Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” and has received numerous local industry awards.




Eat Cake!  Staff and friends celebrate~







Sunday, October 20, 2013, – “Maudslay is Haunted” was fantastic this year (and very crowded)!  Thank you to all of the blooming actors of all ages in Town !! Great show ~


Reaper at the entrance ~





Scary Dollhouse ~






Vampire appears at Twilight ~







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Saturday, August 31, 2013, – Headliner Matt Nathanson put on a great show – and is quite a comedian – at this year’s fantastic River Festival. Thanks to 92.5 and Xfinity….

See clip posted by reader Cara Quigley






8/2/2013 …..Our friends at Peacock Media captured some of the perfect moments during Yankee Homecoming.

Ayla Brown and Beatlejuice’s dynamic shows on the Newburyport Waterfront !!  Really awesome shows ~

See Ayla on videoclip 






See Beatlejuice on videoclip 








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6/30… Dear World/Dear Newburyport was a great success and landmark event for our town.

The final photos can be seen on the Actor’s Studio Facebook page at:






Sun, 5/26… the sky cleared Sunday morning on cue for a successful SpringFest….great weekend….great crowd










Sun, 5/26… Gabriel Gomez works the vote during SpringFest…..









Sun, 5/26… Princess enjoys the festivities at the Spring Fest …





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Sun, 5/26… JamStatic made many new fans during their set on Sunday for the SpringFest









4/26....Matthew Quick, Silver Linings Playbook, Spoke at the Opening of the Newburyport Literary FestivalFriday, 4/26….Matthew Quick, author of Silver Linings Playbook, speaks to open the 8th Newburyport Literary Festival








4/20 Wally Makes the Kids Smile at NHSScreen shot 2014-01-25 at 11.47.46 AMSaturday, 4/20/2013….Red Sox Wally makes the kids (and adults) smile at the Newburyport Home & Garden at NHS is the property of HappyInNewburyport, LLC