After moving to the revitalized Fishermen's Wharf in June the Giacalone family on Wednesday began their new venture as "BASE Gloucester". An auction house with ties to another large New England fishing port, New Bedford, Ma. Technology from businessmen Richard and Raymond Canastra of the Whaling City Auction will tie the two together.
I stopped by on Tuesday to check on the boys.
Vito,Jr, Marc, Chris, Vito,Sr and Nick
Lobster boat "Dog & I"
"Dog & I" departs
"Julie Ann II" pulls away after unloading her catch.
"Padre Pio" and "Dunlin"
Pulling up to the dock.
Nick and Vito,Jr
"Padre Pio" Captain Joe Orlando talks to a NY Times reporter.
"Capt. Joe" pulls up to ice up.
A gull stands watch.
Filet room almost complete.
NY Times photographer takes a scenic shot.
Sign over the loading dock.
It's not "soda" and not "pop" or even "soda pop" it's "tonic"!
It's a "rotary" not a "roundabout"!
"Going up the line" is a term used when leaving the island!
A "jigga"is a homemade powerless go-cart!
It's not "Break Time or Coffee Break" it's "Mug-up"!
It's not a "water fountain" it's a "Bubbla"!