After the June Block party was rained out a little luck helped bring good weather to July's Gloucester Downtown Block Party. Organizer Joe Ciaramitaro was attacked by a seagull which made a direct hit on Joey's shirt! As it turned out it was a perfect night,the crowds came and all had a good time!
Yup...he got me right there!
Painting on the street!
The crowds are building!
A birdseye view!
Enjoying the scenery!
It's getting crowded!
Lisa O'Maley and her husband Ed Reither from San Francisco...Lisa is Gloucester born and bred while Ed tries to learn Gloucester lingo!
Rob Newton of the Cape Ann Community Cinema showing his grandfather's vintage Gloucester post cards. This one of Gloucester harbor hand painted colorized from 1890!
Joe is interviewed by the Beacon!
No he's not sipping beer,his drink is behind the beer bottle!
Patroling the street!
Dining in the street!
Dressed to party!
All dressed up!
City Hall even looked good for the night...I tried this freehand!
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"!