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Stories from 2014

Peter Mac Channels Judy Garland In Salem
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Peter Mac Channels Judy Garland In Salem

14 October 2014 by Holly Van Leuven, 90.9 WBUR

Judy Garland once said, “Always be a first-rate version of yourself, and not a second-rate version of someone else.” After seeing “Judy’s Bewitched Halloween Treat” at Opus Underground in Salem, it’s clear that Peter Mac is the tribute artist that even Garland would hire…

Latitude 43 in the Philadelphia Inquirer

24 August 2014 by Linda Tuccio-Koonz, The Philadelphia Inquirer

…If you enjoy waterfront dining, try Latitude 43, with indoor and outdoor seating. Coastal cuisine is featured, plus award-winning sushi. The restaurant’s lobster bisque is spicy and sweet. My husband is a big fan of the bouillabaisse (mussels, fish, fennel, fingerling potatoes, saffron, tomato stew, with grilled shrimp and scallops).

NYT on Cape Ann: Polishing Its Past and Preparing Its Future

13 August 2014 by Glenn Collins, The New York Times

…Given Cape Ann’s relationship with artists, local paintings are just about everywhere, including restaurants such as Latitude 43, a six-year-old seaside cynosure that has 400 seats, including its outdoor deck, as well as a frenzied two-chef sushi pit. Rotating painting exhibitions are always on the menu.

Latitude 43 in The Globe; Area chefs arrange menus to support regional economy

20 July 2014 by Michelle Lahey, The Boston Globe

…In an effort to help the local fishermen, Latitude 43 holds special events — like the recent seafood throwdown held with Turner’s Seafood — and gives 10 to 20 percent of the profits back to the local industry. When possible, Cala also tries to use underutilized fish that’s abundant in Gloucester waters, such as monkfish, redfish, pollock, and catfish.

Escape to Cape Ann; Boston Globe Magazine

09 July 2014 by Alyssa Giacobbe, The Boston Globe Magazine

…At Latitude 43, fresh-caught local fish stars in everything from chowders and entrees to sushi in a cozy warm space decorated with subtle maritime flair, while its bar, Minglewood Tavern, hosts live music and an occasionally, let’s say, “spirited” crowd

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