Thursday, May 16, 2013
Four boaters were rescued from just off Dane Street Beach on Thursday afternoon.
Four people – including two young children – were plucked from the cold ocean water on Thursday afternoon when their sailboat capsized. It happened at about 2:45 p.m. when the boat overturned in the water of Mackerel Cove between Lynch Park and Dane Street Beach. Deputy Harbormaster Mark Souza said the four boaters were taken by the harbormaster boat back to the city pier where they met a Northeast Regional Ambulance Service ambulance which checked them out took them to Beverly Hospital. They had no major injuries, Souza said. Beverly Police assisted with the rescue and the Fire Department was standing by at Dane Street Beach in case they were needed. The rescued boaters included two adults and two children – age 4 and age 5. The ocean …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
A local college student has compiled his top 10 for Beverly, including everything from Depot Diner to Rice's Beach.
A Gordon College student has assembled a "Top 10 of Beverly" on his blog. Nate DiMauro calls Nick's Roast Beef "the best of the best' for roast beef and Cabot Street Theater a "cant miss." One of his top 10, at number 8, is Tastebuds Gourmet Food, which recently closed and will be replaced by Sweet Feed. DiMauro also singles out Lynch Park and Beverly Common as top parks, and suggests students "kill two birds with one stone" with a visit to Beverly Public Library and the common while grabbing something to eat. He says Rice's Beach is one of the best beaches on the North Shore. Other restaurants that make his list include Stephy's Kitchen and Depot Diner. To take a look at DiMauro's complete list his commentary on his blog, click here. Do …
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Resident stickers or an admission fee is charged at Lynch Park during the daytime in the summer.
Stickers will be required starting later this month for daytime entrance to the city's centerpiece park - Lynch Park. Park employees will start checking for resident stickers and handing out stickers on May 25. Stickers will be required through Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2, according to Recreation Director Bruce Doig. Stickers are free to Beverly residents, with proof shown by a vehicle registration. The stickers are given out by park staff at the entrance driveway to the park anytime it is staffed after May 25 and given out through the end of the summer. If a park visitor does not have a sticker and is not a city resident, the charge is $5 per car on a weekday and $15 per car on weekends. The park is staffed 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Get a look at the quick info about some of the local events happening this weekend in Beverly and nearby on the North Shore.
A road race at Lynch Park and a musical performance featuring fiddles, a harp and viola are all on the weekend events calendar. And there's a lot of other events going on in Beverly and the nearby area of the North Shore. Get the when and where below for several events and other happenings in the Beverly area. Remember, each Friday morning Beverly Patch’s “Get Out” weekend planner brings you a quick guide to local events and activities. If you have great ideas of your own that you want to share, please feel free to add them in the comments section at the bottom. 1. ENERGIZE THE EARTH 5K and 10K Where/When: Lynch Park; Saturday, 10 a.m., registration opens at 8:30 a.m. on race day Why Go: Celebrate Earth Day and enjoy a roadrace through …
Saturday, March 30, 2013
There will be a sunrise service at Lynch Park on Easter morning.
Friday, March 29, 2013
A great way to start the day with a quick look at the events and happenings in the city.
Welcome to “5 Things,” your daily source for community events, happenings in the city and other little tidbits of information. Here are five things you need to know on Friday, March 29. 1. 50s: The forecast calls for the temperature to get well into the 50s on Friday with increasing clouds and a slight chance of a shower. 2. Good Friday: It is Good Friday, always the Friday before Easter where Christians commemorate Jesus Christ's crucifixion. And of course, the Good Friday Walk is happening for the 34th straight year. Last year, 440 walkers participated raising nearly $70,000 for families in need on the North Shore. 3. Egg Hunts: There are so many eggs hunts planned for this weekend, including at least three here in Beverly – at Lynch …
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Check out our local guide to Easter Egg hunts around the Beverly area.
The hunt is on this weekend...for Easter Eggs. If you're looking for a place to bring the kids for some candy-filled loot and fun, check out the following egg hunts planned in the Beverly area. This article has been corrected to indicate the Easter Egg-travaganza at Liberty Tree Mall will not include an Easter egg hunt. If you know of any other egg hunts happening this weekend, share the details in the comment section below.
Monday, August 27, 2012
The City of Beverly dedicated the Lynch Park shell to Al Mitchell.
Al Mitchell believed there was nothing more important than family, friends, and community. His legacy was celebrated and dedicated at the Lynch Park shell on Aug. 26, filled with performances from family members, former band members, dance numbers, Theater & Rock Campers, and a sing-a-long with audience participation. Born and raised in Beverly, Mitchell graduated with the Beverly High School Class of 1937, held the record for best time in the 100 yard dash, and in 2007, was inducted in the Beverly High School Sports Hall of Fame. Mitchell joined Manuel's Black & White Orchestra in 1937, and had been a well known musician around New England all his life. He directed shows for the Archdiocese and played at local nursing homes and rehabs. …