All Empires crumble. Newburyport has done so a few times. It rose from the ashes of a Great fire. When ship building died, it built a factory and mill economy. It rebuilt as well as it could after a second great fire and clung to life until surrendering to Urban Renewal. A couple of dozen […]
I grew up in the square, top floor over the wine and checks, had the best spot to see it all, the roof was my yard, my dad played with his band, at the hotel, across from the fire house, and the moose and at the peppermint lounge, at the beach, i also lived over […]
The heart of Newburyport. However, I did not know many locals who actually hung out at Market Square. It seemed more for tourists as they sat down and enjoyed ice cream from Bergson’s. That is Bergson Ice Cream. Not to worry the Thirsty Whale was just across the street from Bergson’s.