Sunday, August 2, 2009

Evening in Newburyport ~ Shops







Brass Lyon
is the name of the shop below. How I wish we could have gone inside but as I mentioned in my previous post, time was tight, so I looked longingly through the window instead.








I had completely forgotten until my husband mentioned it that we had eaten at The Grog many years ago with some friends. It was in the middle of winter, freezing cold outside, and I had no idea where we were. But I remember the food as being very good. Judging by the amount of people inside and outfront it's a hopping place!

This was my favorite store. I would have MADE time to go inside but they were closed.

Isn't it something how they just leave so much stuff outside? You would think they would be worried about theft. Guess not.
















How I love this photo but I wish someone had trimmed the grass. It bugs me. Where's a weedwacker when you need one?

Of course this is a miniscule showing of places to visit in Newburyport, MA. You just have to go there yourself to see what a beautiful place it is!


The end to a perfect evening


31 comments:

Chris Petrak said...

Newburyport is one of our favorite places - Plum Island being close by has nothing to do with it ;) - All photos are good, but I especially like the first with the steeple silhouetted against the evening sky.

Balisha said...

These pictures are so good. I love the way the brick is scalloped above the awnings at The Grog. All the interesting things on the outside of the shops make you want to go in. Your picture of the fence with flowers peeking out is so pretty.

Donna Marie said...

Sharon,

I wanna take pictures just like you when I grow up! :) You have such and eye! I love your shots. I loved that pic of the the Grog.

xoxoxoxo
Donna Marie

The Blue Ridge Gal said...

oooh, picture one... nice, but picture #9 with the old metal gate is my fave. Old gates just speak to me whether intact or not. Great job, girly!

Di
The Blue Ridge Gal

The Retired One said...

Such a neat place...it looks like everywhere you look, you could take a photo. I loved those boat and paddle window boxes for flowers..how innovative!
It is just a beautiful area....and then to have a sunset on the way home?
Perfect, indeed!

dog trot farm said...

What a lovely New England town. I told my husband to put it on our "to visit list" after the Clam Shack in Ipswich, that is. I feel the same way about the grass, needs a little trim.

Mary said...

Oh Sharon, what a gorgeous place! Thanks so much for taking us along for the tour. :)

Cedar ... said...

what a lovely tour. The evening light made it even better than bright sun would have. I'm amazed that some of those things aren't stolen when the shop is closed. Compliment to the town that they aren't afraid of crime.

Becky said...

Thanks for the tour of another beautiful and charming little New Enlgand town1

Country Girl said...

You know, I didn't even notice the tall grass until you mentioned the weedeater! I was just thinking how lovely all your photos always are and how much I enjoyed the stroll through this beautiful town. Thanks for taking us along!

Bernie said...

More beautiful pictures my friend, I have just returned from vacation in New Brunswick and it so reminds me of Maine....now if I could only capture its beauty on film as you do but am not as gifted I'm afraid. As always thank you for sharing....:-) Bernie

Jayne said...

Such a charming place, and I LOVE those "boat" window planters! Looks like it was a beautiful drive home as well.

Eve said...

Beautiful photos of this wonderful place Sharon... thanks for taking us along!

MaineBirder said...

Beautiful photo series Sharon! Sharon and I stop at the Grog everytime we finish birding out at Plum Island. Awesome restaurant. In the winter, after a cold morning of birding, we stop there for a bowl of chowdah... warms you clear down to your soul!

Riet said...

Oh such beautiful photo's again. Thank you for taking us on a tour again. You make the most amazing photographs.
Riet, Holland

Carolynn said...

That's an idyllic, picture perfect spot. I would love the Brass Lyon, too! I love model sailing ships. I also really like the shade of blue on the Stock Exchange building. And, that sky! Stunning!

The Good Life in Virginia said...

lovely lovely captures sharon.
and yes, i would have liked the grass trimmed too

Nancy Medina said...

Ah Sharon, the flowers, the picket fences, the color! so beautiful. It makes my heart go pitty pat. : )

The CT Traveler said...

Hi,

I just found your lovely blog. I love your photos. Can I put a link to your blog on my blog? I blog about places in CT and would love to link to you if it is okay.

Rebecca

Alyson (New England Living) said...

What stunning photos! Is Newburyport in the north shore? We are going to be staying in the north shore in a few weeks. If this place is there, I'm definitely stopping by there.

hulagirlatheart said...

Oh, I could get lost in time there. Love the hydrangea/fence photo, and that window box is to die for. What time do they open?

Jennifer Dee said...

I just love your photo's of New England, it makes very envious. I live in Cornwall England which is itself beautiful and I can't imagining living anywhere else, but I would love to visit your part of the world. I am a little curious though, this last photo of driving home, it appears you are driving on the left side of the road. Could this be true or is it me?

Cindy said...

Beautiful town. If I'm ever up that way I'll be sure to stop and take a look. I'd love to go in that Brass Lyon shop too. Looks like some fun shopping could be done in that place. Beautiful sunset photo.

Musings of a Sea Witch said...

Absolutly lovely Thoroughly enjoyed your photos. It was like walking next to you as your traveled from location to location. I miss the eastern seaboard and your photo's were a lovely reminder. Sea Witch

storyteller said...

What LOVELY New England views ... so different from sights here on the West Coast.
Hugs and blessings,

Chatelaine said...

Fabulous photos and I am definitely going to Newburyport soon. Looks like you had a picture perfect day!

nikkicrumpet said...

They are all beautiful as per usual...but I especially love the one with the white fence and the hydrangeas!

dAwN said...

Love newburyport..and plum Island..and shops there and beaches..
Great photos..Love the sunset..and the grass growing between the rocks LOL

Anna said...

Love your first shot, in particular. Makes me wish our west coast had a little more of the history and charm of your east coast!

Jan's camera said...

Great shots but that last one of the sky on the highway, it is priceless. Just beautiful.

Country Girl said...

I am back to say that that first shot? The sunset one? It's fantastic.