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Jean:   August 18, 2020, Main Avenue.

“There’s nothing like live music to draw a crowd.  The Band of Strays was just right for Ocean Grove.

It was nice to see people get up and dance.. Great atmosphere.”




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Three Dog Night. By Jean Bredin. Blogfinger.net staff. 5/21/20


Sitting in Fireman’s Park today was a change of pace from sitting in the house during this pandemic.  Fresh air, sunshine, and three non-social distancing pups made my day.


TREVOR PEACOCK from the film “Quartet.”   We recommend this movie streaming on Netflix. Original motion picture soundtrack.

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Victorian Grill. All photos by Jean Bredin, Blogfinger staff.


This restaurant is where the old corner pizza place was.   Months ago I met the guy who was going to convert it into a burger joint.  But now it will be a Victorian Grill.  What did the Victorians eat back in the day?  We have no idea what will be on this menu. Judging from their sign, the specialty of the house will be exclamation marks.

Jean Bredin says, ” A new restaurant is coming to town. The owner was cordial happy and enthusiastic about the Grill.  He said it would be opening in about 3 weeks, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

“I look forward to getting my favorite: a hamburger and fries! ”

And they will have “friendly servers.”

So, if you get a job there, better put on a happy face:





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Passing by the Via 57 West building. Jean Bredin photo. Jan 9, 2020 © Blogfinger staff.


KAT EDMONSON  from her album: Old Fashioned Gal



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December 12, 2019, by Jean Bredin. Around town with Jean. ©




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Ocean Grove: decorating a tent for the house tour. Dec. 6i, 2019. Jean Bredin ©


The tent was decorated inside and out for Saturday’s  (Dec. 7)  tour of Christmas houses in Ocean Grove.
The Christmas tree inside had vintage bangles, baubles, and balls, in addition to Teddy Bears, and Dolls, a 100 plus year old Victorian print of Christmas.


ELLIS MARSALIS    “Christmas Joy”  From A New Orleans Christmas Carol.


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Dec 3, 2019. Jean Bredin photo. Blogfinger staff ©.


This is a complex train station. You have to go to the upper level to get to the lower level.
Anyone who has had to transfer here, knows what I mean.


GLENN MILLER AND HIS ORCHESTRA.    From the film  “Sun Valley Serenade”



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Around town with Jean Bredin (Blogfinger.net staff) In Provincetown where boys will be boys and where girls will be boys.

Around town with Jean Bredin (Blogfinger.net staff) in Provincetown where boys will be boys and  girls will be boys; and where the fine arts are really fine arts.  Click to read the bike ad. Re-post from 2016.


LORENZO FULLER from Kiss Me Kate:

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Video by Jean Bredin, Blogfinger staff.  Re-post from July, 2018.

JOHN RUTTER.  MAGNIFICAT: ESURIENTES.   With Patricia Forbes and the Cambridge Singers. Close your eyes and listen

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