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What gives, Shakespeare?

Where was Shakespeare when we needed him?

His soothsayer warned Caesar to beware the Ides of March. But what about us? We could’ve

used a little warning that, around March 15 of this year, our world was about to come to a halt.

Some of us have little to complain about, but I will anyway. The first day into this, my annual St.

Patrick’s Day lunch with McDermott and Calnan was preempted when restaurants shut down;

I haven’t been able to go to the gym (and, as Dr. Cal Dorsey noted with a smirk, it shows); and

the town took away the picnic tables under the overhang at Devereaux Beach, thus leaving no

comfortable place to sit and enjoy a Neck Run cheeseburger while staring off into the Atlantic.

But while I whined, others shined.

Take, for example, Jason Santos, the blue-haired celebrity chef, who envisioned a restaurant —

his first outside of Boston — on Pleasant Street where for decades stood a dilapidated former gas

station. He didn't let COVID-19 deter him. "I started rethinking the business and asking 'How

do I want to grow?' I had a creative spell. I'm good at adapting, and (the pandemic) certainly

forced all of us to adapt." he said. And so, B&B Fish is scheduled for an August opening. Bill

Brotherton has the story.

Then there’s the Glixman-Padulsky family. A month before Father’s Day, it appeared they

wouldn’t have much to celebrate. But a lot can happen in a month. Stacey Padulsky could barely

hold back tears as she shared her family's joyful news: Her husband, Phil, and father, Joseph

Glixman, had both recovered from COVID-19 after spending weeks on a ventilator in Salem

Hospital. Gayla Cawley has the story.

And Jeremy Barnett, a Detroit-based scenic designer who grew up in Marblehead and

remembered summertime in town always had a particular vibe — an artistic vibe. But with

necessary cancellations due to the pandemic, Barnett knew the town wouldn’t have the artsy

environment it normally does. His answer can be found at Marblehead Little Theater. David

McLellan has the story.

Three children, nine grandchildren, two careers, and now, one small but lively business. So goes the

tale of lifelong Marblehead residents Carol and Ken “Captain” Eldridge. Alex Ross has the story.

When the rigors of running several restaurants and many other businesses leave Frank

DePasquale exhausted, he eagerly escapes to Angel Cove, his European-styled oasis and "place

of relaxation" on the Neck. The 5,639-square-foot home on Ocean Avenue near Castle Rock has

breathtaking views of the Atlantic from every room, sits on 1.7 acres with rolling lawns, with a

private beach, a spacious backyard patio, and a built-in pool. Again, Billy Brotherton has the story.

Melissa Lorenzo-Herve, the founder and dressmaker for still-growing online boutique

Pirouette, it's been quite an adjustment period for her and her establishment with the prolonged


"We're still a growing company, and this whole shutdown has certainly been tough," said

Lorenzo-Herve, who moved to Marblehead from New York City about four years ago.

"Obviously with all of the factories closed down, we haven't been able to go back into production

yet.” Mike Alongi has the story.

If you want your physical fitness just a text message away, get in touch with former

Marbleheaders Kait Taylor and Jessica Lynch of Wishroute Fitness via text. Steve Krause has the


For these and other 01945 stories, read on. If you’re still afraid to leave the house, you should

have plenty of time for it.

04 What's Up

06 Artists comes home

10 Virus survivors

12 House Money

14 Sea crafter

16 Captain and his mate

18 Pandemic scoffer


20 Signs of the times

22 Sense of style

24 Teaching moment

26 That's Italian

28 Capturing memories

30 Healthy bounce



Phil Padulsky survived

two and a half weeks in

a coma after contracting






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Sustainable Change

What: Sustainable Marblehead is

dedicated to empowering and connecting

residents by focusing on working group

missions ranging from clean energy to

education and town tree health.

Where: Visit sustainablemarblehead.org

to find information on a Zoom working

group meeting.

When: August 3, 7-9 p.m.

Tie Dye Fun

What: Marblehead Recreation and Parks

sponsors tie dying lessons for students

in grades 1 through 7 with coronavirus

precautions in place. Visit marblehead.

org/recreation Summer for more


Where: Seaside Park near the

grandstand - Atlantic Avenue opposite

the police station.

When: August 3-6, 9:45-10:45 a.m. and

11 a.m. - noon.

Puppet mastering

What: Marblehead Recreation and

Parks offers instruction for kids in

grades 1-5 in making and decorating a

variety of puppets and creating different

characters with different story lines. Visit

marblehead.org/recreation Summer for

more information.

Where: Gatchell Park picnic tables,

73 Lafayette St.

When: August 10-13, 9-10:15 a.m.,

10:30-11:45 a.m.

Underground discussion

What: Participate in a Marblehead

Museum Zoom book club discussion on

'The Underground Railroad' by Colson

Whitehead following the 2017 Pulitizer

Prize-winning book's main character,

Cora, on her path out of slavery.

Where: Register here: https://form.


When: August 19, 7 p.m.

Sidewalk and shop

What: Town-wide sidewalk sales:

Marblehead’s finest boutiques and

eateries will offer incredible bargains,

discounts and fun for residents and

visitors alike.

Where: Pleasant Street, Atlantic Avenue

and Old Town.

When: September 12

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Giving summer an

artist's touch



Yellow, blue, red, and green —

they are the basic colors, the

“family restaurant table crayon

colors,” according to Jeremy

Barnett, and he hopes they will bring a

sense of unity to a town where a lot will

be missing this summer.

Those who pass the Marblehead Little

Theatre on School Street should look up

and see the seven colorful panels Barnett

has decorated and hung. The “not purely

abstract” work includes rounded shapes,

as well as silhouettes of human figures.

Barnett is a Detroit-based scenic

designer who, along with his wife, Jessica,

grew up in Marblehead. For Barnett,

summertime in Marblehead always

had a particular vibe — an artistic vibe.

But with necessary cancellations due

to the COVID-19 pandemic, Barnett

knew the town wouldn’t have the artsy

environment it normally does.

And it’s not just because the

Marblehead Little Theatre, where his

father, Andy Barnett, is facility manager

and technical director, isn’t able to

put on shows, many of which Barnett

participated in himself.

The theater has produced many plays

and productions, musicals and workshops

for the community over the years, and it

even has an agreement with surrounding

businesses to allow diners to use the

theater’s front patio area.

Even with the building closed during

the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s usually

plenty of people seated out front on

warm afternoons.

“This year, it’s not just no Marblehead

Little Theatre, it’s no fireworks, no

Marblehead Festival of Arts, which was

always such a given,” Barnett said. “The

idea of this town in the summer without

art felt hollow to me.”

The answer? Marblehead should have

visible public art in the summer, Barnett


“It’s always been important to me,”

Barnett said. “As a kid especially as the

Fourth of July kicked off, it was important.”

SUMMER 2020 | 07

In May, Barnett proposed the idea

of artwork being hung at the theater to

its Board of Directors. Ultimately, the

simple design with simple colors was


“Something about the scale and the

vibrancy are going to catch you, even

if you don’t particularly like the style,”

Barnett said. “My philosophy on the

installations is they should be accessible.

If kids can come up to it and be happy,

that’s good.”

The human figures seen on the

panels were not included in the original

proposal. In fact, they were added

in response to increased discussion,

awareness, and protest of racial violence

and police brutality this summer.

“At first, it was supposed to be truly

abstract, without the human figures,”

Barnett said. “The idea came when

we were reminded of our failings as a

society, and of social justice. It needed to

become less abstract and more personal.”

“We wanted to recognize that we

aren’t fully out of the woods, that if we

don’t put a human face on it, at least we

can have human figures,” he said.

It took Barnett roughly six hours a

day for almost two weeks to create the

installations leading up to the Fourth

of July.

At some point, Barnett said he will make

videos and circulate them online — simple

The idea of this

town in the summer

without art felt

hollow to me.

— Jeremy Barnett

Acclaimed artist Jeremy Barnett worked with Marblehead Little Theatre to paint five large "panels"

installed on the theater's 12 School St. location.


Panels created by artist Jeremy Barnett

adorn Marblehead Little Theatre.


08 | 01945

art lessons for children to learn how to make

art in a similar style as his panels.

Later in the summer — a firm date

has not been set yet, but likely in August

— Barnett said the community will be

invited to create their own pieces, which

will replace his own that are hanging

at the Marblehead Little Theatre now.

Barnett said he is most excited about

seeing what people come up with on

their own.

“I’ve been really excited to make

these, really excited to put them up, but

I will be more excited when I take them

down and see what the community will

replace them with,” Barnett said.

Marblehead Little Theatre,

founded in 1956, is one of the oldest

community theaters in the country. In

the summertime, it is normally “so busy”

with theater activities, and, to Barnett’s

recollection, the art installations are a

first for the theater.

While they may be a first, the

installations are what the theater is all

about: giving to the community.

Artist Jeremy Barnett grew up in Marblehead and he hopes the five "panels" he painted for the Marblehead Little Theatre inspire similar creations by town residents.


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They had




family stared down

a deadly disease


ne month before Father's

Day, it didn't look like the

Glixman-Padulsky family

would have much to celebrate.

A lot can happen in a month.

Three days before the holiday, Stacey

Padulsky could barely hold back tears

as she shared her family's joyful news:

Her husband, Phil, and father, Joseph

Glixman, had both recovered from a

severe case of COVID-19 after spending

weeks on a ventilator in Salem Hospital.

Her mother, Bonnie, spent a week in

the hospital for a less-severe form of the

coronavirus, and has fully recovered.

After spending 49 days in the

hospital, Phil returned to their

Marblehead home on June 18, where

he was welcomed home with a drive-by

parade that included fire trucks and at

least 50 cars.

"It was so surreal," Stacey said. "There

wasn't a dry eye. It was awesome."

Glixman was still recovering at

Spaulding Rehab as of early July. He's

unable to walk and is a little disoriented,

but he's improving, Stacey said.

"He's a fighter, my dad," said Stacey.

"He worked up until he got sick at 79

years old. My dad is always doing, doing,

doing. He's very strong, (always) out and

about. This killed him to get sick."

A stint at a rehab center, where Phil

also spent some time recovering before

returning home, is a vastly different

scenario from the weeks both men spent

in the Intensive Care Unit at Salem


"It was a really bad time," Stacey said.

"We thought we were going to lose both

my father and my husband."

Stacey Padulsky stands with her husband, Phil, in front of their Marblehead home a day after Phil was

released from Salem Hospital after beating COVID-19.


SUMMER 2020 | 11

Both men were diagnosed with the

coronavirus in early May, and were both

admitted to Salem Hospital on the same

day, May 8. They were transported in

separate ambulances that responded to their

shared residence. Joseph and wife, Bonnie,

live in an apartment that the Padulskys built

for them alongside their home.

Phil, 56, said he left work one Friday

because he was feeling ill. He thought

it was just a bug, and took a nap. But at

dinner that night, he noticed he couldn't

taste anything.

He remembers telling his wife that

he thought he had the coronavirus. The

next day he got tested, his results came

back positive that Sunday and his illness

quickly became severe. He was having

trouble breathing.

Doctors put him on a ventilator

on May 11. Joseph was placed on a

ventilator on May 24.

Phil remained on the ventilator for

two and a half weeks, which required

doctors to place him in a medicallyinduced

coma. To make matters worse,

his kidneys failed and he had to undergo

dialysis. Doctors also had a hard time

keeping his fever down. At one point, his

temperature reached 105 degrees.

"It was really touch-and-go for a

while," Stacey said. "It was really scary.

Everything was going wrong, and all of a

sudden, he turned the corner."

Phil said being in the coma was like

taking a three-week nap. He said he was

in "la la land," and remembered having

bad dreams and hallucinating while he

was sedated.

"My wife, she's the rock," Phil said. "I

can't thank her enough. What she went

through, she's a real trooper. She deserves a

medal. She held it together. Imagine almost

losing your husband, your father is in the

ICU, and your mother is in the hospital."

Along with the doctors and nurses

at Salem Hospital, Phil and Stacey

credit their future daughter-in-law, Mia

Marcello, for helping his recovery.

Marcello, a pharmacist, played a crucial

role in advocating for Phil to receive a

new treatment that consists of plasma

taken from former COVID-19 patients

and given to those fighting the virus.

Phil was the first person at Salem Hospital

to receive the serum. Because of Marcello,

the hospital was able to get a supply, some of

which was later given to Joseph.

Marcello also advocated for Phil

to receive remdesivir, an antiviral drug

that has been gaining traction as a

COVID-19 treatment.

Phil Padulsky of Marblehead returned home from Salem Hospital after beating COVID-19.

"The doctors and nurses at Salem saved

my life, along with my daughter-in-law,"

Phil said. "She was actually my angel."

After more than a month of

uncertainty, the family is now able to

move forward.

Phil and Stacey plan to get a

cockapoo puppy in September. A new

dog wasn't necessarily part of their longterm


Barely able to speak after regaining

consciousness, "puppy" was the only

word Phil could muster during a video

Marblehead is one of only a few communities that can

claim an official town anthem: Marblehead Forever.

Introducing our NEW “Headers” collection; a 16”x16”

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notecards and a fishnet bag holding 4 “Headers” coasters!

chat with his family. Following some

confusion, Phil wrote down the word.

"I think he wants a puppy," the

doctors told Stacey.

"He's getting it," she told them.

At Salem Hospital, the couple

decided on a name — Will — chosen

because Phil had the will to survive.

"My worst enemy, I wouldn't wish it

on them as far as what I went through —

it's a terrible disease," Phil said. "I have

a new perspective on life. I appreciate

everything and everyone."

©Carol Eldridge

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SUMMER 2020 | 13

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Her jewelry

sea to thee

brings the



Salt air, fair winds and following


That's what Marblehead

jewelry maker Patsy Kane Wiswell

wishes for purchasers of her nauticallythemed


For more than a decade, Wiswell,

doing business as Patsy Kane Nautical,

has been designing and manufacturing

some of the most unique, custommade

bracelets, earrings, necklaces and

accessories you'll ever find from her

home studio on Johns Road. Inspired by

her love of the sea, Wiswell uses common

navigational tools such as mariner

shackles, dories, monkey fist knots,

compass rose, latitude and longitude

coordinates and starfish, to create her

one-of-a-kind pieces.

Wiswell got her start in the business

when a friend took up beading. Soon,

the duo ventured into silversmithing and

what began as a hobby, was transformed

into a business.

"I had always done handcrafts

like needlepoint and knitting, but I

really enjoyed the whole process, from

designing the pieces to making them to

going to farmers markets to sell them,"

she said. "It got to the point where I

had so much that I couldn't give it away,

so from there I started doing wholesale

shows, two a year normally."

Wiswell said she still remembers the

feeling of elation she experienced when

a Nantucket boutique shop owner placed

an order, her first from a retailer.

"I think it was in 2014. I walked

into a very popular shop called Best of

the Beach and it literally was the only

cold call I ever made, but thankfully the

owner (Cary Turner) took mercy on me.

She said it was too late to buy as they

buy in March, but she placed a really

good order anyway. I really learned a lot

from her and helped me learn the system.

"After the order, I was so happy I

told my friends well, 'we just paid for our


Wiswell is committed to what she

calls the "made in America philosophy"

and tries to keep everything local,

especially when it comes to labor.

Her company partners with Shine

Jewelry, a division of Northeast Arc,

on production of I Love You Bracelets,

Summer Bracelets and Bosun Bracelets,

which are assembled by the Arc's Paul


"A few years ago I mentioned to a

friend who was on the board of the Arc

that I wanted to partner with a local

agency, and she told me about the Arc's

Shine Jewelry program," said Wiswell. "I

met with them and she said she thought

she had the perfect person to come

on board, and that's how we met Paul.

SUMMER 2020 | 15

Patsy Kane Wiswell, a Marblehead jewelry maker, looks at her studio in her Marblehead home.

We hit it off, and he took off running

and never looked back. Paul has great

attention to detail and takes instruction

so well."

Patsy Kane Nautical jewelry is sold

at fine gift shops in approximately 40

locations throughout New England,

Patsy Kane wears a

Captain’s Cord


along with



in her




fists can be

found in a

matching set

of bracelets,

earrings and


ranging from Kennebunkport to

Newport to Cuttyhunk Island, Cape Cod

and Martha's Vineyard.

With shops also in Lake Tahoe,

Calif., and Fishers Island, N.Y., Wiswell

said she is hoping to add locations in the

Carolinas and Florida.

Jewelry is


in a small






of old




can be

found in a


set of


earrings and


"I would love to get into those areas,

so the Ocean City gift show in Maryland

is my next target," she said. "It's hard to

find sales reps with the advent of these

huge shows and to date I really haven't

been able to find them in those areas."

Local shops carrying her line

include Sweetwater & Co. in Beverly

and Marblehead, F.L. Woods Nautical

Merchants in Marblehead, Blackstone's

of Beacon Hill and Loft & Vine in

Boston along with Sea Meadow Gift and

Gardens Shop in Essex and The Last

Resort in Rockport.

Wiswell said her top sellers are

the monkey fist earrings, which come

packaged in a tin adorned with vintage

nautical charts.

"They are affordable and very nautical,

a grab-and-go item that retailers love,"

said Wiswell.

Other popular items are Ouellette's

I Love You bead bracelets, which tell

the story of Minot's Lighthouse on the

South Shore.

"The lore is that the lighthouse 1-4-

3 flashing sequence stands for 'I love

you,' so the bracelets replicate the same

sequence in silver beads separated by

colored beads."

Almost all of Kane's products can be

personalized with special messages or

latitude and longitude coordinates of a

favorite place.

A native of New York City, Wiswell

moved to Boston after graduating from

Manhattanville College and later headed

up the coast to Marblehead, where she met

her husband of 19 years, Byron (Ronnie)

Wiswell, Jr., a boat trucker for the

Marblehead Trading Co. She is the proud

stepmother of Byron Wiswell III, a boat

captain, and has a soon-to-be daughter-inlaw,

Mackenzie Snow, a teacher.

Wiswell said "blissful summers on

Cape Cod inspired her life-long love

affair with New England."

When not working in her studio or at

her part-time job as operations manager

for a small hedge fund, Wiswell said she

can be found either "on the water or on a


While she does all the designing,

behind the scenes bookkeeping and sales,

Wiswell said she is far from a onewoman


"I could not do any of this without

my husband; he takes me to the shows,

sets everything up and is my sounding

board for designs," she said. "I couldn't

do this full-time and my part-time

finance job without him."

16 | 01945

They're in it together


Carol and Kenneth Eldridge run an arts and crafts business, Captain's Quarters. Their studio is adorned with a nautical theme.


Three children, nine grandchildren,

two careers, and now, one small but lively

business. So goes the tale of lifelong

Marblehead residents Carol and Ken

“Captain” Eldridge.

The couple, married almost 56 years,

owns and operates Captain’s Quarters

Marblehead, a studio/workshop that

sells decorative folk-art paintings and

handmade wooden products. Carol and

Ken first met in seventh grade.

Their studio was inspired by the

Eldridges’ love of boating. “Captain,”

of course, refers to Ken’s nickname;

“Quarters” comes from a sign Carol

bought for her husband. The sign — a

gold eagle with outstretched wings

accompanied by the phrase Captain’s

Quarters and emblazoned with red

anchors — hangs on the door that

divides the workspace from the studio.

Nearly all of the art created here

is inspired by the town that birthed

not only the studio, but also Carol and

Ken’s love story. Marblehead Minis, for

instance, are canvas prints of Carol’s

acrylic paintings of spots in Marblehead

that hold sentimental value.

“The whole point is the connection,”

said Carol. “Make your own wall with

your story.”

The inside of Marblehead’s Blue

Canoe Cafe is a perfect example: 26

different Marblehead Minis adorn the

brick wall inside the restaurant. The

minis were designed to be purchased in

groups and hung together. “Support local

businesses that support local art” reads

the caption of Carol’s Instagram photo of

the display wall.

Individually, the minis represent

both Marblehead history and the

SUMMER 2020 | 17

stories of people who buy them. A

husband purchased “The Landing” as an

anniversary gift for his wife because that

is the restaurant where they first met. For

Carol and Ken, St. Michael's Church is

where they wed and where their three

daughters (Susan, Amy, and Sarah) were

baptized and later married.

Though all are now adults, each with

three children of their own, the workshop

is filled with mementos of children and


Ken was co-captain of the

Marblehead High varsity football

team in 1962 and the hockey team.

He attended Columbia University and

worked for a lobsterman before serving

as controller at Raytheon for 53 years.

He smiles every time he looks at the sign

that says “A fisherman lives here with the

best catch of his life.”

Captain’s Quarters has been in

business for only a little more than a year.

Ken said it affords him plenty of time to

perfect both his hobby of wood crafting,

and the art of being a good husband.

“There are only two words you need

to know,” said Ken, smiling. “‘Yes, dear,’ is

the correct answer to every question.”

Perhaps that is the long, sought-after

key to a happy marriage. Carol has her

own ideas.

“We have a philosophy,” she said. “It has

to be fun. We wake up and think, ‘What

fun thing are we going to do today?’”

That fun thing could be as easy as

watching whales through binoculars, or

as exciting as traveling to London with

their four granddaughters or Iceland with

their five grandsons. The Eldridges are

globetrotters: India and Africa are on the

itinerary of places they have visited.

These hand-painted Marblehead Minis display notable places

around town.

Carol Eldridge (above with husband, Kenneth) makes art at a

basement work station.

Called Marblehead Micros, these hand-painted mini easels depict fun town scenes

Carol, a Massachusetts College of

Art and Design graduate and designer by

trade for some 35 years, is drawn to the

unique colors and cultures of each place

she visits. “I take a sketchbook with me

and I paint,” she said. “Inspiration can

happen anywhere.”

Her attention to detail is apparent in

all of her work: the Marblehead Minis,

the “Marblehead Micros” (2.5-inchsquare

paintings on an easel), the

paintings on the mailboxes, bird houses

and ornaments created by Ken, and the

new nautical Marblehead “Headers”

collection of pillows, notecards, and


Carol’s fashion sense — cheetah

print flats and a giant turquoise pendant

necklace — captures her outgoing


Methodical Ken, in his plaid shirt, is

the yin to Carol’s yang. Ken, said Carol,

was “the teacher’s pet” in that fated seventh

grade math class, sitting with hands folded

in the very front of the room.

“I’ll tell my side of the story next!”

said Ken, then laughed.

Carol’s work desk is cluttered with

paintbrushes stuffed into old baking

powder cans and Luxardo maraschino

cherry containers. She said the cherries

were expensive, at $25 per can. Ken

rolled his eyes. “Forty-five dollars,” he

corrected her. Twenty-five, insisted

Carol. Ken nodded “yes, dear,” he said

and winked as he held up four, then five


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nine grandchildren, two careers, and

one business, all in more than half a

century together.

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I've never been more excited

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— Jason Santos

Celebrity chef Jason Santos is opening a new restaurant, B&B Fish, in a long-abandoned gas station


he building at 195 Pleasant St.

T hadn't had a tenant for more than

two decades. An abandoned eyesore for

most of that time, it last housed a gas

station back when a gallon of regular cost

about a buck-fifteen.

But Jason Santos, one of America's

best-known celebrity chefs, thanks to

his many TV appearances, his blue hair

and owning three of Boston's most

successful restaurants, drove by and saw

an opportunity.

The perfect spot to open a restaurant,

his first outside of the Boston city limits.

"About a year ago, someone suggested

I drive to Marblehead and check out the

site. It's on a busy street and it was an old

gas station, not much to look at," said


He hesitated pulling the trigger on

his vision and hesitated some more. Still,

the idea of opening a new fun, whimsical

fried fish place near the ocean nagged

at him: Marblehead and fish seemed

as natural a pairing as clams and tartar

sauce. He checked out the building, saw

the improvements, and enthusiastically

worked out a deal.

The pandemic be damned, he thought.

"I'd been home for a couple of

months. I had eight weeks to sit at home

and think. Usually, I never get a night

off. I started rethinking the business and

asking 'How do I want to grow?' I had a

creative spell. I'm good at adapting, and

(the pandemic) certainly forced all of us

to adapt."

And Santos, who lives in Woburn

with his wife, Thuy, and their dog, Miso,

has been at the site nearly every day

since, getting his B&B Fish restaurant

ready for its anticipated August 1


"I've never been more excited about or

consumed by a project," he said.

B&B Fish will "elevate the clam

shack feel" and feature a moderatelypriced

menu full of creative high-quality

summertime seaside favorites, said

Santos. A seafood restaurant was a

no-brainer, he said, since the Atlantic

Ocean is such an important part of

Marblehead's beauty. Open daily for

lunch and dinner, it will be mostly

takeout, with a dining room that seats 20

and a patio that seats 30 more.

"The patio will be a cool place. There

will be large furniture to sit in." Santos

said he aims to bring some whimsy and

fun to the Marblehead dining scene.

The menu will offer such favorites

as British-style beer battered fish and

chips, fried shrimp, scallops, duck fat

fried whole belly clams, crispy pork belly,

and Buttermilk & Bourbon’s Famous

Fried Chicken. Sauces will include:

tartar sauce, crystal cocktail Sauce,

jalapeno aioli, Carolina BBQ and Santos'

signature white BBQ sauce.

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Sides will include New England

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Buttermilk and Bourbon’s Signature

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corn and red onion rings. Desserts will

include fried beignets, soft-serve cones

and creative ice cream sundaes.

The B&B in the name comes

from Buttermilk & Bourbon, his

New Orleans-flavored restaurant on

Commonwealth Avenue in Boston.

Santos also is owner/chef of Abby Lane

Boston in the Theatre District and

Mexican-themed Citrus & Salt in the

Back Bay.

Before opening his own restaurants,

Santos moved up the culinary ranks in

some of Boston’s best kitchens, including

Tremont 647 and Gargoyles on the

Square in Somerville's Davis Square,

since graduating from Newbury College’s

Culinary Arts Program.

Gaining national notice as the Chef

Expert on the Paramount TV Show

“Bar Rescue” with Jon Taffer, Santos has

appeared nationally on the "Today" show

and the "CBS Early Show" and will be

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Signs of the times


Coronavirus restrictions couldn't keep town residents

from expressing their joy, anger and solidarity during

spring and early summer as they decorated porches and

lawns with signs and banners.

High school and college graduates who saw their school

successes dampened by the pandemic got congratulatory

salutes with custom-made signs.

Essential workers in healthcare, the food and delivery

economies and public safety received sign tributes

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Pirouetting into fashion


The COVID-19 pandemic has hit

businesses big and small in communities

all over the country. For Marblehead's

Melissa Lorenzo-Herve, the founder

and dressmaker for still-growing online

boutique Pirouette, it's been quite an

adjustment period.

"We're still a growing company, and

this whole shutdown has certainly been

tough," said Lorenzo-Herve, who moved

to Marblehead from New York City

about four years ago. "Obviously with all

of the factories closed down, we haven't

been able to go back into production

yet. There's a chance that the factories in

New York that I work with will reopen

in mid-July, but it's all a waiting game.

"Luckily for us, we had our summer

clothes already produced by the time

the factories shut down, so we're at least

able to have some product to sell now

that people are slowly starting to go back

outside," she said.

Even with the struggles of staying

afloat during a pandemic shutdown,

Lorenzo-Herve and Pirouette have

found a way to give back during these

trying times.

She partnered with Girls

Incorporated, the Lynn non-profit

agency geared to empowering school-age

girls, to help them raise funds to help

make up for lost contributions due to the


"I've been connected to Girls Inc. for

awhile now," Lorenzo-Herve, who works

a day job as a legal editor for Thompson-

Reuters, said. "I'm neighbors with (Girls

Inc. fundraising director) Donna Crotty,

and my involvement with them started

a few years ago when I joined a panel of

women entrepreneurs."

Every year Girls Inc. holds a

luncheon fundraiser, but this year's event,

which was set for April, was canceled

due to the coronavirus. When Lorenzo-

Herve found out, she wanted to help.

"I decided that it would be a great

idea to partner with them, and I

made it so 10 percent of all our sales

for the month of April go to Girls

Inc.," Lorenzo-Herve said. "I love the

Dressmaker Melissa Lorenzo-Herve

is pirouetting her business in the face

of COVID-19 pandemic challenges.


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Melissa Lorenzo-Herve's fashions, including her Midtown dress (left) and Soho top (right), mix fun and professional flair.


organization and I just wanted to help


Lorenzo-Herve ended up partnering

with another stylist in California for

a series of online webinars on fashion

design. Some of her designs caught the

eyes of spectators. April turned out to

be the biggest sales month in Pirouette's


"It was just a perfect situation that

worked out so well for everyone,"

Lorenzo-Herve said. "It was almost like

it was meant to be. I was so happy with

the way everything worked out."

As things start to open up and people

slowly start to go out and socialize

again, Lorenzo-Herve is hoping that

business continues to pick up. But, as

with everything these days, things are as

uncertain as ever.

"We're just still trying to grow," said

Lorenzo-Herve. "You can have the right

product and the right messaging but at

the end of the day, especially with all

that's going on in the world, there's still

an economic factor that's there. People

aren't exactly out spending money like

they normally would be. It's been a hard

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Jillian Savoie is an Endicott College teaching fellow who will work in Marblehead Public Schools this fall.

She is already helping with the town's online summer school program. PHOTOS: OLIVIA FALCIGNO


illian Savoie is launching her

teaching career at a time when

challenges and change define


The Endicott College master's

degree candidate is one of four education

fellows expected to complete their

student teaching requirements with

Marblehead Schools come September.

Savioe completed her undergraduate

degree in elementary education at

Endicott this spring and is currently

on track to graduate from the school in

2021 with her master's degree in special


With the coronavirus pandemic

infiltrating almost every aspect of daily

life, Massachusetts education officials

have tasked school districts with creating

three reopening plans for the 2020-2021

school year, which include possibilities

of full in-person learning, completely

remote learning, or a hybrid of the two.

“I think COVID-19 has affected

virtually everything,” said Marblehead’s

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Student Services Liaison, Emily Dean. “I

think, much like every district out there

now, we’re still waiting for guidance and

coming up with plans for three or four

contingencies based on what that will

look like in the fall.”

Savoie, who found out in April she

would be doing her placement at the

Village School for grades 4 through 6,

has already begun remotely assisting

the district with its summer program.

She said her previous student teaching

experience in Newburyport was also

disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic

when schools hastily switched to remote

learning mid-March.

“It’s very hard to maintain a

relationship with the student virtually,”

she said.

Every year, the National Council on

Teacher Quality (NCTQ) estimates

200,000 student teachers nationally

are placed in classrooms to learn

from experienced educators and work

extensively with different student groups.

A survey of new teachers conducted

by the research and policy group in 2011

suggested educators felt student teaching

was the most important part of their

training experience.

“The stakes in student teaching

are high,” the report reads. “Student

teaching will shape (teacher candidates’)

expectations for their own performance as

teachers and help determine the type of

school in which they will choose to teach.

“Even more importantly, the stakes

are high for future students. A uniformly

strong student teaching experience has

the power to dramatically improve the

vision of teaching excellence.”

Since all fellows the district hires

are specialized staff, Dean said another

COVID-19 concern is making sure

students with special needs are given the

care and attention they need.

“These fellows are going to be

working with some of our highestneeds

groups, who we know have been

significantly affected by the closure and

extended time out of school,” she said.

“They’re really at the forefront of

our minds in terms of planning. How

do we keep them engaged? How do we

keep them safe and learning at home?

They’re really faced with some unique


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accepts a few student teachers into its

public schools every semester, figuring

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difficult as educators and administrators

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the state-mandated experience required

of them before leading classrooms of

their own.

“I had really just started to get

settled and feel comfortable with all the

students, and then we had to go remote,

which was really hard,” Savoie said. “I

missed seeing the students and being

with them in person.”

During a typical student teaching

experience, candidates are given a chance

to apply everything they’ve learned

in a real classroom setting. Collecting

instructional materials, teaching

lessons, guiding group activities, and

working with faculty and parents are

valuable skills that student teachers and

Marblehead Schools faculty must now

figure out how to translate through

remote learning.

Dean is optimistic about the resiliency

of Marblehead’s teaching fellows — all of

whom are students at Endicott’s School

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For the love of Italy


When the rigors of running

several restaurants and many

other businesses leave Frank

DePasquale exhausted, he eagerly

escapes to Angel Cove, his

European-styled oasis and "place

of relaxation" on Marblehead


The 5,639-square-foot home

on Ocean Avenue near Castle

Rock has breathtaking views

of the Atlantic from every

room, sits on 1.7 acres with

rolling lawns, a private beach, a

spacious backyard patio and a

built-in pool.

"I named it after my mother,

Angelina. It reminds me of

the Amalfi Coast in my native

Italy, where I spent much of

my youth and still return to a

couple of times every year," said

DePasquale, from his Hanover

Street office in Boston's North

End. "It's so peaceful and so

beautiful to see the boats go by.

It's very special."

"The place will never be sold. It's

our family residence." His happiest

times are spent here, he said, making

memories with Debbie, his wife of 30

years, children Joseph and Giana, and

two grandchildren. “This has always been

a place where I’ve come to shut down

after the frantic days of running my

restaurants,” DePasquale said.

For years, DePasquale commuted

to the North End from Marblehead.

"In 1999 I had to make a decision and

decided if I can't walk to (my place of

business), I don't want it."

He and Debbie have a townhouse

in the North End, too, within walking

distance, of course, to his restaurants

Trattoria Il Panino, Bricco, Mare,

Quattro, and AquaPazza. DePasquale

also owns Fratelli in Encore Boston

Harbor, a partnership with fellow

restaurateur Nick Varano, that allows

him to enjoy one of his favorite

pastimes, gambling in the casinos.

DePasquale Ventures also publishes

Scene magazine and offers 25 fully

furnished short term luxury rental suites

Frank DePasquale loves the North End but his heart is in Marblehead

Neck and his home, Angel Cove.


above Bricco. His son, Joseph, now

heads the company as CEO. Daughter

Giana is COO.

"The North End is probably the

greatest neighborhood in the country.

I feel like I'm in Italy when I'm here,"

said DePasquale, the unofficial mayor

of the North End and founder of the

community's Chamber of Commerce.

Frank DePasquale's inspiring success

story was born out of hard work.

He respected everyone, listened and

observed, and learned the hospitality


It wasn't easy at the start.

"I was four years old when we came to

America," he recalled. "We stayed with

an aunt in Somerville. But when I was

8, we went back to Italy. My sister and I

didn't want to go back. We cried every

day in Italy." Two years later, the family

returned to America.

He was introduced to the North End

when he accompanied his dad to Café

Della Sport to watch soccer matches.

Frank was 15 years old when his father

died at age 51 of a massive heart attack.

"I became the man in the home, took on

the responsibilities of the family,"

he said.

He graduated from Suffolk

University, and his hospitality

career began. He started at

Jason’s Nightclub in Boston,

advanced to The Palace in Saugus

and the Harbour House in Lynn.

When Steve Wynn hired him as

Boston-based marketing director

for the Golden Nugget in Vegas,

his career accelerated quickly.

In 1987, he bought Trattoria

Il Panino, a 20-seat sandwich

shop on Parmenter Street

in the North End, quickly

adding an outside patio and

reinvesting profits. It offered

casual dining on the first floor,

a gourmet room with white

glove tableside service like in

Italy on the second floor, and

a club with live entertainment

on the third floor. For a while,

he operated a Trattoria Il

Panino on Washington Street in

Marblehead, current site of The

Muffin Shop.

DePasquale was off and running.

Bricco was a hit from day one,

named one of the top 10 restaurants in

the country by Esquire and Bon Appetit

magazines. Celebrities, including Tom

Cruise and Jennifer Lawrence, have been

spotted dining at the ristorante. Bricco

Panetteria, an old school bread bakery,

and Bricco Salumeria & Pasta Shop are

next door.

DePasquale's gone on to own more

than 32 businesses up and down the

East Coast, from Boston to Florida, all

promoting the Italian lifestyle.

His businesses employed 600 before

the pandemic. That number is down

to 400 or so now, but all will have jobs

waiting if they want to return when

restrictions are lifted, he said.

Operating restaurants during the

pandemic has been a challenge, he said.

But if the stress level gets to be too

much, the serenity of Angel Cove in

Marblehead is just a short drive away.

Has DePasquale thought about

retiring? Slowing down? "I love what I

do. I'm 68, going on 50," he said, then


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last forever

Lauren McCormack is the executive director of the

Marblehead Museum.


Two massive efforts to preserve

a significant portion of the town's

history are underway at the Marblehead


The first, "Marblehead Memories," is

the museum's four-year, multi-faceted

project to collect, preserve and share

rapidly-disappearing memories and

stories of the town from the 20th century,

according to the museum's website.

The second undertaking, the

"COVID-19 Archive Project," is a

supplemental portion of the Marblehead

Memories project, which aims to collect

the stories and experiences of people as

they live through the pandemic.

The idea is that when future

generations study the event in their

history classes, they will know what it

was like to live and work in Marblehead

during a global pandemic, according to

Lauren McCormack, executive director

of the Marblehead Museum.

Part of the aim with both projects,

which involves collecting the memories

and stories of people who lived in the

20th century and those who are living

through the current pandemic, is to

avoid repeating the mistakes of past

generations of residents who did not

prioritize preserving their own history,

SUMMER 2020 | 29

McCormack said.

"The early 20th century people were

very interested in history but didn't

record their own," said McCormack. "Of

course it is history and we, like many

others, are stuck with little to show for

what happened over (those) 100 years.

That's what we're trying to remedy with

the Marblehead Memories and now the

COVID-19 project: to not lose those

memories or stories."

Similarly, when the COVID-19

pandemic started, Marblehead Museum

staff realized that not much had been

recorded from residents who lived

through another major pandemic, the

Spanish Flu of 1918, which coronavirus

has often been compared to.

"We realized we didn't have anything

so we started this so people would

have something to look back on and

understand what it was like to be here,"

said McCormack. "We wish we had

something to share with people to put

COVID-19 in context, but unfortunately

we didn't have anything. We don't want

to put our descendants in the same

(situation). We want them to be able to

study this time period."

As the memories and stories are

being collected, McCormack said there

If we don't preserve

the memories of

people, we won't

understand what

the community was

like, how it changed

over the years.

— Lauren McCormack

will be a variety of exhibits in the next

four years, including ones that focus on

different neighborhoods and businesses

in town.

For example, in 2021, there will be

a six-month exhibit on Marblehead

Handprints, a former business that

closed in the 1990s and was known

for making screen-printed fabrics into

clothes, McCormack said.

The exhibit was supposed to be this

year — 2020 marks the 50th anniversary

of when the business was founded in

1970 — but it was pushed back because

of the pandemic.

"As years go by, we are losing so many

people every year and their memories,

their stories of what it was like to live

in Marblehead, to grow up and work

in Marblehead — that is their story,"

said McCormack. "If we don't preserve

the memories of people, we won't

understand what the community was

like, how it changed over the years."

It's vital that people share their

stories in order to preserve that, as

there's only so much that can be gleaned

from a newspaper article or photograph,

McCormack said.

"We need the stories to go along with

them," she said.

There are several ways to contribute

to the project. Marblehead Museum has

a growing archive of photos and artifacts

that people can peruse and add to,

McCormack said.

They can access certain forms through

the museum's website for an online

submission, send a written piece, or call

978-414-5093 and leave a message with

their story or memory.

There is also a Marblehead Memories

booth in the museum, which will enable

visitors to have a conversation alone or

with another individual that is video

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Imagine if you could pull out your

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get your fitness advice without missing

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There would be no group exercise

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encouraged and motivated, and without


One of her associates, Kait Taylor, is

another Marblehead High graduate.

"We were in the same fitness group on

Facebook," Taylor said. "I am enthusiastic

about health and fitness, and when we

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"People have goals, and they're excited

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"We want to help people use the

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senior associate with PwC Advisory and

she is a licensed CPA and CFE.

But there's also a personal aspect to

this too.

"I was inspired by my experiences in

Marblehead with my brother, who was

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diagnosed with juvenile diabetes," she

said. "My mother didn't understand why

they told him he could eat certain foods.

"She quit her job, and dove into

taking care of him," Lynch said. "And

when she did, my brother's health

improved so much."

Laura Plunkett, Lynch's mother, has

written a book called "The Challenge

of Childhood Diabetes," and, along

with her daughter, they have toured the

country speaking about the subject.

"We shared about how small changes

matter," Lynch said. "It's how you eat, and

how you move, and how you approach it

as a family. That inspired me to be really

passionate about health. My mom was our

accountability buddy, and when you have

that accountability to make this a habit,

it's your new sense of normal."

Lynch acknowledges people are busy

— and might have been even busier,

with their lives jumbled more, during the

COVID-19 shutdown. In fact, she said,

the service was a Godsend to people who

found their lives turned upside down

with the extra-added task of homeschooling

children and working remotely.

"We have such busy lives," she said.

"There are so many things to do. But

when it's you, and nobody's waiting on

you to do it, it is easy to push yourself

to the bottom of the list. But when

someone's waiting to hear from you, it's

harder to ignore."

The services are available seven days a

week from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wishrouters

generally check in at night to go over

their days.

"What helps people is it's

anonymous," Lynch said. "It's a text. The

level of anonymity is helpful to people.

You don't have to look your best friend in

the face and say, 'no, it didn't go well.'"

There is an extensive training period

lasting three to four weeks, where

prospective counselors are coached on

the company's philosophy, and they are

shadowed by experienced staff members.

The main point, said Lynch, is that

"any way we can make fitness fun, that's

what we want to do.

"Our goal, longer term, is to

complement your fitness routine,

whether they're video programs,

nutrition plans or wellness apps. They

all have great content, but people have

trouble sticking to it. We want to be that

component that helps people stick to it."

The service costs $30 per month.

However, Lynch said, there are community

codes that lower the fee to $20.

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