EP 159: Rick Murray, owner of The Crown & Anchor in Provincetown, chats supporting small businesses, travel, live music & his upcoming season in Ptown
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They begin this episode by asking their listeners to send them new ideas for guests via their social media. They are always looking for feedback about who you want to hear on the show whether it be an artist, comic, singer, chef, athlete, author, etc. Reach out and let them know! Next they chat about the Grammy’s and feeling so old! It’s all about the realization that you don’t know who half of the artists are but it does make you appreciate the ones that you are introduced to like Mickey Guyton, a black country singer that was Anne’s favorite performance of the night with her song, Black Like Me. Check her out! She is a star! Finally they chat about their trip to visit Kelli’s family for the first time in 15 months. It was so good to be able to reconnect after so long in Charlotte, NC and then New Orleans and feeling safe traveling with Delta Airlines.Their special guest today is Rick Murray, the owner of The Crown & Anchor, the premiere entertainment complex, hotel and restaurant in Provincetown as well the popular Mussel Beach Health Club and Gym. Hear how he began his career as a Dentist, met his husband, fell in love with Provincetown and decided to start over as business owners in Ptown starting with their first venture, Mussel Beach gym. Hear how they decided to then jump into owning The Crown and Anchor and how they have taken it to the next level, creating a locally sourced refined restaurant in a casual atmosphere, an 18 room hotel with 6 waterfront suites overlooking Provincetown Harbor, an Absolute branded Courtyard Bar with handcrafted cocktails, plus his NEW Waterfront Cabaret/Theater venue showing 3 shows per night, 7 days a week from mid June through mid September. Also hear some super fun behind the scenes stories of incredible stars that have played the Crown like Bea Arthur, Lily Tomlin and Alan Cumming. Hear how he has pivoted via the pandemic and learned create a safe space for people to enjoy travel, food, cocktails and entertainment. Remember that Anne is playing the Crown and Anchor on July 22nd! Book your stay and your shows at www.onlyatthecrown.com As always, they end with a cocktail from Equality Vodka. This week they are serving The Anchors Away!