Patrick Yaroch of Hamilton plays cornhole during the Swampscott Beer Garden with Bent Water Brewing Co. on Saturday. (Spenser R. Hasak)
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Fundraiser was on tap for Swampscott Fish House

SWAMPSCOTT -- Beer on the beach was the perfect way to distract Swampscott residents from Saturday's heat wave. And it was for a good cause.

Back in February, Swampscott resident David Grishman and a group of his friends were feeling the winter blues. They had visions of music and beer on the beach. One of them had the idea for a beer garden on Fisherman's Beach and the organizing efforts began immediately. Trying to pin down a charitable cause for the event, they knew raising money for renovations to the historic Fish House was the only option, said Grishman.

"It became evident to me that the oldest operating fish house on the East Coast is here is in our town and it needs our help and awareness," said Grishman. "We thought this was an appropriate way to bring awareness t…

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