July 19, 2013

Cool in Woods Hole

Woods Hole is the perfect spot to beat the heat of the dog days of summer. Nestled on a peninsular between Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound there always seems to be a nice sea breeze. The temperature in Woods Hole is typically 10 degrees cooler than in town. Want to take a swim? There are three great spots for that. Stony Beach, which is located on the Buzzards Bay side, is popular for locals and summer visitors. On the Vineyard Sound side there is Nobska Beach, enjoy the surf while you watch the boats pass by the famous Nobska Light […]
July 12, 2013

It is nice to be in Woods Hole

For those who are fortunate enough to live, work, or frequent the village of Woods Hole there is a general consensus or knowledge meant of how special this area is due to its unique community. Woods Hole has the distinction of possessing an incredible progressive and accomplished scientific community by way of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, NOAA, and the MBL, a tremendously gifted and diverse visual and performance arts community, all merged together in this distinctive harborside Hamlet. As an added incentive to being a member of the Woods Hole community or just visiting the area is its collection […]
July 5, 2013

The Landfall Restaurant

The Landfall is one of our favorite Woods Hole restaurants. The food and service is always outstanding and the staff is friendly. The dress code is Cape Cod casual. The Landfall is owned by two local brothers who are the sons of the man who built the restaurant in 1946. The wood in the building has been taken from old ship wrecks and boards from old buildings in the area. One can enjoy reading about the various artifacts that hang around the building that have been collected over the years. In addition, photographs on the walls show the Landfall’s many […]
June 28, 2013

Buzzards Bay Discovery Center

Have you ever counted a scallop’s eyes? Have you looked inside a mermaid’s purse? Have you touched an animal that has been around since the dinosaurs? You can do all that and much more at the Buzzards Bay Discovery Center! Located at 21 Luscombe Ave, in the heart of Woods Hole village, the free Buzzards Bay Discovery Center is stocked with interactive exhibits that excite locals and visitors, adults and children alike. The centerpiece of the Discovery Center is the Buzzards Bay touch tank, where you can get up close and personal with all kinds of Bay animals like sea […]