January 22, 2014

Stormy Day in Woods Hole

A blizzard blew though the area in the last 24 hours, shutting down schools, roads and ferries to Martha’s Vineyard with strong winds and about ten inches of snow accumulated.  Woods Hole hunkered down, WCAI broadcast through the storm and we peered out the windows as the wind howled, hoping to get out and play in the snow as soon as the weather cleared. By mid afternoon today, January 22, 2014, the sun started to peek out revealing a winter wonderland in our small village.  Pie in the Sky, Coffee Obsession and the Woods Hole Market were open and selling […]
October 15, 2013

Calcutta Fishing Derby

The 2013 Calcutta Fishing Derby has come to a close, and the winners were announced last night at a party at the Landfall Restaurant.  Fishermen and women from all over Falmouth and Woods Hole gathered to share the delicious bounty including fried bluefish and striped bass bites with cajun dipping sauce, baked striped bass, roasted bluefish with mayonnaise, homemade clam chowder, several salads and cole slaw. Winners were as follows:  Dave Ponelli (Bass @ 27.75 lbs,  Bluefish @  12:00 lbs),  Lisa Danburg (Bass @  8.85 lbs, Bluefish @   7.75 lbs) and in the child’s division,  William Kelleher with a […]
September 15, 2013

Calcutta Fishing Derby

September 15 to October 13, 2013 Each year the Woods Hole Business Association sponsors the Calcutta Fishing Derby. “The goal” says Don Este, “is to get out on the water and have a good time.” Don is co-owner of the Landfall Restaurant which is where the weigh station is located. The derby begins at 12:01 AM, Sunday September 15, 2013 and ends, Sunday, October 15, 2013 at midnight. The weigh station times are between 9:00 AM and 10:00 PM each day. All fish must be weighed in within 15 hours from the time of being caught. At the time of […]
August 27, 2013

Shuckers of Woods Hole

Last Tuesday evening my husband Bill and I went to Woods Hole for a fine meal of New England seafood, at one of our favorite restaurants. Shuckers is one of those cozy places that we all enjoy discovering while on vacation. It is tucked away at 91A Water Street, down a cobblestone alleyway, in the heart of Woods Hole Village. The owner, Kevin Murphy and his excellent staff know how to serve up a proper New England feast. Shuckers is a place where the food is artfully prepared and presented but the dress and atmosphere are casual.and relaxed. Those of […]