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 […]
August 23, 2013

“A small fishing village off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard”

That was how Woods Hole was described by a national news reporter after a small plane crash brought reporters flocking to Woods Hole in 1999. We have to commend the technical accuracy.  Amidst the chaos, Woods Hole has retained its small village appeal and fishing is still part of the daily scene. On an August afternoon visit to the docks next to the Aquarium you may find a number of small commercial fishing boats and a box truck loading fresh fish for a Boston wholesaler. Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) operates the Gemma to collect research specimens and The National Marine […]
August 16, 2013

Photo-walking Woods Hole

Woods Hole is one of the most beautiful places on Cape Cod to wander around and take pictures.  Just a few minutes stroll from the center of the village, you will find beaches, stunning water view homes, amazing boats and much more. Fall and spring are a great time to visit Cape Cod — what follows is a photo essay of “walking Woods Hole” in the off-season. Come and explore Woods Hole, a quintessential Cape Cod village.  The magic is in the discovery of your own favorite views and special spots.