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June 28, 2012

Red White and Blue

It’s safe to say that the Fourth of July Parade in Woods Hole is one of the most unique parades in America. The event is filled with water themed floats and everyone dresses up to reflect their love of Woods Hole’s marine life. The Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) organizes the parade. Locals and researchers dress up in the quirkiest ways – posing as amoeba, lobsters, crustaceans, squid, etc. Those wishing to get in on the action gather at 11:30 at the School Street parking lot to suit up in costumes. The parade starts at 12 o’clock along Water Street and […]
June 20, 2012

The Taste of the World

With a front row seat of Eel Pond and the unique drawbridge that rises to let sailboats in and out of the protected inlet, it’s no wonder why Phusion Grille is always buzzing. It’s not just the killer real estate that keeps patrons coming back year after year – owner Carol Grigas credits inventive cooking and a great staff for keeping her customers so happy. Grigas has worked with chef Stuart Hirsch for ten years, and together they have developed a unique menu combining the flavors of many cultures.  Hirsch, who trained with celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck and others, has […]
June 20, 2012

African Dance brings the Community Together

The Woods Hole Community Hall, an 1878 wooden building in the center of this historic fishing village, is an unlikely mecca for African dance. But professional African dancer, Tara Murphy loves teaching here because her enthusiastic students and great sense of community. Murphy has a long history with Afro centric culture, starting with her own biracial heritage. She later earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in theater and religious studies at Yale, where she also delved into African dance. Her great interest in African culture lead her to study traditional dance and drumming in Ghana, West Africa. Murphy’s studies did […]