August 24, 2012

How to Park in Woods Hole

 In the summer months, Woods Hole is filled with happy people, enjoying the summer breeze, watching the boats come in and out of the harbor, stopping for a bite to eat – AND looking for a place to park. But parking in Woods Hole is not as hard as you may think with several hundred spaces waiting to welcome you to our village. The first thing you need to know is that parking in Woods Hole is designed for people who are coming to patronize Woods Hole businesses and see the charm of Woods Hole itself. For these day visitors – […]
August 24, 2012

Calcutta Fishing Derby

The Calcutta Fishing Derby takes place during the month of September and is sponsored by the Woods Hole Business Association. Daily prizes are given for the biggest catch of Bluefish and Bass and grand prizes are given on the final day of the derby. The 2012 Calcutta Fishing Derby begins at 12:01am on September 10th and ends at 12:00am on October 12th. Eligible fish species include Striped Bass and Bluefish. The entry fee is twenty dollars and kids under 12 years old are free. The weigh-in station for all fish entered in the contest will take place at the Landfall Restaurant. […]
August 21, 2012

The Fishmonger

Despite having eaten at the Fishmonger dozens of times, the definition of a “fishmonger” was never clear to me. After a few Google searches, I discovered this means “someone who sells fish and seafood” which is certainly true of this authentic New England perched on one of the East Coast’s most cherished fishing meccas. With fresh fish served daily, the atmosphere in this wharf-turned-dining-room is perfect for a meal by the sea. Add the fabulous views of Great Harbor and the drawbridge, and you really cannot go wrong. Everyone loves watching the channel as tall sailboats pass through the Woods […]
August 21, 2012

Pierce Exhibit Center and Gift Shop

On July 4th, the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) reopened the Pierce Exhibit Center and Gift Shop. The exhibit center was newly renovated this year to better express the enormous impact MBL has had in the scientific community. The exhibit center includes live animal tanks with creatures that MBL scientists are currently working with to better understand human health. In addition to the live animals, there is an interactive laboratory with hands-on microscopes, squid models, and amazing underwater video footage. The exhibit center is both free and open to the public. The gift shop portion is located inside of the exhibit […]