Despite setbacks including intermittent rain and no power to the building for at least an hour mid-day, our James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef dinner called “Starry Starry Night” came off in style this past Tuesday evening August 13, 2013. We started the night before, renting a truck and emptying the restaurant of all it’s furniture [...]
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Meet Phil Stanton, a friend of mine and local fisherman extraordinaire. Phil has won more fishing derbies than most people have collected parking tickets, is renowned for having re-located a raft of eider ducks from Maine to Penikese Island (not to mention being a world-expert on the species), and is a dedicated participant in all [...]
James Cameron loves Woods Hole. He has been coming here for decades, first to meet with Bob Ballard and the team that discovered the Titanic for his hit film of the same title, later to research the underwater sequences for the international blockbuster Avatar. When Cameron crossed the line from film-maker to explorer to built [...]
One of my favorite places to visit from Woods Hole is the historic village of Marshfield Hills, Mass. Here, nestled in a blink-and-you-will-miss-it town center, you will find the charming Marshfield Hills General Store. Who does not love the delights of a general store, half dedicated to US post boxes, the rest jam packed with [...]
The Red Chair is a great way to meet new people. I know, that sounds really strange but it’s so true! My humble red chair (rescued from the Falmouth dump, more context here) is making a tour of all the best Inns and B&B’s in New England, and because of that, it was [...]
The Woods Hole film festival is in full swing this week. Lauren Greenfield, director of the hot new documentary Queen of Versailles stayed with us at the Woods Hole Inn, and she screened her incredible movie to a stunned Woods Hole audience on Sunday night. Lauren’s gift is capturing the zeitgeist, and she sure did it [...]
A guest post by blogger Megan Jensen Since coming to Woods Hole, I’ve been surprised again and again at how busy this small town can be. You really never know what opportunities might turn up each week. Last night I was lucky enough to attend a ceremony held by the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary [...]
Remember the story of the red chair? You know, the image I put on Facebook that inspired a visit from a Californian photographer who then sent me the most amazing photograph she had taken of the chair? I wrote all about this last spring, and told everyone I ever met all about it, and you [...]
Just like producing a movie, at the Woods Hole Inn we are crafting great vacations, one customer at a time. Every movie begins with a great script and the Woods Hole Inn is no different — our script calls for us to make you feel pampered and welcome the minute you walk in the door. [...]
Author George Colt (“The Big House”) will be speaking in Falmouth on March 1st. He is staying at the Woods Hole Inn that night and has offered to breakfast with guests and sign copies of his wonderful Cape Cod memoir over our gourmet coffee and chef Sara’s sweet delights. George is my first cousin and [...]
Simpsons writers come to Woods Hole for R & R.
Steve Carell comes to Woods Hole and eats a lobster taco at the Quicks Hole restaurant.