Posts Tagged 'Welch House'

Spring in Maine

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Winter is slowly slithering away here in Boothbay Harbor, and as bad as the winter has been for us soon the air will be filled with the songs of spring.

Ocean Point is beautiful anytime of the year.
Ocean Point in Springtime.

Now, before you go all Bambi, let me explain spring in Maine and then spring in Boothbay Harbor. First and foremost, in the rest of Maine spring is called “mud season”. Between the melting ...

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Breakfast of Champions

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Buy Local. Hire Local. But more important, we here the Welch House believe that we should be making a personal commitment to our State and the people that live here.

Elle Logan, from Boothbay Harbor, shows off her gold medal after the 2008 Olympics
Elle Logan
Olympic Gold Medal Winner 2008 & 2012

This is Elle. She was both a housekeeper and a front Desk Clerk for us in 2006. Like many of the ...

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“You’ve never seen his face on a bubblegum card, have you?”

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I know I’m dating myself with this comment, but it was part of a cartoon (Peanuts) exchange between Lucy and Schroeder discussing the importance of Beethoven. Lucy’s standard for relative importance was being immortalized on a bubblegum card, (remember them?), and while Schroeder felt Beethoven’s body of work spoke for itself, Lucy was withholding judgement until she saw his face on a bubblegum card.

May I present Elle Logan, Stanford graduate, Olympic Champion and former Welch House employee. She’s a ...

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Reggae Church with the Dani Tribesmen

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Winters are cold here. And quiet.

But we hardy Yankees always manage to find an enjoyable way of passing the dark months. A couple of years ago, local musician Dave Gagne approached McSeagull’s owner Ralph Smith with an idea to help them both. His wildly popular reggae band, the Dani Tribesmen, are known for their sell-out cruises on Sunday nights during the summer. What about offering brunch on Sunday afternoons in the winter, complete with live music? Hence “Reggae Church” was ...

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The World is Mine Oyster

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In my last blog I talked about our buddies at Wicked Joe, and how important we thought it was to buy and serve as much fresh, local food that you could.

In Boothbay Harbor, we are lucky enough to live in the middle of a good food galaxy, and Ralph & Elena Smith are going where no Foodie has gone before. At least in Boothbay Harbor.

Their latest dream is Mine Oyster, a Raw Bar and Gathering Place with room ...

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