Sunday, April 7, 2013
The fashion designer from Palm Beach made her mark on Martha's Vineyard as well.
The Florida woman whose exuberantly patterned clothing designs defined coastal chic from Palm Beach to the Vineyard has died in, the New York Times is reporting. Lilly Pulitzer was 81, according to the Times. Begininng in the 1960s, when Jacqueline Kennedy was photographed in one of Pulitzer's sleeveless minidresses, and continuing well into the 70s, Pulitzer's colorful summerwear became wardrobe staples for seasonal Martha's Vineyard residents like actress Ruth Gordon, who took her daily strolls in Edgartown wearing "Lilly shifts" and chiffon hair bows. In the Pink, an Edgartown boutique, carries Lilly Pulitzer-licensed merchandise. But, according to the Times, Pulitzer herself had not been involved in the business beyond approving print …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
If the holidays leave you with little time to shop for gifts, try these stores in Falmouth for great last-minute gift ideas.
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- Sara Mannal
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
With all of the tree trimming, cookie baking and partygoing, there is so much to do during the holidays that it's easy to leave shopping for Christmas presents until the last minute. But by then, the malls and chain stores are usually chaotic and the mere thought of battling crowds is exhausting. Here are some ideas for easy gifts that can be bought locally and require little stress: Tell us: What are some of your own last-minute gift ideas? Share in the comments below.
Friday, June 8, 2012
Nominate your favorite antique store in the comments; it might be voted a Readers' Choice later this summer.
If it's near and dear to your heart, Patch wants to know—tell us about Falmouth's best antique store. Nominate your favorite spot for Antiques in the comments below. Once you do, Patch will officially add them to the running for best of the best—and later this summer, they may beat out the competition to become the number one Readers' Choice. We will take nominations through July 9; voting begins July 23.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Who won this week's poll?
The results are in, and Lawrence Gardens has just been named the best florist in Falmouth in this week's "Best of Patch Readers' Choice" poll. In our comments section, reader Loretta wrote: "Lawrence Gardens, WooHoo... a talented bunch of girls who can turn ordinary flowers into beautiful works of art!" (Now that's what we call an enthusiastic endorsement!) Other florists with very strong showings included Allen's House of Flowers and Falmouth Florist. So congratulations to all! And remember, you can review Lawrence Gardens yourself on our reviews page! Be sure to check back Monday morning for next week's poll, Best Place for Mother's Day Brunch in Falmouth.
Monday, April 23, 2012
Vote in this week's poll and defend your choice in the comments section below. Then check back Friday for the winner!
So it's your hubby's birthday, or perhaps Mother's Day (coming up on May 13, by the way)... where do you go to get the freshest, most beautiful arrangement of flowers in Falmouth? This is your chance—let your neighbors know where your favorite place to buy flowers in town is. Vote in the poll below and defend your choice in the comments section! This week's choices are: Courtney's Floral Creations, Hobart's Fine Florals, Lawrence Gardens, Casablanca Florals, Allen's House of Flowers, Falmouth Florist, Shaw's, or Stop and Shop. We'll leave the poll up all week, then close voting at 9am on Friday. At noon that day, we'll share your top local pick. In the meantime, you can always go to our Patch Places page and search for local businesses by …
Friday, April 13, 2012
Find out who won this week's poll!
The results are in, and the Falmouth Sports Exchange has just been voted the best place to buy sporting goods in this week's "Best of Patch Readers' Choice" poll. Other sporting goods stores that got plenty of votes included Eastman's Sport and Tackle, Art's Bike Shop, and the Corner Cycle. So congratulations to all! Review the Falmouth Sports Exchange yourself on our reviews page, and be sure to check back on Monday for next week's poll, Best Chowder in Falmouth. The polls open Monday at 5:45am and close Friday at 9am. If you have a favorite place to eat chowder in Falmouth, let us know in the comments section, so we will be sure to include it in our poll.