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Discovering Block Island: Own A Piece of the Block for Just $0.25

by kelly / November, 14 2018 01:30
Want to own a little piece of Block Island? On November 27th the United States Mint will release a three-coin quarter set featuring Block Island. While they are meant as collectible items, they can actually be used as quarters too. Time to pay for our laundry with a little slice of Block Island. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: When The Crowds Disappear

by kelly / September, 26 2018 01:30
There’s something magical when you feel like you have an entire island all to yourself. Block Island is so peaceful and even more beautiful once the crowds thin out as fall rolls in. It is by no means boring on the island – just a little quieter. Here’s what you can find on the Block in the next few months. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: August Fun

by kelly / August, 8 2018 01:30
Now that we’re in August it may feel like summer is coming to an end but it’s not on Block Island. There’s more on-island swimming, eating and partying to be had. Check out all that August has to offer on the Block and don't forget to pack your sunscreen. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: July’s Must Dos…

by Will / June, 27 2018 01:30
July is party time on Block Island. There’s so much to see, do, eat, and celebrate on the island this month. In fact, I think it’s one of the best, if not best, times to be there. Here’s what happening all about town this month (and it’s really sunny this time of year on the island so don’t forget to lather up on sunscreen). [More]

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Discovering Block Island: June’s Can’t Miss Events…

by Will / June, 6 2018 01:30
It’s June, it’s Block Island, it’s time for summer! Memorial Day is the start of the season and with that comes a ton of island fun. From music fests to sailboat races to restaurant week there’s something for everyone in June. Not convinced Block Island is for you? Well, Southern Living recently named it one of the 15 Amazing Island Getaways – in America. Here’s what June has in store for you… [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Island Bans Balloons

by kelly / April, 25 2018 01:30
Block Island’s town council unanimously voted to ban the sale and use of balloons. Yup, you read that right; on April 2, 2018 the vote went down. While a ban might seem odd at first, it’s actually a measure to protect the island’s wildlife and coastal ecosystem. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Winter Relaxation, Romance and Fun

by kelly / January, 17 2018 01:30
Need to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and just slow down? Then hop on a short ferry ride to Block Island right now. It’s winter on the Block and you can enjoy some peace, quiet with a bit of romance and fun thrown in. Here’s is a bit about what the island has to offer this season… [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Fall on the Block

by kelly / September, 13 2017 01:30
Fall is one of my favorite times on Block Island. The traffic slows down but the weather remains warm enough that I can dip my feet in the ocean and get a spot on the beach all to myself (with some sunscreen in tow). Plus there’s still so much fun to be had on the island. So book a ticket to the Block and check out one of these fall happenings. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: The Island Gets Its Own Quarter!

by Will / August, 9 2017 01:30
The Nature Conservancy calls Block Island “one of the last 12 great places in the Western Hemisphere.” With 17 miles of gorgeous beach – be sure to bring your sunscreen - and almost half the island protected for wildlife, Block Island goes to great lengths to guard its beautiful environment. It’s no wonder the United States Mint decided to make the Block Island National Wildlife Refuge part of their America the Beautiful Quarters Program. [More]

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Discovering Block Island: Race Week 2017

by Will / June, 15 2017 01:30
Block Island Race Week is a big event on the island. Taking place every two years, this year the action starts on June 18th and if you love boating it’s not one to miss. With over 150 sailboats participating the island really comes alive with racing all day and festivities each night. [More]

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