Category Archives: Pic of the Day

Pic Of The Day #1359

Old Mill sunrise, this morning (Photo/Matt Murray)

Pic Of The Day #1358

Sherwood Island metal detector (Photo/Molly Alger)

Pics Of The Day #1357

Saugatuck Shores by day … (Photo/Diane Yormark)

… and dusk (Photo/Gene Borio)

Pic Of The Day #1356

Getting ready for the new year (Photo/Max Orland)

Pics Of The Day #1355

Happy New Year, from one of Westport’s favorite views … (Photo/Lauri Weiser)

… and nearby … (Photo/Roseann Spengler)

… and around the corner, at Compo Beach (Photo/Lauri Weiser)

Pics Of The Day

Peering into Amis restaurant …

… and across the street, Pink Sumo (Photos/ John Videler for Videler Photography)

Pic Of The Day #1352

Long Island Sound (Photo/David Hyman)

Pic Of The Day #1351

Train station marsh (Photo/Patricia McMahon)

Pic Of The Day #1350

Sunset at Ned Dimes Marina (Photo/Matt Murray)

Photo Challenge #313

“06880” readers really know their onions.

And their onion barges.

I was sure that last week’s Photo Challenge — an aerial view, though it wasn’t that apparent — would leave readers crying “foul.”

Instead — very quickly — 6 alert Westporters recognized it as the remains of the old onion barge, mired for decades in the mud on the east bank of the Saugatuck River, near the William F. Cribari Bridge by Bridge Street. (Click here to see.)

It’s visible only at certain low tides. But Seth Schachter, Scott Brodie, Bill Rizzuto (who, to be fair, owns a restaurant a few yards away), Pat Saviano, Beth Berkowitz and Martha Mogren (who grew up nearby, but has not lived here in years) all nailed it. Very, very impressive!

Now, as we metamorphize from the caterpillar that was 2020 to the butterfly we hope is 2021, here’s the final Photo Challenge of the year.

If you think you know where in Westport you’d see this, click “Comments” below.

(Photo/Amy Schneider)