Halfway there! and other stats

That's right, we're past the halfway mark! Other numbers worth celebrating:

Let's do this!

Oh, and we almost forgot: here are the current rankings in our voting contest:


  1. Fireman's Carnival

  2. Pony Swim

  3. Fourth of July

  4. Blueberry Festival

  5. Oyster Festival


  1. Pico's Taqueria (tied for 1st)

  2. Bill's Seafood (tied for 1st)

  3. Right Up Your Alley (tied for 1st)

  4. Woody's (tied for 4th)

  5. Sea Star (tied for 4th)


  1. Island Creamery

  2. Build Your Own Cookie

  3. Sugarbakers (tied for 3rd)

  4. Mr. Whippy (tied for 3rd)

  5. Muller's Ice Cream Parlor (tied for 3rd)

  6. Sandy Pony Donuts


  1. lounge on the sandbar island

  2. ride bikes or scooters

  3. go mini golfing (tied for 3rd)

  4. watch movies at the Island Theatre (tied for 3rd)


  1. MamerSass (tied for 1st)

  2. The Brant (tied for 1st)

  3. Main Street Cafe (tied for 3rd)

  4. Sundial Books (tied for 3rd)

  5. Flying Fish (tied for 3rd)


  1. Miss Molly's Inn

  2. Tom's Cove Park (tied for 2nd)

  3. The Refuge Inn (tied for 2nd)

  4. Maddox Family Campground (tied for 2nd)

  5. Snug Harbor Marina (tied for 5th)

  6. Sea Shell Motel (tied for 5th)

  7. Channel Bass Inn (tied for 5th)

  8. 1848 Island Manor House (tied for 5th)

Boat Tours

  1. Daisey's Island Cruises (tied for 1st)

  2. Saltwater Pony Tours (tied for 1st)

  3. Capt. Dan's Around the Island Tours (tied for 3rd)

  4. Capt. Barry's Back Bay Cruises (tied for 3rd)

  5. Spider's Explorer (tied for 3rd)

  6. Chincoteague Cruises & Nature Tours

Local Love

  1. the high school (tied for 1st)

  2. the post office (tied for 1st)

  3. the library (tied for 3rd)

  4. the fire station (tied for 3rd)

  5. the bait shop (tied for 3rd)

Everything Else

  1. the old drawbridge

  2. that house with the Viking statue (tied for 2nd)

  3. "down neck" (tied for 2nd)

  4. Captain Timothy Hill House (tied for 2nd)

  5. Museum of Chincoteague (tied for 5th)

  6. the junk shop on Main St (tied for 5th)

Do you wish your favorite things ranked higher?

Go forth and vote! Tell your friends!