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Classic Crow's Nest

Classic Crow's Nest

August 1977

This is a Classic Crow's Nest from our Archives.    While sipping a cocktail the other day with our good friend Mr R. D. (Robbie) Outerbridge, well-known Front St. businessman and restaurateur, we reveled in hearing again some of the marvellous old Bermuda anecdotes about the great characters that used to walk our streets in the days gone by. Robbie was good enough to write them down so that we could share them with our readers, and while many will…


Classic Crow's Nest

July 1982

Since we have never sought to hide our deep affection for Bermuda historian and author Terry Tucker, you can imagine our reaction to the news that Her Majesty the Queen has honoured her with granting of an O.B.E. as part…


Classic Crow's Nest

July 1930

Taken from Crow's Nest in the July 1930 issue of The Bermudian.   There's never a dull moment in Bermuda life at present now that the Island has been discovered by the bird-men.   When, a few months ago, Captain…


Classic Crow's Nest

April-May 1930

At ten o’clock on Wednesday morning, April 2, the Stinson cabin monoplane, Pilot, powered by a 300-horse power Wright engine, swooped down and settled its pontoons in Hamilton Harbor – the first airplane to bridge the 666 miles of water…


Classic Crow's Nest

April, 1960

The Bermudiana, the new luxury hotel, will open its doors to guests on April 15. On the previous day invited guests will get a preview of the new establishment . . . The St. George Hotel has been undergoing an…

Classic Crow's Nest

April 1940

When regular steamship service was temporarily suspended last fall, one or two of the smaller business house began to feel the pinch.   One small store in St. George’s reported business so slow that every time the cash register bell…