Scranton Seahorse Inn

Macaroni & Cheese Every Monday

Mac & Cheese Mondays

All Winter Long!

 

Mac 'n' cheese One of my favorite foods growing up was macaroni & cheese.  Now granted, my idea of GOOD macaroni and cheese has evolved from the boxed-orangey stuff,  but that’s besides the point.   On cold nights in winter time there’s really nothing quite like a warm dish of pasta that’s baked with a good variety of cheeses.

We all have our favorite recipes don’t we?   The type of pasta matters to many people.  Elbows, ziti, or bowties?  Some just want cheese and macaroni, others want bacon, pancetta, or (god forbid) broccoli included.    Even when it comes to the toppings we all have our favorites.    Are you a dried bread crumbs or panko person?    Maybe just another layer of cheese?

This winter at The Scranton Seahorse Inn we are going all over the place and trying different recipes we’ve tried, we’ve wanted to try or ones that you send us and insist we try.    We’re cooking up a big dish every Monday and sharing it for dinner in our dining room with our guests.

Book your room for Monday nights, bring your favorite beverage and dinner is on us!    If you have a favorite recipe that you think I should try send it to me at info@scrantonseahorseinn.com    If you can’t make it to us on a Monday night I’ll be sure to give you feedback from our weekly “judges”.

Give us a call at 203.245.0550 for make your room reservation and to reserve your spot at the table for some free macaroni and cheese.   Or, book online at this link.

See ou at the inn!

 

 

 

 

 

New Year’s Eve Package

NEW YEAR’S EVE 2019

DINNER FOR TWO AND AN OVERNIGHT STAY

JUST $400

Join us for a New Year’s Eve 2019 celebration at The Scranton Seahorse Inn and Chef Paul Barron’s The Table.   Our overnight package includes an early noon time check in, dinner for 2 at The Table, overnight accommodations, full breakfast and late check out on New Year’s Day.    The Table is conveniently located just a two minute walk from our front door.

Complimentary champagne and cheese fondu from 4:30 – 5:30 in the library by the fire with the innkeeper and other guests.

Lobster, Wagyu beef and oysters are all on the menu which you can preview at Chef Paul’s website at The Table.   There are two seatings for dinner at 5pm & 8pm.   Please let us know when making your reservation which seating you prefer.  As of this posting there are only 4 seats left for the 5pm seating.

Hope to see you here in Madison, CT and at The Scranton Seahorse Inn as you bid farewell to 2019 and welcome in the year 2020!!    Please call for reservations at 203.245.0550.

 

Small Business Saturday

Support Your Local Small Businesses On Saturday November 30

 

Small Business Saturday 2019The Scranton Seahorse Inn and all the shops in the town of Madison, Connecticut are hoping to see you on Small Business Saturday.    Come to our town and find the best of local merchants that are offering specials and superior customer service.   Why is shopping small so important not only on this day, but everyday:

“Small business is the backbone of local economies.   In fact, one study found that for every $100 spent at a local business, $68 of it stays within the local economy — compared to just $43 for large businesses.

But, more than that, small businesses create an atmosphere — the vibrant, unique elements of a community. They give community members a point of local connection and common experience. In this way, they collectively become woven into the fabric of a community’s image….”

2 free mugs on Small Business Saturday

The Scranton Seahorse Inn annual gift certificate sale begins on Saturday and continues until 12/24/19.    For every $250 we will include an additional $25 gift certificate that can be redeemed at the same time or at a later date.   And,  On Small Business Saturday we will include a bonus of 2 ceramic Seahorse Inn Mugs  that you can  include with your gift (or keep for yourself!)

.Stop in to the inn at 818 Boston Post Road in Madison on Saturday November 30th to purchase your gift certificates.   We’ll also be serving complimentary spiked & mulled cider from noon until 4pm.

If you can’t make it to the inn on Saturday and want to take advantage of our 1 day only free mugs offer we will be taking phone orders at 203.245.0550 from 12pm – 4pm.

See you Saturday while you support your local!!  

FREE ROOMS FOR VETERANS

Veteran’s Day is Monday November 11th and in honor to all those that are serving or have served we offer guest rooms free of charge.    If you are a veteran or know a veteran that would appreciate or are in need of a relaxing night away please send them our way.   It’s always our privilege at the Scranton Seahorse Inn to honor veterans for their service with this offer.

If you are able and have time please observe Veterans Day by finding services or dedications in your town and attending them.

Call Michael at 203.245.0550 to reserve a complimentary room.

 

End of Summer Special – Tuesdays Are Free

Am I really already posting an end of summer special?   It seems like the warm summer sunshine  just arrived and now in a few short weeks school will be starting all over and the wind down of Summer 2019 begins.

The good news is there is still plenty of time (and sunshine) left to plan a last minute getaway to the beach here  in Madison, Connecticut.   So if have haven’t taken the time or made the time to relax with your butt in the sand, the Scranton Seahorse Inn End of Summer Special is too good to pass up.    We have the inside scoop and great tips on the best places to relax, kayak, hike, eat and drink.

 

Any Tuesday night stay is free when you book a Sunday and Monday night.   The beaches are quieter on these days, there’s plenty of seating at our great restaurants in Madison, there are sunrises and sunsets that shouldn’t be missed.   Please make the time to call us today to  book your mini end of summer vacation before I make a new post about a winter special!

Offer is good thru the end of September and is valid only when reservations are made over the phone at 203.245.0550.

Saint Patrick’s Day Dinner….all week!

St. Patrick’s Day Dinners 

 

We will be serving our over night guests a traditional St. Patrick’s Day dinner every night the week March 17th – March 21st.

Join us any night  as we feature choices of Shepard’s Pie, Grilled Salmon, or Irish Lamb Stew in our dining room from 5-7pm.   Irish dinners are included in your room rate.  BYOG (bring your own Guinness).

We will also be serving some delicious Irish breakfast each morning too!

Call us at 203.245.0550 to book your room and reserve a seat at the table.

 

Turn The Tide On Plastic

Eliminating single use plastic is a worldwide initiative that gets a tremendous amount of press.  Educating yourself and then taking small steps to improve your own footprint isn’t difficult to do.

To help educate and to encourage there has been an active town wide program here in Madison for a few months that has been adopted quickly and effectively.   Our “Turning The Tide on Plastic” is not mandated but has seen a lot of success.  Chamber of Commerce executive director Eileen Banisch stated “we want people to want to do this, not have to do this”.  Many of our local businesses have taken steps to immediately eliminate plastic products from their offering.   For example, don’t be surprised if the straw in your water is a paper straw and don’t be offended if you’re encouraged stop using single use bags from the grocery store.

Because of our proximity on Long Island Sound we have a very keen interest on the amount of pollution that we can easily eliminate.  I’m very lucky in life that I get to walk the beach every day all year round.   I long for the day that I don’t have to pick up garbage while I’m walking.

Here at the Scranton Seahorse Inn we are taking steps to help too.

  • We have a 5-gallon bottle of water dispenser that we encourage guests to use to refill their reusable water bottles
  • Our soap is hand made locally and wrapped in recycled paper
  • Beginning this summer our toiletries and amenities will be packaged in recycled and recyclable material.

I’d love to hear what you’re doing as an individual, family or town to help Turn The Tide on Plastic.

We look forward to seeing you at The Scranton Seahorse Inn soon.

Calling All Last Minute Shoppers

GIFT CERTIFICATES

THE PERFECT GIFT FOR EVERYONE YOU FORGOT TO BUY A GIFT FOR

 

Are you still looking for the perfect gift for the hard to buy for people in your life?  Or maybe the person you didn’t know your were supposed to buy a gift for but you heard they bought you a gift and now you need to buy them a gift?  Here’s an idea….A gift certificate to the Scranton Seahorse Inn!

Perfect for moms, dads, sons, daughters, wife, husband, your ex-hunsbands new wife (part Christmas gift part thank you gift!), your fiancé, your favorite caretaker, your kids awesome teacher, an outstanding employee, a friend, an enemy (soon to be ex-enemy), neighbor, olympic athlete (someone please buy one for Gus Kenworthy) your doctor, your dentist and of course yourself.

Purchase before December 21st and receive it in the mail before Christmas.  If you purchase after December 22nd we will email you a copy to print on your color printer.

Call us today at 203.245.0550 to order your gift certificate for the Scranton Seahorse Inn.   We have a few new expensive cartridges in our inkjet and we’re ready.

Merry Christmas!

Small Business Saturday

 

Small Business Saturday

November 24th 20

Today’s the day to avoid the big box stores and malls and head to your local neighborhood shops and the shops in the towns that surround you.  You’re shopping small and fueling the Shop Small Movement every time you pick up a latte at
the corner coffee shop, buy a new bag at the neighborhood boutique, or catch a show at the town theater or stay at a small bed and breakfast. You’re supporting the small businesses that make your community vibrant and unique.

Why not come visit Madison today and visit our great boutiques, book store and coffee shops and get the special attention and unique gifts your can’t get at a mall.   Our little town will be hoping with excitement and spirit that includes special deals everywhere.

We have a special deal on gift certificates today too!  Buy a gift certificate from the Scranton Seahorse Inn today and we’ll take 20% off your purchase as our thanks you for shopping small!   Call me at 203.245.0550 and we’ll put your  your gift certficate in the mail today*.

Have a happy holiday season everyone!

*Gift certificates purchase on Small Business Saturday are good for new reservations made after January 1 2019.

 

We Honor Our Veterans

Free Rooms For Veterans

Veteran’s Day Monday November  12th

 

We respectfully invite veterans to join us for a complimentary overnight stay at the Scranton Seahorse Inn on Monday November 12th.  It’s our small token of appreciation to honor those who have served or are serving our country in a capacity we can never truly repay.

Come spend then night in Madison, Connecticut and on the Connecticut shoreline for a day and night of rest and relaxation.   If you are local and cannot stay with us overnight please join us for a complimentary welcome reception with wine and light refreshments in our dining room from 5-7pm.

Veteran’s call today at 203.245.0550 to reserve your room.