A Day in the Life
April 22, 2020

A Day in the Life of a Cape Cod Beekeeper

by Lisa Cavanaugh On an early spring day in Sandwich, a determined worker bee is making her way back to a hive, her “pollen basket” laden with light yellow powder, likely…
Life + Style
August 3, 2020

Look Up!

The Night Sky is Shining A Guide to Stargazing on the Cape and Islands by Lisa CavanaughRenowned American astronomer and author Carl Sagan firmly believed that we humans are all…
Wellness
August 27, 2020

My Therapy: Running With Nature

by Lisa ConnorsI arrive at Nickerson State Park at 7 a.m. on a Sunday to meet a friend for a six-mile run. It is a perfect day, not a cloud…
Life + Style
December 11, 2020

Shop Local Gift Guide

Wrap the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list this year, no matter where you are celebrating. We’ve searched local shops and located items for family and friends, from…
Profiles
December 8, 2020

Gone Painting

Artist Paul Schulenburg’s scenes from the region by Kelly ChasePaul Schulenburg was an artist from the start. He grew up in Upstate New York in a house filled with his grandfather’s…
Life + Style
May 2, 2020

Little fun – from Littlenecks

Littlenecks Toddler Tee Shirt 18.00 Whale Sweatshirt 24.00 100% cotton kids whale sweatshirt with “Cape Cod” screen printed on left chest. Swim Shorts 12.00 Toddler swim shorts. Unlined with elastic…
Profiles
July 15, 2020

Nantucket: Classic American Style 30 Miles Out to Sea

Where did you get the inspiration for your book? We both fell in love with the island, its beauty, lifestyle, and community of interesting and entrepreneurial people. When Liza and…
Life + Style
August 3, 2020

Pops of Color

Jesse Ahern on designing window boxes On Nantucket it’s easy to be enchanted walking up Main Street past the rows of gray-shingled homes, and in the summer, many of the…
Life + Style
July 25, 2020

A New Kind of Story-time

by Lisa Cavanaugh Yarmouth Police Sergeant Diana Wells is the mother of two young children, so she knows how the Covid-19 stay-at-home advisory presented some challenges to parents. “My kids were…
A Day in the Life
August 24, 2020

He Lives to Fish and Fishes to Live

Lou MacKeil on the joys of fishing  Plus 16 spots to cast a line by Bill Higgins  Photographs by Matt CosbyIt’s a raw spring afternoon on Cape Cod with a…
Life + Style
June 3, 2020

A Round and a Round: A Cape and Islands Golf Vacation

by Bill HigginsFarm Neck Golf Club on Martha’s Vineyard.Highland LinksHighland Links 10 Highland Light Road, North Truro highlandlinkscapecod.comCranberry ValleyCranberry Valley 183 Oak Street, Harwich cranberryvalley.golf Blue Rock Golf CourseBlue Rock Golf Course…
Life + Style
December 8, 2020

Wild Wellfleet

Despite Harsh Conditions and Wavering Markets, Three Female Entrepreneurs Find Freedom and Adventure in Their Careers as Oyster Harvesters. by  Lisa Cavanaugh  Photographs by Julia CumesA wild Wellfleet oyster (crassostrea…
Profiles
August 21, 2020

125 Years in Business

Mid-Cape Home Centers celebrates 125 years of doing business on the Cape and beyond this year. We spoke with Marketing Director Crystal Pieschel about the organization’s past and its hopes…
Profiles
May 12, 2020

An Artist’s Summer Memories at the Lighthouse Inn

Jeremy Gaines’s family has a long history in the hospitality industry. His great grandparents owned and managed the Lighthouse Inn in West Dennis, and they passed it on to his…
A Day in the Life
May 13, 2020

Lessons on Small Space Living from a Submarine Pilot

Establish Healthy Routines “Ship life revolves around routines,” says Strickrott. Humans are creatures of habit and defined routines at sea keep the crews on task and on schedule. Every day,…
Life + Style
August 3, 2020

A Sense of Space

Five beautiful places to rejuvenate your soul while social distancing by Maria AllenAfter many weeks of sheltering in place, nothing feels better than taking a peaceful walk in the summer…
Profiles
April 30, 2020

Hans de Castellane

by Kelly Chase On the cover of our first issue of Cape Cod and the Islands, local artist Hans de Castellane painted a beloved Provincetown scene. de Castellane is a painter,…
History
June 4, 2020

The lost links of Cedar Bank

Eastham Historical Society
Life + StyleWellness
August 3, 2020

Running in Place at Home

Falmouth’s course changes but the impact does not. by Bill Higgins The 48th New Balance Falmouth Road Race was scheduled for Sunday, August 16, with all the trappings that make…
Profiles
August 15, 2020

Making Furniture By Hand for Half a Century

by Kelly Chase  Photographs by Michael KarchmerAt 82 years old, Dick Kiusalas of West Barnstable Tables is still working and doesn’t plan on stopping anytime soon. “My work makes me want to…
Life + Style
May 2, 2020

Art Gallery Trail

by Lisa Cavanaugh From Sandwich to Provincetown, Cape Cod is an ideal place to find artistry and inspiration. Long a favorite locale for painters and photographers, Cape Cod has the light,…
Food + DrinkLife + Style
July 25, 2020

Pivoting for Good

by Lannan M. O’Brien Photographs by Julia CumesRestaurant owners on the Cape and islands are a hardy breed. They suffer lost business every winter, whether they close for the season…
Life + StyleWellness
December 8, 2020

Open-Road Remedy

Whether for business or pleasure Falmouth’s scenic bikeway is something to see and explore.  by Bill Higgins Photography by Dan CutronaThe Shining Sea Bikeway in Falmouth gets its name from…
Travel
July 13, 2020

A Spring Weekend in Chatham

by Maria AllenChatham Bars Inn 297 Shore Rd., Chatham chathambarsinn.comChatham Bars Inn 297 Shore Rd., Chatham chathambarsinn.comSacred Cod at Chatham Bars Inn 297 Shore Rd., Chatham chathambarsinn.comFisherman’s Daughter 402 Main St.,…
Wellness
June 17, 2020

On the Run … Across the Cape

by Lisa Connors Beginning and ending at Barnstable Fire Station (3249 Main St.), this 11-mile run passes open fields, farm animals, and coastal lookouts. The running group then gathers at Nirvana…
Life + Style
August 27, 2020

Silent this summer

But the joy of Cape League baseball will return by Bill Higgins Photograph by Paul ScharffThe fabric of a Cape Cod summer is a comfortable patchwork quilt of blissful scenes:…
History
November 9, 2020

Two of the Region’s Whaling Captains of Color

by Skip Finleyhen Pilgrims first landed on Provincetown’s shores in 1620, they were immediately stunned by the whales that swam by. In Nathaniel Philbrick’s Mayflower, there’s a story of one…
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December 13, 2020

Three Families Put Down Roots, Building Businesses and Community in Wellfleet and Truro

Truro Vineyards, Gelato Joy, and Thomas A.D. Watson and Francie Rudolph on raising their families and growing their businesses in towns defined by seasonal extremes. by Maria Allen Photographs by…
Life + Style
October 27, 2020

A Beginner’s Guide to Birding on Cape Cod & the Islands

by Mike O’Connor photography by Marcy fordHere’s a question: Which is the fourth largest state in the U.S.? Don’t be afraid to guess. There’s no prize. Slightly smaller than California,…
HistoryHome DesignLife + Style
December 8, 2020

Art is Welcome Here

A local philanthropist renovates the historic Mary Heaton Vorse house with hopes to reinvigorate a legacy of art making. by Andre van der Wende Photographs by Tony LuongThe small sign…
Life + StyleWellness
January 8, 2021

Winter Walks on Cape Cod and the Islands

Get outside and embrace “open air life” this winter with these scenic hikes suggested by local experts. by Kelly ChaseThe chilliest, darkest days of the year are upon us, but…
Life + Style
August 27, 2020

Shop Local – Summer Selections

Beachcomber Rose, $125 Slyk Shades slykshades.com Old Favorite trucker $24.99 JAKS, Chatham 508.348.1193, dflax.com Terry fleece crossover hood $89.99 JAKS, Chatham 508.348.1193, dflax.com Sterling silver fish cuff bracelet. The East Wind Silver Co.,…
Life + Style
June 17, 2020

For the Love of the Craft

by Kelly Chase » Photographs by Matt CosbyCurrently, they employ about 16 workers year-round, but staffing can vary based on projects. Many craftsmen and women find their way to the…
Profiles
May 23, 2020

Song of Herself

The many talents of Cape Cod musician Sarah Swain by Lisa Cavanaugh Photographs by Julia Cumesarah Swain is full of spunk and energy when she leaps joyfully in the air…
Life + Style
October 27, 2020

Nature’s Classroom

A guide to exploring the outdoors as a family by KELLY CHASEIn a time when Zoom workshops have become the norm, longtime teacher Gilbert Newton has a refreshing idea: nature…