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Eden By The Sea

The Dune House was a favorite spot for Bunny and Paul Mellon who enjoyed the understated elegance of the cottage on the dunes.

Rachel “Bunny” Mellon and her husband, Paul, could have chosen any exquisite corner of the globe as the summer holiday retreat for their growing family. Read more…

It Was Unbelievable

Cape residents, weather experts recall the New England Hurricane of 1938.

Ginny Dunham Hutchinson was 14 and a student at the Barnstable Senior/Junior High School when she and some friends walked to the beach on the afternoon of September 22, 1938. Read more…

Sailing On: Centerville museum exhibit focuses on Donald McKay’s life work

The mastermind behind some of America’s fastest clipper ships is the focus of an exhibit at the Centerville Historical Museum.

For one brief, glorious period, prior to a tidal wave of steam-powered boats, the swiftest, tallest, most beautiful sailing ships ever built rode the crest of popularity on the high seas. Read more…

Ripe with Activity: A Preview of Autumn Fairs and Harvests

Cape Cod Autumn Fairs, Festivals and Events...

Though famous worldwide as a haven for beachgoers and summer getaways, the attractions of the Cape do not wither after Labor Day. In fact, you could say many are just coming to life. In September and October, numerous events are scheduled across the peninsula where you can revel in the Cape’s bountiful local harvest. From pumpkins to scallops, cranberries to oysters, there’s something here for every discerning palate. Read more…

Local Flavor

At times, it seems as if our food comes from a far-off place, finding its way onto our dinner plates from parts unknown. Read more…

Cape Authentic

Puritan Cape Cod launches the Chatham Chino Company, their own clothing brand interwoven with classic Cape details—and the story of their family’s American dream.

Rick and Jim Penn of Puritan Cape Cod, know all about dreaming big even when the economic fabric of America seems to have frayed a bit. As co-owners of one of the commercial pillars of Cape Cod, and the third generation of their family at the helm of Puritan, the two cousins believe that new ideas are crucial for continued success. Read more…

Cape Magic

Personal touches - and some unscripted surprises - charmed this Cape Cod wedding.

The September morning of the wedding was overcast, with wispy fog rolling in on an easterly wind from Cape Cod Bay. Read more…

Allure of the Figawi

Our writer recalls his favorite moments from 18 Figawi races across Nantucket Sound

“WE ARE GONNA HIT THAT BOAT!” The man yelling those words over the wind, out in the middle of Nantucket Sound, was my first Figawi captain. Read more…

A Timeless Retreat

Architect Bruce Miller restores an authentic Cape cabin in the woods of Wellfleet.

It’s not every day you come across a property that evokes a sense of charm and nostalgia for old Cape Cod. Read more…

All in Good Time

With more than 80 nonfiction books to his credit, history author Martin Sandler has hit his stride - with no plans to slow down.

What do you do when you’re an 80-year-old writer and so many voices—your critics’, your editors’, the one inside yourself—tell you that after more than 40 years in the business, you’re better than you’ve ever been? If you’re Martin Sandler, you scribble your rollerball pen across a yellow legal pad for hours on end, because you have a deadline looming. Read more…

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