Amanda Wastrom - Cape Cod LIFE Publications

In Search of Beautiful Things

One of the triumphs of Provincetown is that in the face of ever rising real estate values and a national trend to cede downtown retail spaces to national chains (see Newbury Street in Boston and Harvard Square in Cambridge), the community has stubbornly maintained its independence. The consistent hard work and talent of storeowners like the three presented on the…

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A Job That Really Counts – Bird Count

A first-timer shares her experiences from the annual Cape Cod Christmas Bird Count
While I have grown up with a healthy love of nature, often spending childhood afternoons in the woods, in my backyard, or on the beaches down the street, I somehow never got into the world of birding.We had bird feeders at my house, and sure, I knew the…

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A Breath of Fresh Air

This Cape Cod kitchen’s redesign combines traditional quality with innovative green features

“The only thing that’s missing here is that renovation smell!” This is a common exclamation by friends visiting Kitty and Tom Brown’s newly remodeled kitchen in their home in East Falmouth. Says designer Nicole Goldman of ‘g’ Green Design Center in Mashpee, who worked with the Browns from first…

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From Land & Sea, CSA

Community Supported Agriculture is a win-win solution for Cape Codders in search of fresh fare.

If you’re having trouble finding local fish on Cape Cod, you aren’t looking in the right place. “You won’t find it in the big supermarkets. You have to look a little harder for it,” says Dave Henchy, a Brewster resident and the founder of Cape Cod…

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Cotuit shop sells antiques, vegetables, and much more

A Cotuit couple’s shop is a celebration of their many passions.

“Being involved in the basics is not a bad thing,” declares Anne Barrett. She would know. Anne and her husband Joe Barrett own Etc., a colorful craft, fresh-grown produce, and antique shop on Route 28 in Cotuit.  “You know how to do all of this stuff,” Anne says. “You know…

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