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Happy Birthday, Judy!

For the recent birthday of my wife, Judy, our associate publisher, I wanted to give her something she did not already have. I mean how often does one turn 30? Our two sons, Max, 19, and Josh, 22, obviously were both born very prematurely.
Looking back, I can’t remember a time when Judy was not collecting “Beach Glass.” It is fun…

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Are these restaurants on your radar?

Three eateries at Cape and Islands airports offer one-of-a-kind views—and some top-flight food!

Cape Cod is renowned for its abundance of dining options, many paired with exquisite views of the coastline. Another Cape and Islands trend that is taking off, so to speak, is the coupling of an enjoyable dining experience with an airport environment. “Airport food” typically conjures up an…

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Light-savers

It’s been 20 years since Highland and Nauset Light were moved back from eroding cliffs

It’s a familiar story: Perched on the edge of cliffs to maximize their visibility to passing ships, lighthouses are especially vulnerable to land erosion caused by time, weather, and the relentless pounding of the sea. Eventually the lights must be moved—or topple into the ocean.
This year…

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Seven Decades In The Dunes

Art’s Dune Tours celebrates 70 years in 2016!

Driving slowly through the dunes of Provincetown, Rob Costa serves a variety of roles for Art’s Dune Tours. First, he’s a driver and skilled at easing the large Chevy Suburban loaded with seven passengers along the twisting, turning, and soft-sanded roads running through the dunes. Second, he’s the owner of the company, continuing…

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There’s a new game in town!

Offering exercise, camaraderie, and a lot of fun, pickleball is getting pretty popular on Cape Cod!

While vacationing in Florida recently, Bourne resident Ric Collamore fell hard and fast; the attraction was strong and immediate. His heart was pumping, his feet were moving—and his life would never be the same. What was the object of his affection? Pickleball!
“I became addicted to the…

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Unforgettable moments: 8 Cape venues & businesses share wedding stories

It’s springtime on the Cape and Islands. The temperature is steadily rising, restaurants and resorts are reopening or reenergizing, and soon the summer will be here. Love, too, is in the air.
The Cape and Islands are wonderful spots for weddings because the scenery, first and foremost, is amazing. The region also boasts a variety of fantastic venues where couples can…

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The overwhelming power of natural beauty

My son Max called me from school recently and told me that one of his recent Cape Cod Life Facebook posts reached 102,000 people. It was one of our beautiful photos plus one of the quotes from our “Harboring Thoughts” collection.
I am learning from the younger members of our Cape Cod Life Publications staff. Last  I knew “social media” meant…

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Inspired by love, history & the sea

My husband Peter and I have always loved the stories of the days of whaling ships, sea captains and shipwrecks. Taking inspiration from these visions of old world New England, we celebrated the ocean-side Cape Cod wedding of our dreams last summer.
Peter is as drawn to the sea as I am. A Barnstable native, he grew up spending his summers…

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