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Beautiful Abode

Interior designer Liz Stiving Nichols offers an eclectic mix of furnishings and accessories in her shop in Vineyard Haven.

In 2010, Martha’s Vineyard interior designer Liz Stiving Nichols opened a home furnishings shop on Main Street in Vineyard Haven. Read more…

A Breath of Fresh Air

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

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

Hours of Gold, Hours of Lead

Falmouth’s legendary Highfield and Tanglewood Halls set the stage for the rise—and tragic fall—of the famous Beebe family.

Certain family names have been connected with towns on Cape Cod and the Islands for centuries. The Snows of Orleans, the Coffins and Starbucks of Nantucket, and the Nickersons and Atwoods of Chatham all have legendary connections to their respective towns. Read more…

Custom Crafted

Under the creamy white cabinetry and shining overhead spotlights at Main Street at Botello’s, kitchen islands take on the beautiful traits of fine craftsmanship. While there is no doubt the islands are strong enough for serious cooking, they are also very much a treat for the eyes. Read more…

Built on Goodness

Last Thanksgiving, while many people were fretting over holiday gift lists and traffic, E.J. Jaxtimer was relishing the 15th anniversary of his family’s annual touch football game. Every year, the Jaxtimer family faces off on the rolling lawn of their Osterville home for the ballgame. It’s vitally important to Jaxtimer, the owner of E.J. Jaxtimer Builder, Inc., that he is not just present, but sweating, running, and laughing with the rest of the family. Read more…

Splendor in the Bath

Languidly standing in sprays of hot water, listening to your favorite music while you inhale a scent of aromatherapy, awaiting the heated towels you’ll wrap yourself in. Believe it: You’re not at a spa or four-star hotel. You’re at home. Read more…

Architectural Legacy

Winning a Bulfinch Award, given annually for architecture, is a rare honor. Established by the New England Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art, the prestigious award is named for Charles Bulfinch, our country’s first native-born architect and the designer of the Massachusetts State House. In the 2012 round of honors, architect Patrick Ahearn, AIA, scooped up not one, but two of the prizes. The awards seem tailor-made for Ahearn, who lives and breathes the precept that historically inspired architecture is one of our region’s most beautiful, and critically important, features. Read more…

Chatham Treasures

Richard Kahn started collecting antiques at the age of eight. It was the mid-1950s, and Kahn scored a fabulous bit of Americana; an autographed photo of the writer Mark Twain. Even as a young boy, Kahn knew he had hit on something big. “At that age, I was being told about The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and other Twain works,” Kahn says. His interior switch was flipped, and, as Kahn says, “I really got immersed in antiques and collectibles.” Read more…

2012 BRICC Awards

The HBRACC honors excellence in Cape Cod's building and remodeling industries.

What began in 1950 as the Cape Cod Builders Association, then just a small band of builders on Cape Cod, has blossomed into one of the most instrumental organizations for the growth and preservation of the entire community and is now known as HBRACC (Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod). The creation of the very successful 2012 HBRACC BRICC (Building and Remodeling Industry on Cape Cod) Awards, attended by more than 150 people on September 20th at Mashpee’s Willowbend Country Club, is just the latest HBRACC accomplishment. Read more…

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