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May 2011

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Cape Cod LIFE - May 2011

Features

In the Spotlight

Thirty years after entering his first acting class, Harwich native Nat McIntyre makes a living performing on stage and screen in New York City. Mostly working Off-Broadway, McIntyre has gone from memorizing lines from his… continue reading »

South Beach Street Chic

 Last summer, Sara Campbell opened a shop on Nantucket. Like many of the island’s visitors, the proprietor of Sara Campbell LTD was looking for a way to get away from things every once in a… continue reading »

Toast of the Island

The Nantucket Wine Festival commemorates 15 years of bringing some of the most celebrated winemakers to the island during this year’s four-day event, which takes place May 18 through 22. Presented by Nantucket Combined Charities,… continue reading »

Columns

Life Takes Flight

In the magazine business, we are always ahead of ourselves. During long dark Cape Cod winters, we start to write merry May stories about days when daffodils burst forth, beaches open to sun-hungry visitors, and… continue reading »

Good Things in Life – May ’11

Signs of the Tides Hand-made by a local craftsman who scours our beaches for coastal treasures and shapes them into unique Cape Cod collectibles, these signs (all under $40) add a whimsical seaside touch to… continue reading »

The Right Idea

The hours pass, the sky slides from sunny to grey, and the boat rocks as southwest winds whip across Cape Cod Bay. It’s late February, and Dr. Charles “Stormy” Mayo and his six-person crew from… continue reading »

A Life Revealed

Through her art, Hella Bailin revealed some of the best and worst moments of her life. From the worst—her parents were killed in a concentration camp during the Holocaust—to joyful world travels, Bailin created her… continue reading »

Days and Nights

The distinctive, gabled bungalows first appear as you reach the crest of the hill on Route 6 in Truro. In the distance, silhouetted against the sea, stand 23 identical sea green-and-white cottages. Poems have been… continue reading »

Seaside Cuisine

Chatham’s Wequassett Resort and Golf Club has long been famous for its cuisine in four superb restaurants appealing to diners from near and far of all culinary inclinations. In our dining section this month, we… continue reading »

Wines for Grilling

When the snow stops falling on Cape Cod, you can be sure that the grills are about to come out of storage. Instead of the scent of woodstoves, the air fills with the smoky waft… continue reading »

Brew Fest

Presented by GreatBrewers.com, South Shore, Cape & Islands Beer Week is a great opportunity to enhance your knowledge of different beers and increase your appreciation of tasty brews with a week of events throughout Cape… continue reading »

In Good Taste – May ’11

Adventurously Authentic Once the waitress blended the avocados, cilantro, lime, and onion right beside our table, I knew this was going to be unlike any guacamole I had ever eaten. And as it turns out,… continue reading »

After the Thaw

Winter blankets take many shapes. There’s the warmth of our Pendleton wool, thrown over our legs and tucked under our feet, working just as hard as the woodstove to keep the heat in while we… continue reading »