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Where angelfish fear to tread

Cape Cod native explores the world’s oceans to photograph rarely seen marine life
Ethan Daniels is not your ordinary photographer. He’s not even your ordinary wildlife photographer. A native of Orleans, Daniels travels the world to snorkel in exotic locations and capture images of rarely seen species of marine life.
“I prefer to shoot areas that other photographers don’t, or won’t, or can’t,”…

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This is going to be a colorful celebration

A preview of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival July 7-17

Imagine being able to peek behind fences and stroll though private gardens that are normally closed to the public. Envision flowerbeds in full bloom, vegetable gardens overflowing with organic produce, and mature landscapes that retain the best of “old Cape Cod.” Or, picture touring through creative combinations of plants, garden ornaments,…

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Quality foods, creative dishes, & an intimate dining experience

Introducing Clean Slate Eatery of West Dennis

During a recent visit to Clean Slate Eatery, Chef Jason Montigel gave Cape Cod LIFE freelance writer Stefanie Celata and photographer Dan Cutrona the opportunity to get a taste for the restaurant as he catered to his guests.
One might describe Clean Slate Eatery in West Dennis as more of a dinner party than a…

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The Changing Shape of Popponesset Beach, Mashpee

Located in southeastern Mashpee, Popponesset is a small, quiet and scenic village with a population of just 220, according to the most recent U.S. Census. The village is situated along Popponesset Bay, which is fed by the Mashpee and Santuit rivers, which lead out to Nantucket Sound through a channel around the Popponesset Spit, a lengthy yet narrow extension of…

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A simple man, an extraordinary talent

Harwich’s A. Elmer Crowell—the father of decorative bird carving

In 1874, a son of a Harwich cranberry farmer receives a gift of his first 12-gauge shotgun. He’s 12 years old, but this is a different era for fish and game hunting, when it would not have been uncommon for a Cape Cod farm boy to hunt waterfowl in his spare time.…

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Inspiration, joy and a whole lot of color

Falmouth resident reaps a bounty of rewards from his backyard garden

Meandering through Dave Lynch’s luscious gardens in midsummer is a delight to both eyes and nose. Outside Lynch’s Falmouth home, colorful annuals and perennials dance on either side of a stone walkway that winds its way through the flowers, wraps around a frog pond, and disappears into tall stalks of…

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Cape Cod is “Coyote country”

Once foreign to the area, this wildly resourceful animal can now be found across the peninsula

Amy Blake moved to Cape Cod from a small town in Ohio in the summer of 2005, renting a cottage beside scenic marshlands in West Barnstable. One evening she heard an unfamiliar sound coming from the yard: wild animals were howling in the darkness. “I…

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Start your own garden!

Cape Cod farmers offer 10 tips to help you get started

Imagine it’s a late summer afternoon. Outside, a garden in the backyard overflows with ripe tomatoes, fragrant basil, bountiful salad greens and zucchini. With a basket in hand, it’s a simple and gratifying task to meander through the garden to pick a few lush vegetables for the night’s dinner.
For many,…

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