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Girls Got Gills

During the pandemic, the Lower Cape-based Gills Club wasn’t able to do in-person activities, but found a silver lining in virtual programming. With social media and online podcasts, they have reached a wider audience around the region, the nation, and the world. Now in its third season, the “Gills Talk” podcast features interviews with female shark scientists, sharing the scientists’ research and advice for young girls interested in sharks and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and...

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Cleansing Tides

The proverb “It’s an ill bird that fouls its own nest” first appeared in the written word sometime around 1250—in the Middle English poem, “The Owl and the Nightingale”—and yet, as humanity approaches the quarter turn of the 21st Century, the implications in that medieval wisdom still resonate. There’s no denying that much of our home environment suffers from the accumulation of “fouling.” Sometimes an area’s degradation is the result of outside interests, such as when...
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Dining & Lodging Guide

The best places to grab a bite or rest your head.

  • Arts & Culture Guide

    Your source for arts and entertainment on Cape Cod.

  • Gifts & Shopping Guide

    An insider's guide to local gifts and shopping.

  • Waterview Dining Guide

    Dine with spectacular views and delicious food.

  • Wedding Guide

    Featuring Cape Cod's most popular venues and merchants.

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The Watch List

Our Watch List identifies and recognizes some of the rising stars on Cape Cod—the people who are reimagining and changing things for the better in their industry, who are perhaps building a brand but also building a dream.

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Photo Portfolio: Betty Wiley

Photographer Betty Wiley finds endless inspiration in the natural hues of New England’s landscape. 

The History of Heritage

Celebrating its 55th year, Heritage Museums & Gardens sheds light on the people who inhabited the historical grounds.

Gunk’holing: Thanks for the Memories

It is always a pleasure to receive feedback from our audience and followers. Over the past 45 years, the correspondence…

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The Beauty of Balance

Doreve Nicholaeff merges a client’s vision with her sophisticated respect for design and symmetry.

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Celebrating Success!

It was a night to remember as the Cape & Islands building industry gathered to celebrate the 6th BRICC Awards.

Mastering the Trade: Mike Duffany 

With a new year comes change; the inclination to revamp, update and make modifications that strengthen and improve us. In…

There’s a Summer Place

BRICC award-winning landscape architect creates a new design for a historic home, inspired by a family’s childhood memories of Hyannis Port summers.

Read the latest from Cape Cod ART

Our feelings of support and gratitude for what the art community contributes to this unique landscape are deep. Therefore, all the content in this year's Cape Cod ART is available for everyone to read!

2023 Artist Profiles

Artist Profile: Erna Partoll

“It’s hard to leave Provincetown,” says painter Erna Partoll. “Every season is beautiful, even the winters.” In her 53rd year…

Artist Profile: Neil McAuliffe

Oil painter Neil McAuliffe was born in Providence, Rhode Island, and moved to Hyannis in ‘68 when he was four…

Artist Profile: Carol Bennett 

Peace—a feeling that is ever present when you’re submerged underwater, floating in quiet stillness looking up at an ethereal world…

Artist Profile: Arthur Egeli 

Thomas Wolfe said, “You can’t go home again,” and despite some intentional efforts, Provincetown artist, gallery owner and filmmaker Arthur…

Artist Profile: Claire Kendrick

Looking outwards onto the blustery Atlantic Ocean amid a storm from both America’s easterly outcrop and Europe’s westerly outcrop brings…

Artist Profile: Kyle Ringquist

Living and working as a graphic designer in a corporate environment in downtown Chicago, Kyle Ringquist just wasn’t happy. With…

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By King or Storm

Two Cape growers, Sandwich’s Bob King and Provincetown’s Stormy Mayo, share the straight scoop on growing magnificent Dahlias.

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Sea & Soil and Frost & Found

Two floral designers interpret their passion for flowers and the natural world with unique perspectives.

Blooming at the Water’s Edge

Landscape Designer Maria Hickey sets a seaside embankment ablaze with blooms!

Encompassed by Nature

Sudbury Design Group transforms a tranquil property on Fox Island in Osterville, a project that reflects the natural allure of this Cape gem.