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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.

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    Your source for arts and entertainment on Cape Cod.

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    An insider's guide to local gifts and shopping.

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    Dine with spectacular views and delicious food.

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    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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The History of Heritage

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

The Child In All of Us

The Cape Cod Museum of Natural History Celebrates 70 years!

Weekend Away: British Virgin Islands, Virgin Gorda

When considering a weekend away, why not really get away? All the way to the Bitter End of Virgin Gorda.

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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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Somewhere, beyond the sea…

Improvements to the Cape’s premier oceanfront destination makes Wychmere Beach Club the ultimate seaside beach haven.

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…

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Premium Plywood + Specialties offers a showroom full of best-in-class products and knowledgeable associates ready to share their expertise.

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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: Yukimi Matsumoto

Glass artist Yukimi Matsumoto grew up in the bustling city of Osaka, Japan. Her extended family ran a sushi restaurant…

Artist Profile: Alla Zbinovsky 

“I think I’ve always been a really visual person,” says Alla Zbinovsky. A self-described “potter and painter,” Zbinovsky is no…

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 Profiles: The Courage of Creativity

A true artist is not one who is inspired, but one who inspires others. ~ Salvadore Dali The following pages…

Artist Profile: Peter Kalill

Peter Kalill spent his college summers drawing caricatures in an amusement park. Upon graduation in 1995, the Springfield native moved…

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…

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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.