Author: Allyson Plessner

Allyson Plessner is the digital editor for Cape Cod Life Publications. Born in Florida, Allyson has been a lifelong summer resident of the Cape. She is an alumna of the College of Charleston, located in Charleston, South Carolina, where she completed bachelor’s degrees in both English and Spanish. In her free time, Allyson is an avid sailor, beach-goer, and—like her fellow Cape Cod Life colleagues—a dog-lover.


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Artist profile: Michael Helfen

“It’s like falling in love,” Michael Helfen says of the moment when his paintings finally begin to match the vision…

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Artist profile: Diane Slater

Diane Slater remembers the day just over two years ago when she decided to become an encaustic artist. “It’s like…

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Artist profile: Jane Lincoln

Every morning, Jane Lincoln wakes up and completes her “color calendar”—a project of her own invention where each day she…

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Artist profile: Caroline & Lauren Grainger

There’s a lot going on at Grainger Pottery in Sandwich. Simply walking through the door is an experience. Every inch…

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Artist profile: Neil Grant

“I like people to be able to see a story in my art,” says sculptor Neil Grant. “I’m happy to…

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All the world’s a stage

College Light Opera Company sets the stage for the next generation of performance artists It’s been 50 years since the…

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Beach Chairman

Cape Cod Beach Chair offers pure seaside comfort There’s nothing worse than the feeling when your brand new beach chair…

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Wellfleet: For a personal touch

For the full Cape Cod experience, a rental property is the way to go One of the great benefits of…

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Nantucket: For an island escape

For the full Cape Cod experience, a rental property is the way to go Who doesn’t want to escape to…

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