Author: Chris White

Chris White is a frequent writer for Cape Cod Life Publications and has written on topics ranging from the history of Smith’s Tavern on Wellfleet Island to the sinking of the SS Andrea Doria off Nantucket. Chris also teaches English at Tabor Academy in Marion.

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Building Business: Harvest Moon Farms

Dancin’ in the Light The first season at West Barnstable’s Harvest Moon Farms yields a bounty of certified organic produce…

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Spirits in the Material World

Architect Patrick Ahearn reimagines a family home that is now a grand cottage from another era. On October 2nd, 1981,…

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Taking a Shine to Bradford’s Ace Hardware

As Jack Torrance completes his introduction to the Overlook Hotel in Stephen King’s 1977 classic supernatural thriller, The Shining, the “in-season”…

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Promises to Keep

The Bourne Conservation Trust, the people of Cataumet, and local wildlife need everyone’s help to save an important piece of natural…

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Demon Tide Rising

In “Demon Tide” Chatham author Matt Fitzpatrick’s third novel, a once idyllic fishing town on the North Shore is drowning…

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Driving Back in Time

In a society steeped in information and digital imagery, it can be easy to forget that humans coexisted for thousands…

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Of Wits and Wickets

On a June morning near the peak of the rolling hills of Sandwich, the dew and cool have already burned…

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Lucking Out

Polhemus Savery DaSilva applies thoughtful design and exceptional craftsmanship to a unique home for the entire family. Few dogs are as…

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Schulenburg’s Rising Tide

Artist Paul Schulenburg paints the inspiring life that surrounds him on Cape Cod. In Paul Schulenburg’s painting, Soon to Return, a…

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The Cod-ification of the Cape

In an early chapter of the epic novel “American Gods” Neil Gaiman relates the story of a ship of sailors…

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A Voyage Fueled by Vision

Forty years ago Harry Holl imagined a place where the art and artists of Cape Cod could shine. Today the…

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William R. Davis

William R. Davis never thought he could make money as an artist, but his outlook changed in 1988, when the…

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Jonathan McPhillips

Route 6A is in many respects Cape Cod’s version of northern California’s 101—the scenic highway along the coast—and Jonathan McPhillips’…

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Steve Wardle

For one family of artisan goldsmiths, their Chatham store and gallery “was inevitable,” says owner Steve Wardle. His wife, Barb,…

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The Lighthouse of Hyannis Port

One of the Cape’s most iconic lighthouses stands not upon the dunes of the National Seashore but at a bend…

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The Message from the Messenger Man

Traeger DiPietro channels the beauty found around him into a beguiling statement about life on the Vineyard. Back in the…

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A Garden of the Greatest Generation

Falmouth’s Spohr Gardens provides an interlude between the past and the present. In the heart of Falmouth’s Spohr Gardens stands a…

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Home is Where the Health Is

Cape Cod Healthcare: from dire beginnings to an essential present. On October 2nd, 1920, Cape Cod Hospital first opened its…

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