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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Imbuing a laid back vibe, Polhemus Savery DaSilva imagines a home that is both energizing and calming. The sands of…

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007 Commercial Street

Solving a structural and aesthetic challenge, Bannon Custom Builders renovates a historic building in Provincetown from the ground up. In…

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Cotuit Mosquito Yacht Club

The Cotuit Mosquito Yacht Club continues to make waves while holding fast to tradition Photos provided by Chris White &…

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This home on Edgartown’s Katama Bay is as beautiful as its surroundings

A home on Edgartown’s Katama Bay gracefully embodies its dynamic surroundings The shape of Katama Bay, winding between Edgartown and…

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Sail away with Kurt Peterson

To a 6-year-old boy, a 28-foot catboat must seem like the RMS Queen Elizabeth II, a vast ocean liner brimming…

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See the new home of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum

Photos courtesy of the Martha’s Vineyard Museum The Martha’s Vineyard Museum’s greatest relic is also its new home One of…

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The history of The Carnegie in Edgartown

In Edgartown, Andrew Carnegie’s dream lives on In 1848, a 13-year-old boy and his family emigrated from Dunfermline, Scotland’s historic…

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The Shriver brothers and their ties to the Cape

Tim, Mark and Anthony Shriver are dedicated to making the world a better place, just as their mother and father…

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The rich history of Chatham comes alive in this home… See for yourself!

Patrick Ahearn and Platemark Design conceive a narrative of familiar and fantastical in redesigning this Chatham home Dawn erupts in…

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Pages of History: What’s in a Name?

The individuals behind a few of the storied names of Cape Cod’s history Please don’t try this at home—yours or…

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Silver Screen Dream

Like a brilliant filmaker, PSD pulls out all the stops to create this Nauset Heights masterpiece In the movie “North…

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If Wishes Were Horses

Wishing Well Farm, with its farmhouse’s interior conceived by Casabella Interiors, is a true refuge for its owners and their…

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In the Eye of the Beholder

Life imitates art, and art imitates life, in the transformation of one family’s Harwich Port home  In Shakespeare’s final play,…

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Pages of History: Soldiers of the Surf

Cape & Islands surfmen were among the courageous heroes of the U.S. Life-Saving Service Photos courtesy of Coast Guard Heritage…

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All Aboard to Snow Country

From New England to across the pond, Cape Cod Ski Club finds adventure and comradery on the slopes Photos courtesy…

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Trailblazers: Mountain biking on Cape Cod

More and more riders are embarking on the Cape’s impressive trails, with one local organization paving the way Shards of…

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Endless Summers

Surf’s up for the 44th year of the storied Cape Cod Oldtimers Longboard Classic In the waning hours of an…

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From Cats to Cruisers

The Crosby family’s legacy of boat building in Osterville Photography courtesy of the Osterville Historical Museum If the catboat were…

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