Author: Joe O'Shea

A native Bostonian, Joe O’Shea is a freelance writer who loves his wife, children and family, Xaverian football, Boston College and Boston sports. When not working on a story with his wife, Deb, Joe can be found reading ghost stories, doting on his dog, or hanging out in Plymouth, Salem, Boston or on the Cape. He has covered a variety of topics for Cape Cod LIFE, penning features on Cape and Islands breweries, the Cahoon Museum of American Art, and the little known history of Nantucket’s railroad.

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Splash into Summer!

Warm weather calls for adventures. Explore a few of the Cape’s best options for fun on the water.

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All in the Family

The next generation of Cape Cod fishermen and women are given priceless generational wisdom, to set their own hook, line, and sinker.

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Foggy Memories

Revisiting an iconic Cape Cod Baseball League Game, professional MLB players & well-known coaches reminisce about the way the Cape itself can influence the flow of a game.

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Seafaring Saviours

U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, Sea Tow Cape and Islands, and TowBoatU.S. Cape Cod/Plymouth provide maritime-support services for the region.

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Home Away from Home

Brewster’s Candleberry Inn Offers ‘Enlightening’ Award-Winning Experiences for Guests  When guests exit bustling Route 6A and pull into the driveway…

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A Century of Giving Back

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod celebrates it’s 100th birthday by providing gifts to Cape nonprofits. When relating the story of how her…

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History of the Cape Cod Baseball League: The Sons of Summer

Unlike Brooklyn Dodgers fans, whose connection to their “Boys of Summer” is wistful, baseball fans on Cape Cod have a…

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Spotlight: Power Yoga of Cape Cod

“I knew how powerful yoga was, and I wanted to share it.” Power Yoga of Cape Cod’s founder Jill Abraham,…

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You don’t want to miss this event at Chatham Airport!

Chatham Airport gears up for its  annual open house and fly-in Whether it’s the mythological Icarus greedily grasping for the…

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Photo Portfolio: Idyllic imagery by Michael Petrizzo

Falmouth artist combines photography and digital editing talents to create magnificent Cape Cod images It is easy—very easy—to get lost…

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For JFK, Hyannis was home, haven and political headquarters

New JFK Hyannis Museum exhibit focuses on President Kennedy’s Cape Cod connections, 100 years after his birth Despite his privileged…

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When Nantucketers rode the rails

A century ago, islanders could travel from the harbor to Siasconset by train Unlike many of Nantucket’s quaint cobblestone streets,…

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Rise and shine, it’s game time!

The Dennis Women’s Flag Football League offers competition, camaraderie, and some early morning exercise on the gridiron When watching members…

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Taking Flight

Craft beer brewing is alive and well on Cape Cod and the Islands   As of August 2015, seven brewers…

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A circus for the 21st century

In addition to a loaded concert lineup, Truro’s Payomet Performing Arts Center offers a circus camp for kids Under the…

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More space to smile

With its expansion complete, the Cahoon Museum of American Art unveils new ‘Martha & Ralph’ exhibit The Tom Brady versus Peyton…

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Dressed to inspire, astonish & impress

Heritage Museums & Gardens unveils fabulous movie costume exhibit for 2016 Love him or hate him—and most people love him—one…

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