Author: Marina Davalos

A resident of Cotuit, Marina Davalos is a freelance writer specializing in hospitality, design, and the arts. When she's not out gallivanting for stories, she can be found spending time with her niece, her dog, and her cat. Marina has covered several unique stories for Cape Cod LIFE including a history piece on Emperor Hirohito’s 1975 visit to Woods Hole, a profile on Provincetown chef Michele Ragussis, and – for our 2017 Annual Guide - a comprehensive look at 17 B&Bs and inns on the Cape and Islands.

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A guide to 8 nature trails in Harwich

The town of Harwich has 12 miles of nature trails The walking and hiking trails located across the town of…

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Heritage Museums art exhibit looks at landscapes in a whole new light

Exhibit presents traditional views alongside cityscapes, urban scenes and abstract works “Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views” is an exhibit of landscape…

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An Audience with the Emperor

Recalling Hirohito’s 1975 visit to Woods Hole What would compel the Emperor of Japan, visiting the United States to shore…

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Hitting all the high notes

The Falmouth Chorale’s members enjoy performing and improving—but most of all they just love to sing! In the orchestra pit,…

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Turn-ons Aplenty

Cape Cod’s kitchen and bath showrooms offer countless faucets and fixtures to try first-hand Fixing your eye on a farmer’s sink,…

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Her star is on the rise

Michele Ragussis is a reality TV celebrity and an executive chef at a popular P-town restaurant Even though celebrity chef Michele…

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Artist Profile: Mindy & Ronni Reasonover

The studio of Mindy and Ronni Reasonover in the 1864 Captain John Tobey House on Route 28 in East Falmouth…

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Artist Profile: Cynthia Packard

On her easel, Cynthia Packard turns a huge wooden panel on its side, then upside down. She might just flip…

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Artist Profile: Colleen Vandeventer

As an 11-year-old, Colleen Vandeventer often posed as a model for her artist grandmother’s painting class students. “I had the…

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Artist Profile: Scott Terry

Scott Terry has always had art in his blood, but it took a quiet revelation on the other side of…

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Artist Profile: Sarah Holl

Growing up in an artistic family, Sarah Holl always intrinsically understood that she would be an artist. “In fact, one…

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Unforgettable moments: 8 Cape venues & businesses share wedding stories

It’s springtime on the Cape and Islands. The temperature is steadily rising, restaurants and resorts are reopening or reenergizing, and…

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