This Club Hops!

This Club Hops!

By Ashleigh Bennett | December 1, 2013

Cape Cod Girls’ Pint Out club introduces women to craft beers at local restaurants. Adorned with decorative pint glasses brimming with hops, a sign welcoming visitors to The Nor’East Beer…

Sonoma Fine

Sonoma Fine

By Susan Dewey | November 4, 2013

Longboard Vineyards showcases California’s Russian River Valley at a superb Alberto’s Ristorante wine dinner. Spring Wine Tasting with winemaker Oded Shakked Featuring wines from Longboard Vineyards First Course Seafood Sampler…

Du Pain & Du Vin

By Susan Dewey | October 13, 2013

A wine dinner at Pain D’Avignon is a francophile’s—and a Cape Codder’s—delight. In every season, Pain D’Avignon is a favorite with Cape Cod diners who love fine French cooking—especially classic…

Our Kitchen’s Blooming

Our Kitchen’s Blooming

By Susan Dewey | October 13, 2013

A kitchen in an antique Cape comes alive in the hands of talented local professionals. In our old Cape house, the original kitchen was once the most important room in…

From Land & Sea, CSA

By Amanda Wastrom | October 7, 2013

Community Supported Agriculture is a win-win solution for Cape Codders in search of fresh fare. If you’re having trouble finding local fish on Cape Cod, you aren’t looking in the…

antiques, vegetables, and much more

Cotuit shop sells antiques, vegetables, and much more

By Amanda Wastrom | October 7, 2013

A Cotuit couple’s shop is a celebration of their many passions. “Being involved in the basics is not a bad thing,” declares Anne Barrett. She would know. Anne and her…

From Land And Sea

From Land And Sea

By Amanda Wastrom | September 1, 2013

CSA: Community Supported Agriculture is a win/win solution for Cape Codders in search of fresh fare. If you’re having trouble finding local fish on Cape Cod, you aren’t looking in…

Local Flavor

Local Flavor

By Jeff Harder | August 1, 2013

At times, it seems as if our food comes from a far-off place, finding its way onto our dinner plates from parts unknown. But it turns out there’s plenty being…

Natural Blessings

By Susan Dewey | May 1, 2013

Mother Nature lends a hand for a memorable rehearsal dinner feast on Craigville Beach. One of the best things about planning a rehearsal dinner on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, or…

Cape Magic

By Susan Dewey | May 1, 2013

Personal touches—and some unscripted surprises —charmed this Cape Cod wedding. The september morning of the wedding was overcast, with wispy fog rolling in on an easterly wind from Cape Cod…

True Cape Roots

By Cape Cod Life Publications | December 3, 2012

Eastham turnips—those savory, violet-tinged staples of the holiday dinner table—have origins deeper than the soil. Abbott Schafer Knowles started farming turnips just about as soon as he could walk. He…

The Perfect Day, The Perfect Tent

By Cape Cod Life Publications | May 1, 2012

Helpful how-to’s for outdoor weddings that wow. On a beach with panoramic ocean views. In a field with vintage touches. At an inn, surrounded by gardens and village charm. The…

Home Sweet Holiday Home

By Susie Caliendo | December 3, 2011

A Sandwich home owner creates a magical holiday glow with special coastal touches. “There’s  no place like home for the holidays.”   Those words ring especially true for Denise Barker of…

Small Spaces Big Ideas

By Andrea McHugh | December 3, 2011

<blockquote class=”lead”>Local professionals prove even small kitchens can boast big design.</blockquote> “The truth is that big kitchens are just easier to design,” admits David Flanagan, owner of Wychmere Woodworks in Orleans. However,…

Splendid Through the Centuries

By Rob Conery | December 1, 2011

For generations, Cotuit oysters have been a coveted choice for holiday feasts. Step up to the headquarters of the Cotuit Oyster Company at 26 Little River Road in Cotuit. Walk…

The First Thanksgiving Meal, November 1996 Cape Cod LIFE |

The First Thanksgiving Meal

By James W. Hyland III | November 7, 1996

Our harvest being gotten in, our Governor sente four men out fowling that so we might, after a more special manner, rejoyce together after we had gathered the fruit of…

Crazy About Cranberries, November 1995 Cape Cod LIFE |

Crazy About Cranberries

By Laura Reckford | November 7, 1995

In the fall on the Cape and Islands, thoughts drift to crisp autumn days, cool nights, muted foliage, and cranberries! Locals and visitors alike enjoy driving past the brightly colored…