Creating Camelot

By Chris White | November 13, 2023

JFK’s legacy and how it has shaped our understanding of an era 60 years after his assassination.

If the Walls Could Talk

By Leslie Hatton | September 5, 2023

Portraits of the past found tucked into the walls of historic homes in Provincetown rock the local art community.

Through The Eyes of Children – Then and Now

By Cape Cod Life Publications | September 5, 2023

The new exhibit at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum examines childhood on the island 100 years ago.

Gunk’holing: Letter From A Friend

By Brian Shortsleeve | September 5, 2023

I have been friends with Nancy and Brian Donohoe for about 50 years. Nancy’s daughter Heidi and her great-grandmother are in the cover photo of the second issue of Cape…

The Tides of Talent

By Michael Muroff | August 14, 2023

The turn of the 20th century saw a wave of artists and other creative types flood the Outer Cape for inspiration and community.

Gunkholing: Memories are Made of This

By Brian Shortsleeve | August 14, 2023

This August issue of Cape Cod LIFE, focusing on “Old Cape Cod” will help many of us remember our earliest days on the Cape. My first visit to Cape Cod…

A Taste of the Past

By Susanna Graham-Pye | July 20, 2023

Explore iconic restaurants forever ingrained in Cape Cod’s history.

Summertime, But the Livin’ Wasn’t Always Easy

By Chris White | July 10, 2023

How Nantucket became a cosmopolitan tourist destination is explored in the Nantucket Whaling Museum’s new exhibit.

The “Jewel” of Barnstable

By Donna Bragg | July 10, 2023

For so many, the coastal beauty of Sandy Neck Beach is a favorite destination for making treasured memories.

Day Dreaming

By Susanna Graham-Pye | May 24, 2023

The 22 iconic Days Cottages dotting the shoreline in North Truro have attracted & inspired us for the better part of a century.

Leave the Light On: Heroic Women Who Lit the Coastal Lighthouses 

By Chris White | April 26, 2023

Throughout history there have been women who have kept the lights burning strong in our coastal lighthouses.

Where None May Land

By Chris White | March 27, 2023

Nomans Land, south of Martha’s Vineyard, may not be suitable for humans today, but that was not the case in the past.

Harwich’s Heated Reckoning

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

One hot August afternoon in 1848, emotions and beliefs collide in what has become known as the Harwich Mob.

Finding the Sand in our Souls

By Susanna Graham-Pye | November 30, 2022

A look back at the life’s work of artist Vernon Smith.

The French Dispatch

By Kelly Cloonan | September 26, 2022

The French Cable Station Museum in Orleans occupies some of history’s most memorable moments.

Isaac Snow: Revolutionary Pirate & Incorrigible Prisoner

By Chris White | September 1, 2022

Taking a step back into the Cape’s Revolutionary past reveals the story of Isaac Snow.

Foggy Memories

By Joe O'Shea | July 19, 2022

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.

Of Ink and Bone

By Chris White | July 17, 2022

At a new exhibit at the Cahoon Museum of American Art, history is recorded through scrimshaw by the whalers who knew their quest better than anyone else.