People & Businesses

May 2015

There are so many reasons to celebrate!

By Cape Cod Life Publications | June 24, 2015

The Cape & Islands offer an endless variety of wedding venues, vacation options, and fun-filled daytrips Setting out to cover “great wedding venues” on the Cape and Islands is akin…

May 2015

Wedding things in LIFE

By Cape Cod Life Publications | June 24, 2015

1. Cape coasters—great for gifts or centerpieces Looking for a gift that’s fun, creative, and says “Cape Cod?” These unique ceramic coasters ($5.25 each) may do the trick. Created by…

Annual Art 2015

Artist Profile: Philip Bergson

By Nancy White | June 18, 2015

In the depths of winter, when temperatures dip into the 20s, even hardy Cape Codders don’t want to spend too much time outside. That’s not the case for artist Philip…

Artist Profile: Mark Beck

By Nancy White | June 18, 2015

A painter for 25 years, Mark Beck has found the best way to keep his art fresh and creative is to change up his style. “When I look at my…

June 2015

First Nantucket, then the world!

By Haley Cote | May 20, 2015

Director to bring his new film on a tour of Cape Cod, the Islands, and beyond this summer A writer, director, and film studies professor from Vermont, Jay Craven has…

June 2015

Driving Forces

By Taylor Lange | May 20, 2015

Upcoming golf tournaments to raise funds for Cape and Islands charities Summer on Cape Cod! What more could one ask for than blue skies, quality time with friends and family,…

Early Summer 2015

Summer Flights of Fancy

By Susan Dewey | May 19, 2015

I am writing this by our kitchen window in our Centerville Cape, looking out over a perennial bed first planted by my husband’s great-grandmother close to 100 years ago. The…

Early Summer 2015

Early Summer Field Trips

By Cape Cod Life Publications | May 19, 2015

June 20, 2015 STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL IN FALMOUTH Savor sweet treats on the grounds of St. Barnabas Church (91 Main Street, Falmouth) adjacent to Falmouth’s picturesque town green. Enjoy strawberry treats,…

Early Summer 2015

Worth Its Salt

By Laurel Kornhiser | May 11, 2015

This bayside retreat is small in size, but big in casual style and ingenious comfort. Cape Codders have a complicated relationship with salt. We call our vintage sea captains “old…

Early Summer 2015

Island Dream

By Mary Stanley | May 7, 2015

HGTV’s spectacular 2015 Martha’s Vineyard “dream home” is a fitting reflection of the island’s historic and scenic allure. Designed by highly regarded Martha’s Vineyard architect Patrick Ahearn, this lovely island…

May 2015

A Cape Cod Classic

By Matthew J. Gill | May 5, 2015

This summer, try the Shore Dinner at Falmouth’s Sea Crest Beach Hotel There is nothing like a clambake.After a day of swimming and sunbathing or otherwise adventuring around Cape Cod,…

The Cape’s Best Public Relations Officer

By Nancy White | April 2, 2015

Joseph Lincoln’s prolific writing boosted Cape Cod tourism a century ago Wake up. Reach for a legal pad and pencil. Write. In the days before computers, word processors and spell…

April 2015

Our Lunch with Rita

By Julie Craven Wagner | March 26, 2015

Former Cape Cod restaurateur prepares a garden meal befitting her Azorean roots On a recent warm, Cape Cod afternoon, some Cape Cod LIFE staffers and I accepted an invitation for…

Strong to the Finish

Strong to the Finish

By Emily Penn | March 26, 2015

Cape Cod’s Pairpoint Glassworks completes a special Boston Marathon project, while mourning a painful loss The oldest working glassworks company in the United States, Pairpoint Glassworks has made its home…

a New Twist on an Old Tradition

Putting a New Twist on an old Tradition

By Kathy Blackwell | March 24, 2015

Cape Cod artist weaves tapestries from seaweed, grass, and other natural materials. Shannon Goheen is a landscape designer, and for more than a quarter century, her work has involved transforming…

Spring 2015

Country Ease in Eastham

By Charlotte Roth | March 12, 2015

Colorful touches like playful bold fabrics and rustic country-style decorative accents add pizzazz to classic Cape-style interior and exterior spaces… Interior designer Kelly McGuill’s concept for an Eastham Cape is…

Home Staging Artistry

Home Sale Staging Artistry

By Mary Grauerholz | March 11, 2015

An interior designer transforms care-worn homes for sale into high profile showcase listings. Call it theater in the square. Beth Odence, home stager extraordinaire, is in her design center, a…

Spring 2015

Green Living

By Mary Stanley | March 10, 2015

In 2015, green living has come out of the shade on Cape Cod and the Islands. Everywhere you look, there are sustainable options for those who want to protect and…