People & Businesses

Manry on a Mission

By Matthew J. Gill | February 17, 2015

Remembering one sailor’s epic journey from Falmouth, MA to Falmouth, UK When Robert Manry arrived on Cape Cod in the spring of 1965, his visit began like that of countless…

A to Z Coastal Resource Guide

A to Z Coastal Resource Guide

By Susan Dewey | January 15, 2015

How to find a landscape architect for a small seaside lot with stunning views, but a challenging permitting process. Where to look for authentic Colonial-style lighting—once used on ships—for your…

Winter 2014

Shore Oasis

By Nancy White | December 2, 2014

An Interior Designer’s Transformation of an Entire Waquoit Bay House Wins a Homeowners Heart. Can you fall in love with a home twice? This Mashpee homeowner did. The first time…

2014 BRICC Awards

2014 BRICC Awards

By Mary Stanley | November 25, 2014

The red carpet was rolled out last month to 200 guests who attended the 2014 BRICC (Building and Remodeling Industry of Cape Cod) Awards at the Ridge Club in Sandwich.…

Taking on Tough Topics with Love

By Mary Stanley | November 3, 2014

Cape writer Lisa Genova shares some of the personal stories behind her best-selling books In Love Anthony, Cape Cod author Lisa Genova delivers a compelling tale about the unexpected friendship…

November December 2014

Seaside Decorating for the Holidays

By Susan Dewey | October 28, 2014

Fanciful octopuses with glittery tentacles dancing on a hallway table. Holiday tablescapes brightened by silvery starfish. Tiny  wooden squirrels peeking out of autumnal mantel garlands. And all the glory of…

November December 2014

Sandwich artist makes a giant impression

By Kathy Blackwell | October 20, 2014

Michael Magyar has inspired a community with his unique—and sizeable—creations Taking a drive to peruse Christmas lights in December is a time-honored tradition for families around New England, yet this festive endeavor…

Thanksgiving football rivalries on Cape Cod and the Islands

Thanksgiving football rivalries on Cape Cod and the Islands

By Matthew J. Gill | October 16, 2014

Very early on Thanksgiving morning in 1987, a few years after he had stepped down as head football coach at Barnstable High, Don Dorr gathered his young son, Jayme, and…

Autumn 2014

Heartfelt Home in Hyannisport

By Laurel Kornhiser | October 2, 2014

“Sweet” is the adjective Douglas Dick, principal of LDa Architects and Interiors of Cambridge and Chatham, often employs when describing the late nineteenth-century Hyannisport cottage he renovated for a world-traveling…

The Porch Life

The Porch Life

By Susan Dewey | September 26, 2014

Porches carry us away from our solitary computer screens and cell phones. On porches, the world flows by and for once, we don’t have to comment, tweet, or post. We…

Osterville Oasis

An Osterville Oasis

By Susan Dewey | September 18, 2014

When architect Doreve Nicholaeff of Nicholaeff Architecture & Design was chosen to design a sprawling summer compound on Osterville’s “Gold Coast,” she knew that the main house, guest house, and…

Journalist had a Dramatic Start

By Matthew J. Gill | September 17, 2014

In his travels around the globe as a correspondent for CBS News, Seth Doane has covered stories in South America, Africa, and beautiful Bali, Indonesia. What’s better? The 1996 Harwich…

Chatham Bars Inn celebrates 100 years of luxury

By Nancy White | August 28, 2014

When the Chatham Bars Inn opened for business in June of 1914, the new resort was the picture of luxury. Situated high on a bluff overlooking Aunt Lydia’s Cove—and the…

A Century on the Sound, July 2014 Cape Cod Life |

A Century on the Sound

By Susan Dewey | July 25, 2014

The 100th anniversary of Cape Cod’s classic Wianno Seniors will be celebrated this summer showcasing classic—and particularly American—Nantucket Sound memories. For the last 100 years, a small sloop designed and built on…

When Past Shapes Present, Cape Cod HOME Summder 2014 |

When Past Shapes Present

By Laurel Kornhiser | July 7, 2014

The dogwood tree—the site of an occasional family pig roast on summer days—was one untouchable sacred cow, recounts Mark Hutker, speaking of a home he and Gregory Ehrman, a senior…

Inspired by the Bay, Cape Cod HOME Summder 2014 |

Inspired by the Bay

By Mary Stanley | July 6, 2014

A beautiful summer cottage overlooking Cape Cod Bay is a shining example of the success that can happen when a homeowner’s vision meets a build and design team’s creative ingenuity.…

Restoring a Classic, Cape Cod HOME Early Summer 2014 |

Restoring a Classic

By Charlotte Roth | June 1, 2014

A century ago, this classic Provincetown home overlooking Cape Cod Bay was a distinctive residence in the historic Cape Cod seaport. The stucture’s rich nautical heritage dates back to its…

Lauren Wolk

Lauren Wolk

By Cape Cod Life Publications | May 28, 2014

Lauren Wolk is working on her third novel. “The first one was published by Random House and the second one is with my agent,” Wolk says. “The third one is…