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A True Cape Colony

A True Cape Colony

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 5, 2013

Highfield Hall’s House and Garden Tour celebrates the genuine Cape resort of East Falmouth’s Menauhant. When it was conceived in the 1870s, the plan for the summer colony of Menauhant…

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…

Island Eclectic

Island Eclectic

By Nancy E. Berry | November 4, 2013

Tamara Weiss brings a whimsical sensibility to a new Midnight Farm location on Martha’s Vineyard. An island fixture for 18 years, longstanding Martha’s Vineyard home goods shop Midnight Farm has…

Woven In Time

Woven In Time

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 4, 2013

After decades of honing her craft, Michigan resident Kathleen Myers finds her place among the master lightship basket weavers of Nantucket. A craft that started at sea off the coast…

Harmony of Light & Space

By Susan Dewey | November 4, 2013

Polhemus Savery DaSilva design and build a unique coastal home for a Chatham Family that flows inside and out. A family with three school-age children wanted to build a new…

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A Beautiful Abode

By Nancy E. Berry | October 21, 2013

Interior designer Liz Stiving Nichols offers an eclectic mix of furnishings and accessories in her shop in Vineyard Haven In 2010, Martha’s Vineyard interior designer Liz Stiving Nichols opened a…

A Timeless Retreat

A Timeless Retreat

By Nancy E. Berry | October 21, 2013

Architect Bruce Miller restores an authentic Cape cabin in the woods of Wellfleet. It’s not every day you come across a property that evokes a sense of charm and nostalgia…

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Grandeur Restored

By Nancy E. Berry | October 21, 2013

With the second renovation of a Shingle-style house on the water in Sagamore, a couple finally find their dream home. When a young couple was looking for a summer home…

A Breath of Fresh Air

A Breath of Fresh Air

By Amanda Wastrom | October 21, 2013

This Cape Cod kitchen’s redesign combines traditional quality with innovative green features “The only thing that’s missing here is that renovation smell!” This is a common exclamation by friends visiting…

Pond Perspective

Pond Perspective

By Cape Cod Life Publications | October 20, 2013

How to add pizzazz to your landscape with a fish pond—or a pondless waterfall. When homeowners think about improving their landscape, they often focus on how to make their lawn…

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…

It’s a ChappyWrap!

By Matthew Nilsson | October 13, 2013

Martha’s Vineyard memories are woven into these stylish—and so cozy—blankets created by two entrepreneurial mothers. Everyone remembers their favorite childhood blanket. It protected you from whatever it was that lived…

Island Modern

By Nancy E. Berry | October 13, 2013

Interior designer Liz Stiving-Nichols turns traditional into contemporary by bringing the outside in. When a young family stumbled upon a Martha’s Vineyard home for sale surrounded by open fields and…

Cottage Charm

Cottage Charm

By Nancy E. Berry | October 13, 2013

A small 1950s Martha’s Vineyard camp is recreated with a cottage-style seaside vernacular in mind. Off Martha’s Vineyard’s beaten path, an understated 1950s camp cottage sat quietly in disrepair on…

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…

Natural Progression

Natural Progression

By Charlotte Roth | October 8, 2013

Expanding an Osterville home to fit the needs of a growing family. When Jim Righter and Jacob Albert, architects of Albert, Righter & Tittmann (A,R&T), began designing a small family…

Treasuring The Dunes

Treasuring The Dunes

By Susan Dewey | October 7, 2013

An Osterville interior decorator works with Bunny Mellon’s family to restore a famous Oyster Harbors cottage. The Dune House has long been a cherished seaside retreat for family and friends…

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…