People & Businesses

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…

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…

Shellfishing 101

Shellfishing 101

By Susan Dewey | September 1, 2013

Recreational shellfishing is an easy Cape Cod pleasure: even for raw rookies who don’t know a cherrystone from a little neck. There is something so simple, yet deep-down satisfying about…

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…

Veiled Power

By Debbie Forman | September 1, 2013

At this year’s Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival, the art of feminine illusion in the playwright’s famous—and little known—plays takes center stage. The intriguing female characters in Tennessee Williams’ plays…

Provincetown Muse

Provincetown Muse

By Debbie Forman | August 1, 2013

Sculptor Danielle Mailer’s visual vocabulary is inspired by cherished Cape Cod memories. The inspiration for danielle Mailer’s colorful artwork—often depicting the female form along with dogs, cats, horses, and fish—comes…

The Last of the Stagecoach

The Last Stand of the Stagecoach

By Sara Hoagland Hunter | August 1, 2013

The next time you are stuck in midsummer traffic, crawling your way across the Bourne Bridge and cursing all motorized vehicles, turn up your air conditioning and consider traveling around…

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…

Hidden Gem

Hidden Gem

By Jessie Kuenzel | August 1, 2013

Hidden Hollow at Heritage Museums and Gardens helps children step away from day-to-day distractions and reconnect with the world outside. Walking down the sloping path, the air fills with the…

Up and Away

Up and Away

By Sara Hoagland Hunter | July 9, 2013

A Cape Codder climbs into a biplane’s cockpit and rediscovers her home from a fresh vantage point. I climb cautiously onto the vintage fabric wing, having been warned by my…

Yoga For You

Yoga For You

By Mary Grauerholz | July 1, 2013

From loose limbs and solid abs, to mental clarity and emotional contentment, the perks of yoga have been extolled from the discipline’s ancient beginnings. but even with its rainbow of…

Cape Authentic

Cape Authentic

By Susan Dewey | July 1, 2013

Puritan Cape Cod launches the Chatham Chino Company, their own clothing brand interwoven with classic Cape details—and the story of their family’s American dream. Rick and Jim Penn of Puritan…