Category: Recreation & Activities

The Shape of Things to Come

After learning to shape surfboards in the Hawaiian motherland, Cape Cod native Shawn Vecchione brought his world-class skills back home.…

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Flying All Colors

Nantucket’s glorious Rainbow Fleet has brightened summer skies for almost a century. Nantucket Island, the former whaling capital of the…

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Your Best Match Yet

Cape Cod’s landscape can create new obstacles for visiting golfers. Here are a few tips from local pros on common…

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Net Perfection

Cape and Islands fishermen are hooked on striped bass. For fishermen, there’s a magical tide that washes over Cape Cod…

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The Quickest Windjammer

Before the mast with Martha’s Vineyard’s famous kiteboarder, Rob Douglas Ask Rob Douglas, a lifelong Vineyard Haven resident who is…

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60 Years under the Big Top

The Cape Cod Melody Tent celebrates more than a half-century of musical magic On first sight, the giant blue vinyl…

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Ingrained in Cape Cod

A new line of locally handcrafted furniture shines at West Barnstable’s Pastiche. Some things beg to be touched: cashmere sweaters,…

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Toast of the Island

The 2011 Nantucket Wine Festival promises to be a premier summer season opener with high-profile events, renowned winemakers, and fine…

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The Right Idea

Research by the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies has refined our understanding of the North Atlantic right whale, one of…

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Days & Nights

Days Cottages, those barebones structures placed in a row along Route 6A, are relics of Depression-era Cape Cod. For devoted…

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Growing Green Hands

Cape students learn how to protect their fragile coastal environment with hands-on activities. When teacher Christine Fawkes’ first grade class…

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A Garden Wedding

Preparing your landscape for that special day. In all seasons, a garden is one of the most life-affirming places on…

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Remembering Osterville’s Seapuit Golf Club

Of Splendid Views, Tough Lies, Fresh Oysters on the Half Shell – and Dollar-a-Day Caddies There isn’t much to see…

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100 Years Strong

Festive crowds lined streets draped in patriotic regalia at Provincetown’s impressive Pilgrim Monument dedication ceremony 100 years ago. Provincetown is…

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Orleans: Boatbuilding Capital of Cape Cod

Orleans, located just beyond the elbow of the Cape on the way to Provincetown’s curled fist, has several personalities: it…

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Play Ball!

The Barnstable Bat Company hits a homerun with their custom baseball bats Baseball, the tribulations of the Red Sox aside,…

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In A League All Its Own

  For decades, one of the Cape’s most memorable summer attractions has been its own amateur baseball league. An organization…

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PLAY BALL! From the Cape Cod Baseball League to the Hall of Fame

‘SELDOM ANY SPLENDID STORY IS wholly true, thought Samuel Johnson. The official version of the Cape Cod Baseball League’s history…

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