May 2021

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Photo Portfolio: Michael Mondville

By Christina Galt / May 17, 2021

Back when film was still all the rage, a young Michael Mondville picked up his very first camera and immediately felt as if it was an extension of his body. “Back then I basically shot all black and white film. I took photographs for a…

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Signs of the Times

By Allyson Plessner / May 17, 2021

Chatham Sign Shop owner Bob Lacy has used his adventurous spirit and talent for seeking out the unexpected to create an incredible legacy. “It’s a great place to come to work,” enthuses Bob Lacy about being a business owner on Cape Cod. Owner and founder…

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The Lighthouse of Hyannis Port

By Chris White / May 17, 2021

One of the Cape’s most iconic lighthouses stands not upon the dunes of the National Seashore but at a bend in the road in Hyannis Port, standing watch over the harbor, the Eugenia Fortes Beach, the yacht club, and the village pier. Since its construction…

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The Message from the Messenger Man

By Chris White / May 17, 2021

Traeger DiPietro channels the beauty found around him into a beguiling statement about life on the Vineyard. Back in the 1980’s, when WMVY lived at 92.7 on your FM dial, the Tisbury-based radio station played a weekly show called “A Saturday Night Oldies Party.” Pete&h…

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ACK and You Shall Receive

By Larry Lindner / May 17, 2021

This booking service will make your Nantucket stay just right. It’s the Tuesday of the last week in July, and you need two rooms on Nantucket for this coming weekend, during the height of the season. You can try to go through one of the…

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Settling into History

By Sarah Tietje-Mietz / May 17, 2021 makes renting a mariner’s mansion a reality. For many, the past year has been filled with more staycations and virtual cocktail parties than exotic vacations or adventures. National and global travel has been curtailed, but short-term rentals have s…

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Tucked Away

By Brenna Collins / May 17, 2021

Overlooking Little Pleasant Bay, this Orleans home sits off the beaten path as a secluded, lavish retreat. As the country reopens and days get warmer, folks are yearning to reunite with loved ones and enjoy the bustle of the Cape at its peak season. The…

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Stairway to Heaven

By Elizabeth Shaw / May 17, 2021

Perched above the tip of Provincetown, this Del Mar Vacations property provides endless views and comfort. Nestled atop the tip of the mainland in Provincetown, Del Mar Vaction’s showstopping “Stairway to Heaven” property is perfect for a group that’s looking to get …

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A Race for the Ages

By Rob Conery / May 17, 2021

After 50 years of Figawi, nobody is wondering where we are anymore. BAR BETS AT BARNEY’S Time and the accretion of myth have clouded many details, but Bob Horan, his brother Joe, and Bob “Red” Luby competed in the debut regatta. It was an, “I…

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All Hands on Deck!

By Julie Craven Wagner / May 17, 2021

As people search for social activities that strike a balance between safety and recreation, time on the water is time well spent. The summer of 2020 became a season fraught with changing habits and expectations of how to enjoy the most treasured time of the…

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New England Country Mart

By Cape Cod Life Publications / May 17, 2021

Spring has sprung, the dust is being swept away from the front porch and windows are being polished to welcome the sunny days ahead into our homes on the Cape. Whether you live here year round or are anxiously planning every activity of your visit,…

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