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Girl Power

By Julie Craven Wagner | June 17, 2024

Increased accessibility and new technologies are smashing the gender barriers in recreational boating and fishing.

Passion Project

By Matthew Nilsson | June 3, 2024

Interior designer Trevor Fulmer indulges his own sense of style in his Provincetown pied á terre.

The Accidental Gardener

By Julie Craven Wagner | May 21, 2024

A move from NYC to the Cape sows the seeds for a whole new world of growth and exploration for one intrepid homeowner.

Nature’s Palette

By Julie Craven Wagner | April 29, 2024

Meet five landscape professionals in this round-up of talent & learn what unique offerings each has to help you turn a tired yard into your personal oasis.

Cleansing Tides

By Chris White | April 16, 2024

A new report of the quality of the waterways and ponds on the Cape reveals concerns as well as a path for hope.

Washday Blues

By Christina Galt | February 21, 2024

Clancy Construction transforms the dull routine of laundry day into an adventurous activity.

Timeless Traditions

By Julie Craven Wagner | December 7, 2023

Interior designer Mary Maloney takes on a Dennis project that transcends time and space.

Good Folk

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 13, 2023

Yarmouthport artist Marieluise Hutchinson brings a simpler time and straight forward values to life in her inimitable scenes of New England life.

Crowning Achievement

By Julie Craven Wagner | October 11, 2023

Ralph Cataldo assembles his team of professionals to craft a special home overlooking Racing Beach.

If the Walls Could Talk

By Leslie Hatton | September 5, 2023

Portraits of the past found tucked into the walls of historic homes in Provincetown rock the local art community.

A weekend to remember…

By Leslie Hatton | August 14, 2023

Nantucket’s own Elin Hilderbrand gives reason to get away with friends in her new novel “The Five-Star Weekend.”

Odile: A Life in Layers

By Lauren Wolk | August 7, 2023

Ruth Davis is known simply as Odile—her middle name and an homage to her grandmother—but there’s nothing simple about her. Like her paintings, she’s a study in contrasts and layers, beautifully complex.

Notable Neighbors: Emma Lovewell

By Leslie Hatton | July 20, 2023

Peloton instructor, and Martha’s Vineyard native, Emma Lovewell talks all things wellness in her new book.

Summertime, But the Livin’ Wasn’t Always Easy

By Chris White | July 10, 2023

How Nantucket became a cosmopolitan tourist destination is explored in the Nantucket Whaling Museum’s new exhibit.

Shaping the Steps of Standish

By Susan Dewey | June 15, 2023

The historic Myles Standish Hotel underwent extensive renovations guided by architect Patrick Ahearn in order to become a now magnificent family home.

Meet the Whales

By Leslie Hatton | May 24, 2023

How lucky are we that these majestic mammals choose Cape Cod to spend their summer? Come meet some of the usual suspects that cruise in & around our waters.

Building Women Strong

By Cape Cod Life Publications | April 26, 2023

Gone are the days when a woman in the building industry was a surprising occurrence. Today, Cape Cod’s homebuilding community benefits from a strong female perspective.

Why Not White?

By Valerie Gates | April 6, 2023

Interior designers Paul White & David Nault blend colors reflected in the ocean, grass & trees onto the white canvas of this “Cape-Nantucket Sound” project.

Fairy Tale Ending

By Julie Craven Wagner | March 27, 2023

Nantucket author Elin Hilderbrand, dubbed “The Queen of Beach Reads,” welcomes her fans to her magic kingdom for a memorable weekend.

Building Business: The Knack

By Susanna Graham-Pye | March 27, 2023

Cape Associates, Inc. joins forces with b Architecture Studio to create a second location for the Knack restaurant in Hyannis.

Beachmoor West

By Larry Lindner | December 7, 2022

A California girl finds East Coast inspiration for her West Coast home.

Tommy’s Place

By Mary Stanley | November 30, 2022

Dream-maker Tim O’Connell expands the horizon of hope with a second location for Tommy’s Place. 

Coastal Farmhouse Fine

By Julie Craven Wagner | November 2, 2022

Lighting consultant Steve Rice shines the light on a homeowner’s transformation of a typical Cape into a Coastal Farmhouse where relaxing and creating memories with family and friends is their ultimate focus.

The Hero With 1,000 Colors

By Chris White | September 26, 2022

Painter Ed Chesnovitch vividly captures Scorton Creek.


By Susanna Graham-Pye | September 1, 2022

Local journalist Greg O’Brien applies determination, intelligence and wit in his personal battle against Alzheimer’s.

Two Worlds Collide

By Allyson Plessner | August 22, 2022

One desire for a pool, and one for the beach, come together to create the perfect resort-style home combining the best of both worlds.

Art of the Earth

By Julie Craven Wagner | August 8, 2022

Potters and ceramicists across the region connect with their craft and those who love their art.

Foggy Memories

By Joe O'Shea | July 19, 2022

Revisiting an iconic Cape Cod Baseball League Game, professional MLB players & well-known coaches reminisce about the way the Cape itself can influence the flow of a game.

Creating Buzz…

By Julie Craven Wagner | June 23, 2022

Pollinators are more than a natural addition to a summer garden, they are critical to the food production for every living creature on earth.

From the Whims of a Wave

By Rachel Walman | May 26, 2022

Sara Jane Doberstein brings the often unnoticed sea life found at the ocean’s edge into the glittering spotlight.

Let’s Take It From the Top

By Larry Lindner | May 18, 2022

The Valle Group gives College Light Opera Company a new rehearsal space that is the talk of West Falmouth.

The Cape Cod Effect

By Allyson Plessner | May 3, 2022

At Pretty Picky Properties, experience drives experience. They provide their guests with local knowledge, top-notch service & exceptional rental homes.

Chalk it up to Creativity

By Julie Craven Wagner | April 7, 2022

New Bedford’s The Drawing Room explores the allure of Chalk Paint® and the creative ways to make a home artfully distinct.