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Away in Autumn

Enjoy your next off-season vacation or staycation at AutoCamp Cape Cod! This fall we were lucky enough to enjoy a staycation at Falmouth's newest attraction: AutoCamp Cape Cod. Upon our arrival, we were greeted by the stunning modern architecture that is their Clubhouse. As we ventured inside for check-in we received a warm welcome from friendly staff who showed us where we would be staying via their site map and got us up-to-speed on everything we would need to know to make the most of our stay. Inside the Clubhouse ...

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Fairy Tale Ending

Nantucket author Elin Hilderbrand, dubbed “The Queen of Beach Reads,” welcomes her fans to her magic kingdom for a memorable weekend. Photo by Angela Hunker Once upon a time, in a faraway land, an idyllic island 30 miles out to sea to be exact, the jewel that is Nantucket Island glitters and shines through the grey mist in the month of January. For eight years, Elin Hilderbrand has welcomed legions of her loyal and enthusiastic fans to her beloved home, to experience just a taste of the magical backdrop featured ...
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    Your source for arts and entertainment on Cape Cod.

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    An insider's guide to local gifts and shopping.

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    Featuring Cape Cod's most popular venues and merchants.

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Notable Neighbors

These eight individuals embrace their Cape connections as they navigate a course for success.

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Where None May Land

Nomans Land, south of Martha’s Vineyard, may not be suitable for humans today, but that was not the case in the past.

Back to the Cape, By Way of Mexico

After more than a decade away, an artist returned to the Cape—through a chance meeting in San Miguel de Allende. 

Gunkholing: New Year, New View

Publisher Brian Shortsleeve reminisces on the various moves throughout his life.

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Harvest of History

History comes alive as a special couple dedicate themselves to reviving a 275-year-old farm.

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Designs from Yesteryear for today, tomorrow and beyond…

TrimBoard not only crafts beautiful moldings and millwork, but they also provide a worry-free future.

Soliloquy of the Seasons

A heritage property in Cataumet becomes a naturalized estate, embracing each season as a new experience.

A Place for Tomorrow

Design, detail and dedication to how a space works, ensures a home for the future.

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The Artist Whisperer

With the help of world-famous designer Ken Fulk, a storied Provincetown house for creatives opens its doors once more.

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Artist Profile: Debra Birtwell

“I don’t ever use black. I use the white of the paper,” Debra offers. “If you study painting with me,…

Artist Profile: Craig Caldwell

Nauset Break • Oil on canvas, 2019 • 30″x 40″ “My brain is 90 percent visual,” explains Craig Caldwell. The…

Artist Profile: Joseph Conrad-Ferm

Curroon • Canvas • 88″ x 92″ It was an art elective that kept Yarmouth Port painter Joseph Conrad-Ferm from…

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By King or Storm

Two Cape growers, Sandwich’s Bob King and Provincetown’s Stormy Mayo, share the straight scoop on growing magnificent Dahlias.

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Sea & Soil and Frost & Found

Two floral designers interpret their passion for flowers and the natural world with unique perspectives.

Blooming at the Water’s Edge

Landscape Designer Maria Hickey sets a seaside embankment ablaze with blooms!

Encompassed by Nature

Sudbury Design Group transforms a tranquil property on Fox Island in Osterville, a project that reflects the natural allure of this Cape gem.