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47 Best of Cape Cod

Welcome to our eighth annual Best of Cape Cod issue!

72 61 Our Favorite Beaches Whatever vibe you crave, you’re bound to find it at one of these sublime sandy spots.

72 Inside the World of Cabo Cado

A creative couple shares their love of living near the canal, their beloved dog, meaningful local causes, their new book and why living and working on the Cape has been the ultimate rewarding experience.

78 Trading Spaces + Moving Places

Store owners across the Cape have discovered that switching up their locales adds to the excitement of sharing their wares and services with customers near and far.

20 Best Beaches on the Cape and Islands

BEST OF CAPE COD The Votes Are In 162 Winners!

An Illustrator’s Life On the banks of Cape Cod Canal

Trading Spaces + Moving Places

On the Cover: Paine’s Creek in Brewster, by Betty Wiley

July 2018, Volume 27, No. 6, Cape Cod Magazine (ISSN 2167-4604) is publishing monthly, except bimonthly in November and January for $14.95 per year by Lighthouse Media Solutions with offices at 396 Main Street, Suite 15, Hyannis, MA 02601. Periodical Postage paid at Hyannis, MA and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Send Change of Address to Cape Cod Magazine, Subscription Services, PO Box 3000, Denville, NJ 07834-3000. @Copyright 2015 Lighthouse Media Solutions. Cape Cod Magazine is a registered trademark of Lighthouse Media Solutions. All rights reserved. Publisher is not responsible for omissions or errors. Contents in whole or in part may not be reproduced without the written consent of the Publisher. Publisher disclaims responsibility to return unsolicited material, and all rights in portions published thereof remain the sole property of Cape Cod Magazine and Lighthouse Media Solutions.

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News and notes from around the Cape

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On The Scene

People at local events and parties

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Then & Now

The Fine Arts Work Center celebrates 50 years.

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Date Book

Events you won’t want to miss

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Arts & Culture

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Truro painter Helen Grimm’s connection to the Outer Cape helps keep her grounded.

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Art Scene

Openings and receptions across the Cape

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Food & Drink

The Bashful Tarte bakery, and Pop + Dutch

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Ceraldi in Wellfleet

Restaurant Guide

Living the Dream on Penzance Point in Woods Hole

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Sweet pea flowers

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VOLUME 27 • NUMBER 6 VICE PRESIDENT, EDITORIAL & CONTENT

Janice Randall Rohlf

All great headlines, story concepts and other ideas usually come to me on one of my morning runs. Several months ago, while on the bike path with my friend Rebecca, she asked, “Have you seen that new book ‘The ABC’s of Cape Cod,’ by the Cabo Cado artist? I would really like to read more about him, his wife and their dog! They seem so cool and interesting!” The illustrator’s name is Vinnie Arnone. He lives in a house along the banks of the Cape Cod Canal with his wife, Claudia del Castillo, and their dog, Lupe. I was familiar with his pillows, postcards and artwork, mainly because he illustrated our Best of Cape Cod July cover in 2013. I immediately started to follow Cabo Cado on Instagram and got to know the artist’s family through his daily postings: of his sketches, their beloved dog, Lupe, and their travels to Puerto Rico. When photographer Dan Cutrona and I eventually met up with them a few months later, we had a blast hanging out at their bungalow and hearing about their creative process and inspirations. The Best of Cape Cod July issue is one of our most treasured issues because it celebrates the people, places and activities, voted by you, the readers, in our annual survey! This year, we added some new categories, which received great responses, including best cheese shop, brewery, rainy day venue, movie theater, museum and yarn shop. A toast to all of the 162 winners! In keeping with our 20th anniversary theme all year long, we highlight 20 of our favorite beaches from Falmouth to Provincetown. As you can imagine, it was hard narrowing down the list to 20, so we also included a short sidebar listing two beaches on the islands and one honorable mention in Bourne. Check out the variety of retail shops in Hyannis, Dennis and Chatham that have new digs—and even new names—in “Trading Spaces + Moving Places.” Plus, read about the new Ten Pin Eatery in the mall, and turn to our Datebook section for July 4 parades and other Independence Day activities in your town. Happy Summer!

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Family Fun to Spare Let ’em roll! A collaboration between two renowned Cape Cod businesses, Ryan Family Amusements and Chapin’s Restaurant, Ten Pin Eatery in Hyannis welcomes diners, bowlers and gamers—anyone looking to have a great time in a vibrant setting. “There truly is something for everyone,” says Trevor Cunningham, Ryan’s business development manager. “People love our custom Cape Cod-themed laser tag, and our game room is phenomenal.” Guests can play in the arcade, bowl a few games on one of eight alleys (traditional or interactive), or reserve the private VIP room replete with three lanes, a full bar and plush seating—perfect for a special event. For the gamers, Ten Pin offers two virtual reality arenas and three escape rooms with themes unique capecodmagazine.com

to the Cape. Hungry? Chapin’s executive chef Kevin Violet and his staff serve up delicious fare and libations that can be enjoyed while bowling or in their spacious dining area. Start with one of their shared appetizers like shaved steak and cheese spring rolls, and then dig into one of their specialty pizzas, gourmet salads or charbroiled steak tips. Kids can feast on fun fare such as foot-long hot dogs, burgers and fish & chips. Having gamed up a hearty thirst tagging frenemies or knocking down pins, adults can take a seat at the inviting full-service bar. That’s a strike! —Marjorie Naylor Pitts Ten Pin Eatery, 769 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, 508-771-2100, tenpineatery.com

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From Pool to Party New Lilly Pulitzer store opens in Chatham

STYLISH SHOES Bridgette wedge in natural, $178

MAKE A STATEMENT Sandy Coin necklace in gold metallic, $58

BEACH READY Piet coverup in pink sunset, $128 Baja tote in natural, $198 Pool flip-flops in resort white palm engineered shoe, $38

PERFECT IN PASTEL Elene wrap in sea salt blue, $108

SUMMER NIGHTS Marianna dress in nauti navy boho bateau, $258

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SUMMER GLOW Martina maxi dress in multi beach please, $218

TIMELY TASSELS Surf Gypsea earrings in Lilly’s Lemon, $48 Shell Yeah necklace in cosmic coral, $58 Shell Yeah earrings in cosmic coral, $48

COCKTAIL HOUR Gabby shift in true navy, $258

SHIMMERING SANDALS Rita sandal in gold metallic, $148

Lilly Pulitzer, 483 Main St., Chatham, 508-348-0106. The store also has locations in Edgartown, Falmouth, Mashpee Commons, Nantucket and Osterville. For more information, visit lillypulitzer.com.

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Research shows looking at art gives the same pleasure as falling in love. Beyond becoming the focal point of a room, original art can take one to another place, bring back memories of a cherished place or experience, foster peace and joy. Collecting can connect you with a community of artists and like-minded patrons while expressing yourself and your interests.

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Designer Molly J. Curley of East Falmouth launched her own line of nautically inspired swimwear last year. A favorite among customers is the patriotic All-American Girl suit, pictured at left.

For fashion model and business school graduate Molly J. Curley, 23, of East Falmouth, launching a line of swimwear was a natural next step in a life lived close to the sea and focused on fashion. “Being from the Cape, I love being around the water,” says Curley, a swimsuit designer who comes from a family of entrepreneurs. “Swimwear was a natural for me.” In April of 2017, Curley started Molly J Swimwear, her own collection of nautically inspired bathing suits. Curley’s line of highquality swimwear is sold at select retailers on the Cape, such as Green Eyed Daisy in Falmouth, Hi-Ho in Osterville and Beach Bum Surf Co. in Chatham. A favorite among her customers is the patriotic All-American Girl suit, perfect for July 4 yet styled to be worn anytime the sun shines. For her company logo, Molly chose the compass rose—inspired by a capecodmagazine.com

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Sandy Mullins Owner of Cape Chic How long have you owned Cape Chic? Since April 2013. I’ve been in business five years and I am just starting year six! Where is your new location? How is it different from your last place? I moved the store to 176 Main St. in Falmouth last year. It’s less than a half mile from my old location, but it’s right on Main Street now. It’s sandwiched between two wonderful gift stores, Homespun and Twigs, and a few fabulous restaurants, like Añejo and the Pickle Jar Kitchen. I’m right in the middle of all the town activity. What do you sell at your store? A curated selection of easy chic women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories. Distinctive styles you won’t see everywhere. We pay attention to what our customers respond to, so we can surprise and delight them. We want our pieces to be their favorite go-to pieces. What are some of your best-selling items? Customers have been responding to our Boho Chic tops. The finishing details and fit make them perfect for dressy and casual wear. XCVI Wearables are also a favorite. The stretch poplin is lightweight and easy, perfect for Cape Cod in the summer. This season, it’s all about the embellished hems, including embroidery and release hems. What sets you apart? We spend a lot of time curating unique items for our customers and choosing styles for every age group. It’s important to search for the best styles and fabrics. Fashion is fun and constantly changing. It provides people a way to express themselves. Fashion should be chic, as well as easy, wearable and comfortable for real life.

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LO O K I N G BAC K AT H I STO RY

“Dragger on the Ways,” by Salvatore Del Deo, 1965

“Plans for a center for the arts are in progress,” wrote the writer, activist and preservationist Josephine Del Deo in her journal in March of 1965. The idea had been discussed for some time in Provincetown’s arts community before the Fine Arts Work Center was founded in 1968 by a collection of artists and writers. “We wanted to provide a vehicle for artists to be able to stay here in the winter,” says the late Josephine’s husband, artist Salvatore Del Deo, who came to Provincetown in 1946 to study with acclaimed painter Henry Hensche. Space was initially provided in studio apartments at the Days Lumberyard on Pearl Street. In 1972, the Fine Arts Work Center purchased the lumberyard for its permanent home. The Del Deos, along with fellow artists, writers and patrons of the arts, including Fritz Bultman, Stanley Kunitz 24

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CHATHAM LIBERTY CRAFT FESTIVAL Located on the Chatham Community Center lawn, this arts and crafts festival will be filled with more than 75 artisans displaying their American-made works. Specialty foods, pottery, fine art and other crafts will be on display and for sale. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 702 Main St., Chatham, 603-332-2616, castleberryfairs.com

TIDAL FLAT CREATURE SEARCH AND EXPLORATION At low tide on Cape Cod Bay, the water is perfect for exploration! Join Long Pasture naturalists for a 1.5-hour family-friendly adventure of the mud flats in Barnstable Harbor. Search for moon snails and horseshoe crabs and learn about local creatures. Participants should bring sun protection and wear boots, water shoes or sneakers that you don’t mind getting wet and muddy. $8-$12. 9-10:30 a.m. Long Pasture Wildlife Sanctuary, 345 Bone Hill Road, Cummaquid, 781-259-9500, massaudobon.org

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3 July LIVE MUSIC AT HOG ISLAND BEER CO. Spend the night enjoying live music by The Oh Boys! at Hog Island Beer Company in Orleans. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the upbeat atmosphere! 6-9 p.m. 28 West Road, Orleans, 508-255-BEER, hogislandbeerco.com

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ANNUAL MASHPEE COMMUNITY PICNIC & FIREWORKS The festivities begin at 4 p.m. with an evening of food, rides, games and music. Fireworks at dusk. Mashpee High School, 500 Old Barnstable Road.

MARTHA’S VINEYARD FOURTH OF JULY PARADE The quintessential parade begins moving through the center of Edgartown and features floats, bands and classic cars. 5 p.m.

FALMOUTH FIREWORKS Falmouth Heights Beach hosts a colorful display of fireworks starting at dusk. If you have a portable radio, tune to PIXY 103 (102.9 FM) to hear the music that accompanies the fireworks.

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ORLEANS FIREWORKS Rock Harbor’s fireworks are visible from Cape Cod Bay beaches in Brewster and Eastham, but the best spots are nearby in Orleans. Rain date: July 5.

LEWIS BAY FIREWORKS The best spots to watch are the beaches around Hyannis Harbor and West Yarmouth beaches along Lewis Bay.

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NANTUCKET FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS CELEBRATION The Grey Lady’s fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. on Jetties Beach. Rain date: July 6.

PROVINCETOWN PARADE The parade starts at 11 a.m. at the Harbor Hotel and proceeds up Commercial Street to Franklin Street. Fireworks start at 8:30 p.m.

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HYANNIS BOAT PARADE Hyannis Marina invites all to a Fourth of July Boat Parade. The best viewing will be along Ocean Street at Hyannis Harbor around 2 p.m.

MARTHA’S VINEYARD FIREWORKS When the sun goes down, the fireworks go up over Edgartown Harbor.

PROVINCETOWN HARBOR FIREWORKS The fireworks at MacMillan Wharf can be seen from all bayside beaches. Event starts at dusk (approximately 8:45 p.m.)

4 July BARNSTABLE JULY 4TH PARADE Rain or shine, the parade will begin at 4 p.m. on Ocean Street and will end at Sea Street around 5 p.m.

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4 July ORLEANS PARADE The parade starts at 10 a.m. at the Orleans Elementary School on Eldredge Park Way.

4 July FOURTH OF JULY BIKE AND CARRIAGE PARADE Many dress in reds, whites and blues and parade through Falmouth. The parade begins at 10 a.m. at the Village Green, moves down Main Street and ends at Peg Noonan Park.

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4 July CHATHAM INDEPENDENCE DAY PARADE Chatham’s parade, which started in 1908, is one of the oldest in the United States. The theme for 2018 is “Hooked on Chatham.” The parade begins at 9:30 a.m., starting at the intersection of Shore Road and Main Street, and finishing at the intersection of Crowell Road and Tip Cart Road.

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with New York Times best-selling author and Brewster favorite, Elin Hilderbrand! One of life’s little pleasures is reading the latest Elin Hilderbrand on the Brewster Flats. Hilderbrand will be signing her latest “The Perfect Couple”—and all of your favorites. 10 a.m.-noon. The Brewster Book Store, 2648 Main St., Brewster, 508-896-6543, brewsterbookstore.com

6 July FRESH MUSIC LIVE SEAFOOD Enjoy an afternoon of live music at The Pearl on Wellfleet Harbor. The Rip-It-Ups, a traditional rock & roll band with lots of energy, will be playing all afternoon during happy hour at the raw bar. 3-5 p.m. 250 Commercial St., Wellfleet, 508-349-2999, wellfleetpearl.com capecodmagazine.com

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6-15 July THE 4TH ANNUAL CAPE COD HYDRANGEA FESTIVAL An annual celebration of the region’s blue, pink and white signature flowers! This 10-day festival’s main attractions are the daily tours of private gardens, each designed and maintained by the individual homeowners. As you admire beautiful spaces, you will also be supporting a variety of local nonprofits. Admission is $5 per garden tour. For more information, call 508-362-3225 or visit capecodchamber.org

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SANDWICH ARTISANS Formerly known as the Sandwich Arts and Crafts Association, Sandwich Artisans is one of the oldest artist organizations on Cape Cod. Arts and crafts on sale include fine art, jewelry, pottery, glasswork, photographs, hand-crafted clothing, home accessories, leather and wooden goods. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sandwich Public Library, 142 Main St., Sandwich, sandwich-artisans.com

8 July WOODS HOLE JAZZ AT HIGHFIELD HALL: SAXOPHONIST HARRY ALLEN AND PIANIST ROSSANO SPORTIELLO Spend an afternoon with two intercapecodmagazine.com


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11 July WINE AND DINE WITH PAUL SCHULENBURG Paul Schulenburg is an internationally collected artist whose work has shown in the Hopper House Museum, the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and Cahoon Museum of American Art. At the event, Chef Brian Erskine of Blackfish restaurant will create a five-course tasting menu complemented by South Hollow Spirits cocktails and Truro Vineyards wines. The event will also feature live music by Gregg Sullivan. For capecodmagazine.com

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13 July Natural Inspiration Meets Indy 500 Excitement Experience this year’s feature exhibit, Start Your Engines! Cars and Stars of the Indy 500 - an exciting collection of Indy race and pace cars, race memorabilia, and more. Plus a heartwarming look at over 150 works by beloved children’s book illustrator Wendell Minor. Just part of Heritage’s 100 acres of gardens, family fun, and exploration.

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ANNUAL SECRET GARDEN TOUR A self-guided journey through Provincetown’s stunning gardens. Spend the day with access to private gardens in a residential neighborhood. $40. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 460 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508-487-1750, paam.org

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ENJOY MODERN OUTDOOR LIVING local foods, fine wines and local beer, live music and dancing and an exciting auction of Cape Cod experiences, both on land and on water. Tickets are $150 ($75 of which is tax deductible). 6 p.m. To reserve tickets or learn about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sheila Hoogeboom at 508-694-3608 or email wellfleetbayevents@massaudubon.org.

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CAPE COD GREEK FESTIVAL The annual Grecian Festival of St. George Greek Orthodox Church of Cape Cod will celebrate its 36th year. This festival allows the parishioners to proudly share their culture, ethnic heritage and faith with enthusiasm. At the festival, delicious Greek pastries will be for sale. Free. St. George Greek Orthodox Church. 1130 Falmouth Road, Centerville, 508-775-3045, stgeorge-capecod.com

20 July HOPE HOSPICE’S 31ST ANNUAL EVENING BY THE SEA AUCTION Help make a difference for thousands of patients and families in Massachusetts who need compassionate end-of-life care. The annual Evening by the Sea Auction features a breathtaking venue, fabulous food and drink and an exciting auction. The theme this year: “Lights, Camera, Auction! A Celebration of Classic Films.” Join us and be a star for the folks in our community who need your help to receive exceptional end-of-life care and grief support. Proceeds 32

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21 July 44TH ANNUAL OSTERVILLE VILLAGE DAY Enjoy 75 antique and vintage cars on the grounds of the Osterville Historical Museum before and after the annual parade. Events also include a children’s fair, music, food and games. 10-3 p.m. Osterville Village. ostervillevillage.com

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EVENING TO REMEMBER: Chatham Historical Society’s annual fundraising gala will take place at the magnificent Sur Mer property, located on beautiful Shore Road. Live auction, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will help make this a memorable evening. 5-7 p.m. $75. Visit the museum’s website for ticket information and reservations: chathamhistoricalsociety.org.

21-22 July HYANNIS SUMMER CRAFT FESTIVAL Spend a day exploring this festival located in the Village Green. Crafts, food sampling and live music will be a part of the festivities. Free admission. Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Village Green, Hyannis. capecodmagazine.com

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22 July GREAT WHITE GALA The Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s third annual gala will be held at Chatham Bars Inn. This event will benefit shark research and the conservancy’s education programs. Live music and dancing, silent and live auctions. $225. 6:30-10 p.m. Chatham Bars Inn Beach House, 297 Shore Road, Chatham. For more information, visit greatwhitegala.org

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23-29 July BARNSTABLE COUNTY FAIR An annual tradition with live animal shows, 4-H demonstrations, petting zoos, fireworks, live music and arts and crafts. Enjoy delicious fair food and the thrill of amusement rides, too! Noon- 10 p.m. Cape Cod Fairgrounds, 1220 Nathan Ellis Highway, Falmouth, 508-563-3200, capecodfairgrounds.com

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24 July THE HILARIOUS MUSICIAN/ STORYTELLER DON WHITE There is no one-word description for what Don White does. He has survived and thrived for 25 years, bringing his audiences to laughter and tears in his storyteller-comedian-author-troubadour-folksingersongwriter performances. Come experience him in person. $20. 8 p.m. Cultural Center of Cape Cod, 307 Main St., South Yarmouth. 508-394-7100, cultural-center.org

25 July MEET THE FLEET Join the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance and learn about different fisheries of Cape Cod. Come early and enjoy appetizers from Chatham Bars Inn and locally-crafted Hog Island Beer starting at 5 p.m. The presentation will begin at 5:30 p.m. Meet the Fleet events are free to the public, but RSVP is required as seating is limited and donations are encouraged. Let the Alliance know you’re coming by emailing rsvp@capecodfishermen.org. Location details announced closer to the date. For more information, visit capecodfishermen.org.

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discuss their techniques. Maryalice Eizenberg and Susan Overstreet will be painting in oil plein air (outside, weather permitting) and Amy Sanders will be working in pastel inside the museum. 3:30-5 p.m. Orleans Historical Society, 3 River Road, Orleans, 508-255-6200, addisonart.com

27 July AUTHOR’S FRIDAY SPECIAL Best-selling author William Martin will discuss his just-released book “Bound for Gold,” the story of the California gold rush at the Friends of the Dennis Public Library’s fundraiser, 1 p.m. at The Sea View, 76 Chase Ave., Dennis Port. Enjoy light refreshments, book signing and prizes. Tickets are available at the Dennis Public Library, 5 Hall St., Dennis Port. Advance tickets $25/ door tickets $30.

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27 July FREE FUN FRIDAY AT SANDWICH GLASS MUSEUM Visit the Sandwich Glass Museum for free! Spend time exploring the museum and watch the glass-blowing demonstrations of the Sandwich Glass Company. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 129 Main St., Sandwich. 508-888-0251, sandwichglassmuseum.org

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dunes. His emphasis will be placed on the simplification of the subject and paint application. All materials will be carefully explained. 4–5 p.m. Addison Art Gallery. 43 South Orleans Road, Orleans. 508-255-6200, addisonart.com

28-29 July BREWSTER SUMMER ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Over 100 craftspeople will display and sell their American-made works. There will also be a farmers market included in the festival on Sunday. Free. Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Sunday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Drummer Boy Park, Brewster.

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30 July TASTE OF CHATHAM Monomoy Community Services presents its 31st annual Taste of Chatham. Each year, local restaurants and food purveyors prepare their finest dishes and serve samples to attendees. The event is one of the most important sources capecodmagazine.com

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of revenue for MCS, which provides affordable childcare and other services to local working families. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Chatham Community Center field, 702 Main St. For more information, call 508-945-1501 or visit monomoy.org/ fund-raising/taste-of-chatham

30-31 July FAIRY GARDEN WORKSHOP WITH ANNA HOLMES Spend a special morning creating your own miniature fairy world. The class will involve a short walk to collect natural materials for the houses. Moss, a fairy house container and special fairy house trinkets will be provided. $25$30. 10 a.m.–noon. 56 Highfield Drive Falmouth, 508-495-1878, highfieldhallandgardens.org

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31 July THE OUTERMOST HOUSE

This special program, organized by the Massachusetts Audubon Society’s Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary and the Cape Cod National Seashore, features three experts on Henry Beston and his beloved “Outermost House,” the National Literary Landmark that was swept away in the “Blizzard of ’78” 40 years ago. The program will feature Dr. Daniel Payne, author of the Beston biography, “Orion on the Dunes”; Don Wilding, author of “Henry Beston’s Cape Cod” and co-founder of the nonprofit Henry Beston Society; and Wellfleet Bay Director Bob Prescott (Mass. Audubon owned Beston’s house from 1960 until its demise in 1978). 7-8 p.m. Salt Pond Visitors Center, Route 6, Eastham. Tickets available at nps.gov.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 6 p.m. Wequassett Resort and Golf Club Event Sponsor: Wequassett Resort and Golf Club Silent Auction Sponsor: Enos Home Medical Supply Hope Memorial Garden Sponsors: Chapman Cole & Gleason Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Surprenant & Beneski, P.C. Music Sponsors: The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod, Mid-Cape Home Centers Heroes of Hope Sponsors: Cape Associates, Inc., Atria Senior Living Friends of Hope Sponsors: Sunderland Printing, Plimoth Investment Advisors, TD Bank, Bridges by EPOCH, Cape Cod Healthcare, Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank Media Sponsors: Cape Cod Magazine, Cape Cod Media Group, CCB Media, CapeCod.com, Ocean 104.7, 99.9 The Q

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Truro school nurse, herbalist, organic gardener and artist. Her connection to the Outer Cape environment helps keep her grounded and more centered. “The water, sand and salt scrub my brain free of day-to-day stresses,” says Grimm, adding that her family loves the wild stretches of open space. “We especially enjoy hiking through the woods of Truro to the cliffs high above the ocean,” she says. “We love the water—high tide, low tide, ocean, bay, marsh and pond, and foraging for wild food, clamming, gathering oysters, blueberries and cranberries.” With a dual B.A. and B.F.A. in art history and painting from Cornell University, Grimm credits artists as diverse as Giotto (“for the emotion he conveyed with the simplest of lines and forms”) and Richard Diebenkorn (“for his abstracted landscapes of the ’50s”) as major influences. After a few years living as a “starving artist” in the Bay area, Grimm’s interest in herbal medicine and desire for a more secure career motivated her to pursue a B.S. degree in nursing. By choosing this path, it helped enrich her life without taking a permanent detour from art. When her twins were 2, she reintegrated painting into her daily routine. “Life will pull you in any direction we let it,” says Grimm. “It is easy to fall into circumstance. Painting is my chance to do what I love and to express myself and to create a view of life as I see it. The process has taught me to take charge when I need to.” Grimm’s oil paintings on canvas, infused with the colors of sky, dunes, grasses and lichen, engage the viewer with bold calligraphic lines. They emit an energy generated by the push and pull between abstraction and representation. Grimm cites 42

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mollusks—and especially clams and oysters—as a source of inspiration and subject matter. She is fascinated by the microcosms within a seashell and sees them as landscapes in miniature. Shells are a vehicle for exploring line, shape and texture and she is attracted by their contradictions: They are humble, yet polished and jewel-like. “The abstracted shells remind me of looking underwater. You aren’t quite sure what you are seeing, but you feel its essence. Their color and form thrill me, and always have. They are my muses.” Grimm’s balanced life is channeled into her paintings and there’s a good feeling to them. “Helen’s work makes me happy, plain and simple,” says patron Jeffrey McCullough. “And that is reason enough to look at a painting over and over.” “Intertidal,” a show of Helen Grimm’s latest paintings, will be on display July 20 through August 9 at Four Eleven Gallery, 411 Commercial St., Provincetown, fourelevengallery.com.

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Above: "Herring Cove," 30 in. by 30 in., oil on canvas. Helen Grimm, at right in her studio, says clams and oysters are a source of inspiration and subject matter. Bottom right: "On the Flats," 40 in. by 40 in., oil on canvas.


WORKSHOPS ON CAPE COD IN VISUAL ARTS & WRITING Painting • Drawing • Printmaking Writing • Ceramics • Fiber Arts Digital Media •Photography Gardening • Sculpture • Culinary Mixed Media • Kids Classes

July 10 John P. Bunker Lecture Series – with Ray Barfield “How Storytelling Taught Me That Talking About Death is Part of Living a Great Life”, UU Church, Provincetown, Free July 11 PoemJazz – Robert Pinsky, Laurence Hopgood, Stan Strickland & Catherine Bent: Spoken word poetry accompanied by piano, saxophone and chelo, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet $25 in advance, $30 at door July 14 Pamet River Float Castle Hill – A fabulous inner tube ride down the Pamet River, spectacular views, 10 Meetinghouse Rd, Truro, $50 non-members Free for members July 28 Full Moon Summer Bash at Edgewood Farm, Free Community Event open house, with live music by Chandler Travis Philharmonic, cocktails and delicious food

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2018 PAW PALOOZA At Cape Cod’s biggest annual dog festival, man’s best friend will be flying, swimming, diving and entertaining the masses. The two-day event, hosted by the Agway of Cape Cod Charitable Foundation, features police K-9 demonstrations, a Frisbee Dog show, a puppy pool pavilion, food trucks, a “radar run” to test your dog’s speed and a doggie caricature artist.

23' 5" The distance of the longest jump into the pool at last year's festival. That champ named Sinjin (pictured at left) lives in Brewster and will be returning to defend his title this year! (The World Record, by the way, is 31 feet and is held by two dogs, a Black Lab and a Whippet.

27,000 Gallons of water needed to fill up the pool from a nearby fire hydrant.

$53,000 The amount donated to the Animal Rescue League of Boston's Cape Cod shelter and the MSPCA shelter in Centerville as a result of Paw Palooza in its first two years.

Paw Palooza will be held July 14 and 15: Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School, 210 Station Ave., Yarmouth, pawpaloozacapecod.com. A $7 suggested donation at the door. Kids under 12 and dogs are free. Net proceeds benefit animal welfare organizations on the Cape.

1,200 Number of dogs expected to attend Paw Palooza over the course of the weekend this year!

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The fastest speed clocked in the "Radar Run" last year. Dogs and their owners enter the run as a pair. The owner throws a tennis ball and as the dog chases it, his/her speed is recorded by an official Orleans Police Department radar gun.

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GREAT RUSTIC ACCOMMODATIONS

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TREEHOUSE LODGE The Woods Hole Road building that once housed the Sleepy Hollow Motor Inn has been transformed into the fun, modern Treehouse Lodge. Think camping-themed accommodations without the actual camping: rustic-chic rooms with all the amenities (including the brand-new Canopy Deluxe rooms) surround a central outdoor space with a fire pit and lawn games that encour-

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FOOD & DRINK Readers’ Picks

Appetizers Trevi Café and Wine Bar Mashpee

Dessert Vers Orleans

Lunch Spot Viv’s Kitchen Orleans

Bakery Amie Bakery Osterville

Family Restaurant Arnold’s Lobster & Clam Bar Eastham

Margaritas Añejo Falmouth

Bartender Jason’s Tavern South Dennis Beer Selection— Restaurant or Pub Red Nun Chatham and Dennis Port Breakfast Hangar B Chatham Brewery Cape Cod Beer Hyannis Burgers Mom & Pops Burgers Chatham Chef Jonathan Haffmans Vers, Orleans Chowder Captain Parker’s Yarmouth Cocktail Bar Wequassett Resort and Golf Club Harwich Cupcake Shop Cupcake Charlie’s Falmouth, Mashpee Date Spot Ocean House Dennis

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Deli Sam’s Deli Eastham

Fish & Chips Chapin’s Fish & Chips Beach Bar Dennis Fried Clams Seafood Sam’s Falmouth, Sandwich, South Yarmouth

Martinis The Mews Provincetown Men’s Night Out Chatham Squire Chatham Mexican Añejo Falmouth

Food Truck Salt Block Food Truck Harwich Port and various Cape locations

New Restaurant Fishermen’s View Sandwich

Ice Cream Sundae School Dennis, Harwich Port, Orleans

Outdoor Dining Wequassett Outer Bar and Grille Harwich

Irish Pub Liam Maguire’s Irish Pub Falmouth

Pizza Pizza Barbone Hyannis

Italian Buca’s Tuscan Roadhouse Harwich

Raw Bar Naked Oyster Hyannis

Juice Bar Viv’s Kitchen Orleans Girls Night Out Embargo Hyannis Late Night Hangout Sand Dollar Bar & Grill Dennis Lobster Roll Raw Bar Mashpee

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Ribs and Barbecue Big Dog’s BBQ at Orleans Bowling Center Orleans Sandwich Shop Chatham Perk Chatham Scenic View While Dining Ocean House Dennis

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PERFECT SUMMER NIGHTS editor’s pick

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FAR LAND ON THE BEACH IN PROVINCETOWN DPM’S SURFSIDE GRILL IN DENNIS Two quality markets, Far Land Provisions in Provincetown and Dennis Public Market, both offer fresh, delicious food on picnic tables at the beach. What could be better? In Provincetown, take in spectacular sunsets and listen to live music every Wednesday and Sunday in the pavilion area as part of the free sunset music series at Herring Cove Beach. Nightly specials created by Far Land might include sweet Italian sausage subs with pep-

Steak Pate’s Chatham

Sushi Inaho Yarmouth Port

Sunday Brunch Fanizzi’s Provincetown

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pers and onions or skate cakes over baby greens with warm remoulade. On the other side of the Cape in Dennis, DPM’s Surfside Grill overlooking Corporation Beach serves fresh lobster rolls, homemade onion rings, steak tips, burgers and chicken teriyaki sandwiches with pineapple rings. Kids will have fun sitting in the giant Adirondack chair. Not to be missed for dessert: Key Lime Pie! Insider’s Tip: Arrive early at both places to avoid lines.

Wine List Harvest Gallery Wine Bar Dennis

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HEALTHY FUEL: BOL Owner Alix Tillet has masterfully operated BŌL for the past four years. The menu features mouthwatering, eye-catching organic acai bowls and smoothies. Choose from popular menu items like the Jelly (strawberries, blueberries, peanut butter) or the Somerset (pitaya, bananas, mango). What drove Tillet to open BŌL is quite simple: “Food and color make me so happy,” she says. In her battle with Lyme disease, Tillet has found that fueling her body with good food is one way she has healed herself. At the core of BŌL, she says, is the idea that fueling your body with pure and beautiful food positively affects the way you move, think and feel throughout the day—and ultimately your life. This summer, check out their new location in Wellfleet! —Taylor Fry

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BŌL, 317 Main St., Wellfleet, boloflove.com

SHOPS & SERVICES Readers’ Picks

Antique Shop Swan River Trading Company Dennis Appliance Store KAM Appliances Hyannis Architect Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders Harwich Art Gallery Addison Art Gallery Orleans Beachwear Beach Bum Surf Co. Chatham Bike Shop Idle Times Bike Shop Inc. Eastham, Orleans, Wellfleet Bookstore Eight Cousins Falmouth

Consignment Shop (Furniture) At Home Again Chatham Cookware Shop The Cook Shop Brewster Doggy Daycare Provincetown Pet Resort Provincetown Fish Market Chatham Fish & Lobster Chatham Fishing Charter Cee Jay Fishing Provincetown Framer J Miller Pictureframer Mashpee

Candy Store Chatham Candy Manor Chatham

Furniture Store Barbo’s Furniture Dennis, Falmouth

Carpet/Flooring RPM Carpets & Floor Coverings Harwich

Garden Shop Mahoney’s East Falmouth, Osterville

Children’s Clothing Kid & Kaboodle Orleans TAYLOR FRY

Consignment Shop (Clothing) Consigning Women Brewster, Harwich

Builder Polhemus Savery DaSilva Architects Builders Harwich

Cheese Shop The Chatham Cheese Company Chatham

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Concierge/Property Management Mercantile Property Management Bourne

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Hardware Store Bradford’s Ace Hardware Hyannis Home Accessories Snow’s Home & Garden Orleans Home Décor Shor Home Provincetown Interior Designer Fresh Interiors Dennis Kitchen Accessories Utilities Provincetown Jewelry Store The Jewelry Studio of Wellfleet Wellfleet Kitchen Designer Classic Kitchens & Interiors Hyannis Landscape Services Cape Cod Tree and Landscape Chatham Lighting Shop Granite City Electric South Yarmouth

CAFFE GELATO BERTINI

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Caffe Gelato Bertini was among the 2016 editor’s picks in Cape Cod Magazine, and they have since moved from Hyannis to Yarmouth. The popular Italian ice cream and espresso shop celebrates its 10th anniversary this season on South Street, where they share a building with Great Island Bakery. The new location allows more space for indoor and outside café tables, says Cindy Duby, who operates the shop with her husband, Tom. The Dubys make all the gelato (milk based) and sorbetto (water based) from scratch using local milk and fruits and imported Italian nuts and flavorings. The top seller is Cape Sea-Salted Caramel Cream, a fiore di latte gelato laced with house-made caramel. “In our early days, few knew what gelato was, and we did a lot of explaining,” says Cindy. “But people were immediately drawn by the intense flavor and, due to the lower fat content, viewed it as a healthier alternate to ice cream.” Open through October. Caffe Gelato Bertini, 46 South St., South Yarmouth, 508-778-0244, capecodgelato.com

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CAPE COD BASEBALL LEAGUE YOUTH CLINICS Batter up! Learn baseball basics from elite college players at the youth clinics, run by each of the 10 individual Cape Cod Baseball League teams. Summer instruction, typically held in the mornings, Monday through Friday, are available to boys and girls of all talent levels, ages 5-13. Families can sign up their children on a weekly basis by visiting the registration areas at each individual field on Monday mornings during the season. A lot of the kids come back year after year, and it becomes an important part of their summer says Steve West, president of the Chatham Athletic Association, which manages the Chatham Anglers and operates the clinics. For more information, visit each individual team’s website or Cape Cod Baseball League at capecodbaseball.org

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SHOPS & SERVICES Readers’ Picks Men’s Clothing Puritan Cape Cod Chatham, Hyannis, Falmouth, Mashpee Music Store Charlie’s Music Hyannis Nutrition Store Cape Cod Nutrition Corner Hyannis Organic Grocer Organic Market Chatham, Dennis Port, Mashpee Outdoor Activity Rental Shop Goose Hummock Orleans

Outdoor Furnishings Paine’s Patio Pocasset Outdoor Grills Breakaway Dennis Pet Specialty Store Hot Diggity Dennis Port, Mashpee Pool and Hot Tub Store Cape Cod Aquatics Harwich Pool Service Shoreline Pools Dennis

Photography (Family Portraits) Merrisa Caroline Photography Dennis

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Pottery Shop Kemp Pottery Orleans Prepared Meals To Go Lambert’s Fruit Centerville Centerville

Running Store Marathon Sports Mashpee, Yarmouth

Produce Selection Whole Foods Hyannis

Sign Shop Chatham Sign Chatham

Real Estate Agency Kinlin Grover

HOG ISLAND BEER CO. AND NAUKABOUT BREWERY + TAPROOM

Hog Island Beer Co., 28 West Road, Orleans, 508-255-BEER (2337), hogislandbeerco.com Naukabout Brewery, 13 Lake Ave., Mashpee, naukabout.com

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MAJORIE NAYLOR PITTS :NAUCKABOUT; LISA CONNORS: HOG ISLAND

Last winter, Hog Island Beer Co. underwent major renovations. The brewery now features a bar that replicates a long board, and a real Winnebego cut in half hangs on the wall. There’s also a replica of Henry Beston’s Outermost House where you can pick up your food through the windows. The interior’s open space offers a fun, energetic vibe. Hang out on the expansive lawn, sit at a picnic table or play games like cornhole or pingpong and test your mental skills with a giant Jenga game. Enjoy delicious bites, such as lobster fritters and beef tacos with spicy bacon jam and radish-pineapple sauce as well as beers on tap, including White Shark Wheat and Outermost IPA. Meanwhile, over in Mashpee, craft beer enthusiasts can “knock about” at the recently opened Naukabout Brewery, located at the former Flume restaurant site. The comfortably rustic taphouse features a rotating selection of eight “hop-forward” beers, such as Quittin’ Time New England IPA (juicy, tropical, Douglas fir pine: delicious!). While the brewery serves up the beer, local food trucks offer a varied selection of noshes. Cheers!

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CRÊPE COD Dine on sweet and savory crêpes and homemade soups, and sip beer, wine or cider at this authentic French and Moroccan eatery, which celebrated its grand opening last September. Housed in the former Cape Cod Cooperative Bank building on Main Street, the charming spot frequently hosts events, including Ladies’ Nights that feature a live musician or local artisan with gifts for sale. The only problem you might encounter is trying to decide which

Sporting Goods Goose Hummock Orleans

Tile Store Cloutier Dennis, Hyannis

Stationery Shop Splash Stationers Sandwich

Travel Agency Susan Peavey Travel Harwich Port

Surf Shop Pump House Surf Shop Orleans

Toy Store Red Balloon Toy Shop Orleans

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crêpe to order: the Olga crêpe with fresh berry sauce, the Victoria with Nutella and whipped cream, the Jersey with smoked gouda, turkey and tomatoes or Biquette with herbed goat cheese and honey. Bon appétit! Crêpe Cod, 649 Main St., Falmouth, 774-763-2570, also on Facebook.

Wine Shop Main Street Wine & Gourmet Orleans

Winter Gear Puritan Clothing Chatham, Falmouth Hyannis, Mashpee

Women’s Clothing Ragg Time Ltd. Orleans

Yarn Shop The Black Purls Yarn Shop Sandwich

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BEAUTY & WELLNESS Readers’ Picks

Acupuncture Blue Thistle Acupuncture Brewster

Eyebrow Shaping Relax & Renew Day Spa Falmouth

Haircut (Women) Hair Affinity Chatham

Chiropractor Selfridge Family Chiropractic Hyannis

Facial Relax & Renew Day Spa Falmouth

Manicure Solstice Day Spa Hyannis

Cosmetic Surgery Cape Cod & Island Plastic Surgery Hyannis

Fitness Center/Gym Provincetown Gym Provincetown

Martial Arts Studio Hyannis Mixed Martial Arts Hyannis

Hair Color The Keep Salon Falmouth

Massage Wind River Massage Dennis Port

Haircut (Men) Snip Provincetown

Orthodontist Dr. Warren Woods Sandwich, South Yarmouth

Dance/Ballet Studio Turning Pointe Falmouth Day Spa Namaste Spa Provincetown

2018 Pedicure Solstice Day Spa Hyannis Pilates Studio Heart Core Studio Wellfleet Wax Artisan Skin Care Orleans Yoga Studio Power Yoga of Cape Cod Dennis Port, Harwich

NATURE UP CLOSE Feed an adult butterfly by holding a small sponge brush sprinkled with juice and watch the butterfly up close! Witness the fascinating transformation of butterflies and learn more about their importance to our ecosystem through the butterfly house, an exhibit at the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster. The butterfly house is a greenhouse inhabited by monarch and painted lady butterflies. Visitors can observe butterflies in all stages of their lives—caterpillars and chrysalises as well as their full-fledged adult forms. Through Sept. 2 at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, 869 Main St., Brewster, ccmnh.org. To make a feeding reservation, call 508-896-3867, ext. 133. General entry to the butterfly house is free with museum admission, but there is a $6 fee to feed the butterflies. 58

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SUMMER HOUSE NATURAL SOAPS

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Team Lavender, Team Lemongrass and Team Oatmeal. Welcome to soap-making classes at Summer House Natural Soaps in Hyannis! “Each team makes a sizable batch of soap they pour into trays and everybody gets to take home all the flavors,” says owner Ann Miller, who has been making soap for 20 years. “We try to steer them toward scents that are easy to work with.” Three teachers oversee nine students who are divided into groups of three. Each team has its own scale and hot plate for melting fats. Some of the main ingredients include coconut, sunflower seed, palm oil, cocoa butter and lye. The class, which lasts about three hours, is part lecture, part hands-on and part chemistry. At the end, you’ll walk away with about three pounds of soap in three different scents, equivalent to about 15 bars. Sign up for their newsletter online to find out about upcoming classes. Don’t have time for a class? Stop by their free soap-making demonstrations from 10:30-11 a.m. every Friday through Columbus Day. Afterward, head next door to Cape Cod Beer at 11 a.m for a tour! Summer House Natural Soaps, 1336 Phinneys Lane, Hyannis, 508-827-4145, summerhousesoaps.com

DESTINATIONS & ACCOMMODATIONS Readers’ Picks

Bed & Breakfast Somerset House Inn Provincetown

Invitations Splash Stationers Sandwich

Caterer Eat Your Heart Out Catering Falmouth

Limo Service KON Limousine Service Osterville

Concert Venue Cape Cod Melody Tent Hyannis

Local Radio Personality Dan & Stephanie 106 WCOD, Hyannis

Florist Verde Floral Design Mashpee

Movie Theater Chatham Orpheum Theater Chatham

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Place for Kids’ Parties Ryan Family Amusements Buzzards Bay, Falmouth, Hyannis, South Yarmouth

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Radio Station Cool 102 (WCIB) Falmouth

Seal Tour Monomoy Island Excursions Harwich

Rainy Day Venue Riddle Mashpee

Theater Cotuit Center for the Arts Cotuit

Reception Venue (Large) Wequassett Resort and Golf Club Harwich

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The “perfect” beach means different things to different people.

Here are 20 of our favorites, including two on Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, plus one honorable mention in Buzzards Bay. Whatever vibe you crave, you’re bound to find it at one of these sublime sandy spots. TEXT AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARINA DAVALOS

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Like its Wellfleet counterparts, Ballston boasts cliffs and waves, though slightly smaller in size. Not only do Ballston’s sands stretch out endlessly in either direction along the Cape Cod National Seashore, but sandbars are aplenty at low tide. Picturesque tranquility.

Located in the Cape Cod National Seashore, Cahoon Hollow features one of the Cape’s most striking cliff landscapes. This beach is awesome not only for its massive dunes on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other, but also for the famously popular Wellfleet Beachcomber bar and restaurant. Known for world-class surfing.

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Off the beaten track, Chappy Beach sits on a somewhat isolated expanse of peninsula facing Buzzards Bay to the west —think beautiful sunsets. This long stretch of beach is perfect for walking or just hanging out. Windsurfers frequent the beach for Chappy’s offshore winds. Cross the road and you’re in West Falmouth Harbor, where a marsh is maintained by Salt Pond Area Bird Sanctuaries.

Even at high tide, there’s plenty of room on this large bayside beach. At low tide, walk out on seemingly endless sandbars. A jetty to the west borders Sesuit Harbor, so watching the boats come in and out of the harbor is an extra bonus. At low tide, kids will love playing in the tidal pools and finding hermit crabs. Resident parking only.

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The southernmost beach along the National Seashore, Coast Guard is lined with cliffs and also has great surf. Walk for miles in either direction, feeling the misty air on your skin. Parking is limited, but there’s a shuttle from the National Seashore’s Salt Pond Visitor Center, just off of Route 6. Bring an umbrella, a cooler of food and drinks and enjoy the day! Bonus: At low tide, you just may see seals sunning themselves.

A Cape Cod tradition for decades, Craigville Beach has been referred to as “world famous.” Bustling Craigville, with colorful umbrellas and coolers practically on top of one another, is not only great for people-watching, it’s the perfect beach for families and children, with its calm, shallow waters and bounty of shells. The Barnacle snack bar is right across the street. Park your beach chair here for the day and savor every moment. 64

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On Eastham’s bay side, First Encounter boasts beautiful sandbars and tidal flats with soft sand easy for walking. Kids love to find shells and dig for crabs. If you walk all the way to the south of this beach peninsula, you’ll find yourself at the mouth of Herring River, a lovely area to explore. First Encounter faces west—think stellar sunsets.

With dazzling views of the Centerville River and surrounding sandy spots, Dowses has been a family tradition for generations. To the north of the parking lot is the river bank, where kids love finding shells, rocks and crabs. Facing south is a jetty where locals like to fish. There’s even a newly built handicap accessible pier for fishing or just contemplating the amazing views.

At the very end of Hyannis’ bustling Ocean Street, the white sands of Kalmus beckon visitors to relax. The beach is L-shaped, with one side overlooking Hyannis Harbor and the other side facing Lewis Bay. Watch the ferries come and go between Hyannis and Nantucket or the Vineyard. A jetty juts out from the point of the L, and both sides of the beach are long and perfect for walking. Windsurfers flock here in the spring, summer and fall.

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If you’re seeing sandbars crested over calm blue waters everywhere you look, you must be in Chatham. Facing the sandy North Beach Island, Lighthouse Beach is located right outside of the downtown area, slightly south of Chatham Bars Inn. The scenic beach sits below Chatham Light, an active lighthouse at the Coast Guard Station that aids in the navigation of Chatham waters. Lighthouse Beach is known for its strong currents and shark sightings.

Considered by many to be one of the most scenic beaches in Dennis, Mayflower has long attracted visitors in search of tidal flats and stunning sunsets. At low tide, walk out nearly a mile. The low tide also brings tidal pools galore—great for the kids. A scenic boardwalk for easy access stretches from the parking lot, over the dunes and to the beach.

Surf’s up! Just hearing the name Nauset evokes images of surfers shredding waves. But even if hanging ten isn’t your thing, mile and miles of white sand beckon in either direction. It’s easy to find a quiet place to sit and sunbathe. Or, take a stroll on one of the boardwalks through the dunes. 66

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This longtime Falmouth favorite never disappoints. With Falmouth Cliffs to the south and a long stretch of beach to the north, Old Silver has calm waters and soft sand—great for walking—and super sunsets. Kids love boogie-boarding at high tide, and at low tide, walk out on an endless sandbar with minimal rocks and shells. Parking can be a challenge, so get there early or later in the day. Bonus: There’s a snack bar and outdoor showers.

As the name implies, this beach sits at the mouth of Paine’s Creek, and kids love to explore its nooks and crannies, especially at low tide. It also makes for a uniquely picturesque landscape. Like its companion beaches here on the Cape’s bay side, tidal flats stretch out seemingly forever.

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Cape Codders be proud—Race Point was recently voted by Trip Advisor as one of the Top 25 beaches in the country (up there with Florida and Hawaii). Pack your cooler and forget your worries. At the tip of the National Seashore, the waters here are a little faster, with an undertow, so take heed. Did someone say whales? You’ll see them spouting or breaching not too far from shore. For the adventurous: Explore bike paths and dune shacks.

Named for its position at the mouth of Red River, which meanders through Harwich to the ocean, the beach faces south and is perfect for families and walking. It’s been called small and quaint, but it’s still a good stretch of beach, with several jetties and a boat ramp at the end of the parking lot. The popular Beach Day in September features hay rides, a sandsculpting contest, live music and a bonfire.

The Cape’s premier four-wheeling beach, Sandy Neck, is synonymous with dunes. Permitted ORVs can travel almost to the end of the neck, though the town asks visitors to stay within allocated boundaries, as Sandy Neck is designated an area of critical environmental concern. There are, however, designated hiking trails for visitors who wish to explore the dunes, forest and marsh.


Yarmouth’s largest and most popular beach—for good reason. The nearly one-mile-long stretch of white sand dazzles the senses. It has calm seas, perfect for families with kids and floats, but it’s big enough to have your own personal space. There is also a good snack bar and ample parking!

Descend some stairs from the parking lot to the sandy shores of South Cape Beach, a long stretch in either direction—perfect for a long walk. Part of the Waquoit Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, the area consists of 2,800 acres of land and water for conservation. Many walking trails begin at South Cape and lead through pine forests.

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We love long stretches of beach for walking, and West Dennis Beach fits the bill since it spans a little over a mile. The parking lot is just about as long as the beach, so you don’t have to walk too far to the sand. Situated on a long peninsula, walk to the west and you’ll end up at the mouth of Bass River. Popular for windsurfing and flying kites. Extra bonus: Swings for the kids.

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THE ISLANDS:

A unique landscape worth the 10-minute walk from the parking lot, this beach is famous for its sunsets, red cliffs and historic lighthouse. Below the clay cliffs is Jungle Beach, one of the few nude beaches left in the U.S.

With crashing waves, turquoise water and eternal white sands, Madaket sits on the southernmost end of Nantucket’s west coast—the sunset here is the perfect way to end your day.

It’s a small beach, but noteworthy for its unique scenery. Situated on the enclosed Phinneys Harbor, it looks out over the Bourne entrance to the Cape Cod Canal and the scenic Monument Beach Marina.

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Artists Claudia del Castillo and Vinnie Arnone, with their beloved dog, Lupe, can often be found in their sunroom—or “fun room”— decorated with treasures from Cape Cod and Puerto Rico, as well as retro souvenirs, such as a “Jaws” poster.

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own a quiet street in Bourne, along the banks of the Cape Cod Canal, illustrator Vinnie Arnone and his wife, Claudia del Castillo, a graphic designer, are constantly creating works of art. They can be found sketching, designing logos for companies, working on projects to support local causes or tackling home renovation projects. Arnone works in one little corner of their sunroom decorated with treasures and gems from Puerto Rico and the Cape, while graphic designer Del Castillo works in her back office. Their dog, Lupe, is involved in almost everything they do, from daily Instagram posts to walks along the canal. For the creative couple, inspiration can be found right at their doorstep in the form of birds, wildlife, flowers and beautiful views of the canal and the Bourne Bridge. Once upon a time, they commuted an hour each way to their jobs at Reebok’s headquarters in Canton. Today, their farthest commute is to each other’s office in their roughly 1,200-square-foot bungalow. On a recent spring day, the founder of Cabo Cado and his wife discussed life along the canal, working in the corporate world, their latest book, “The ABC’s of Cape Cod,” and projects here and in Puerto Rico that have brought meaning to their lives. More than six years ago, when Arnone’s graphic design job at Reebok was phased out, he did some soul searching. It was at this time he launched Cabo Cado, which means Cape Cod in Spanglish. If you’re not familiar with the name, you’ve likely seen the whimsical and colorful drawings of Cape Cod,

Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket on ethically made tote bags, decorative throw pillows, bandanas and koozies. Arnone’s artwork can also be seen on electrical boxes near the Hyannis Inn and Aselton Park on Main Street in Hyannis. If you dine at The Lobster Trap in Bourne, you’ll enjoy the view of his colorful nautical flags on a bridge behind the restaurant. Although Arnone continues to create his pillows, postcards and pouches, he says his work is constantly changing and evolving. He recently aligned himself with “feel-good” organizations, such as the National Marine Life Center in Buzzards Bay. Arnone cares deeply about the environment and canal conservation, and maintains his own lobster traps in the canal, so it’s not surprising that “The ABC’s of Cape Cod,” focuses on subject matter near and dear to his heart. The project began as a series of daily sketches representing life on the banks of the canal. The book is a fun field guide to local flora and fauna and features colorful Sharpie sketches of plants, animals and sea life. The last page, dedicated to the National Marine Life Center, features drawings of a seal and sea turtle. Fifteen percent of every book sale is donated to the center.

Arnone creates his illustrations on a desk, topped with a map of Bourne, handmade by his father.

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“The ABC’s of Cape Cod,” a fun field guide by Vinnie Arnone, features colorful illustrations of local plants, animals and sea life. Pictured at bottom: Arnone illustrated Cape Cod Magazine’s cover in 2013.

Arnone worked on the field guide with his good friend Jon Dumais, a U.S Army Corps of Engineers Park Ranger, to brainstorm flora and fauna that would correspond to each letter of the alphabet. A is for Aster, B is for Blue Crab, C is for Cod and so on. Arnone’s wife, Del Castillo, a graphic designer and branding expert for local companies like The Local Juice, Pizza Barbone and The West End, helped Arnone produce the book of his sketches, printed by Sunderland Printing in Hyannis. “We’ll be walking along the canal and Vinnie will say, ‘Oh that’s a Rosa Rugosa,’” says Del Castillo. When did he become little Vinnie-pedia?” she asks, with a laugh. Throughout the guide, a fun fact and the word’s Latin name appear next to each Sharpie drawing. For instance, cod is Gadus Morhua in Latin and Cape “Cod” was named in 1602 for all of the cod found here. “I wanted to bring a story element into it,” says Arnone, “so at the end of the day, it’s not just a pretty picture.” Currently, the book is in its second printing of 500 copies. “My hope is that a parent will go through this with their child and will be learning something also.” If you follow Cabo Cado on Instagram, it’s instantly apparent they have a deep love for Puerto Rico. The couple has strong ties to the area since Del Castillo grew up there and her entire family still lives in San Juan. They adopted their dog, Lupita (a celebrity Instagram dog with her own hashtag #LoveLaLupe), through the Sato Project—Sato means mutt in Spanish—which rescues abandoned and abused dogs. Arnone donates a portion of his merchandise’s profits, including Lupe’s signature red bandana that he designed, to the Sato Project. After Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico in 2017, Arnone created T-shirts for a group called United for Puerto Rico and donates 100 percent of the proceeds to this organization. 76

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His fundraising efforts in Puerto Rico inspired him to support local causes, including drawing sketches for the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy’s Instagram page. “Getting behind organizations like this opened my eyes to the feelgood nature of trying to lend help to projects that are important to you.” Ironically, Arnone says one of his biggest influences during his career was working as a graphic designer for Old Navy in New York City, “which turned out to be the best job ever. It’s where I honed my skillset,” he says. “The leader of the company at the time was always asking, ‘What’s the story?’ ‘What’s the emotional connection with the consumer?’” Fun and accessible, the main narrative at Old Navy, carries through to Arnone’s work today. Arnone says The Lobster Trap restaurant was the first place to carry his merchandise. He credits community advocate/entrepreneur Jen Villa for opening even more doors for him through her Little Beach Gallery and Love Live Local events. Arnone created the logo for Love Live Local, which launched around the same time as Cabo Cado. “The Love Live Local fest comes about and we meet all of these likeminded individuals, people that are makers and creators,” says Del Castillo. “When I started doing Cabo Cado, I met people like Jen and realized there was this whole community on the Summer’s Bes Cape that was super excitBeach Reads t 15 Famous People from the Cape ing,” says Arnone. “In New York City, you could be a small fish in a big pond. I felt like on the Cape, the pond was much smaller. I feel like I have a voice and an impact.” ExcE rpts of

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Toward the western end of downtown Hyannis, where Main Street diverges into two one-way avenues, you will find a relaxed retail space called the LoveLocal Collective. It is the culmination of a decades-long friendship between Jen Villa and Amanda Converse. The Little Beach Gallery and Shift Eco Boutique were next-door neighbors that have now become roommates. “A business is always trying to cut overhead in ways that make sense, but even more important is the chance to refresh,” says Converse. “It keeps both the 80

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consumer and retailer engaged.” The South Street location also houses Devinto clothing, The Local Juice (which also opens up onto Potter Avenue) and the office for the local guidebook and festival enterprise, Love Live Local. Kate Sheehan, who co-founded Love Live Local with Villa and Converse, feels the new collective space aligns well with their mission. “It makes the customer’s experience more relational than transactional,” says Sheehan. “Each of the businesses can grow organically and not worry about traditional retail rules.”

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Clothing designer Aiste Zitnikaite, Amanda Converse and Jen Villa are now under one roof called the LoveLocal Collective in Hyannis. The new location houses Shift Eco Boutique, Devinto clothing, The Little Beach Gallery and The Local Juice. Shift and The Little Beach Gallery were once next-door neighbors.

Once the group decided the move was the right one for everyone involved, they acted quickly to reinterpret the space. Villa, who owns the building, had two interior walls removed, which created enough room for Aiste Zitnikaite to work onsite creating her fashion lines for Devinto, and for The Local Juice (co-founded by Villa with dietician Nicole Cormier) to have a more accessible entry into the shopping area. “We’re having fun with the collaborative space,” says capecodmagazine.com

Villa. “And the beautiful thing about the new setup is sharing schedules and finances between the three of us.” For both she and Converse, the consolidation also gave them a chance to refine their inventory. “Scaling back gave me the ideal situation of selling exactly what I love,” says Converse, “and what people connect to the most.” LoveLocal Collective, 539 South St., Hyannis, also on Facebook

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Sometimes you need a bit more space, sometimes a bit less. This was true for Melissa Cox and Bridget Cahill, who swapped shops in Dennis Village earlier this spring. Cox’s Scout Vintage Home & Garden, which features unique items from France as well as locally sourced goods, was bursting at its seams in the approximately 400-square-foot space at 776 Route 6A. Cahill’s partnership in the retail and design shop Deep Blue—located just several hundred yards east—was coming to a close in December when the idea of exchanging locations first came up. “I was heading into my fifth year at Scout, when I went 82

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over to Deep Blue to wish them a Merry Christmas,” says Cox. “I mentioned to them that I really needed more space, and they said, ’Wanna trade?’” “The old Scout location was actually what inspired Amy and me to become shop owners in the first place,” says Cahill, referring to her former Deep Blue partner, Amy Mason. “Once that dreamy little space was available, I just knew I had to do it.” Cahill named her new store Seaside Design Studio and Shop, after the bathroom remodeling and design company she has owned for 15 years. She refinished the interior walls and built a large cabinet with a soapstone

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Melissa Cox and Bridget Cahill traded spaces over the spring. Cox, who owns Scout Vintage Home & Garden, was looking for a bigger space and Cahill was seeking a smaller, more manageable space. Cahill changed the name of her Deep Blue store to Seaside Design Studio and Shop. At far left, Scout sells unique items from France, while Seaside Design, above, offers local products, such as pottery and jewelry.

top to serve as a combination checkout counter and design consultation surface. “All the local products I sell—pottery, jewelry, art—tie into my coastal farmhouse aesthetic,” says Cahill. “I’m so happy here. This is a manageable retail space that feels really cohesive with my design services.” Cox had the two levels of the old barn at 800 Main St. repainted in a color palette of soft greens, grays and blues. “A little panic set in on how to fill up 1,400 square feet,” she says, with a laugh, “but the colors had a calming effect and bringing in vintage items from storage that I had never displayed before made me really happy.” She added other capecodmagazine.com

products, such as imported soaps and linens, to complete her signature French farmhouse theme. “I want customers to feel like they are meandering through a marketplace,” says Cox. “I believe it is very important to be unique and I strive to scout for things that you won’t see everywhere.” Seaside Design Studio and Shop, 776 Main St., Dennis, Route 6A, 508-385-3410, also on Facebook Scout Vintage Home & Garden, 800 Main St., Route 6A, Dennis, 508-385-4545, scoutvintage.net

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There has been a lot of activity at the 400 block of Main Street in Chatham over the past several months. The venerable M. Smith and Company Social Stationers merged with Frances Johnston Boutique to create Johnston & Smith. Meanwhile, Chatham Thread Works jumped next door to take up residence in the space vacated by M. Smith. “It was kismet,” says Beth Ryan, who, along with husband Terry, is the owner of Chatham Thread Works, a monogramming boutique. “We lucked out that Jane was moving because we love this space, which is about double the size of our old store.” Terry’s machine shop at the back of the building where he does embossing and monogramming of the store’s mer84

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chandise, is now directly accessible to the front of the store. The additional square footage will also allow the husband-and-wife team, who opened the store a few years after moving to the Cape full time in 2009, to expand their product inventory. “We will now monogram vinyl and acrylics,” says Beth. “This space is perfect for who we are and what we do. Plus, by only moving a door down, everyone can still find us!” For Jane Leonard, the building at 400 Main St. has been home for 20 years. She bought her company from her employer, the original owner M. Smith, and has occupied several different spaces in the structure over the years. But merging with Frances Johnston, whose women’s and chil-

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Beth Ryan, left, moved her monogramming boutique Chatham Thread Works, at top, to a larger space vacated by Jane Leonard, center, of M. Smith and Company Social Stationers. Leonard merged her business with Frances Johnston, far right, to create Johnston & Smith, which sells women’s and children’s clothing, custom invitations and stationery.

dren’s clothing boutique has been on site for a decade, is a wonderful solution for the experienced social stationer. “We both wanted the freedom of a shared space,” says Leonard. “Now if I’m not here, Fran knows what I do and can show clients invitation proofs or paper samples.” “We fit together so well, as both of our lines are classics,” says Johnston. “It is also more profitable, with twice the income and only one rent.” To accommodate Leonard’s consultations, they carved a private room out of Johnston’s retail space. An added benefit is that visitors will discover both of the women’s products and services. capecodmagazine.com

“Somebody who would have only come into her store now sees my side of the business,” says Leonard. “And the opposite, too,” adds Johnston. “The mothers of the brides see my children’s section and start planning ahead for when they will be grandmothers!” Chatham Thread Works, 400 Main St., 508-348-5179, chathamthreadworks.com Johnston & Smith, 400 Main St., 508-945-9300/508-945-4734

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BY CAROL K. DUMAS PHOTOS COURTESY OF HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF CAPE COD Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod’s mission to build affordable homes for local families with a critical housing need could not have been accomplished without the support of individuals, businesses, congregations, schools and civic groups. One of those steadfast business partners over the years has been Shepley Wood Products. The Hyannis-based company has been supplying a wide range of materials and services to building professionals for 40 years. Among its array of products are windows, doors, flooring, decking, moulding, millwork, roofing, siding and framing lumber. The nature of Shepley’s business, as well as its charitable giving mission, is a perfect fit with Habitat’s goals to provide affordable housing on the Cape, says its president, Tony Shepley. “We first learned about Habitat over a decade ago at an event called a Builders Breakfast,” he recalls. “We were invited to hear about their mission and we were sold on it that very day! We have always believed that quality, affordable housing should be available to everyone. Partnering with Habitat just makes sense. We have the expertise and the relationships to help Habitat achieve their mission.” The need for affordable, local housing is great here because housing prices are 10 percent higher on Cape Cod than elsewhere in Massachusetts, and wages are 35 percent lower, according to Vicki Goldsmith, executive director

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Shepley Wood Products was among building professionals involved in the construction of this one-family home on Paul Hush Way in Brewster.

of Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod, which was established in 1989 as an affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International. Habitat depends on forging good relationships with businesses to make their projects financially feasible. Shepley dedicates a sales team to Habitat, which works with the supply partners. “Shepley contributes with some direct donations and discounts to our homes, but also very significantly, they work very assertively with their suppliers to garner donations for each of the ‘BLITZ builds,’” notes Goldsmith. (BLITZ is the name given to a house built in one week.) But the company goes beyond supplying lumber and other materials in supporting Habitat. “We’ve had crews swinging hammers and painting and also cooking up hamburgers at the job site,” says Shepley. Recently, Shepley reached out to thank the volunteers who make Habitat’s efforts possible by delivering picnic tables and Shepley T-shirts, sweatshirts and hats to a Habitat build in Truro. “The staff and volunteers at Habitat work so hard to build these beautiful homes, we try to go the extra mile to make their job sites as comfortable as possible,” says Shepley. Goldsmith also appreciates Shepley’s strong financial support over the years for events includ-

Who’s cooking? The Shepley Wood Products crew was at Habitat’s annual meeting last year at St. David’s Episcopal Church in South Yarmouth.

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The Shepley crew poses in front of the Habitat house built in one week during the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod’s building BLITZ.

ing Habitat’s annual meeting and its Hook for Homes fishing derby, and behind the scenes’ donations such as storage, transporting materials donated by others, donating to Habitat’s ReStore, participating in events or lending Tony Shepley’s support. Since its inception in 1989, Habitat for Humanity Cape Cod has constructed 127 affordable homes, at least one in every one of the 15 towns of the Cape, and Shepley Wood Products has been proud to have been involved in every project. One of the most challenging and exciting projects is the BLITZ build sponsored by the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod. This involves building a house in one week, rather than several months. Last year, hundreds of building professionals turned out to construct a home on Paul Hush Way in Brewster.

says Shepley. “It’s really something to witness and we’re so happy to be a part of it. We work with Andersen to provide the windows for these projects and applaud our Andersen rep, Brian Harding, for harkening back to his framing days to help raise these homes in just seven days.” “It’s always fun to work side by side with a future homeowner, building the house that will become their home,” Shepley muses. “We’re impressed with the work Habitat has done on the Cape, surpassing 100 homes. The homes are well-built and energy efficient so utility and maintenance costs remain low. Affordable housing is essential to a healthy and vibrant community and Habitat is committed to providing opportunities for young people and families to stay and thrive on Cape Cod. We see our partnership with Habitat lasting for a very long time. We look forward to celebrating their 200th home alongside them.”

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The Joy of Baking

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“I get to open the door every morning and turn around the open sign and know that it’s mine,” says Sara Sneed, owner of The Bashful Tarte bakery. Formerly located inside Mom & Pops Burgers in Chatham, The Bashful Tarte recently opened its doors in a newly renovated and charming space near Station Avenue in South Yarmouth. The bakery offers fresh muffins, scones and cinnamon popovers daily as well as cupcakes, specialty pies and custom cakes. Sneed, a trained opera singer who performs in plays and musicals across the Cape, practices her lines while she begins baking every day at 5 a.m. She is currently preparing for her role as Aldonza in “Man of La Mancha” at the Cotuit Center for the Arts. Sneed says she feels fortunate to have found such a welcoming spot surrounded by local businesses. With bistro style tables inside and out, you can sit and enjoy luscious lemon bars, chocolate peanut butter bombe cakes, red velvet crinkle cookies and local Beanstock coffee brewed daily. A quote from David Bowie on display in a framed chalkboard on the wall sums up things perfectly: “I don’t know where I’m going from here, but I can promise you it won’t be boring.” The Bashful Tarte is certainly a classy and exciting addition to the neighborhood. —Lisa Leigh Connors The Bashful Tarte, 23S White’s Path, South Yarmouth, 508-619-3938, the bashfultarte.com. The bakery also offers sandwiches, fresh salads, quiche (both meat and vegetarian), frittatas and free Wi-Fi. Sara Sneed, owner of The Bashful Tarte, drizzles chocolate over her chocolate peanut butter bombe cake. At right, freshly baked blueberry muffins. capecodmagazine.com

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RESTAURANT PROFILE

From left, clockwise: Artichokes grow on a small plot outside Ceraldi restaurant in Wellfleet; a Wellfleet oyster with garden horseradish foam and Surrey Farm espelette pepper; Surrey Farm beet soup with crème fraîche, garden herbs and flower petals; and meals are served on clay plates made by chef Michael Ceraldi.

Ceraldi Fosters Community Through Food

The chef and owner of the Wellfleet restaurant, now in his fifth season, changes his menu daily based on what’s available from local farms.

On opening day at the Wellfleet Farmers Market, chef Michael Ceraldi buys nettles from farmer Ron Backer, who runs Surrey Farms in Brewster. Nettles, or stinging nettles, grow wild on the Cape and have tiny hollow hairs on their leaves that sting if you rub against them. They’re one of the most nutrient-rich greens you can eat, says the chef, even more so than spinach. Once they’re steamed, he says reassuringly, the sting goes away. Next, he buys honey and rhubarb from Dave Dewitt of Dave’s Greens in Truro and purchases six dozen eggs from Victoria Pecoraro, who runs a oneacre farm in Wellfleet. It’s well known that Ceraldi sources all of his restau92

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rant’s ingredients from local farms. His seven-course, prix-fixe menu varies from day to day, depending on what’s available. People call him crazy for switching up the menu so often, but since local farms produce crops in small quantities, it’s a necessity. “I like to talk about it in terms of the agricultural food cycle,” he says. “We don’t just take, we also give back.” Vegetable scraps, for example, go back to the chickens who then provide eggs to the restaurant. “It’s a beautiful thing to highlight local farmers,” says Jesse, Ceraldi’s wife. The Ceraldis have three children— Hugo, 9, Violette, 7, and Arielle, 2, who often help pick the bounty from the small plot outside the restaurant, where

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strawberries, fennel and artichokes grow. At the 40-seat restaurant’s opening night in May, bartender Andy Jameson welcomes me with a glass of Prosecco. Light jazz plays over the speakers and candles glow on each table. Next, Ceraldi welcomes diners to his fifth season and describes the courses—from the ingredients’ sources to their preparation. (If diners have dietary restrictions, Ceraldi makes special accommodations for them in advance.) Each course is accompanied by one of the restaurant’s homemade non-alcoholic beverages, a house wine or a reserve wine. While the menu changes every day, one thing remains consistent: the first course is always a Lucky Lips Loagy Bay oyster, but prepared differently each time. Ceraldi says these oysters have a sweeter, less briny taste because they are grown in brackish waters. It’s the sweetest oyster I’ve ever tasted. Second, an assortment of pancetta and coppa (Italian sausage that Ceraldi cured him-

self over the winter), wild ramp and a green onion, which grows wild only this time of year, is served on a slab of stone. The next several courses flowed beautifully: a bed of lettuce from Longnook Meadows Farm in Truro sprinkled with pink pepper; calamari and agrodolce sauce served with garden parsley mashed potatoes; and homemade alla chitarra pasta infused with the nettles Ceraldi bought earlier that day. Hillside Farm chopped pork from Truro, paired with a sauce made from Truro Vineyards rum, is served on rustic clay plates handmade by the chef. For dessert, a Lavender Lady tart comes topped with candied rhubarb from Dave’s Greens in Truro. I’m reminded of our excursion to the farmers market that morning, having watched Ceraldi purchase the rhubarb stalks. As I finish my dessert, I ponder the fact that so many people have come together through his preparation of locally grown food. “Community is strengthened by forging these connections,” he says.

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Restaurant Guide The dining guide is compiled by Cape Cod Magazine editorial staff as a service to our readers. This directory is not intended as a recommendation of the establishments, nor does it include every restaurant in the region. Featured listings (highlighted in shaded box) are part of an advertising package. We recommend you call ahead to check hours, prices and other details. Search our online database at capecodmagazine.com

son 3) marry classic and contemporary techniques using the finest local and seasonal ingredients. 359 Main St., 508-945-1468. $$$ LC

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AMERICAN 400 EAST Casual atmosphere and wide variety of menu items. 1421 Orleans Road (Route, 39), East Harwich, 508.432.1800 $$ LC

THE BARNSTABLE RESTAURANT AND TAVERN A prolific selection of menu items, ranging from Cape Cod seafood staples to unique twists on classic American dishes. 3176 Main St., Barnstable, 508.362.2355 $$ MC

BARLEY NECK INN Romantic upscale atmosphere. 5 Beach Road, Orleans, 508.255.0212 $$ LC BEAR IN BOOTS GASTROPUB Delicious global cuisine made in an all-scratch kitchen located in Falmouth’s historic downtown. 285 Main St., Falmouth, 508.444.8511 $$ UC BELFRY INNE & BISTRO New American cuisine presented in this refurbished church in the village. 8 Jarves St., Sandwich, 508.888.8550 $$$ UC

BISTRO ON MAIN AND CHATHAM RAW BAR A low-key spot offering an eclectic menu and great people watching. Chatham Raw Bar offers local shellfish and seafood in its purest form. 593 Main St., Chatham, 508-945-5033, bistroonmainchatham. com; chathamrawbar.com $$ LC

BLACK CAT TAVERN Casual waterfront restaurant located on the docks of Hyannis Harbor across from the Hy-Line ferries. The menu features everything from juicy burgers and garden-fresh salads to fresh native seafood and prime beef. 165 Ocean St., Hyannis, 508-778-1233 $$$ MC BLACKFISH Modeled in a British “gastro-pub” style of eatery featuring an Italian and French-influenced menu. 17 Truro Center Road, Truro, 508.349.3399 $$ OC

BISTRO ON MAIN Wood-grilled meat and seafood are complemented by a handsome wine selection. 595 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.5033 $$$ LC

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BRAMBLE INN & RESTAURANT Intimate dining in a Civil War-era farmhouse. 2019 Main St., Brewster, 508.896.7644 $$$ LC BRINE A contemporary American restaurant with a strong French influence. Breakfast, small plates, and dinner. Items made in-house using high-end local ingredients. 4100 Route 6, Eastham, 774-561-2967. $ LC

CLEAN SLATE EATERY A farm-to-table restaurant that stresses quality ingredients. An unforgettable dining experience. Reservations required. 702 Route 28, West Dennis, 508.292.8817. $$$ MC CLEAT & ANCHOR Enjoy a new twist on your favorite New England classics while surrounded by a nautical atmosphere. Stay into the evening and choose from an array of delicious wines and draft beers, as well as specialty cocktails like the Wind Surfer, High Seas and Wash-Ashore. 243 Lower County Road, Dennis Port, 508-258-0175, cleatandanchor.com $ MC COLOMBO’S CAFE & PASTRIES The Italian eatery has earned a sturdy reputation for quality, flavor and an unbeatable atmosphere. Owner David Colombo and his kitchen staff teamed up to bring fresh, housemade pastas to the table. The cafe also offers a wide assortment of delicious pastries, from sea salted chocolate caramel tart to chocolate ricotta pie. 544 Main St., Hyannis, 508.790.5700 $$ UC CRISP AND CRISP TOO Mouth-watering pasta and wood-fired pizza made with local and organic ingredients. The sophisticated atmosphere is paired with an outdoor patio complete with a fire pit and games. Crisp, 791 Main St., Osterville, 508-681-0922, and Crisp Too (for express takeout), 770 Main St., Osterville, 508-681-0922, crispflatbread.com $ UC

CAPE SEA GRILLE This old sea captain’s residence is home to exquisitely prepared New American and seafood dishes. Now open year round. 31 Sea St., Harwich Port, 508.432.4745 $$$ LC C SALT WINE BAR AND GRILLE Farm-to-tablethemed restaurant where diners can enjoy locally inspired dishes, such as lobster and cod stew. 75 Davis Straits, Falmouth, 774.763.2954 $$$ UC CAPTAIN KIDD Classic fare served indoors and out overlooking Eel Pond. 77 Water St., Woods Hole, 508.548.8563 $$ UC CAPTAIN LINNELL HOUSE Traditional American fare in an upscale atmosphere. 137 Skaket Beach Road, Orleans, 508.255.3400 $$$ LC CAPTAIN PARKER’S A family destination with a long heritage of winning regional “chowder” competitions. 668 Route 28, West Yarmouth, 508.771.4266 $$ MC CHART ROOM Killer sunsets and a classic New England menu are the norm at this Upper Cape standby. 1 Shipyard Lane, Cataumet, 508.563.5350 $$ UC CHATHAM SQUIRE Renowned local watering hole offers pub fare and full range of entrées. 487 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.0945 $$ LC CHATHAM WINE BAR & RESTAURANT Offering more than 150 wines by the bottle, craft beers and artful entrées for brunch and dinner in the elegant dining room. Also features outdoor seating. Executive chef Regina Castellano and celebrity chef Rock Harper (overall winner of “Hell’s Kitchen,” SeaJULY 2018 

CSHORE KITCHEN + BAR Formerly Finely JP’s, CShore serves fresh local farm to table-dock to table fare. Seafood, raw bar, poke bowls, hush puppies, burgers, steaks, pizza and daily specials. Beer, wine and cocktails. Outdoor dining and fire pit. Dinner nightly 5-9:30 p.m. 554 Route 6, Wellfleet, 508-349-7500, cshorewellfleet.com $$ OC

DAN’L WEBSTER INN Traditional American in the more upscale dining room or casual in the tavern room. 149 Main St., Sandwich, 508.888.3622 $$ UC DEL MAR Daily blackboard specials and the woodfired brick oven are the backbone of this eclectic modern setting. Don’t pass up the fire-roasted Wellfleet oysters Rockefeller or fig and prosciutto pizza. 907 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.9988 $$ LC EMBARGO Modern tapas and martini bar with dancing and live entertainment. Known for its stylish, urban atmosphere. 453 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.9700 $$ MC capecodmagazine.com


EMBER PIZZA Contemporary pizza and chicken wings. 600 Route 28, Harwich Port, 508.430.0407 $$ LC ETZY’S WINE BAR AND BISTRO Open year-round, the restaurant serves homemade pizza, creamy clam chowder and haddock sandwiches. Etzy’s also features a large selection of wine and beers on tap. A fun hangout spot with large flat-screen TVs, live music and trivia nights. 697 Main St., Dennis Port, 508.258.0805 $ MC FIVE BAYS BISTRO Upscale New American in a contemporary atmosphere. 825 Main St., Osterville, 508.420.5559 $$$ MC GLASS ONION Simple, elegant compositions featuring fresh local ingredients. 37 North Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.3730 $$$ UC

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HEARTH ‘N KETTLE Wholesome family dining in Hyannis and South Yarmouth. Serving breakfast all day, lunch and dinner. Great kids’ menu. Hyannis: 508.568.2935 and South Yarmouth: 508.394.2252 $ MC LC

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INDUSTRY ALE HOUSE You can’t go wrong with the namesake Industry Burger, topped with Vermont cheddar, fried leeks, shallots and truffle oil. The rotating draft menu of 20 lesser-known craft beers is sure to impress. 79 Route 130, Sandwich, 774-361-6851. $ UC

KELLY’S 134 The owner of Kelly’s on Main in Hyannis shares his warmth of his Belfast hometown with dishes such as Shepherd’s Pie and the Irish Cigar, an egg-roll appetizer made from corned beef and sauerkraut served with whiskey mustard. 50 Route 134, Dennis, 508.258.5418 $ MC KKATIE’S BURGER BAR Delicious and juicy burgers fill up this menu, with diverse and hearty appetizers and toppings. A family-run burger business with several locations on the South Shore. 334 Main St. Hyannis, 774.552.2951. $ MC THE LANDING BISTRO & BAR Recharge with craft cocktails, savor one of the many outstanding wines and feast on lunch or dinner at Provincetown’s farm-to-table restaurant. Located inside the Pilgrim House, formerly the Sage Inn. 336 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508-487-6424. $ LC LIZ’S CAFE, ANYBODY’S BAR Comfort food served in warm, sunny atmosphere. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. 31 Bradford St., Provincetown, 508.413.9131 $ LC MAD MINNOW A creative Cape gastropub with an innovative menu made from local ingredients. 554 Main St., Harwich Port, 774.209.3977. $$ LC MAHONEY’S ATLANTIC BAR AND GRILLE Chic and cozy dining room with lively bar and a menu featuring upscale comfort foods like local pan-seared lobster with brandy flambé, bistro-style roasted chicken and filet mignon with Bordelaise. 28 Main St., Orleans, 508.255.5505 $$$ LC

MARSHSIDE This casual dining experience for the whole family includes a diverse menu and beautiful views of Sesuit Creek. 28 Bridge St., East Dennis, 508.385.4010 $$ MC MEWS Fine continental cuisine with a comprehensive fine wine and cocktail list. 429 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.1500 $$$ OC MOM & POPS BURGERS A fun, vibrant hangout spot that offers fresh, delicious and high-quality food. Standout items include pressed and steamed burgers, baconwrapped hot dogs and Mom’s homemade Lumpia— hand-rolled Filipino pork eggrolls served with sweet chili sauce. 1603 Main St., Chatham, 774-840-4144 $ LC capecodmagazine.com

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MOONCUSSERS Wine, martini and tapas bar and tavern. Extensive wine selection. 86 Sisson Road, Harwich Port, 508.430.1230 $$ LC NAPI’S The varied menu features the famous Portuguese kale soup to Greek and Italian specialties. 7 Freeman St., Provincetown, 508.487.1145 $$ OC

sphere that serves “eclectic American” cuisine. Offering a great selection of wines and a menu with favorites like the seafood strudel and steak marsala. 799 Main St., Dennis, 508-385-8200, scargocafe.com $$ MC

STARS AT THE CHATHAM BARS INN Great steak and continental cuisine in one of the most beautifully situated dining rooms around. 297 Shore Road, Chatham, 1.800.527.4884 $$$ LC

TIN PAN ALLEY Chic restaurant in the heart of Provincetown is best described as seasonal New American, offering a mix of seafood, steak and chicken entrées. Restaurant showcases local and national singers every night from 9 p.m. to midnight during peak season. 269 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.1648 $$ UC VAN RENSSELAER’S Casual atmosphere serving Cape Cod seafood and Wellfleet oysters. Route 6, South Wellfleet, 508.349.2127 $$ OC

OCEAN HOUSE Steak and seafood served with pan-Asian accents along with views of Nantucket Sound. 425 Old Wharf Road, Dennis Port, 508.394.0700, oceanhouserestaurant.com $$$ MC OLD YARMOUTH INN Classic American dishes served in this historic inn and stagecoach stop. Don’t miss Sunday brunch. 223 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, 508.362.9962 $$ MC

OLD JAILHOUSE TAVERN Once used as the town’s lockup, the American tavern has been recently renovated and features a revamped menu with seafood, ribs and steak. Customer favorites include codfish piccata and the veal Orleans. 28 West Road, Orleans, 508.255.JAIL $$ LC

ORLEANS WATERFRONT INN The best views of Town Cove from this historic inn. 3 Old County Road, Orleans, 508.255.2222 $$ LC PATE’S Since 1957, this landmark eatery has been serving up steaks, prime rib, lamb chops and fresh local seafood. Route 28, Chatham, 508.945.9777 $$ LC THE PHEASANT The restaurant formerly known as The Red Pheasant is under new ownership. Erica and Adam Dunn have created an approachable menu featuring dishes made with high-quality ingredients from local farms and purveyors. 905 Main St., Dennis, 508.385.2133, pheasantcapecod.com. $$ MC QUICKS HOLE TAVERN Two-level tavern features a mix of nautical charm and elegance. Menu offers fresh catch entrées and innovative seafood dishes by chef Stephanie Mikolazyk. 29 Railroad Ave., Woods Hole, 508.495.0048 $$$ UC

RED NUN Award-winning burgers along with soups, salads, sandwiches and seafood. 746 Main St., Chatham, 508.348.0469; 673 Main St., Dennisport, 508.394.BUOY $ LC

VERS New location! Located in the former Orleans Public House, Chef Jonathan Haffmans, and his wife, Karen, intend to stay true to the concept and vibe of its former Chatham location. Expect to see some favorites, such as homemade pastas, signature tuna tartare and the Truth or Dare dessert. 15 Cove Road, Orleans, 774-561-2185 $$-$$$ LC

VIERA Sophisticated and classy restaurant near the Harwich/Dennis town line. Standout menu includes sautéed organic salmon, slow braised short ribs, and hangar steak. 11 Route 28, Harwich, 774.408.7492 $$ LC WILD GOOSE TAVERN Pub-style American fare inside the historic Wayside Inn. 512 Main St., Chatham, 508.945.5590 $$ LC THE WELL TAVERN AND KITCHEN Serving lunch and dinner along with live music, The Well has it all. The menu includes fresh ingredients from local farmers and fishermen, and boasts a fun, cozy and welcoming environment. 70 Main St., Wellfleet, 508214-0038, thewelltavernandkitchen.com $ LC TWENTY-EIGHT ATLANTIC Chef James Hackney’s menu at the resort’s signature restaurant celebrates native and seasonal ingredients with an award-winning, creative flair. Waterfront location. Wequassett Resort & Golf Club, 2173 Route 28, Harwich, 508-430-3000, wequassett.com/dining $$$ LC

THE WEST END Experience fine dining in the heart of Hyannis. The menu changes regularly based on seasonal inspirations and local availability. Craft cocktails served in a sophisticated atmosphere. Open nightly from 5-11 p.m. 20 Scudder Ave., Hyannis, 508-775-7677 $$ MC WINSLOW’S TAVERN New American cuisine served inside the dining room, on the front lawn overlooking Main St. or more casually upstairs by the bar. 316 Main St., Wellfleet, 508.349.6450 $$ OC YARDARM Serving lunch and dinner, including seafood, steak, soups and burgers. 48 South Orleans Road, Orleans 508.255.4840 $ LC

ROADHOUSE CAFÉ A heralded downtown Hyannis destination with consistently quality cuisine. 488 South St., Hyannis, 508.775.2386 $$ MC

YARMOUTH HOUSE Extensive menu and casual dining. 335 Route 28, West Yarmouth, 508.771.5154 $$ MC

ROCK HARBOR GRILL Casual hotspot boasts an eclectic range of food, including seared Ahi and long-bone short-rib pot roast. 8 Old Colony Way, Orleans, 508.255.3350 $$ LC

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the Pad Kee Mao, which features wide, chewy rice noodles tossed with organic vegetables and meat. 339 Barnstable Road, Hyannis, 508.771.2333. $ UC

INAHO Expertly prepared sushi and Japanese fare in an upscale environment. 157 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, 508.362.5522 $$$ MC MISAKI Authentic Japanese sushi bar and restaurant. 379 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.3771 $$ MC

BREAKFAST/LUNCH BETSY’S DINER 50s-style diner. 457 Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.0060 $ UC CAFÉ CHEW A superb place for a quick bite or pastries in a post-and-beam setting. 4 Merchants Road, Sandwich, 508.888.7717 $ UC CENTERVILLE PIE CO. Visit the flagship bakery for more than 18 different flavors of sweet and savory pies. For breakfast and lunch, visit the restaurant right next to the pie shop and enjoy a classic entrée. 1671 Falmouth Road, Centerville, 774.470.1406 $ MC LC CHATHAM FILLING STATION Baked goods, breakfast and lunch in a retro diner environment. Located in the former Old Harbor Bakery location, next to Chatham Fish & Chips. Cash only. 75 Old Harbor Road, Chatham, 508.945.4380 $ LC CHATHAM PERK Coffee bar and cafe features espresso bar, iced coffee and lattes, breakfast sandwiches, café sandwiches, soups, salads, pastries and desserts, all served in a warm and friendly atmosphere. 307 Orleans Road, North Chatham, 508.945.5005 $ LC THE CORNER STORE Built-to-order burritos, wraps, salads and bowls, along with home-baked goods and daily specials. Now featuring two locations: 1403 Old Queen Anne Road, Chatham, 508.432.1077 and 54 Main St., Orleans, 508.255.5454 $ LC THE DAILY PAPER The blackboard specials make this one of the Cape’s most popular breakfast joints. Also serving lunch and dinner. Ask for the breakfast burrito. 546 Main St., Hyannis, 508.775.9711 and 644 West Main St., Hyannis, 508.790.8800 $ MC GREEN LOTUS CAFÉ A bevy of options for the vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and raw diner who wants something a little more gourmet. 349 Main St., Hyannis, 508.775.1067 $ MC GRUMPY’S Serves breakfast and lunch with hearty meals and homemade soup. Available for functions. 1408 Route 6A, East Dennis, 508.385.2911 $ MC KARMA A popular menu item is the Burger Bowl—a rice and quinoa-based burger that’s seared nice and crispy just like the “real” thing. Offers sustainable, healthdriven food and drink, but also yoga, meditation and massage. 2628 Main St., Brewster, 508-896-8805 $ LC THE LITTLE SANDWICH SHOP Much as the name suggests, this sandwich shop is small and welcoming, offering classic sandwiches, wraps and burgers made with fresh ingredients. 428 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.3932 $ MC THE PEACEMAKER The owners of the popular Lost Dog Pub in Orleans and East Dennis have opened a casual breakfast and lunch spot behind their East Dennis location. Serves hearty breakfast sandwiches and subs in a relaxed, neighborhood atmosphere. 1366 Route 134, East Dennis, 508-258-0350 $ MC capecodmagazine.com


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Hungry for a unique experience, as well as a regally delicious bite to eat? Pop in to Pop + Dutch, where owners Sean Gardner and Rebecca Orchant offer everything needed for a royally grand day at the beach, from a creative array of homemade sandwiches to Cape Cod Potato Chips and bottled sodas. Located in the space that once housed the Provincetown General Store and named after Gardner’s grandparents (his grandmother nicknamed herself “Dutchess” and wore elbow-length white gloves), the Pop + Dutch vibe is friendly, funky and nostalgic. Start your day with a tasty made-to-order breakfast sandwich or an “Oh You Fancy, Huh” (smashed avocado, lemon, chili flake and sea salt on seven-grain toast). If you’re up and at ’em early, enjoy their legendary and oh-so-buttery buttermilk biscuits (served with sorghum molasses, housemade jam or spicy pimento cheese—they sell out fast!). And for lunch? “Everyone’s favorite is the Agent Dale Cooper: a turkey, avocado, cheddar situation,” says Orchant. “We make it special with our own pickled shallots.” Also not to be missed: the Danny DeVito (roasted mushrooms, zucchini, artichokes, provolone,

hoagie relish, arugula and red onion on ciabatta) and the Gator McKlusky (green goddess chicken salad, tomato and arugula on brioche). Now, where are my white gloves? —Marjorie Naylor Pitts Pop + Dutch, 147 Commercial St., Provincetown, 774-538-6472, popanddutch.com and @popanddutch on Instagram.

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THE PORTSIDE TAVERN Combining unique American meals with Mediterranean-inspired dishes. The bar boasts 22 beers as well as cocktails and a lengthy wine list. 72 North St., Hyannis, 508.534.9600 $$ MC

describes the menu as global cuisine with a French influence, featuring crepes and escargot, as well as Asian-inspired dishes, such as crispy spring rolls. 787 Main St., Harwich Port, 508.430.0405 $$$ LC

PICKLE JAR KITCHEN Don’t let the name fool you.

PAIN D’AVIGNON French café known for its bakery

It’s not all about pickles inside this cozy breakfast/ lunch spot on Main Street in Falmouth. Menu includes an omelet with ultimate hash, homemade soups and specialty “sammiches.” 170 Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.6760 $ UC

and bread. Serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner inside or out. 15 Hinckley Road, Hyannis, 508.778.8588 $$$ MC

GERARDI’S CAFÉ Creative and traditional Italian food from an inventive up-and-coming chef. 902 Route 28, South Yarmouth, 508.394.3111 $$ MC MONTANO’S RESTAURANT A warm, traditional Cape Cod atmosphere that captures the essence of New England seafood and Italian cuisine. 481 Route 6, North Truro, 508.487.2026 $$ OC

PB BOULANGERIE The bistro boasts an eclectic assortment of mouthwatering meat, fish and vegetable dishes while the scents of fresh bread permeate the cozy confines. 15 Lecount Hollow Drive, Wellfleet, 508.349.1600 $$ OC

RUGGIE’S Popular family owned breakfast and lunch spot in Harwich Center. Menu ranges from breakfast sandwiches and omelets to hot subs and burgers. 707 Main St., Harwich, 508.432.0625 $ LC

ITALIAN/PIZZA

SEA STREET CAFÉ Serving breakfast all day the

ALBERTO’S RISTORANTE Northern Italian specialties in an upscale setting. 360 Main St., Hyannis, 508.778.1770 $$ MC

old-fashioned way. All-scratch kitchen serving fresh, locally made bread and delicious lunch options including pizzas, club sandwiches and chowders made in house. 50 Sea St., Hyannis, 508.534.9129 $ MC

AMARI BAR AND RESTAURANT Italian cuisine featuring a contemporary open kitchen setting. 674 Route 6A, East Sandwich, 508.375.0011 $$ UC

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BUCA’S Traditional Tuscan cuisine with a modern flair in a casual atmosphere. 4 Depot Road, Harwich, 508.432.6900 $$ LC

BLEU Artistic flair describes not only the décor, but

CIRO & SAL’S A landmark Provincetown sitdown serving up Northern Italian. We recommend the pasta Abbruzzi. 4 Kiley Court, Provincetown, 508.487.6444 $$ OC

Chef Frederic Feufeu’s French cuisine. 10 Market St., Mashpee, 508.539.7907 $$$ UC

KAROO KAFE South African-inspired atmosphere and

FANIZZI’S Italian-American specials on the water

fare featuring exotic vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. 3 Main St., Eastham, 508.255.8288, $$ OC

and open year round. 539 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.1964 $$ OC

L’ALOUETTE Owner/Chef Christian Schultz

NAUSET BEACH CLUB The alta cucina, or high cuisine, of Northern Italy is complemented by an award-winning wine cellar. Along the way to Nauset Beach. 222 Main St., East Orleans, 508.255.8547, nausetbeachclub.com $$ LC OSTERIA LA CIVETTA Traditional food from Emilia Romagna, a Northeastern Italian region. 133 Main St., Falmouth, 508.540.1616 $$ UC PALIO PIZZERIA Specialty pizza. 435 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.7004 $ MC

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PIZZA BARBONE Delicious gourmet wood-fired pizza in casual setting. Owners use vegetables from their own rooftop garden. 390 Main St., Hyannis, 508-957-2377 $ MC

friendly environment. 950 Iyannough Road, Hyannis, 508.771.8816 $ MC

SCRIBANO’S ITALIAN MARKET & DELI Serves authentic Italian dishes in casual setting. For those with a sweet tooth, Scribano’s also offers mini cannolis and a selection of creamy gelato and fruity Italian ice. 302 Route 28, Harwich, 774.408.7701 $ LC

spices and special grilling techniques. 1319 Route 28, South Yarmouth, 508.394.1944 $ MC

DOCKSIDE RIBS ‘N LOBSTER A great view of Hyannis Harbor and next to the Steamship Authority terminal with a casual indoor or outdoor atmosphere. 110 School St., Hyannis, 508.827.4355 $ MC

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DOLPHIN The locals love the bar while more formal gatherings dine on traditional American fare by the fire. 3250 Main St., Barnstable, 508.362.6610 $$ MC

SIENA Big Italian portions. 38 Nathan Ellis Highway, Mashpee, 508.477.5929 $$ UC

STONE L’OVEN Casual pizzeria and café. Salads, sandwiches and pasta served next to the stone-hearth oven in an open kitchen. Take-out and delivery available. 271 Main St., Falmouth, 508.548.1222 $ UC SWEET TOMATOES Thin crust “Neapolitan” style pizza with chunky tomato sauce and whole wheat flour blend crust. 155 Crowell Road, Chatham, 508.348.0200; 95 Route 6A, Sandwich, 508.888.5979; 456 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, 508.394.6054 $$ LC MC UC VILLAGGIO AT THE REGATTA Hearty Italian, Tuscan steakhouse delicacies and creative appetizers all served in an upscale, but cozy Colonial-era restaurant. Casual pub fare served in their bar/tavern. 4631 Falmouth Road, Cotuit, 508.428.5715 $$$ UC WICKED Organic restaurant open for lunch and dinner featuring steak, seafood, salads, pizzas, and burgers. 680 Falmouth Road, Mashpee, 508.477.7422 $$ UC

MEDITERRANEAN ABBA Chef Erez Pinhas presents an array of Mediterranean and Thai dishes. 89 Old Colony Way, Orleans, 508.255.8144 $$$ LC ESTIA Seasoned restaurant owners Nick and Katherine Markantonis introduce diversity to the Upper Cape’s dining scene. Located in Mashpee Commons, Estia serves up authentic and traditional Greek dishes with a modern twist. Popular dishes include coal-fired pizza and pan-seared swordfish. 26 Steeple St., Mashpee, 508-539-4700 $$ UC FRONT STREET A blend of Mediterranean fusion in an antique atmosphere and terrific wine list. 230 Commercial St., Provincetown, 508.487.9715 $$$ OC

THE TALKATIVE PIG AND MARKETPLACE Offering pizza, market sides and seasonal Mediterranean-style entrees made by hand daily from simple, fresh ingredients. Dine in or order out. Open breakfast, lunch and dinner. 2642 Main St., S. Chatham, 508.430.5211 $$ LC

TREVI Spend a quiet evening sipping wine from the ample list and sampling tapas, or select from the menu. 25 Market St., Mashpee, 508.477.0055 $$ UC

BRAZILIAN/MEXICAN CARIBBEAN ANEJO Upscale Mexican food in a chic modern atmosphere. Try the chile Rellenos. 188 Main St., Falmouth, 508.388.7631. New Location: 599 Main St., Hyannis $$ UC BRAZILIAN GRILL Churrasco a Rodizio, consisting of a variety of grilled meats carved at your table. One price for all you can eat. 680 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.0109 $$ MC

MI PUEBLO This hidden gem serves delicious and authentic Mexican cuisine, arguably the best on the Cape! 459 Main St., Hyannis, 508-771-1575. $ MC

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THE JERK CAFÉ A Jamaican oasis featuring traditional

creations. 2208 Main St., Brewster, 508.896.7867 $$$ LC

BOG PUB Cosmopolitan dining featuring inspired pub fare and a range of daily preparations. 618 MacArthur Blvd., Pocasset, 508.392.9620 $$ UC BOBBY BYRNE’S RESTAURANT AND PUB This popular pub was conceived, designed, built, decorated and tended by a longtime bartender named Bobby Byrne. Mashpee Commons, Mashpee, 508.477.0600; Route 28 and Bearse’s Way, Hyannis, 508.775.1425; Route 6A and Tupper Road, Sandwich, 508.888.6088 $$ UC MC BRITISH BEER COMPANY English pub fare in a family environment. Extensive selection of imported English brews. 263 Grand Ave., Falmouth, 508.540.9600; 46 Route 6A, Sandwich, 508.833.9590; 412 Main St., Hyannis, 508.771.1776 $$ UC MC

FIN Casual seafood and contemporary American dining with an impressive wine list. 800 Main St., Dennis, 508.385.2096. fincapecod.com $$$ MC

FLYNN’S IRISH PUB Great food and a vast selection of beers. It even offers a beer club for those who wish to compare tastes. 119 Cranberry Highway, Sagamore, 508.833.8626 $ UC

IMPUDENT OYSTER Delicious seafood combos at downtown landmark. 15 Chatham Bars Ave., Chatham, 508.945.3545 $$$ LC

KELLY’S ON MAIN This fresh take on an Irish pub offers unique versions of traditional pub dishes as well as Irishthemed meals. There is a lively entertainment scene featuring local artists. 644 Main St., Hyannis, 508.775.1900 $$ MC

MAC’S SHACK The seafood is the freshest since the owner is also the local seafood distributor. 91 Commercial St., Wellfleet, 508.349.6333; Mac’s Provincetown, 85 Shank Painter Road, Provincetown, 508.487.6227 $$ OC

THE LANES Contemporary bistro and bar, with six bowling lanes, full drink and food service lane-side, outdoor bocce court and live entertainment. 9 Greene St., Mashpee Commons, 774.228.2291 $$ UC

NAKED OYSTER Fresh Cape Cod Bay oysters highlight this bistro atmosphere. 410 Main St., Hyannis, 508.778.6500 $$$ MC

LIAM MAGUIRE’S IRISH PUB AND RESTAURANT This authentic Irish pub was established in 1994. Liam often headlines the evening’s entertainment. 273 Main St., Falmouth, 508.548.0285 $ UC

LOCAL BREAK A laid-back gastro-pub in an old iconic beach bar setting. 4550 Route 6, Eastham, 508.255.6100 $$ OC RED FACE JACKS PUB Fine pub fare served in a familyfriendly atmosphere with sports bar theme and plenty of game coverage. 585 Main St. (Route 28), West Yarmouth, 508.771.5225 $$ MC

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THE OYSTER COMPANY Casual atmosphere featuring locally harvested Dennis oysters. 202 Depot St., Dennisport, 508.398.4600 $$ MC PEARL Specializing in classic Cape Cod fare. 250 Commercial St., Wellfleet, 508.349.2999 $$ OC RED’S AT SEA CREST BEACH HOTEL Savor flavors of Cape Cod classics in an array of unique seafood samplers, entrees and elegant desserts while enjoying a view of Old Silver Beach. 350 Quaker Road, North Falmouth, 508.540.9400 $$$ UC THE 41-70 This restaurant strives to celebrate Cape Cod cuisine and New England’s regional culture using local ingredients and inspiration from Cape Cod’s history. 71 Water St., Woods Hole, 508.457.3100 $$ UC

BAXTER’S BOATHOUSE Your choice of counter service or sit-down at this landmark “clam shack” on the pier. 177 Pleasant St., Hyannis, 508.775.4490 $$ MC BLUEFINS SUSHI & SAKE BAR New restaurant located in the former Celestino’s. Bluefins owner Andy Baler, who also owns Nantucket Fish Company and the Chatham Pier Fish Market, has exclusive access to day-boat and freshly cut seafood every day, so you know the fish served is topnotch. 513 Main St., Chatham, 508.348.1573 $$$ LC BOOKSTORE & RESTAURANT Lunch and dinner. 50 Kendrick Ave., Wellfleet, 508.349.3154 $ OC BRAX LANDING Enjoy seafood favorites with the family on the deck overlooking Saquatucket Harbor. Route 28, Harwich Port, 508.432.5515 $$ LC

BREWSTER FISH HOUSE This little restaurant on Route 6A serves some of the Cape’s best seafood and most elegant JULY 2018 

THE WICKED OYSTER Conveniently located in Wellfleet Center and serving a wickedly delectable breakfast, lunch and dinner, this sophisticated and lively atmosphere captures the essence of the Cape. 50 Main St., Wellfleet, 508-349-3455, thewickedo.com $$ LC

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Living the Dream on Penzance Point This extraordinary waterfront estate on Penzance Point is perfectly situated on a stunning 1.66-acre parcel overlooking Buzzards Bay. The owners have painstakingly designed a haven of beautiful plants, flowers and shrubbery with small areas for quiet reflection and larger spaces for family and friends to gather by the water or in-ground pool. From every angle, the views

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103 Penzance Road Penzance Point, Woods Hole Price: $7,995,000 Living Area: 4,861 square feet Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 3 full, 2 half Lot size: 1.66 acres Listing Agent: Paul Grover Robert Paul Properties Cell: 508-364-3500 pgrover@robertpaul.com

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Opposite: The five-bedroom home on Penzance Point in Woods Hole overlooks Buzzards Bay. From every angle, the views are spectacular. This page: Quality workmanship and innovative architecture blend Old World tradition and modern amenities.

are spectactular. This five-bedroom Shingle Style home has a timeless and elegant aesthetic, which captures the unique charm of seaside living. Quality workmanship and innovative architecture blend Old World tradition and modern amenities. This stunning residence is set against the tranquil backdrop of Buzzards Bay’s shimmering waters and magnificent sunsets and is a leisurely walk to the charming village of Woods Hole.

Kathy Doyle REALTORÂŽ

508-237-6286 cell 720 Main Street Chatham, MA 02633

We do what moves you! kdoyle@chathampropertiesgroup.com

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856 Main Street, Chatham, MA www.facebook.com/gailcapecod Cell 508-776-0163 grodgers@kinlingrover.com

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Yarmouth

What Your Money Can Buy The town of Yarmouth has something for everyone: historic sea captains’ homes along Route 6A in Yarmouth Port, touristy shops on Route 28 in West Yarmouth, and Bass River (Smuggler’s Beach) in South Yarmouth—a boater’s playground. The icing on the cake is luxury living on Great Island, a private island in West Yarmouth consisting of just 36 homes in a gated community. Greg “Marty” Martin and Sarah Lapsley of Kinlin Grover (Team Martin Lapsley) in Yarmouth Port know the area well. They have lived in Yarmouth since 2012 and

$400,000 and under This price range will get you a threebedroom, two bath, perhaps 1,500 to 1,700-square-foot home with a garage, on about a quarter or third of an acre, in a desirable neighborhood. A quick drive to the beach. “At the lower end of this,” says Martin, “you get a fixer-upper—maybe 1,000 square feet, a traditional ranch. Or, you could find something very small, say 800 square feet, but all updated,” he says. Many homes in this price range are located in central Yarmouth, between Routes 28 and 6A.

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just welcomed their first baby in March. Lapsley grew up spending summers on the Cape, and her parents, Greg and Donna Lapsley, also work for Kinlin Grover in Yarmouth Port and own an antique home on 6A. “We love helping people on a daily basis, either in finding their dream home or selling,” says Lapsley. Here’s a snapshot of what your money can buy in Yarmouth, according to Team Martin-Lapsley, Kinlin Grover.

$400,000-$700,000 Typical in this price range is a fourbedroom, three-bath home with a large-ish garage. “On the higher end, you’ll find a mostly, if not an allupdated home, with granite,” says Lapsley. “You’ll also have more living space,” she adds, including perhaps a fourth bedroom or other livable, usable space. “Homes on the lower end may need a thing or two,” she says. “If you wanted a smaller home, [at this price] you may get closer to the water.”

$700,000-$1 million “On the north side, in Yarmouth Port, you can get a historic home on 6A or close to 6A, possibly a sea captain’s home and a marsh view,” says Martin. Conversely, on the south side, closer to a million, you can possibly get a view of water, but not necessarily on the water. “There’s lots of tourist attractions here, as well as gorgeous beaches,” he says. “There are also places in the center of Yarmouth, near Follins Pond, where you could find a house on the water, possibly with a dock,” adds Martin.

$1 million+ For $1 million and over, you can buy a larger, more updated historic home on 6A, or one with a marsh view. On the south side, you could find a home on Bass River or Great Island, with beach access or a dock. “As you get into these higher-priced homes,” says Lapsley, “you are more likely to get on the water with beach access.” Team Martin-Lapsley, Kinlin Grover, 927 Route 6A, Yarmouth Port, 508-331-1404 (Sarah) or 508-505-7370 (Marty). 102

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CHATHAM. Beautifully renovated 5BR/3BA historic Victorian is a stunning example of restoration at its best. Less than 1/10th mile takes you to Main St. as well as the Oyster Pond Beach. First floor master suite with cathedral ceiling and skylights, 4 additional BRs and full bath, as well as a newer loft perfect for extra guests. Large backyard. $1,699,000

CHATHAM. Beautiful Cape style home renovated by Polhemus and Savery. Stately grounds and gardens. Walking distance to Eastward Ho! Country Club and Crows Pond town landing. Jacknife Beach a short drive away. Easy first floor living with 2 additional BRs, bath and office on second floor. Master bedroom with private bath en-suite. Multiple accesses to large deck and backyard. $1,499,000

Listing Agent: Pinky Scarlatelli, (508) 221-1152

Listing Broker: John Ricotta: (508) 237-3888

John C. Ricotta & Associates Real Estate Sales & Vacation Rentals

Sales Office:

1181 Main Street | (508) 945.5000 RicottaRealEstate.com

Chatham Rentals:

1173 Main Street | (508) 945.0440 ChathamRentals.com

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Sweet Memories PHOTOGRAPHY BY SCOTT COOK For Sandwich resident Scott Cook, sweet pea flowers are especially close to his heart. “I lost my wonderful mother, Rita, four years ago, and this was her favorite flower growing up as a little girl on the family cotton farm in Mississippi. I planted these in her honor,” says Cook. He plants the seeds in early spring along two 6-foot-high trellises made of heavy cotton cording he built himself. The soil preparation is important, says Cook, but sweet peas are not difficult to maintain. One tip: Soaking the 104

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seeds overnight seems to help in the success rate of the seed because of its hard outer-coating. The germination, however, can be a bit tricky, says Cook, not knowing what weather surprises lie ahead after planting the seeds. “My mother was a splendid gardener, flower designer and loved antiques,” says the local gardener. “These interests are among the gifts I treasure from her, along with her love of antiques. I love collecting old garden tools, some made and forged by hand.”

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Just north of Key West

Introducing Walking Stick. An enclave of nine whimsical cottages that may send your thoughts drifting back to a favorite seaside getaway. Built by respected homebuilder Barefoot Cottage, the palettes are playful, and the laid-back spirit irresistible. Tucked behind white picket fences, front courtyards become cozy outdoor rooms — and an open invitation to the neighbors to join in the fun. Model now open. From the $600s. Receive the latest Walking Stick news and exclusive invitations by joining our interest list at www.pinehills.com/walkingstick. Or simply stop by The Summerhouse, our welcome center, open daily 9am to 5pm. Just off Route 3 at Exit 3 in Plymouth. 508 209 2000

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