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VIEW “A record 246.1 million passengers are expected to fly this summer season, a 3.7 percent increase over last year’s record setting season” airline industry trade group—Airlines for America Greetings, For most of you traveling this summer it comes as no surprise that these are the busiest travel months of the year. We share with you high hopes for blue skies and calm winds to ensure ease in getting where you need to go. Be it for work or a long-awaited vacation, the entire Cape Air team including our Captains, maintenance, operations, reservations, and front line agents are all working together with a renewed focus on Operational Excellence. In the past year the continuing pilot shortage, affecting the entire airline industry, presented more than a few challenges for us, making a number of schedule changes necessary. As we face the summer traffic volume we are confident that we now have the appropriate balance of pilots and aircraft in place for seamless air travel both on Cape Air and for your convenient connections with our major airline partners. In other news, as I write these words to you today, after months of design, Cape Air’s new fleet of aircraft is now on the assembly line and we expect arrival of our specially designed planes by the first of December. Passengers can expect to see the new Tecnam aircraft integrated into our fleet throughout 2019 and beyond. 2

And finally, if your travels take you between Boston’s Logan Airport and the cape tip town of Provincetown, the route where Cape Air began some 29 years ago, look for me as your pilot. Not only do I get a chance to do what I love most about my job, fly planes, but I also have the opportunity to interact with you. I welcome your feedback, both in person or by email. You are the best barometer as to how we are doing and we appreciate your taking the time to reach out. Summer is fleeting so I hope you also find time to enjoy and as always, thank you for making Cape Air part of your travel plans.

Dan Wolf Founder and CEO Dan.Wolf@capeair.com

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Some of the best waves in Nantucket can be found at Surfside Beach

Photo: Terry Pommett

CO N TE N TS M ARTHA’S VINEYARD • 8 NANTUCKET • 35 PROVINCETOWN • 64 CAPE COD • 92 BO STON • 104 M AINE • 106 Martha’s Vineyard Cover: “It was the peak of summer and the Jaws bridge was crowded. This image really captures it all. The diver with wild abandon, the enthralled audience, the town sign offering a sense of place, combined with desire to include nearby birds to give the experience of flight, all hit it off as I had hoped. The diver and bird facing each other in mid-flight captures the freedom, fun and nature of a mid-summer day on the Vineyard!” Photographer Douglas Hodgkins

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Provincetown’s Carnival parade passes by Michelle and friends including “Center Square” funny man Bruce Vilanch. This year’s theme is Mardi Gras by the Sea and heads down Provincetown’s Commercial Street on August 16th. Get there by noon, set up a chair and watch the best free show on Cape Cod.

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Palm trees or sand dunes, mountain tops or the Montana plains, find a corner of the world between now and Labor Day and take a moment or two to do absolutely nothing but enjoy all that is summer.

Executive Editor, Bird’s Eye View Michelle.Haynes@capeair.com

Photo: Courtesy of the Paramount Network

Summer – blissful, carefree, fun in the sun and Doug Hodgkins’ Jaws bridge cover image, as well as the one on page 9 captures the incredible child-like freedom of a hot summer day. Note the not-so-grown-ups are having as much fun as the kids. What you do not see is the “No Jumping or Diving From Bridge” sign just out of the frame. Rule breakers unite! I found quite a few rule benders on a tour of Provincetown’s art galleries. One of the oldest art colonies in the United States continues to flourish with evocative and thought-provoking art and the gallery owners are passionate about their collections. Meet them in this issue and make it a point to get there this summer. Equally as passionate are the folks taking visitors into the Adirondack wilderness. Hiking, canoes, kayaks, camping, whatever your druther, you can find it, and the prices will surprise you. Laugh yourself silly when the Nantucket Comedy Festival opens this summer with headliners Stephen Wright and Ron White. Opposite poles of comedy, but both equally as funny. In this issue check out our preview of Nantucket’s special events, and do not miss what may be the most important fact of all, at least to me. Unlike most places, every Nantucket beach is free and open to everyone. It is one of my favorite features about this beautiful island. Also in this issue look for off-season escapes in the Caribbean and the little island of Vieques is returning to life.

Yellowstone, starring Kevin Costner, is the first TV series to be shot on location in Montana.

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EXECUTIVE EDITOR: Michelle Haynes Michelle.Haynes@capeair.com COPY EDITOR: Jim Hanson DESIGN & PRODUCTION: Pam Rogers Design PHOTO EDITOR: Nancy Woods BirdsEyeViewMagazine@gmail.com FINANCIAL WIZARD: Laurie Jacobson Laurie.Jacobson@capeair.com ADVERTISING SALES: Kim Corkran Rosemary Dooley Bobbi Fawcett Marilyn Johnson Joe Lachimia Sean Randall Ad rates and specs in our 2018 Media Kit available at: birdseyeviewmagazine.com/advertise Bird’s Eye View is published by Cape Air, 660 Barnstable Road Hyannis, MA 02601 © Bird’s Eye View, 2018 Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited. BirdsEyeViewMagazine.com

Montana Cover: When we heard about Kevin Costner starring in a new western shot entirely in Montana we naturally had to put him on the cover for our Cape Air cities in Montana. Yellowstone premieres this summer on the Paramount Network. Cover Photo: Courtesy of the Paramount Network

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A New Chapter for Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines’ Ambassador, Kim Corkran If you are a regular Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines passenger, involved in a non-profit or event anywhere in the Cape Air universe, a photographer or reader of the Bird’s Eye View, or have ever lived or visited the island of Nantucket, you are familiar with Kim Corkran. Her deep well of good cheer, enthusiasm and indefatigable energy, (she can outlast the Energizer bunny,) made her a popular member of the Cape Air team for the past quarter century. In addition to numerous posts in Nantucket, Kim has been a major source of support for the Bird’s Eye View with an unending supply of feature stories we “have to do,” and she always had great photos to prove it! All of us on the Bird’s Eye View team will miss her as she moves on to pursue a new journey. Thank you Kim, you always found the good in people, a lesson that serves us well and please know we will continue to expect and welcome the phone to ring with, “Have I got a story for you!” Michelle, Nancy, Jim, Laurie and Pam The Bird’s Eye View Team

For the past twenty years Santa joined Kim every holiday season for a visit to the senior home in Nantucket.

In snow, sleet and freezing cold, Kim could be found in downtown Nantucket decorating a special holiday tree for Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines with her own hand-made ornaments.

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We Love Our Photographers! It is all about the pictures and this team always delivers. A wedding, family reunion, a vacation memory or just for fun, call on them. They will not disappoint.

Doug Hodgkins

Martha’s Vineyard, douglashodgkins.com

Cary Hazlegrove

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Steve Simonsen

United States Virgin Islands, stevesimonsen.com

GAry Patronek Photographer-at-large

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Elizabeth Cecil

Martha’s Vineyard, elizabethcecil.com

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rom the red clay cliffs standing sentry in Aquinnah to the white columns of Edgartown’s historic Old Whaling Church, the storied island of Martha’s Vineyard offers six distinctly different vacation destinations. My advice—see them all. For the hale and hearty set, rent a bike, which is absolutely one of the best ways to enjoy the Vineyard’s singular sights. With 44 miles of bike trails with specially-designated road sections, it is easy to get around. One major exception—unless you are competing for the Tour de France, opt for the bus to the “up-island” towns of Chilmark, West Tisbury and Aquinnah. Those roads are a major bike challenge and the bus is easy, with convenient bike racks. Summer visitors please note: Leave your car at home. The island bus system is affordable (fares start at $1.25) with weekly and monthly passes available, and you never worry about traffic or parking. Trust me on this—the island’s summer gridlock rivals Manhattan and the bus system is extensive including routes to beaches, airport and ferries. vineyardtransit.com If you are heading to the beach, a little homework is in order for not all of the island beaches are open to the public. A few of my personal favorites for convenience,

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location and perfect beach conditions include Edgartown’s Lighthouse Beach, in easy walking distance from town and a great vantage point for swimming and boat watching. Owen Park Beach in Vineyard Haven is a tucked away corner, minutes from downtown. For fans of the classic film Jaws, Oak Bluffs offers miles of beach that took center stage in the film. Also here is the historic “Inkwell Beach.” An historic African-American summer resort, in the 1900s Oak Bluffs’ town beach was dubbed “Inkwell” and is now a name celebrated as a point of pride. Menemsha Public Beach in the tiny town of Chilmark is a great place to plop down and the gentle surf is perfect for kids. Not so gentle but an absolutely must see is the public beach below the cliffs of Aquinnah. On the bus route and yes, you can bring your beach chairs, Aquinnah Public Beach is a ten-minute walk down a rather steep hill and offers waves and an unbroken view of the Atlantic. Instead of schlepping lunch, enjoy a meal atop the cliff-top restaurant in the shadow of the historic lighthouse. For maps and lots more detail, take a moment to pop into the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce in the town of Vineyard Haven.

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The official name is the American Legion Memorial Bridge, but since 1975 and the filming of the movie Jaws, this is the Jaws Bridge and an annual summer rite of passage is to jump off the bridge dividing the towns of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown.

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The Aggie Fair is one of the most popular events of the summer. The 157th Martha’s Vineyard Livestock Show and Fair happens in West Tisbury August 16-19, 2018.

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Biking & Jogging PATHS Biking is a popular way to explore the Vineyard. An extensive network of multiuser paths and routes links most down-island visitor destinations. There are no multi-user paths in Chilmark or Aquinnah; riding conditions there are challenging with narrow, curved, hilly roads. Bikes can be rented on the Island. Two bikes can be carried on the front of each VTA bus. Use multi-user paths whenever possible. On roads, ride single file, on the pavement, close to the side of the road, avoiding sandy shoulders. Be careful, bikes skid easily on sand. Leave gaps to allow passing cars to pull in.

Martha’s Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA)

Roads shown in red indicate VTA routes:

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Map Courtesy of Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce

For in-season and off-season schedules:

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From sheep to shawl at the Aggie Fair.

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The Polly Hill Arboretum

Photos: Courtesy of Polly Hill Arboretum

A Walk Through Imagination

Acres of azaleas, camellias, hollies, rhododendrons, crabapples, conifers, magnolias- there is always something blooming at this West Tisbury attraction. Bring the kids, a picnic and enjoy. Guided tours are offered.

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Nancy Gardella, executive director of the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce shares her, do not miss, list: Climb to the top of a lighthouse and have a 360-degree look around. Aquinnah offers breathtaking views of Vineyard Sound, the Elizabeth Islands and South Beach; from the top of the Edgartown Lighthouse you’ll see Edgartown Harbor, Cape Cod and Chappaquiddick; and, on a clear day from the Cape Poge Lighthouse on Chappaquiddick you might even get a glimpse of Nantucket. Take a picnic to either the Aquinnah Cliffs or Menemsha Beach for the last over-the-water sunset you’ll find in the U.S. until you get to California.

Stroll through one of the island’s two Cultural Districts. The Vineyard Haven Harbor Cultural District is loaded with maritime and architectural history and island artisans. The Aquinnah Circle Cultural District tells the story of the original residents, the Wampanoag, and is a beautiful mixture of the natural landscape, the lighthouse and the Cultural Center. Try an island-made, small batch ice cream cone. Even better, pair some local ice cream with a fresh pie from Morning Glory Farm or the Scottish Bakehouse—yum! Stroll through the storybook gingerbread cottages in Oak Bluffs. For the adventurous at heart, take a jump off the Jaws Bridge or let Island Spirit Kayak take you on a moonlight paddle board ride.

Photo: Douglas Hodgkins

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M ar t h a ’ s V i neyar d Beetlebung Corner, Chilmark (508) 645-3533 www.conroymv.com

It’s not just business, it’s personal.

Historic West Tisbury Country Home Coveted Lambert’s Cove location, walk to beach and Seth’s Pond. The first homestead constructed on Lambert’s Cove, this historic home was built by Bartimus Luce in 1859. Set privately off the winding country road and flanked by mature trees and old granite stonewalls, this gracious home has been completely restored with every modern amenity and upgrade available. Gourmet kitchen, light filled atrium dining, gracious rooms and over sized master suite with study. Also Includes the original antique barn. Exclusive $1,600,000

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M ar t h a ’ s V i neyar d An Island off an Island

Photo: Douglas Hodgkins

On board the Chappy Ferry making several trips a day to Chappaquiddick which is about 527 feet from Edgartown. It is a short ride.

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Chilmark, Martha’s Vineyard

A family owned and operated business specializing in sales and rentals since 1927 Julianna Flanders Frances Flanders Johna McVey

www.FlandersRealEstate.net

39 State Road Chilmark 508-645-2632

Your Choice  for  Martha’s  Vineyard  Home  Sales  &  Vacation  Rentals

Lucy Vincent  Waterfront  -­‐  $5,200,000  

Chappaquiddick Waterfront  -­‐  $2,950,000  

Waterfront Oyster  Pond  -­‐  $12,950,000  

508.627.3313  Edgartown

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Vineyard  Sound  Waterfront-­‐  $1,285,000  

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Presidents, movie stars, British royalty – one never knows who they may spot vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard. Cape Air’s Tim Johnson found the Stones’ Keith Richards. “When I asked to take his picture he was agreeable and downright friendly.”

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BreakfasT and lunch The Very BesT crOissanTs and POPOVers gluTen free Baked gOOds TasTy Take OuT dinners daily sPecials minuTes frOm The mV airPOrT We are a Well sTOcked larder fOr all yOur PanTry needs BOne BrOTh, sPices, sauces & sTOcks

Photography... discovering a simple truth that leaves a lasting impression.

Exhibiting At Night Heron Gallery & The Vineyard Artisan’S Festivals www.labphoto.com

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Crabbing in Vineyard Haven’s Owen Park Beach

A “moment” on Menemsha’s public beach

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MARTHA’S VINEYARD INTERNATIONAL

Presented by the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society

SEPTEMBER 4-9, 2018

musical mondays

DANNY GLOVER PHOTO: VINEYARD GAZETTE. JOSLYN BARNES PHOTO: MV TIMES

MARTHA’S VINEYARD film festival INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

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outdoor stage • bring a picnic! music starts at 6:30pm

flea & fine arts market

Actor and humanitarian Danny Glover, and his producer Joslyn Barnes accepted a Global Citizen Award at the Film Center during the 2017 Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival.

tuesdays • starting june 26 9:30am to 2pm

art classes for children & adults Ceramics • Drawing • Painting • Encaustics Mixed Media • Photography • Printmaking

Week Long Summer Camps for ages 3 - teens 508.693.1850 • www.featherstoneart.org Barnes Rd • 1/4 mile north of the roundabout

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The recurring theme of the annual Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival is “Other Places, Other People”; the festival’s purpose is to encourage attendees to think broadly (about how huge the world of film is) and deeply (about the universal concerns and desires that unite all people). About 90% of all film selections are non-US productions, helping to fulfill the festival mission of promoting cross-cultural understanding through film.

Voted Best of The Vineyard five consecutive years 2013 through 2017 Best Movie Theater, Festival or Series

for tickets and more information go to:

mvfilmsociety.com a member-supported nonprofit organization

Proud operators of the MV Film Center and the historic Capawock and Strand movie theaters

Martha’s Vineyard Film Center 79 Beach Road, Vineyard Haven · 508.696.9369

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“Sharing a meal of local foods and meeting the folks behind the story at a unique location is a recipe for a good time! Our events are truly a way for someone to go behind the scenes of island life and experience what Martha’s Vineyard is all about.” —Nevette Previd, Farm.Field.Sea.

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ade for “Foodies,” Nevette Previd’s enterprise Farm.Field.Sea. takes visitors to oyster beds, farm fields, and island kitchens, ending with the best part of all, the coming together at the table for a communal meal. “We have a mash-up of billionaires, farmers, artists, foodies, activists and millennials sitting side by side at the same table,” says Previd. “Our ‘Makers Table’ are

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purposefully interactive affairs featuring the best local chefs, farmers and oyster growers with entertainment provided by island musicians and artists.” The setting is a multi-course meal in an outdoor setting, served family style with wine specially paired with the food. The dinner locations are secret, announced 3 days prior to the event. Prices in the $150 per person range. farmfieldsea.com B I RDSEYEV I EWMA GA Z I NE. C OM


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One of the most famous landmarks in Martha’s Vineyard, you will find no shortage of color at the Gingerbread Cottages in Oak Bluffs.

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M ar t h a ’ s V i neyar d Oak Bluffs’ Grand Illumination began with the Methodists in a tradition dating back to the 19th century. The rows of candy colored gingerbread houses, found in a quiet enclave off busy downtown, take center stage on August 15th when the front porches are lit at exactly the same time in an ah… moment, free and open to all. The event kicks off with a sing-along at 7:30 pm. This is an annual rite of summer on Martha’s Vineyard so getting there early is strongly advised.

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“Mavis Staples is the most underrated diva of the century. She has an almost superhuman ability to implant the pure power of passion and emotion.” – Rolling Stone Magazine

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wo Vineyard favorites are featured this summer at the Martha’s Vineyard Concert Series. Multiple Grammy winner and civil rights activist Mavis Staples was named one of Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Singers of All Time and by VH1 as among the 100 Greatest Women of Rock and Roll. Expect her to rock the theatre on August 14th. A soaring voice and so much more for this six time Tony winner, Audra McDonald wowed us as Bess and Billie to name only two. She sold out last summer so do not linger to book for her August 18th appearance. Both shows happen at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center, a state-of-the-art venue at the local high school. mvconcertseries.com

Award-winning singer/actress Audra McDonald

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Bring an appetite to the Aquinnah Cliffs and enjoy one of the best views on the island.

Photo: Lisa Vanderhop

In-Town West Tisbury

Beautifully designed four bedroom home located in the heart of West Tisbury Village is sited on 4.5 acres. The separate guest house is charming with its own garden. $1,975,000. Call to inquire.

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On Sea and Land Kayak and paddle board rentals can be found near Martha’s Vineyard’s Sengekontacket Pond with Island Spirit Kayak, a mobile paddleboard and kayak business that also delivers the equipment to your doorstep. From beginner to expert, all paddle levels are welcome with a variety of tours to choose from including paddle board yoga, special trips at sunrise and sunset, under the full moon, or tours designed for kids. islandspiritkayak.com

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Sea Smoke Barbecue serves high quality barbecue and delicious sides in a casual family friendly environment. Our barbecue is served counter style with indoor and outdoor seating. Sea Smoke also features a walk-up, takeout window with convenient online ordering. We offer Craft beers and fantastic approachable wines, as well as delicious non-alcoholic drinks.

www. se asmoke mv.com

Photo: Courtesy of Island Alpaca

(508) 338-7404 7 Oakland Avenue, Oak Bluffs, MA 02557 HOurS: 5–10p

Possible Jeopardy question – What do you call a baby alpaca? Answer – a cria and you can meet them at the Island Alpaca Company in Vineyard Haven. This is a fun, off the beach adventure bringing you nose to nose, literally, with colorful and gentle Huacaya alpacas. Open every day, admission is only $5.

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Located in Oak Bluffs, Sea Smoke Barbecue is bringing slow wood smoked barbecue to Martha’s Vineyard.


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at drink and be merry at one of the best summer deals in Martha’s Vineyard, especially if you are a sailor, or enjoy the company of sailors, or like to watch sailing or frankly looking for a fun place to eat and enjoy a beverage or two. Open to one and all, the humongous white tent at the Vineyard Haven waterfront is home base for the annual Vineyard Cup Regatta and for one day, or all three days you can buy a special bracelet and enjoy. “This is our major fundraiser,” said Brock Callen, executive director of Sail Martha’s Vineyard, “and everything from the salt to the oysters to the lettuce is all locally made, grown and caught right here on Martha’s Vineyard, and with everything donated we can keep our admission prices in the $35 range and that includes the entertainment.” 32

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Food, music and sailing yarns at the Vineyard Cup celebration open to one and all.

“And, when you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.” — Pauloyou Coelho, The Alchemist “And, when want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it.”

Photos: Mark Krasnow Photography

— Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

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“You’ll be surprised at the variety of super freebies you can take advantage of when planning your Nantucket vacation.” —author Leslie Linsley

Beach Biking on Madaquecham

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When I have guests, they like to explore the island’s natural beauty on a bike. There are seven sensational bike paths, each with a different “personality”. TrACK Nantucket is a free app for self-guided tours with three different start locations; fun facts and photos provided along the way. Some take you to the beaches, others to the outer parts of the island, through conservation land and into the country, some long, some short, some more challenging than others; all are picturesque. Public buses are so cheap they’re almost free and you can get anywhere, even ride your bike in one direction and hitch a ride back, by putting your bike on the handy bike rack on the bus. All buses by the way are handicap accessible. 35


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Creativity, concept and design–the criteria for the annual Sculpture and Sand Castle Day at Nantucket’s Jetties Beach. A great day for builders and spectators who get to vote for their favorites. Sponsored by the Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts, the creations are pretty spectacular.

Whatever your interests—dance, music, yoga, science, biology, arts and crafts, astronomy—you’ll find a FREE class, a speaker, a film, a demonstration, a workshop, a museum lecture and more, to feed the spirit. The season jumps into full swing on July 4th weekend, beginning with a parade and activities for kids on Main Street. Check out nantucketchamber. org for events and times and join visitors and locals for pure, small town pleasure. The latter can be found every summer Sunday afternoon at the free open-air concerts at Children’s Beach. Bring beach chairs, a picnic supper and find a spot on the lawn. If gazing at stars is more to your liking, Maria Mitchell Association hosts a science lecture at their location on Washington Street. mariamitchell.org.

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For early risers, take the early bird, in-town, discovery walk with famed field ornithologist and columnist, Ginger Andrews. The group meets at the Aquarium, and the event runs 6:30-8:30 a.m. Night owls will enjoy unraveling the mysteries of the night sky at the Loines Observatory with hands-on workshops, public tours, lectures and telescope viewings. Nantucket Island School of Design and the Arts (nisda.org) is sponsoring their 45th sculpture and sandcastle, building contest at Jetties Beach on July 21st with a rain date of July 22nd. Put on your “wanna-be” architect hat and bring your building tools. Join by pre-registering as a “builder” or be a judge and vote for your favorite creations.

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Nantucket’s downtown street scene on the 4th of July.

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Nantucket’s 4th of July celebration includes a decidedly nontraditional massive water fight in the center of town and the usual fireworks over the beach at dusk. All free and fun.

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The Nantucket Atheneum library on India Street sponsors a host of educational and cultural programs for adults and children: Dance, sing and yoga for toddlers; story-telling workshops for designers and artists; book events, concerts and performances in the garden; films, lectures, craft classes (learn the art of making marbleized paper); and get your “funny” on atImprov – no experience needed! Egan Maritime’s Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum on Polpis Road is a small, user-friendly gem, offering daily guided tours and two free, fun-filled, family activity days. Located on the Polpis bike path, it’s a great, lakeside spot to stop for a picnic when biking the ‘Sconset loop. Take a guided tour of the early in-town homes and public buildings or learn about the beautiful, historic trees lining the downtown streets. This always stimulates a lively discussion and questions. Sponsored by the Nantucket Land Council, check out nantucketlandcouncil.org for dates and time and yes, this one is also free.


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Connie and Sue: “Walked all the back roads in town taking pictures of window boxes and gardens, charming cottages and historic buildings with the aid of a booklet from the Nantucket Historical Association walkingtour guidebook (nha.org). A memorable 60th birthday!”

And now a sprinkling of personal experiences from my guests: Jennifer and Jack: “Rode our bikes on the 7-mile picturesque path to the village of ‘Sconset where we had lunch on the porch of Claudette’s (biggest sandwich, greatest value!), toured the whale cottages built in the 1600s while reading about their history in the guidebook from the Nantucket Preservation Trust available at the Visitor’s Center on Federal Street. We ended with a walk along the ‘Sconset bluff. Great treat to see grand summer homes perched at the ocean’s edge. Put our bikes on the public WAVE bus for the ride back to town. Got exercise and learned a lot about Nantucket. A super day.”

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Steve and Frank came for a mini-moon, (a new word for a quick post-wedding getaway,) packed snacks and a bottle of wine and headed out to Madaket, a fishing village with a great beach at the western end of the island. “Most romantic spot to watch the sunset. We used the WAVE (public bus) in both directions.”

Gina & Robert enjoyed all the art galleries and attending an art opening at the Artists Association of Nantucket on Washington Street. “Fun to meet the artists at the open air art show in the library garden.” (nantucketarts.org)

Leslie Linsley is the author of many books lifestyle books, most recently “Nantucket Cottages & Gardens” and “Nantucket Island Living”

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En Garde with Michael and Judith Wodynski Unleash your inner Zorro in Nantucket this summer and yes, this can go on the free list with one caveat BYOS. (Bring your own sword.) Michael Wodynski is hosting free fencing classes at the Nantucket Health Club and if you bring your own equipment, as in swords etc., there is no charge. “I discovered a love of fencing on a Queen Mary cruise and that was it. Fencing gets into your soul and can 44

be truly addictive,” says Wodynski. “It requires mental energy, strategic thinking and, I have seen this happen time and time again, once people get involved in the sport they never lose their love of fencing.” Ask for details at wodynski@comcast.net. Since this is an inflight magazine, it must be said, no swords on the plane.

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Footloose Now I gotta cut loose Footloose, kick off the Sunday shoes Please, Louise, pull me off of my knees Jack, get back, come on before we crack Lose your blues, everybody cut footloose. —Kenny Loggins There! That song is in now in your head. One of the most recognizable guitar riffs in rock and roll will have Bennett Hall audiences on their feet this summer for a rollicking production of Footloose. Adapted from the 1980 film, director Justin Cerne says Footloose is such a great story they had to bring it in for their summer production.

“Mamma Mia was huge hit for us last season so we knew we had to follow it with something strong. This is a great show for families and the story definitely has some meat to it with a positive message within all of the music and dancing.” The theatre played to sold out houses last summer so do not wait too long to see this Texas romp described as a story of repression and rebellion, appropriate themes for 2018.

Footloose presented at the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, July 13th - August 25th.

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has its own post office and zip code and makes for a great day trip, either by bike, (seven miles from downtown Nantucket) or via the island’s convenient bus system. You’ll find lunch places for a beach picnic or cliff walk or for a slice of history, step back in time and take in the historical walking tours offered all summer.

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Behind the Scenes on Broadway By Mary Bergman

The bricks of San Soucci’s chimney came from the shipwreck Queen.

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o visit to Nantucket is complete without a jaunt out to the village of ‘Sconset. By the late 1600s, ‘Sconset was one of four fishing outposts on Nantucket, and soon simply constructed shanties were built to provide temporary shelter to weary fishing crews. By the mid-nineteenth century, ‘Sconset continued to offer refuge, this time to visitors seeking the simple life you can still find in the village today. An influx of Broadway actors made ‘Sconset their preferred summer destination along with families from across the nation. Like a wild, uncultivated garden, ‘Sconset grew organically: a kitchen or bedroom added here, a house moved there. Those dainty rose-covered cottages that populate postcards began life as crude, one room, post-and-beam buildings with dirt floors. Take a stroll down Broadway in ‘Sconset and you will find cottages steeped in history, frozen in time. Here are three worthy of the spotlight:

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Auld Lang Syne | 6 Broadway Perhaps the oldest structure on the island, Auld Lang Syne is believed to have been first owned by Michael Coffin, who employed Native-Americans to fish for him, while he stayed ashore and did the cooking. Fish houses like Auld Lang Syne were often built with salvaged materials, as it was difficult to haul building materials all the way to ‘Sconset. These compact shelters were built to withstand high winds this one has endured winter storms for almost 350 years. Shanunga | 10 Broadway Many houses on Nantucket get their names from ships that were lost off the south shore—and such is the case with Shanunga, a ship that wrecked off Tom Nevers in 1852 en route from New Orleans to Boston. Over the years, Shanunga has been a fishing shelter, a tavern, an inn, and post office from the 1840s until 1883. Today, it is one of the best-preserved cottages in ‘Sconset. B I R D S E Y E V I E W M A G A Z I N E . CO C OM


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San Soucci | 26 Broadway Meaning “without a care” in Latin, this house likely began its life along Trader’s Lane as part of a twine factory. It was then moved to ‘Sconset in 1814 and was the first cottage in the village to be raised to two stories. Within San Soucci’s walls are reminders of the island’s dangerous shoals and shifting sands. Hundreds of ships met their doom wrecked in the waters off Nantucket. A ship’s gangplank provides support for the cottage’s main stairs, and a mast serves as a ceiling beam. Bricks thought to be salvaged from the Queen, a British ship commandeered by pirates and wrecked on the shoals in 1813, were used to build the house’s chimney. If you’d like to learn more about the village’s architecture and history, join the Nantucket Preservation Trust’s (NPT) leisurely walking tour of ‘Sconset, twice a month on Fridays, June to September, for $10 per person. ‘Sconset: House by House, a new history published by the NPT, will arrives in bookstores in August. nantucketpreservation.org

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What was once the village post office is now Shanunga Cottage.

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hen an island is thirty miles from land it’s no surprise that the list is long when it comes to ways to enjoy the sea. In Nantucket there is a boat adventure happening dawn to dusk. With three boat captains in the family, Shearwater Excursions has a trip for every

interest including something brand new this season, a cocktail and sunset cruise, featuring a raw bar every Saturday night with locally farmed oysters. And also new this season are eco-tours of Nantucket’s tucked away areas of Polpis, Wauwinet, and Madaket.

An up-close visit to sun bathing seals on a Nantucket sandbar

Shearwater Excursions include a trip past the Brant Point Lighthouse, the second oldest lighthouse in the United States.

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Another family owned business has the motto, “to catch the fish you need to find the fish,” and with decades of experience, Nantucket’s Captain Tom’s Charters has a pretty good bead on stripers, bluefish, fluke and tuna.

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Photo: Courtesy of Topspin Fishing Charters

A fun way to find the fish also available with Topspin Fishing Charters with inshore sport fishing a specialty of Captain Carl Bois on board his 32 foot Judge. Find him at the floating dock at the Town Pier.

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Laughing for a Cause Nantucket Comedy Festival July 11-14, 2018

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scar, Emmy and Grammy winner Steven Wright sends audiences into paroxysms of laugher, while barely flicking an eyelash. If the popular stand-up comic were any more low key he would be asleep. “Wright is an iconoclastic performer whose brand of comedy has stood the test of time,” says Nantucket Comedy Festival director Kevin Flynn. He is a true legend who is donating his time to the festival for our Stand Up & Learn program.” Taught in Nantucket schools, and founded by Flynn a decade ago, Stand Up & Learn teaches kids how to find the “funny” in their lives. “I am passionate about this program,” says Flynn. “All proceeds from the Comedy Festival go to fund this curriculum in the schools. We are teaching kids writing and performance skills that can easily be applied to the real world, including storytelling, creative writing, communications and public speaking.” Another festival headliner this summer is Ron White, “This is huge for us,” says Flynn. “Ron White is one of the top comics in the country who regularly sells out stadiums like Madison Square Garden. We are so fortunate to have him with us in our little Dreamland Theatre.” Festival line up at nantucketcomedyfestival.org.

Hitting his stride in his stand-up routine, seven year old Kydon Larrabee

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Last year’s Comedy Fest headliner, Jeff Foxworthy

Master of the dead pan delivery, Steven Wright with talk show host Seth Meyers

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intage models, handed down from great-grandmothers, sport the, now forbidden, whale ivory, while others are artistic creations for museum displays. Then there is the other category, an everyday purse. The many lives of the Nantucket Lightship Basket prove this handbag is a lot more than a fashion accessory.

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The lightship basket’s roots, like most New England art forms, spring from Native American weavers and went on to take another form in the hands of whaling ship sailors, who had lots of time on their hands. The Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, minutes from Main Street, is well worth a visit.

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Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum Weaving Nantucket’s past into its future.

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“It was twenty years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play. They’ve been going in and out of style But they’re guaranteed to raise a smile.” —Paul McCartney

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e are past the half-century marking the release of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, a bit of a gulp at the passage of time for those of us who remember that first time we placed that record on the old turn table. In honor of this milestone the celebrated show band Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, performs at Jetties Beach accompanied by conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. The largest summer event on the island happens under the stars on August 11th. A major fund-raiser for the Nantucket Cottage Hospital, bring a picnic and a blanket or better yet, pick up a genuine Nantucket Beach Chair for the occasion.

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SRO every summer- the Boston Pops concert on Nantucket’s Jetties beach

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ordered by water and dunes, Provincetown, the tiny town at the outermost end of Cape Cod, is about a mile long and half that across, and what goes on between all that sea and sand is like the town’s famous slogan says, Like No Where Else. In minutes you can move from the wild abandon of Boatslip Tea, (both above and below the deck) to the unbroken stillness of the neighboring dunes. There is no way to truly experience the uniqueness of one of the country’s oldest art colonies without diving into both experiences. In between the “gay cabaret” of downtown and a trip out to the dunes, there is no shortage of things to do including more restaurants and art galleries per block than any other town on Cape Cod. Eating is one of the number one pastimes and from fancy to take out, the choices are endless.

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whisk you away to one of the most gorgeous and serene locations in the National Park system. Costa operates the only motorized vehicles allowed in the park and, with the exception of an occasional walker, and a handful of folks in the dune shacks, the miles of massive dunes leading to the Atlantic are all yours. Costa’s guides are informative and entertaining and frankly no Provincetown visitor should miss the rare opportunity to enjoy one of the more singular experiences on Cape Cod. B I R D S E Y E V I E W M A G A Z I N E . CO C OM

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A Provincetown must see are the massive dunes bordering the town, and there is only one choice, and it’s a doozy. In 1946 Provincetown native Art Costa started taking folks on dune tours in his ten-year-old Ford Woody. Art’s Dune Tours is now a major enterprise with second generation Rob Costa, who has added special sunset tours, lobster/clam bakes, intimate cocktail parties and even kayaking on nearby Pilgrim Lake, to name only a few. Costa’s fleet of dune trucks


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If you are in fairly good shape and bring lots of water you can make the dune trek on foot. The entrance is at Snail Road. Just follow the footprints to the Atlantic. It is about a 45 minute walk and make sure you have socks for at some point sneakers won’t work in the deep sand which is way too hot for bare feet. A sun hat and bug repellent, also a good idea.

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Before you venture over the dunes check out The Thomas Crown Affair and watch Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway race up and down the dunes against Dusty Springfield’s background vocals, The Windmills of Your Mind. You will understand why this film was the last time anyone was allowed to film in the fragile Provincetown dunes.

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They Came for the Light By Michelle Haynes The oldest active art colony in the country continues to flourish and celebrate artists –both local and international, emerging and renowned. As you wander down Provincetown’s winding street take note of the natural light bouncing off the harbor, nestled between the changing colors of the bay on one side, and the towering sand dunes on the other side. The result is a singular light inspiring artists since the turn of the last century. The Provincetown Art Association and Museum (PAAM) opened its doors in 1917 as a haven for artists and continues today as the vanguard of the town’s artistic legacy presenting an eclectic line-up of exhibitions and workshops.

‘Dune Woman’ sculpture by Penelope Jencks

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Christine McCarthy, executive director of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum

“A major part of PAAM’s mission is to bring works created in Provincetown back to where they were made, and to identify the threads that link the artists who made them with America’s oldest continuous art colony. This significant body of Helen Frankenthaler’s work represents an important period in American art history, and we are thrilled to be working with the Helen Frankenthaler Foundation and museum collections from around the country to make the exhibition a reality.” —Christine McCarthy SUM M E R

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Liz Carney “We have found our niche as the gallery exclusively devoted to Provincetown artists,” says Liz Carney of the inviting four eleven gallery, making it easy to remember the address on Commercial Street. “We stay local and try educate our visitors about our artists,” says Carney whose colorful gallery has been showing and housing artists in Provincetown for half a century. “We see everyone from a Harvard art curator to a family with kids who come in the door ready to learn about our artists. I love seeing someone leave with their first purchase of original art.”

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Pr o v i nce t o w n Michael McGuire A graduate of the Massachusetts College of Art, Michael McGuire put his paints away and made his living as a builder while raising his young family. “I always knew I would come back to painting,” says the laid back McGuire who now has his own gallery in Provincetown and shows in Nantucket and Vieques. His trademark – large paintings with color, lots of color. “I am finding the older I get, the more color I use, always starting with a totally black canvas which really brings out the rich hues. I am always inspired by the light here in Provincetown and in my other home, Isla Mujeres.”

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Steve Bowersock “Keep your old stuff and we can turn it into a lamp,” says Steve Bowersock with a big laugh. His Bowersock Gallery’s large window of ever-changing art always draws an audience into a gallery tastefully designed with a thought provoking selections. “I look for an artist with a clear voice, in that you can put ten of their pieces together and immediately understand their work,” says Bowersock. “I travel all over the world and look for art that you do not see all the time. It can be a gamble, but you have got to believe in the artist and the work you are selling and we have shown a number of first time artists who have gone on to huge popularity and success. Making that connection for the artist is the great joy of this business.”

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Pr o v i nce t o w n Stewart Clifford Colorful and whimsical, bold pops of color cover the walls at the Stewart Clifford Gallery where Clifford’s enthusiasm for his work is clearly evident. “I love being able to show art that is special to me,” says Clifford. “When people are motivated to come in I want them to be excited by the diversity of what they see here. It is also important to ensure that I keep art accessible to everyone and have pieces for sale in a variety of price ranges.”

Gary Marotta Beeswax, eye shadow and Chanel Passion lipstick find their way on the canvas at gary marotta fine art. “You have to feel the art and what inspired the artist” says Marotta whose art selections feature carefully applied make-up and natural elements including pine bark and cranberries. “I choose art that I like having around me,” 76

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TJ WAlton In the pantheon of Provincetown artists TJ Walton’s work is at the top of the mountain. Her distinctive style and huge popularity among artists and collectors extends across Cape Cod and beyond. “I certainly did not reach this place alone,” says Walton. “I am fortunate to have a really good team that enables me to stand in front of my canvas and work while they run the gallery

and other parts of my business.” After three decades Walton says quite simply, “I paint because I have to.” She also admits to sometimes being her harshest critic. “I can paint anything I want but there are so many variables like balance and color and nine times out of ten it does not work for me. I then dig deep, scrape the canvas and tell myself to be brave and let the canvas dictate to me what is expected.” AMP: Art Market Provincetown Debbie Nadolney Come one come all, is an appropriate tag line for AMP, described as a live gallery space. “It is important to me to offer a space for all mediums to thrive,” says gallery director Debbie Nadolney, “and I mean do mean all,” she adds with a mischievous grin. Art, video, film, sculpture, poetry and even traditional art can find a home here. A former guitar playing singer in an ‘80s rock band, Nadolney calls herself a “lapsed artist.” “I love creating and staging the space and the freedom of being completely creative. We have some interesting performance art coming this summer, along with art that will truly expand the conversation. I have to say I feel so fortunate to be part of this arts community here in Provincetown.”

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Jill Rothenberg and Scot Presley A diverse stable of artists from across the country can be found at the On Center Gallery co-owned by Jill Rothenberg and Scot Presley. “We are aware that art can be intimidating to folks and we see all walks of life come in the gallery from the first time buyer to seasoned collectors,” says Presley. The key to our success is we offer enough diversity for both types of customers by making the art accessible to everyone with a range of prices.” As to the often asked question, “Is this art going to appreciate in value?” Presley responds, “We do not have a crystal ball, but I advise folks to collect what you love and if it happens to appreciate in value, so be it, but love it, love it above all.”

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Hilda Neily Gallery “The Hilda Neily Gallery features oil paintings by Hilda Neily of the cottages, gardens, boats, bays and dunes of Provincetown along with contemporary works which are a soulful culmination of her memories of light and color which have been and continue to be her inspiration. Hilda Neily started painting with Henry Hensche at The Cape School in Provincetown in the early 1970s. Hensche started The Cape School in 1933, carrying on and developing the ideas of his teacher, Charles Hawthorne, who started the first art school in Provincetown. It was Hawthorne’s school that led to Provincetown becoming one of America’s preeminent art communities.” Catherine Shearer-Neily, Hilda Neily Gallery.

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Bob Daniels and Mary Feeley – The Hutson Gallery This is the 11th season for husband and wife team Mary Feeley and Bob Daniels at the Hutson Gallery. She, a former registered nurse, and he a retired scientist, combined their creative talents and are now both doing something they are passionate about. “From the time I was a little girl I loved collecting art,” says Feeley. “I always encourage people to surround themselves with art that you love which is why I really try to keep our prices affordable.” Both Feeley and Daniels feel that buying original art is making a comeback after a brief period when folks were downloading digital art online. “Thank goodness those days are over,” says Feeley. “We are definitely seeing an upswing of folks coming into the gallery wanting to meet and learn about the artists associated with a particular painting.” Feeley is forthright when asked how she chooses art for their gallery.

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“I have to love it!” I buy art that touches me in my gut and I never ask myself ,‘Will it sell?’ If I start doing that I might as well sell toothbrushes. We let the art speak for itself and I always advise folks, if you love it, buy it and if you cannot afford it, ask about payment plans. We have so many people returning to the gallery after they have thought it over, only to find the painting they loved is gone.” Feeley’s solution – once she knows what you like and your price point she will call you the next time the painting for you comes into the gallery.

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Pr o v i nce t o w n “The problem with cats is that they get the same look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer.” —Paula Poundstone

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It is one night only at Provincetown’s historic Town Hall for the wry and hilarious life observations from comic Paula Poundstone, also the brainy wit on the popular radio series, Wait, Wait, Don’t Tell Me. Catch her August 11th at 8 pm.

Another favorite in the Crown & Anchor’s Cabaret Series is the award winning Lucie Arnaz at the Crown & Anchor’s Paramount Theatre on Monday, July 23rd at 8:30 pm. Star of Broadway hits, They’re Playing our Song and Pippin, Arnaz was twelve-years-old when she made her acting debut in 1962 on her mother’s TV series. She now enjoys a career as singer, author and filmmaker. Desi and Lucy would be proud.

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You know you have hit the heights when one name says it all as in, “Varla,” one of Provincetown’s leading “queens.” Self-described as the purported love child of Ethel Merman and Ernest Borgnine, Varla Jean’s show, Under A Big Top happens all summer with Mark Cortale Productions at the Art House. Leave the kids at home for this one.

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“Boys who spent their weekends making banana nut muffins did not, as a rule, excel in the art of hand-to-hand combat.” —David Sedaris, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim

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The line forms around town hall whenever author and raconteur David Sedaris comes to town. Shawn Nightingale Productions brings the offbeat, quirky and fall down funny, Sedaris to Provincetown this summer for one show only on August 5th at 8:00 at Town Hall.

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A long time Provincetown favorite, make sure you catch up to Zoe Lewis this summer. This British import is fun with a bottomless well of songs and stories for all ages. An award-winning singer and songwriter, she is described as a, “band in a body.” You can catch her act in lots of places this summer including on the beach with the Herring Cove Summer Series and Speakeasy Night with Zoe Lewis and the Bootleggers at the Pilgrim House. Dates and details at zoelewis.com.

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Pr o v i nce t o w n Guests enjoy a full breakfast with, to die for pastries, at Provincetown’s Inn at Cook Street.

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A decades long tradition – Provincetown’s Portuguese Bakery serves Malasada, a cross between fried dough and a doughnut, lightly coated with cinnamon sugar.

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Musician John Thomas, the inimitable “Miss” Richfield and Provincetown Chamber of Commerce executive director, Candice Collins-Boden enjoy lobster rolls at one of the best picnic spots in Provincetown, the Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum.

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“A dramatic photo of a Humpback and yes, they actually get that far out of the water, illustrative of their name, megaptera novaeangliae, translated to giant-winged New Englander.” —Richard Delaney, executive director of Provincetown’s Center for Coastal Studies. Photo: Courtesy of the Massachusetts Tourism Industry

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ca p e c o d , massac h use t t s Photographer Bryant Austin has a passion, a rather large passion, whales. “Bryant Austin’s work brings viewers into the whales’ own world and view of one another, literally eye to eye,” says Cindy Vallino, owner of the Focus Gallery in the Cape Cod town of Chatham. Austin’s work is on display through December at the gallery and to the question of how he managed to capture such amazing images? You can ask him yourself during his appearance at the gallery to present “Beautiful Whale,” a large-scale photography book of his work. The event happens August 28th and 29th.

“The life size whale portraits give the sensation of slow dancing with Earth’s largest creatures.” – San Francisco Chronicle

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he, “Elbow of Cape Cod,� the inelegant moniker attached to the town of Chatham has to do with geography and is somewhat unfair to this postcard perfect town located between the towns of Barnstable and Provincetown. Surrounded on three sides by water, this is one of the more beautiful towns on the Cape, and one of the most walkable, with a Main Street bordered by an historic lighthouse and a village green, the site of summer-long band concerts. The shops are fun including an old-fashioned ice cream parlor and no shortage of watering holes, including the Chatham Squire, one of the more famous restaurants on Cape Cod, with the same ownership for more than a half century. If you eschew electronic books for the look, feel, and smell of the real thing, check out the Yellow Umbrella bookstore and get their summer list of events. Ask for a good read, and you are good to go.

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ca p e c o d , massac h use t t s In short, there’s simply not–A more congenial spot– For happily-ever-aftering than here in Camelot... —Alan Jay Lerner

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he year is 1958 and twenty-eight year old Jacques Lowe received the assignment of a lifetime—John and Jacqueline Kennedy’s personal photographer. For three years Lowe shot more than 40,000 images of one of the most telegenic families to ever live in the White House. Lowe’s iconic images went a long way towards the connection between the Kennedy presidency and the mythical land of Camelot.

“Creating Camelot: The Kennedy Photography of Jacques Lowe” is now on exhibit at the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum. Lowe, who died in 2001, had stored his 40,000 negatives of Kennedy photos in a World Trade Center bank vault only to lose the entire collection in the terrorist attack on September 11th 2001. Now on display at the museum are the only existing images, restored from Lowe’s contact sheets, and digitally restored for this exhibit. The show is in Hyannis until November 30th. B I RDSEYEV I EWMA GA Z I NE. C OM


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Robert F. Kennedy: A Ripple of Hope celebrates the former Attorney General’s early life, his election as a New York Senator and his 1968 presidential campaign.


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he Boston Pops with the indefatigable conductor Keith showcases the music of Leonard Bernstein this summer for Cape Cod’s annual Pops by the Sea concert. Joining the orchestra this season is guest conductor Dermot Mulroney. Although the actor is known to audiences for My Best Friend’s Wedding, August:Osage County and Young Guns, his musical chops as a classical cellist are not as well known. That is Mulroney on cello in the score of the film Mission: Impossible III.

The concert happens on the Village Green in the heart of Cape Cod and kicks off at 5 pm, but bring blanket, chair and picnic and set up early for there is no shortage of pre-show entertainment and this is one popular event. Tickets start at $25, less for kids and seniors. Lots more at artsfoundation.org.

“A Summer Air” The painting by artist Jim Holland chosen to represent the 2018 Pops by the Sea Concert. Art: “A Summer Air” by Jim Holland

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33rd Annual Pops by the Sea—Hyannis Village Green— the largest outdoor concert on Cape Cod, August 12, 2018.

“One of my lifetime goals has been to conduct in front of a real orchestra. This is a real, genuine pinnacle moment for me.” Pops by the Sea guest conductor Dermot Mulroney

SANDWICH GLASS MUSEUM 129 Main Street, Sandwich sandwichglassmuseum.org Open Daily 9:30 am to 5 pm Glassblowing Demonstrations Daily FEBRUARY 1 – DECEMBER 30 Special Exhibit: Her Place by the Sea – Alice Lucy Ware Armstrong Collection APRIL 2 – NOVEMBER 1 Contemporary Gallery: Christopher Belleau APRIL 2 – JULY 29 Special Exhibit: Lights from the Parlor – The Overlay Lighting Collection of Stuart P. Feld

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OCTOBER 1 – OCTOBER 31 Special Exhibit: Passion for Pumpkins – From the Collection of Annalise and Tom Nelson OCTOBER 20 7th Annual PumpkinFest NOVEMBER 12 – DECEMBER 30 9th Annual Glassblowers’ Christmas Special Exhibit: A Stained Glass Village – From the Collection of Annalise and Tom Nelson

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t’s easy to draw a crowd when hundreds of happy prancing dogs are showing off their talents. Now in its third year, Paw Palooza is Cape Cod’s signature summer event for dog lovers. Locals and visitors are welcome to bring their dogs to Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School for the region’s largest family-friendly dog festival. A fundraiser for Cape Cod’s two animal shelters, the two-day event features a

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“Doc Dogs” competition showcasing dogs leaping into a 40-foot pool competing for distance, height and speed (novices welcome). Also happening are K-9 demonstrations from the local police department and a Frisbee dog show. The event runs 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday July 14th and 9 am to 4 pm on Sunday the 15th. pawpaloozacapecod.com

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Painting • Drawing • Mixed Media • Sculpture Printmaking • Jewelry • Ceramics • Digital Media Fiber Art • Writing • Photography Jul 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 Jul 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

Once the home and studio of local artists Ralph & Martha Cahoon. Enjoy a vast collection of American art, dynamic original exhibitions, and one-of-a-kind programs. David Sigel’s The Alchemists on view in The Pollinators exhibit June 8 - August 12

THE BRUSH OFF! Saturday, July 7 Artists painting live on location, auctions, food and music on the Cotuit Village Green.

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Jul 28 Full Moon Summer Bash Edgewood Farm Free Community open house, with live music, cocktails & delicious food Aug 2 BBQ with Master Smoker David Grayson, raw bar, live music and cocktails, Pamet Yacht Club, Truro, $225 non member, $200 member Aug 8 Lecture – Mark Dion – Dion’s work examines how dominant ideologies & public institutions shape our understanding, Wellfleet Preservation Hall, Wellfleet $25 Aug 11 Castle Hill Annual Live & Silent Benefit Art Auction – A night of original artwork, live music and cocktails, Edgewood Farm, Truro Aug 22 Lecture – Stephen Kinzer – Kinzer has spent more than 20 years working for the New York Times & covered more than 50 countries on 5 continents, 10 Meetinghouse Rd, Truro $20 non member free for members Aug 11 Lecture – Carla Kaplan – on her recent book Miss Anne in Harlem: TheWhite Woman of the Black Renaissance, 10 Meetinghouse Rd, Truro $15

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FREE weekly artist talks and gallery openings and MORE! Truro Center for the Arts at Castle Hill • 10 Meetinghouse Road, Truro

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Annie B. Copps is the former food editor for Boston and Yankee magazines and a frequent guest on NBC’s Today Show. Cruisers will recognize her as the culinary queen on board the Oceana cruise ships.

A Little Taste of Cape Cod By Michelle Haynes “It’s the little book that could,” says food writer, cooking teacher and chef, Annie Copps, author of a brand new little gem, A Little Taste of Cape Cod; and tiny it is, smaller than the Little Golden Books that we, of a certain age, grew up with. In spite of the size, this mini-cookbook is chock full of recipes celebrating Cape Cod’s most famous dishes. “I am a New Englander,” says Copps, “but when it comes to food, Cape Cod has specific dishes, deeply imbedded in people’s DNA. When I visit the Cape I cannot wait for the oysters, lobster rolls and chowder. We chose the most iconic dishes we could and also added Portuguese and Brazilian cuisine.”

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Apple Crisp from A Little Taste of Cape Cod by Annie B. Copps Apples can be found just about anywhere, but for many of us, a dessert baked with apples evokes fall in New England. As the days grow shorter, like Cape Codders you’ll appreciate how quick and easy this recipe is, and really value the payoff—the transporting aroma and taste of sweet, cooked apples laced with warming cinnamon spice and an irresistible sweet and crunchy topping.

1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. Butter a 2-quart baking dish. Peel the apples and cut in half lengthwise. Scoop out and discard the cores and seeds. Cut the apple halves lengthwise into slices 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick and place in a large bowl. Sprinkle the 2 tablespoons brown sugar and the lemon juice over the top of the apples and toss gently until thoroughly coated. Transfer the apple slices to the prepared baking dish.

SERVES 8 Unsalted butter for greasing, plus 1/2 cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 pounds of your favorite apples (4 or 5 medium to large apples) 2 tablespoons light brown sugar, plus 2/3 cup packed 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of kosher salt or sea salt

2. In a bowl, stir together the flour, the oats, the 2/3 cup brown sugar, the cinnamon, and the salt. Add the cold butter pieces and, using your fingers, rub the butter into the mixture until it is incorporated but still in very small lumps. Spread over the top of the apples. 3. Bake until the topping is browned and the apples are tender when pierced with a knife, 45 to 50 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack and let cool for about 10 minutes. Serve warm.

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Simplicity is also the hallmark of many of Copps’ recipes and high on that list is the Apple Crisp. I made it and the reviews were all raves! —Michelle Haynes


Boston “We need more people speaking out. This country is not overrun with rebels and free thinkers. It’s overrun with sheep and conformists.” —Bill Maher

Boston Boch Center Wang Theatre August 11 The always politically incorrect,(thank goodness) Bill Maher, brings his wit and wisdom to New England’s largest stage, the Boch Center Wang Theatre on August 11th at 7:30 pm. Maher regularly shakes things up bringing many diverse points of view to his HBO talk show, Real Time with Bill Maher. He is also funny, very funny. This is a one night, one show only event, with a rabid fan base so reserve early for this one.

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Two Broadway Blockbusters coming to Boston The historic Opera House welcomes The Book of Mormon and Hamilton

Outrageously funny, The Book of Mormon crosses every line in the tale of two hapless missionaries dispatched to a faraway land to “spread the word.” Leave the kids at home for this one. The show runs August 14-26.

Broadway’s mega hit Hamilton arrives in the city where much of the action all began. History comes alive in a fashion we never experienced in school. Broadway’s multi-award winning phenomenon runs September18-November 18. The totally renovated Opera House, located in the heart of downtown, is a jewel of a theatre. Find them at bostonoperahouse.com.

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ripping with butter, plopped on a bun, or sucked from the claw, everyone brings their lobster eating druthers to one of the largest lobster festivals in the country, happening in Rockland, Maine. According to the Maine Department of Tourism around 85% of American lobster caught in the United States comes from Maine waters. An estimated 20,000 pounds of the

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spindly creatures will be cooked up and served at the 70th Annual Lobster Festival located a few miles from your Cape Air arrival in Owls Head. This colossus of an event features cooking contests, nightly concerts, a lobster crate obstacle course and a giant parade. This is pretty much non-stop action for the entire five days, and keep those bibs handy, for in between events you eat a lot of lobster. Mainelobsterfestival.com

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According to the Lobster Fest folks – “The Great International Lobster Crate Race is open to anyone brave enough to risk falling into the chilly ocean with thousands of people watching your every move!” This is not as easy as it looks but is a lot of fun to watch. This year’s event happens on Sunday, August 5th and believe it or not the spots for crate racers fills up every year.

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No shortage of Blues fans at Rockland, Maine’s North Atlantic Blues Festival

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Tab Benoit brings his Louisiana brand to this year’s Blues Fest.

“The blues tells a story. Every line of the blues has a meaning.” —John Lee Hooker

25th Annual North Atlantic Blues Festival July 14-15, 2018 Maine’s Rockland Harbor provides the background for one of the largest Blues festivals in the country. The two day homage to the Blues features all day entertainment, along with food and drink continuing into Saturday night when Rockland’s Main Street is closed to traffic for the pub crawl and a chance to catch performers at the bars and restaurants. Tickets start at $30. northatlanticbluesfestival.com

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The front lawn of Monhegan’s Island House, one of the best vantage points on the island.

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onhegan Island – a long time haven for artists, writers, birders and those lucky enough to discover this magical island off the coast of Maine. I do mean magical right down to “real” tucked away fairy houses. In spite of the, get away from it all, vibe getting to Monhegan is fairly simple. Board a Cape Air flight from Logan Airport to Rockland, Maine, grab a car service, (about a $17 Uber ride) for the 30 minute drive to the ferry in Port Clyde. In less than an hour you are in downtown

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Monhegan, consisting of a general store and the most breathtaking scenery imaginable. That is about it. The first thing you notice is the salty fog and the blanket of quiet, for no cars allowed here. Hiking trails, art galleries, a few shops, a small beach, yoga and wellness classes, a library and a pretty lively brewery – you will not run out of things to do. Do know that word is out about Monhegan so book now for your summer or fall escape.

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Magic in the Wood Tread lightly so as to not disturb the Fairy Houses in Monhegan’s Cathedral Woods. You will find dozens of them tucked away at the base of the trees with designs ranging from simple twigs to elaborate floor plans; well worth a gentle and, oh so quiet, hike.

Sturdy hiking shoes are a must for Monhegan Island.

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Monhegan’s Marshall Point Lighthouse, and if it looks familiar this is the place where Forrest Gump completed his cross-country run.

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“You can walk down a trail and in no time find a ledge with an unbelievable view. Have a picnic and enjoy.” —Earl Brechlin Friends of Acadia

A Summer Escape to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park

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here are a number of reasons why Acadia National Park routinely lands on the list of the ten most visited parks in the United States. Visitor friendly, the park is home to a number of breathtakingly beautiful attractions. For those with a little Evel Knievel in them there is no shortage of high voltage adventures or, on the other end of the spectrum, the guided tours are excellent for sitting back and taking in the park’s highlights with running commentary that is fun, gossipy and interesting. For somewhere in middle there are miles of carriage roads for biking, hiking or an

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easy meander. “We want folks to experience and enjoy Acadia the way it is meant to be,” says Earl Brechlin, spokesman for Friends of Acadia. A volunteer group of about 5,000 members, their mission is to preserve and protect the resources of Acadia National Park. “We invite folks to stop in the Acadia Visitor Center for a great introductory film giving you info on our most popular attractions, like Cadillac Mountain and Thunder Hole, as well as how to find a little corner of the park you can have to yourself,” says Brechlin.

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Just a typical summer day enjoying Acadia’s 110 foot high Otter Cliff

Running parallel to Bar Harbor’s Main Street is Shore Path, a paved trail bordering Frenchman’s Bay with views of the Atlantic and Porcupine Islands. Less than a mile long the walk takes in Bar Harbor’s historic homes with plenty of benches and informative signs along the way. At the end you can intersect with Main Street for lunch and shopping.

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Nestled between the mountains with a view of the popular peak the Beehive, Acadia’s Sandy Beach offers a summer cool-off, emphasize cool, as the water maintains a steady 50 degrees. For hikers you can access a great trail from the parking lot leading you to major park attractions, Thunder Hole and Otter Cliff.

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Protecting our Night Skies | Acadia Night Sky Festival September 5-9 2018

he Montana plains, the dunes of Provincetown and Maine’s Acadia National Park – the lack of man-made artificial light make these areas perfect for star gazing. The movement to turn the lights down is happening in a number of our National Parks including Acadia where the annual Night Sky Festival is a huge draw. “Thousands of folks arrive from everywhere to come and look at our night sky,” says Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce spokesman Alf Anderson. “Lack of development in Acadia National Park gives us this

amazing resource of an exceptionally dark sky with clear views of the Milky Way and the rest of the solar system.” Now in its tenth year the four day festival offers a number of events for star gazers including strategically located high powered telescopes for planetary close-ups. “During our solar viewing parties, hosted by a group of astronomers, you can actually see flares coming off the surface of the sun. It is truly amazing,” says Anderson. acadianightskyfestival.com

And the Winner is… Vincent Lawrence’s photograph, Footbridge under a Starry Sky, is the winning image for the 10th annual Acadia Night Sky Festival poster contest. A local resident, Lawrence’s photo, taken at midnight, showcases the footbridge at Jordan Pond, under the full arch of the Milky Way. In addition to the honor of having his image on the official Night Sky Festival poster, Lawrence receives free airline tickets between Bar Harbor and Boston from one of the Festival’s long-time sponsors, Cape Air.

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ell someone you are heading to Blue Hill for vacation and the usual response is, “You’re going where?” “We are rather used to that,” says Lori Sitzabe, executive director of the Blue Hill Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. “Blue Hill, along with our surrounding towns, is off the beaten path and we rather prefer it,” she adds with pride. “We offer a quiet touch of nature compared to the busy summer crowds of our neighbor Acadia National Park.

“We do not have huge beaches or big attractions for children. We like to say we are for the granola set who want to connect with nature.” Connecting with nature is the mission of the Blue Hill Heritage Trust with some 7,000 acres of hiking trials including an area where you can pick your own blueberries and yes, fresh blueberries are TSA approved and can go home with you on your Cape Air flight back to Boston’s Logan Airport.

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Bluff Head in Sedgwick, Maine – A new trail now part of the Blue Hill Heritage Trust leads to a high bluff, offering hikers a panoramic view of the Bagaduce River, famous for oysters and horseshoe crabs! The pay-off for this hike is a little micro-brewery, the Strong Brewing Company located just next to the trail head! We thank Chrissy Allen at the Blue Hill Heritage Trust for this little travel gem.


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Capturing Blue Hill Maine’s Caterpillar Hill. Get here in late July and early August, (depending on Mother Nature) and enjoy a feast of fresh blueberries. You get to keep what you pick.

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Peter’s Brook Trail is an easy walk on a wide trail through the woods starting at a beautiful ocean cove and ending at a waterfall. Trail map can be downloaded at bluehillheritagetrust.org

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New Hampshire Golf the Prouty – play 18 holes at the Hanover Country Club. Golfers play a four-person scramble with foursomes arranged for individual golfers, and look for grilled hot dogs at the 10th tee.

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choose a wooded walking trail in a variety of scenic locations, including historic Hanover and Dartmouth College. They even offer a Prouty Pup Tent where you can register your dog to go along with you. Like I said, a fun event on a number of levels. You are able to enjoy a summer day in the New England countryside while getting a good work-out, at your own pace, and it is all for a great cause. TheProuty.org B I RDSEYEV I EWMA GA Z I NE. C OM


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Self-expression is welcome and walkers have choices. Audrey’s 3k is for families with young children or participants dealing with the effects of cancer treatment. Residential walking routes are 6k, 9k and 12k in length and wooded, shady walking trails are 5k and 10k, offering a moderate to challenging level of difficulty.

For bikers the Prouty offers 20, 35, 50, 77, and 100-mile routes. If you are hale and hearty, the 64 mile Metric Century Gravel Ride features less traveled roads with 25 miles of hard-pack dirt riding.

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Row The Prouty is not timed, nor is it considered a race. Choose your own distance from 5 to 20 miles. Rowers choose their launch time and bring their own rowing shell to the Dartmouth College Rowing Docks.

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elcome to the Adirondacks! Only Hawaii and Alaska can boast of more protected land than the mountains, lakes and trails that is the grandeur of upstate New York. In Judy Jetson fashion you can transport yourself, with the help of Cape Air, from Boston’s busy Logan Airport to a wilderness hike outside of Saranac Lake. The transition is a bit mind boggling. As you leave the Heidi-like airport the first thing you notice is the stillness followed by the scent of pine, and in short order the Adirondacks come into view with about six million acres for you to explore. With so much land and so many options where to start is the challenge and for that, call upon Paul Smith’s College. “The origin of our college was a wilderness hotel founded in 1859,” says Shannon L. Oborne, marketing director of Paul Smith’s College. “Smith was a wilderness 132

guide who knew all of the best spots for exploring and would share those with his guests. Today, as a college, we continue his legacy with outdoor programs geared to all levels.” The college encompasses about 14,000 acres and offers everything from guided trips taking you to genuine jungle wilderness to simple day trip hikes. “We can take visitors way off the trail, deep into the St. Regis Canoe Area, one of the largest wilderness canoe areas in the United States, where you can go days or weeks and not see another soul,” says Oborne. “But what you will see are some of our amazing wild-life and bio-diversity including native otters, and a wide variety of birds including the American Bald eagle. Check out their doozy of a catalogue listing all of their hikes and more at paulsmiths.edu/vic.

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S aranac l a k e Can we eat this mushroom? Paul Smith’s College offers a number of guided walks along flat to moderate trails so they work for all levels. Topics include wildflowers, tree identification, foraging for mushrooms, and lots more.

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T h e A d i r o n d ac k s “A lot of our canoe routes go back a thousand years when they were used exclusively by the local Native-Americans.” —Rivka Cilley, St. Regis Canoe Outfitters Checking for wildlife in Saranac Lake

Photos: Courtesy of St. Regis Canoe Outfitters

Have Canoe will Carry An Adirondack River Adventure

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almost never start a travel feature with the price, but this one is too good, a two day canoe trip in the heart of New York’s mighty Adirondacks and the cost, including rental for all of your gear, as in tent, cook stove, pots and pans, dishes – everything is $129 per person, per day. We are not talking hot dogs here, a sample menu is Caribbean chicken with rice and chocolate cheesecake for dessert and a wake-up to fresh eggs, bacon and potatoes for breakfast. “We pack the eggs so they never break,” promises Rivka Cilley, who runs the

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family-owned St. Regis Canoe Outfitters in Saranac Lake, a short drive from your Cape Air arrival from Boston’s Logan Airport. “With over 100 different launch points we can put together an itinerary for day or overnight trips that match our visitor’s expertise,” says Cilley. “Everyone receives a complete orientation on the route, the equipment, and what to expect and I have to say after a couple of days on the river people come back so relaxed and happy.” B I RDSEYEV I EWMA GA Z I NE. C OM


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T h e A d i r o n d ac k s Artist Sandra Hildreth captures the moment in downtown Saranac Lake along the shore of Lake Flower with Scarface Mountain in the background. “You do not even have to leave the village to find a scenic location; it’s all around us,” says Hildreth.

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The small town, the village. The mountains, the lakes, the ice palace, peace. The good life. This is the Adirondacks. This is Saranac Lake. It gets a little bigger each year. But, it gets better, too. The economic health of the community is improving. The people who live here work to protect it. And so, as a locally-owned and operated real estate agency, do we.

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There is a lot more than art happening on the Saranac Lake ArtWalks, a weekly summer event that has drawn crowds to the area for the past twenty years. Art, music, and even a little street dancing happens every Thursday into mid-September.

You can watch artists at work during the Adirondack Plein Air Festival August 13-18 and perhaps come up with your Adirondack creation.

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Yellowstone, the first weekly TV series shot on location in Montana, arrives this summer on the Paramount Network. For admittedly “long in the tooth,” fans of Matt, Kitty and the Cartwright clan this may be the show we have been waiting for. “This is great for Montana,” says Alison Whitmer, Commissioner of the Montana Film Office. “Audiences get to see the beauty of the Montana ranches, the wide expanse of our plains and our uniquely Montana features like our historic ghost towns.”

Shot on location in Darby, Montana Yellowstone stars Kevin Costner, described by Variety’s Daniel D’Addario as the “flinty patriarch of a Montana ranching family.”

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“Take the road less traveled … through a landscape of badlands and prairies under Montana’s Big Sky. Join a group of friends on the links, along the river or on two wheels over historic bridges and through small towns.”

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Stars of Yellowstone Luke Grimes and Kelsey Asbille—the new TV drama is written and directed by the award-winning Taylor Sheridan (Wind River, Hell or High Water) and premieres this summer on the Paramount Network.

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Photos: Steve Simonsen

From retirees to college aged, girlfriend getaways continue to dominate in the travel industry. This duo found beach leisure at St. John’s Hawksnest Bay, one of the most spectacular and unspoiled beaches in the Caribbean.

Proof that the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) is ready to welcome visitors came with the news that several Bird’s Eye View favorites are back in business. The all-inclusive Bolongo Bay and the time share property Marriott Frenchman’s Cove, both in St. Thomas, have re-opened. “We are thrilled that another of our signature resorts is re-opening after the devastation of the 2017 storms. Bolongo Bay Beach Resort is a family-owned property that has been operating in the United States Virgin Islands since 1974. Bolongo Bay specializes in offering an intimate resort experience, fabulous food and beverage options from casual to fine dining, and amazing wedding packages. Over a dozen bridal parties will make Bolongo Bay Beach Resort their home this month. This marks another momentous step forward for the USVI as we continue to rebuild and improve our tourism product!,” says Lisa Hamilton, President of the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association. Also in St. Thomas is another long-time member of the Bird’s Eye View family, the Emerald Beach Resort. Minutes from the airport, this waterfront gem is perfect for honeymooners, as well as families. If you have an afternoon flight, pop into Emerald Beach for a swim and 142

lunch at the outside bar before heading to the airport, which is literally five minutes away. This is a great way to extend your vacation just a bit longer before flying back to real life.

Over in St. Croix at the island’s crown jewel, The Buccaneer, look for summer and fall specials making this a great choice for families or honeymooners. Photographer Steve Simonsen caught this unique view of the resort’s Mermaid Beach.

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Best of both worlds at St. John’s Gallows Point Resort, quiet paths lined with Bougainvillea, but still only minutes from the lively scene in downtown Cruz Bay.

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An Intimate Tropical Inn Surrounded by History & Beauty Overlooking Cruz Bay, located among early 18th century Dutch plantation ruins, Estate Lindholm is the perfect island getaway. Relax in the freshwater pool with harbor views, and in a brand new, serene garden spa. Enjoy a wide range of water activities and boat rentals close by. Explore the adjacent National Park and ruins. Walk to downtown shopping and restaurants. Estate Lindholm is the perfect point from which to enjoy all the beauty and activities that St. John has to offer.

1-800-322-6335 • Estate Caneel Bay, Saint John, U.S. Virgin Islands • www.estatelindholm.com

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he sands may have shifted a bit and the palm trees are a little smaller, but the award winning Magens Bay in St. Thomas is still a stunner. Consistently named as one of the best beaches in the world, the mile long ribbon of white sand and crystal green water remains a haven for beach lovers.

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Then there’s under the water and Steve Simonsen captured these amazing photos of the wreck known to divers as “The Rogers.” Located near Coral World in St. Thomas, the wreck sits upright in 65 feet of water and was sunk intentionally to create an artificial reef and has been a popular recreational dive spot for decades.

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“Annaly Bay – A beautiful two hour hike ending at the beach which is a little bit rainforest, a little bit coastal and a little bit of a cliff walk. Well worth it!” — Wendy Solomon, GoToStCroix.com

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U . S . V i r g i n Is l an d s Painted in 1990, Women in the Marketplace by Elroy Simmonds is just one of the paintings by local artists found at St. Croix’s Buccaneer resort.

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Calling all boats! Christmas in July in Pond Bay, Virgin Gorda is produced by Castro Marine and Marcos Rivera and sponsored by Cape Air. The price is right, free to one and all.

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A Lollapalooza of a Puerto Rican Celebration July 22, 10 am-7 pm Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

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undreds of boats of all sizes make the crossing from Puerto Rico to the British Virgin Island (BVI) of Virgin Gorda for the annual Christmas in July celebration and what a celebration it is, marking the signing of Puerto Rico’s Constitution. “For years Puerto Ricans have flocked to the BVI to vacation during the month of July and in spite of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, this year is no different,” says event spokesman Tomás Dardet. “Our purpose is to show our gratitude to the boating fans of Puerto Rico and to the charter boat industry with a safe,

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yet fun event for the entire family. This is also a way to build a stronger relationship between the Puerto Rican and the BVI communities, and to show that Puerto Ricans appreciate the BVl’s hospitality.” For folks vacationing on the island follow the music down the footpath to Pond Bay. You are welcome to eat, drink, dance, and enjoy. “We believe we need to carry on and in spite of being tremendously affected by the devastation, Puerto Ricans are resilient and strong and continuing with this tradition. We invite all to join us.”

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BVI FOOD FETE NOVEMBER 3–25, 2018 Cow Wreck Beach, Anegada.

Savor the culinary creativity of the British Virgin Islands in a month-long adventure of food, fun and flavour at BVI Food Fete. Our series of signature events on the beautiful white-sand shores and lush landscapes of the BVI is curated for epicureans, tastemakers and culinary explorers. No matter which event you choose, you’ll be treated to vibrant local flavours and warm hospitality, in the scenic beauty of the British Virgin Islands. Gourmet for a Cause | October 27th

Anegada Lobster Festival | November 24th & 25th

Taste of Tortola | November 3rd

BVI Food Fete Bar Crawls Jost Crawl | November 11th

Jost Pork Festival | November 10th-11th Taste of Virgin Gorda | November 17th

On the Rocks Crawl | November 17th

Cooper Island Rum Festival | November 18th

Lobster Crawl | November 23rd

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f you are a traveler who likes to discover places that take you back in time, off the beaten track, and reconnect you with nature’s wonders, Vieques is the island that will surprise you. The best kept secret of the Caribbean offers pristine beaches with turquoise waves, wild horses roaming the coastlines and the streets, and accommodations ranging from chic rustic to modern luxury. Spend a day snorkeling, lounging on

the soft white sand, enjoying cocktails with the regulars, and then dine at one of the many restaurants with an ocean view. Top it off with a kayak or boat tour of the brightest bioluminescent bay in the world. Experience the green movement, the island’s resiliency, and a pride in the culture and beauty that makes the island so unique. If you have been there before and not sure whether to return? Vieques is ready for you!

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Stunningly white sand and blue green waters await on Playa la Chiva in Vieques.


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Descendants of the Spanish conquistadors, horses strolling the streets and beaches of Vieques is a common sight.

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News And Views

Cape Air’s Station Agents Camila Santos and Hildie Rios working the Diaper Drive for A Baby Center, in Hyannis, Cape Cod.

Packing for Baby The Cape Air team collected over 1,500 diapers for families in need of a little extra help. “Cape Air’s Diaper Drive made a huge difference,” says A Baby Center’s Director Robin Haywood. “Because of the airline’s generosity we were able to give our families about a month’s worth of diapers.”

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Time Out at Boston’s Logan Airport, Terminal C – Children’s Play Area—steps from the Cape Air gate

Cape Air celebrates a Montana commuter- Lloyd Knudsen recently completed his 100th Cape Air flight between Sidney, Montana and Billings and of course we had to celebrate! Thanks so much Lloyd for your long standing Cape Air loyalty. Left to right Cape Air’s Bailee Velasquez, Captain Wes Van Gelder, Connor Morrell, station manager Lynn Wagner and passenger Lloyd Knudsen arriving on his 100th flight in Montana. Photo taken at Billings Logan International Airport by Cape Air’s Joshua Gallagher.

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Index WHERE TO STAY, EAT, SHOP OR PLAY? Join us in thanking our family of advertisers. Please call upon them and let them know the Bird’s Eye View sent you, and if you cannot get to their door in person, many offer their singular products online. Find their live link at birdseyeviewmagazine.com. —Michelle Haynes

BOSTON Boston Harbor Hotel... inside back cover Macdonald & Wood Sotheby’s.... 104

CARIBBEAN BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS BVI Tourist Board......................... 155 Offshore Sailing School................ 151 O’Neal Webster........................... 154 Sol Y Sombra............................... 153

St. Croix, U.S.V.I. The Buccaneer............................. 149

ST. JOHN, U.S.V.I. 340 Real Estate Co...................... 145 Estate Lindholm........................... 145 Gallows Point Resort ................... 143 Islandia Real Estate ..................... 145 Ocean 362.................................. 143

ST. THOMAS, U.S.V.I. Calypso Realty............................. 147 Emerald Beach Resort.................. 147

Vieques Vieques Flowers and Gifts............ 157 ViequesLove................................ 157

CAPE COD Cape Cod Maritime Museum ........ 97 Cahoon Museum ........................ 101 Castle Hill-Truro Center for the Arts ............................ 101 Chatham Sign Shop....................... 95 Greater Hyannis Chamber of Commerce............................... 97 Massachusetts Maritime Academy................................ 103 Robert Paul Properties......... back cover Sandwich Glass Museum............... 99 Yellow Umbrella Books.................. 95

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Clarion Inn Martha’s Vineyard....... 17 Acadia National Park Tours.......... 119 Conroy & Co................................. 17 Eisenhauer Gallery........................... 1 Bagaduce Music Lending Library.................................... 127 Featherstone Center for the Arts.... 23 Flanders Up-Island Real Estate....... 19 Bar Harbor Acadia Cottage Rentals................................... 123 Harbor View Hotel......................... 29 Camden Accomodations ............. 113 Island Alpaca Company................. 23 Camden Harbor Cruises............... 112 Island Spirit Kayak......................... 23 The Country Inn.......................... 112 Karen M. Overtoom Real Estate.... 29 The East Wind Inn....................... 115. L.A. Brown Photography............... 21 Fiore Olive Oils & Vinegars.......... 111 Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents.... 33 House Wine................................. 119 Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of The Island Inn, Monhegan........... 117 Commerce............................... 25 The Kimball Shop ........................ 123 Martha’s Vineyard Film Society...... 23 Lisa Hall Jewelry.......................... 123 Martha’s Vineyard Museum........... 21 Maine Windjammer Cruises......... 109 Martha’s Vineyard Seacoast The Manor Inn............................ 125 Properties................................. 31 Monhegan Boat Line................... 115 Polly Hill Arboretum...................... 25 Monhegan Brewing Company..... 115 Sandpiper Realty............................ 11 Olad and Owl Charters ............... 109 Santoro Hospitality Group............. 15 Oli’s Trolley.................................. 121 Sea Smoke Barbecue...................... 31 Stagecoach Taxi............................. 18 Owls Head Transportation Museum ................................ 113 Tony’s Market ............................... 29 Point Lookout Resort................... 112 Viewpoints Real Estate.....................inside front cover Rockland Chamber of Wallace & Co. Sotheby’s Commerce............................. 113 Rockport Market Place................ 113 International Realty..................19 Rooster Brother........................... 127 Sail Acadia................................... 123 NANTUCKET Salt Meadow Properties .............. 125 Althea Sports Fishing.....................53 The Trailing Yew.......................... 115 Barrett’s Tours................................51 Trenton Bridge Lobster Pound .... 127 Brass Lantern Inn...........................41 Willis’ Rock Shop......................... 121 Capt. Tom’s Charters.....................43 Window Panes............................ 119 Compass Rose Real Estate.............45 WoodenBoat Publications............ 127 Dreamland ....................................53 Emeritus .......................................39 Faregrounds Restaurant / Montana Montana Office of Tourism......... 141 Pudleys Pub.............................45 Nantucket Pearl Company.............51 Harborview Nantucket...................45 Martha’s Vineyard Atria Island Dining......................... 21 Island Properties............................47 The Back Porch.............................. 21 Maury People Sotheby’s Realty......37

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NEW HAMPSHIRE The Lyme Inn ..............................131 Martha Diebold Real Estate.........129

NEW YORK Adirondack Paintings...................133 Ampersand Bay Resort and Boat Club...............................139 Guide Boat Realty........................137 Hotel Saranac..............................135 Pauls Smith’s College...................139 Saranac Lake Art Works...............137 St. Regis Canoe Outfitters...........133 Visit Adirondacks.........................138

PROVINCETOWN four eleven gallery.........................73 Arnold’s Bike Shop.........................83 AMP Gallery..................................73 Art’s Dune Tours............................85 Bowersock Gallery.........................71 Bubala’s by the Bay........................85 Cape Cod Wood Carving...............85 Center for Coastal Studies.............91 Christina’s......................................89 gary marotta fine art......................77 Hilda Neily Fine Art........................77 Hutson Gallery...............................73 The Inn at Cook Street...................91 Key West Business Guide...............87 Land’s End Inn...............................83 Local 186.......................................79 Mac’s Seafood...............................83 Michael McGuire Gallery...............75 On Center Gallery.........................81

Provincetown Massage. .................89 FINANCIAL WIZARD: ADVERTISING SALES: Laurie Jacobson Kimberly Corkran Provincetown Office.........90 ForTourism billingDooley inquiries: Rosemary Fawcett The Red Laurie.Jacobson@capeair.com Inn.Marilyn .Bobbi .................................83 Johnson ADVERTISING SALES: Joe Relish BakeryKimberly & Lachimia Sandwich Corkran Shop.....91 Sean Randall Rosemary Dooley The Schoolhouse Gallery. ...............73 Bobbi Advertising ratesFawcett are available Marilyn Johnson upon request. 410.829.1101 The Shui Spa..................................81 Joe Lachimia Bird’s Eye View is published by Sean Randall Snip Salon. .....................................91 Cape Air, 660 Barnstable Road Advertising rates are available Hyannis,Gallery.................77 MA 02601 Stewart Clifford upon request. 410.829.1101 © Bird’s Eye View, 2018 TJ Walton Gallery..........................79 Bird’s Eye View is published by Reproduction in whole or in part Cape permission Air, 660 Barnstable Road without is prohibited. Victor’s..........................................89 Hyannis, MA 02601 BirdsEyeViewMagazine.com © Bird’s Eye View, 2018

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Michael Kane Lightship Baskets.....61 Nantucket Accomodations.............49 Nantucket Atheneum....................57 Nantucket Bake Shop....................63 Nantucket Beach Chair..................63 Nantucket Bike Shop.....................41 Nantucket Chamber of Commerce...............................53 Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum ..................................61 Nantucket Retreats........................49 Nantucket Tents............................55 Nantucket Windmill Auto..............57 The Nobby Clothing Shop.............51 The Sea Grille................................59 Susan Lister Locke Gallery..............43 Serenella........................................41 Shearwater Excursions, Inc. ...........47 Revell Books..................................57 Thai House....................................51 Topspin Fishing Charters................45

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EarthView Listen to the wind blow By Jim Wolf, Sustainability Director

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ff the coast of Cape Air’s home state the winds of change are blowing. The Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies and the state’s Department of Energy Resources have announced the winning bidder, Vineyard Wind, to develop an 800 megawatt offshore wind farm south of Nantucket to deliver cleaner electricity to the state’s grid. Permitting will now move forward with the goal of the company to begin delivering offshore wind power ashore sometime in 2021! Utilizing renewables, such as wind and solar give our species the means to control future CO2 emissions and reduce both the health impacts and extreme weather risks from oil and gas-based production. And, from the economic perspective, who doesn’t want to control fuel costs when committing capital to electricity production and consumption? As long as the sun shines and the wind blows those costs will be represented by the constant of zero! If you are a citizen of the U.S. or especially of Massachusetts you can be particularly proud of this news. This project will be the first of its kind off the U.S. shores, and its success will mark the beginning of an explosive trend. It is especially pleasing that this particular development will benefit the local communities.

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According to Vineyard Wind, $15 million is being committed to three initiatives: 1) a Wind Accelerator Fund to spur development of an offshore wind supply chain, businesses, and infrastructure in Massachusetts; 2) a Windward Workforce program which will recruit, mentor, and train residents of Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands for careers in the Commonwealth’s new offshore wind industry; 3) a Marine Mammals and Wind Fund for development and demonstration of innovative methods and technologies to enhance protections for marine mammals as the offshore wind industry continues to grow. These types of commitments to local benefits will be key for the offshore wind industry as it develops projects off other coasts. Citizens and government officials should invest in educating themselves to engage in meaningful dialogue and public comments to ensure mutual benefits. Now, let’s all note that the transition to renewable energy production is concurrent with a burgeoning shift in transportation to electric and hybrid efficiency. We are going to need more, not less electricity for transportation needs. If we can control both the environmental and economic costs of electricity production moving forward, the world will be a better place. And one day not so long in the future, you and I will take our first rides in a Cape Air fully-electric commuter aircraft!

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