February 15, 2016

November 3, 2015

Due to its dangerously hidden and constantly moving shoals located just off-shore, Cape Cod’s coastline from Chatham to Provincetown is only fifty miles long, but its illusive, shifting shoals just off the shore make it an ocean graveyard with a thousand or more shipwr...

October 3, 2015

September 30, 2015

Most visitors – residents likely too – know the name Harry Kemp from the street in the East End that honors him, Harry Kemp Way, where Outer Cape Health Care has its offices. The honor, however, has nothing to do with STD testing or stitches, though Kemp, a lothario of...

September 14, 2015

One of our most seductive scents, Amber Noir takes its name from fossilized deposits of resin in trees, turned to glasslike marvels over millions of years, and sometimes found with a pre-historic insect trapped within. In fact it is the resiny scent of frankincense (Be...

September 12, 2015


September 4, 2015

August 23, 2015

I was fortunate to come across the beautiful work of Julie and Gordon Webster, small-scale glassblowers in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. Their work has precision and elegance, distinguishing it from some blown glass, that to me often looks to me too...

August 10, 2015

G B Kent & Sons Ltd, manufacturers of brushes since the eighteenth century, is one of the oldest established companies in Great Britain. Kent holds a preeminent place in the history of brush making, with an unbroken record of excellence in the quality of its production...

August 6, 2015

St. James of France makes le vrai chandial – the real French fisherman sweater – perfect for the mariner in all of us, even if only on the street. These sweaters are made of unwashed sheep’s wool that is very tightly spun and stitched. The unwashed wool preserves the n...

July 14, 2015

Charlie is one of my favorite friends I’ve made in Provincetown. He’s crazy and he’s talented and he’s crazy talented. He’s a set builder and prop stylist, and has worked in visual merchandising for Bergdorf Goodman, Barneys New York, Ralph Lauren and more. He can buil...

July 4, 2015

I love this classic anchor necklace, a symbol of hope made in Providence, R.I. Here’s a conversation with the husband-and-wife team who make them...

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