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Gifts For Getting Outdoors

by | Nov 28, 2023 | November 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By CHRISTOPHER KAZARIAN The natural beauty of Cape Cod may be its strongest allure. It’s why so many visit here and why so many end up moving here. “Of course, people...

Winter Walks – Conservation Lands Provide Good Sites For Cold Weather Strolls

by | Nov 28, 2023 | November 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By DEBORAH G. SCANLON Getting out for a walk in the winter can be challenging. Your favorite path might be too hilly to access in the snow and ice, and the wind blowing...

Performances For The Holidays

by | Nov 28, 2023 | November 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By JOANNE BRIANA GARTNER Whatever you are in the mood for this holiday season, whether it’s traditional holiday faire or something different, you are likely to find it...

Places To Visit To Get Into The – Holiday Spirit

by | Nov 28, 2023 | November 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Story By DEBORAH G. SCANLON Photos by BRENDA M. SHARP The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner and I can’t wait to share with you all of the...

Golf Course Sledding – Cape Snow Days Best Spent At Local Greens

by | Nov 28, 2023 | November 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By LANNAN M. O’BRIEN In addition to sandy beaches, it’s no secret that the Cape is a golfer’s paradise. From intimate town-owned clubs to championship courses, this...

Happy Holidays – Holly Days

by | Nov 28, 2023 | November 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By CHRISTINE LYNCH In the distant mists of time, a pelt-wrapped group trundled through the snow-covered forest, where all trees were barren of leaves. Suddenly, the...

Celebrating The Old And New, The Silver And Gold

by | Nov 28, 2023 | November 2023 | 0 Comments

By LAURA GROSS-HIGGINS When I think of the holidays, from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, I can’t help but remember some of the desserts my stepmother made year after...

Autumn Colors

by | Aug 21, 2023 | August 2023 | 0 Comments

Beet Attitude

by | Aug 17, 2023 | Articles 2,August 2023 | 0 Comments

By LAURA GROSS-HIGGINS Although we’ve been spared any tropical storms so far this year, such storms can do a lot of damage to crops and flowers above ground, the wind...

Building Green

by | Aug 17, 2023 | August 2023 | 0 Comments

by CHRISTOPHER KAZARIAN Historic floods, rampant wildfires, and record-setting temperatures in the summer (and winter). Barely a day goes by without news of a...

The Beauty of Pollinator Gardens

by | Aug 17, 2023 | August 2023 | 0 Comments

By DEBORAH G. SCANLON The backyard is blooming with an array of plants, from hydrangeas, mountain mint, ornamental oregano, verbena, allium to coneflowers. Pollinating...

Winding Down The Growing Season

by | Aug 17, 2023 | August 2023 | 0 Comments

By JOHN H. HOUGH Summer always seems to grow old. Winter and spring mature into warmer weather, occasionally having adolescent fits in the forms of wind and snow. Fall...

What Happens to Our Trash

by | Aug 17, 2023 | August 2023 | 0 Comments

By Noelle Annonen An essential part of home care is cleaning out the old to make room for the new. But what happens to the things we dispose of once they’ve been placed...

Backyard Pests And How To Manage Them

by | Aug 17, 2023 | August 2023 | 0 Comments

By Lannan M. O’Brien When the weather is warm, the last place you want to be is stuck inside—and for those of us who enjoy gardening, landscaping or simply lounging in...

The House With the Shoe In The Wall

by | Aug 17, 2023 | August 2023 | 0 Comments

By Christine Lynch Looking for a fixer-upper some years back, my daughter and son-in-law were drawn to a farmhouse they knew they wanted to make their home. Built circa...

The Aquatic Tragedy

by | Jun 26, 2023 | July 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

This article was originally published in May 1960 as part of the Falmouth Enterprise mail-away edition. It was written by publisher George A. Hough Jr. and has been...

Things To Do – Summer On The Upper Cape

by | Jun 26, 2023 | July 2023 | 0 Comments

BY Joanne Briana-Gartner From art shows to cultural festivals to theater performances, the Upper Cape is awash in things to do this summer. So when you’ve had enough of...

It’s Called The Great Outdoors For A Reason

by | Jun 26, 2023 | July 2023 | 0 Comments

By Christine Lynch “Let Nature be your teacher.”  - William Wordsworth Did you know that June 11, the second Saturday in June, was National Get Outdoors Day? As the...

All Along The Canal

by | Jun 26, 2023 | July 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By LANNAN M. O'BRIEN The Cape Cod Canal: that stretch of blue that separates the place we call home from the rest of the world. Most of us have taken leisurely walks or...

Local Brews For Summer

by | Jun 26, 2023 | July 2023 | 0 Comments

By Noelle Annonen A Cape Cod summer would hardly be complete without a visit to and a taste of local Cape breweries. Beach bums can enjoy a visit to the Tree House...

1947 Fire Raged Through Beebe Woods

by | Jun 26, 2023 | July 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

It was October 23, 1947, and Falmouth had not had any rain since September 14. Fire Chief Ray D. Wells received a call that afternoon about a fire off Sippewissett Road...

The Beaches Of The Upper Cape – Photo Essay

by | Jun 26, 2023 | July 2023 | 0 Comments

The Beaches Of The Upper Cape  

Timber Axe Bar & Bowl

by | Jun 15, 2023 | June 2023 | 0 Comments

Axe-Throwing, Candlepin Bowling, Delicious Menu of Bar Bites, Creative Cocktails, & Live Entertainment. Where the drinks are cold, the music is hot, and memories...

Flying Bridge Restaurant

by | Jun 15, 2023 | June 2023 | 0 Comments

Established in 1983, we have been serving fresh seafood with distinctive local flavors for the last 38 years. Our unique waterfront setting on Falmouth Harbor offers a...

Pier 37 Boathouse

by | Jun 15, 2023 | June 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

At Pier 37 Boathouse waterfront dining in Falmouth, MA, we offer sweeping Falmouth harbor views to accompany our fine dining, restaurant bar, and nightlife offerings....

Cape Cod Regattas – Photo Essay

by | May 23, 2023 | May 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

   

On The Thrift Shop Trail

by | May 23, 2023 | May 2023 | 0 Comments

By BECCA LOWRY There is a large variety of consignment shops throughout Cape Cod, all with their own unique flair. I am going to guide you through a few of the...

Getting Out On The Water – Even If You Don’t Own A Boat

by | May 23, 2023 | May 2023 | 0 Comments

By Christopher Kazarian With roughly 560 miles of coastline on Cape Cod, the ocean is never far away. It’s one of the main reasons millions of people visit here...

The Shining Sea Bikeway A History

by | May 23, 2023 | May 2023 | 0 Comments

By Deborah G. Scanlon The Shining Sea Bikeway is undoubtedly one of Falmouth’s finest treasures. Thousands of residents and visitors enjoy it annually, grateful for its...

Rhubarb! – A Spring Thing

by | May 23, 2023 | May 2023 | 0 Comments

By LAURA GROSS-HIGGINS It’s that time of year when everything is returning to life. In my garden, I look forward to having fresh rhubarb again.  Rhubarb, which is a...

Cape Cod Maritime Museum – Keeping History Alive To Ensure Our Future On The Water

by | May 23, 2023 | May 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By LANNAN M. O’BRIEN For Cape Codders, it’s easy to become desensitized to the water that surrounds us every day. Even if we appreciate its beauty, do we understand the...

CCS Laser Rejuvenation

by | May 11, 2023 | April 2023 | 0 Comments

The quality of service we offer is based on the continuing knowledge of scientific and medical practices which enhance the outcome of all skin and laser treatments. We...

Mid-Cape Home Centers

by | May 11, 2023 | April 2023 | 0 Comments

In April of 2019, the Wood Lumber Company and Mid-Cape Home Centers teams joinedforces as century-old building material suppliers, continuing to serve Falmouth and...

The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod

by | May 11, 2023 | April 2023 | 0 Comments

For over 100 years, The Cooperative Bank of Cape Cod has been an integral part of life onCape Cod. We’ve grown as the Cape has grown, and our evolution continues as we...

In This Issue…

 

Gunnar Peterson And His Modern Architecture

by | Apr 18, 2023 | March 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By DEBORAH G. SCANLON E. Gunnar Peterson, longtime Falmouth resident and modern architect, designed buildings that he considered suitable to Cape Cod, “contemporary...

For The Love Of Native Plants

by | Apr 18, 2023 | March 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By KAREN B. HUNTER On a cold, gray, dead-of-winter kind of day in February, renowned gardening expert, author, speaker and radio host C.L. Fornari stood in her backyard...

Michael Walsh And His Roses

by | Apr 13, 2023 | March 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

Set back from the road surrounded by wooden rail fencing, a granite stone looks out over Little Harbor and the island beyond. On its surface is carved a short memorial...

Managing Poison Ivy

by | Apr 13, 2023 | March 2023 | 0 Comments

By CHRISTOPHER KAZARIAN Poison ivy is the one plant no one wants in their yard, but there’s only one problem—It’s pervasive in our region. “It is absolutely...

Orchids On Cape Cod

by | Apr 13, 2023 | March 2023,Uncategorized | 0 Comments

By LANNAN M. O'BRIEN Small doesn’t always mean insignificant, and the orchid is proof of that: its tiny, dustlike seeds are responsible for producing the second-largest...

Creating Your Backyard Oasis

by | Apr 12, 2023 | March 2023 | 0 Comments

Let this be the year when you get to enjoy all that your yard has to offer. No matter the size, even if it’s sandy with weeds, you can start seeing its potential....

Preparing Your Soil Naturally For A More Productive Garden

by | Apr 12, 2023 | March 2023 | 0 Comments

Starting your garden for the season begins with prepping the soil. Even if you are turning over the first spade-full of loam, it’s important to pay attention to what...

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