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Biking Lane Bumps Free Parking Off Bradford Street

PROVINCETOWN — The south side of Bradford Street between the area of Central Street and Carver Street will lose 11 free parking spaces this spring but will gain a designated bicycle lane. “Eleven parking spaces are well worth sacrificing for the safety of probably...

Provincetown History Snippets: January 12

The race times were very close, a scant two minutes between the first and second finishers once the 40-mile course was done. The Rose Dorothea’s victory would have been sweet under any circumstances: but the fact that the fishing schooner had lost her top foremast...

MLK Weekend! Get in the Knows

WOMR Thursday Night at the Movies: The Joyless Street (1925) January 11 at 7:00 pm at The Davis Space at the Schoolhouse WOMR invites you to join them for their weekly Thursday Night at the Movies, featuring the 1925 film The Joyless Street. After World War I...

ptownie Profiles

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Meet WOMR DJ Pandora Peoples!

When Pandora Peoples arrived in Provincetown, “it was like a big X-mas marked the spot!” she remembers. “All the little ghostly sea captain’s houses blanketed by snow, twinkling with candles in the windows, and WOMR angel DJs bumping jazz remixes through poorly...

Meet WOMR DJ Brenda Conlan!

Brenda Conlan grew up in Ridgewood, New Jersey, in a big Irish Catholic clan that “rollicked through life together in a large station wagon,” as she describes it. She was athletic, social, and mischievous as a child, one who immediately connected with being outdoors—a...

ptownie Profile: Meet Daniel Gómez Llata!

Daniel Gómez Llata arrived in Provincetown almost by accident—an accident that was clearly Meant To Be. “I was living in San Francisco,” he remembers. “A friend had invited me to come spend a week at her auntie’s cottage on the Cape. I arrived in Boston to discover...

View From the Wharf

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The View From The Wharf: Chaos Leads to Hope in Ptown

It’s been quite a week here in Provincetown, and that makes it difficult to know what to write about! We’ve had the annual Re-Rooters ceremony, the death of a community icon, and flooding, flooding, flooding… And hard to see what they might all have in common. For...

The View From the Wharf: A Perspective on CVS and More

No: this isn’t a new rehashing of whether we think a CVS store fits in with our notion of Ptown as a quaint seaside village. It’s not an argument for or against the utility of brands and one-stop-shopping and convenience. This editorial is about survival. Because the...

View from the Wharf: 8 Things Townies Can do to Keep Sane in 2018

Every time I Google “hopeful thoughts for 2018,” what I find are trite lackluster suggestions (“clean out your closet! write down your goals!”), so I guess it’s up to me to come up with something better. No, I can’t put “change the administration” on my to-do list for...

In the Knows

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Mates Snowbound Leather Weekend

When: February 23 - February 25 Where: Various Locations Events: Beer Blast, Snowbound Brunches, Full Kit Gear Workshops, Late Night Parties

Women’s Write-in

When: January 16, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Where: Provincetown Public Library About: Free & open to the public: women can work in each other’s company to polish an essay or op-ed piece, ask for feedback on a poem, or make progress on a novel, screenplay, play, or...

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