Deep Sea Dispatch: Cape Cod’s Cutest Creatures

Deep Sea Dispatch: Cape Cod’s Cutest Creatures

Are you planning on taking a trip out to Provincetown, but arrived WAY too early for your ferry? Don’t worry, it happens to the best of us and there’s plenty to do in Boston while you wait. My particular favorite is to walk just one mile to the New England Aquarium...
Ferry Tales: Sister Clare’s Ocean Adventure

Ferry Tales: Sister Clare’s Ocean Adventure

I first took the ferry from Boston to Provincetown when I was twelve or thirteen… what I remember most about it was that it was the best day of my life! My father had made some sort of sale and wanted to celebrate, so we all (my parents, my brother Alan and I) boarded...
Week of August 15th. The ptownie Dispatch!

Week of August 15th. The ptownie Dispatch!

Northern DecaDance at Town Hall Featuring Betty Who! August 15, 2018 from 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm at Provincetown Town Hall 2018 Carnival events continue this week! Join Betty Who at Provincetown Town Hall for Northern DecaDance on Wednesday night. All proceeds from...
ptownie’s 2018 Provincetown Bar Poll!

ptownie’s 2018 Provincetown Bar Poll!

ptownie is back with an all new summer poll to determine Provincetown’s best bars. We asked ptownie followers their favorite spots to grab a drink, and they cast their votes! When it comes to the best Provincetown watering poll, who took the crown? Here are the...
Ferry Tales: Napi’s Coins: Diving Into the Pier

Ferry Tales: Napi’s Coins: Diving Into the Pier

Back in those days, the ferries would come in and people got off them, all sorts of people, you’d see everyone there. A lot of them were dressed up fancy, and we’d be there on the pier, waiting for them. I was just a kid back then, a whole group of us would be waiting...
Deep Sea Dispatch: Don’t Call Me a Seagull

Deep Sea Dispatch: Don’t Call Me a Seagull

Did you know that there is no such bird as a “seagull”? There are lots of different species of gulls and lots of them hang out by the sea, but there are no “seagulls.” There are laughing gulls, blackback gulls, ring-billed gulls, and the very common herring gulls. So...
7-Eleven in Provincetown Finally Sells

7-Eleven in Provincetown Finally Sells

PROVINCETOWN — After months of sitting empty, the former 7-Eleven at 137 Bradford St. has sold to a Massachusetts company, Ptown Main Realty LLC, for $1.03 million. John Ciluzzi, president of Premier Commercial in Centerville, announced on Monday that the sale closed....
Provincetown History Snippet: It’s Carnival Time!

Provincetown History Snippet: It’s Carnival Time!

Provincetown’s carnival began in 1978 as a fundraiser for the brand-new Provincetown Business Guild, which was seeking to make the town more of an LGBT vacation destination. We love themes here in Ptown, and so The first theme was A Night in Rio, and since then themes...
Week of August 8th. The ptownie Dispatch!

Week of August 8th. The ptownie Dispatch!

Madonna Madness Tea Dance August 8, 2018 from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm at Boatslip Resort t’s hard to believe this event began 10 years ago——when Madonna turned 50! Celebrate this beloved and enduring icon’s 60th birthday when DJ Maryalice spins three hours...
Ferry Tales: A Love Story: Whale Talk on the Weekend

Ferry Tales: A Love Story: Whale Talk on the Weekend

I was living in Boston and working at a bank downtown. I loved working and I made such good friends at the bank, all the other girls, we were all about the same age and none of us was married, and we all used to sit together outside on nice days with our bag lunches...
Deep Sea Dispatch: Is it a Shark? A Dolphin? A Mola Mola?

Deep Sea Dispatch: Is it a Shark? A Dolphin? A Mola Mola?

Have you ever been out in the ocean and seen a mystery fin in the water? I bet you immediately think of sharks or dolphins, but there are other options. If the fin is kind of floppy and has a wide base, you might be looking at a mola mola! The mola mola is also known...
Provincetown History Snippets: Tennessee Williams in Ptown

Provincetown History Snippets: Tennessee Williams in Ptown

Tennessee Williams spent four summer seasons in Provincetown (1940, 1941, 1944, and 1947) where he wrote plays, short stories, and glowing poetry. He experienced a lot of drama offstage as well as on, falling in love, having his heart broken, surviving a purported...
ptownie’s 2018 Provincetown Restaurant Poll!

ptownie’s 2018 Provincetown Restaurant Poll!

ptownie is back with an all new summer poll to determine Provincetown’s best restaurants. We asked ptownie followers their must visit dining spots when in town and received plenty of great feedback. We got over 2,700 votes, so one thing is clear: food matters! Who...
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