Week of October 9th. The ptownie dispatch!

Week of October 9th. The ptownie dispatch!

Inaugural End of the Earth Comedy Festival October 10, 2019 – October 12, 2019 at The Pilgrim House and Fishermen Hall Over 25 of the best comics from the US and Canada gather for three days in Provincetown. Turn to the experts—the comedians! Read on… Ptown...
Different from the Others Film Screening in Provincetown

Different from the Others Film Screening in Provincetown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION PHILIP FINCH 617.331.0818 or philip.finch@gmail.com PROVINCETOWN FILM SOCIETY ANNOUNCES A SPECIAL ENCORE SCREENING OF THE OLDEST KNOWN FILM ABOUT LGBT PEOPLE WITH ORIGINAL LIVE ACCOMPANIMENT BY PROVINCETOWN MUSICIANS BILLY...
Clamming in Provincetown

Clamming in Provincetown

A Winter Treat: Clamming in Provincetown Shellfish beds are traditionally open from early November through March each year, and shellfishing is only permitted during that period. Each year the specific beds are identified and the season declared open by the Board of...
Provincetown History Snippet: Holy Mackerel!

Provincetown History Snippet: Holy Mackerel!

In 1851, there were 60 Provincetown-owned vessels weighing a total of 4,332 tons pursuing mackerel; the fishery employed 688 men and boys. In 1864 the catch was so great, the year was referred to as the Boon Island Year. It didn’t last. By 1871, the price haddropped...
New Quilt Auction to Support WOMR!

New Quilt Auction to Support WOMR!

Wondering how you can support your community radio station? Looking for a way to keep warm this coming winter? Now you can do both! A silent auction is underway for a beautiful handmade four-by-five-feet quilt—colorful and warm, just the thing for those cold winter...
Canteen Holiday Market 2019

Canteen Holiday Market 2019

Canteen Holiday Market Each year in late November when it starts getting dark across the Cape early—and chilly even earlier—the Canteen transforms for the holidays into a festive wonderland complete with an outdoor holiday village, twinkling lights, snug blankets, and...
Provincetown History Snippet: The Moors Motel & Restaurant

Provincetown History Snippet: The Moors Motel & Restaurant

Today it’s AWOL, part of the chain of Lark Hotels, but in the 1950s at the end of Bradford Street Extension you’d have found The Moors Motel and The Moors Restaurant. The promotional postcard for the motel noted it was “Provincetown’s nicest, overlooking the beautiful...
Guide to Halloween in Provincetown

Guide to Halloween in Provincetown

For the most bizarre, outrageous, scary, and titillating of Halloween experiences, join Provincetown’s world-renowned four-day extravaganza celebrating Halloween in an authentic setting that feels right out of a Hollywood horror back lot, where foggy narrow lanes and...
There’s a New Kid in Town: The Provincetown Independent.

There’s a New Kid in Town: The Provincetown Independent.

The Provincetown Independent is a new homegrown news organization for Outer Cape Cod, written for those who live and work in Provincetown, Truro, Wellfleet, and Eastham, as well those who love those towns from afar. The Independent’s stated mission is “truth-seeking...
Who’s Open? Now You Know!

Who’s Open? Now You Know!

The eternal questions of the offseason… Where can we go to dinner tonight? Is my favorite shop open on weekends? When does the ferry stop running? How do I find out who’s open? At ptownie, we want to make your offseason life as easy as your summer, so we’ve taken the...
Week of September 25. The ptownie dispatch!

Week of September 25. The ptownie dispatch!

Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival September 26, 2019 – September 29, 2019 throughout Provincetown The 2019 Tennessee Williams Provincetown festival is advancing the spirit of Tennessee Williams through world-class performances. check out the festival’s...
Indecent at the Cape Rep is Anything But

Indecent at the Cape Rep is Anything But

I have to begin this review with a caveat: nothing I can write will do justice to Indecent or to Cape Rep’s production of this “true story of a little Jewish play.” It may well be the most perfect thing I’ve ever seen on stage. There’s dancing. There’s music. There’s...