Meet Zoë Lewis!

Meet Zoë Lewis!

“I’m having the best winter of my life!” Zoë Lewis exclaims, her enthusiasm infectious. One has the feeling that she would say the same thing of many seasons: Lewis is someone who always manages to look on the positive, if not downright delightful, side of situations...
Meet Susan Blood!

Meet Susan Blood!

Susan Blood—aka Opera Betty, aka Trout Towers—grew up in a small mountain town in Colorado. Her parents were both from Boston, though, so the family spent a few weeks on the east coast every summer, with a couple of those weeks on Cape Cod. “When our cottage rental...
Meet David Panagore!

Meet David Panagore!

You could say that David Panagore was born to be in local government: his father was a redevelopment authority director in Marlboro, Massachusetts, in the 1970s, and young David’s first-ever paper, researched when he was in the seventh grade, was on urban renewal. The...
Meet John Braden!

Meet John Braden!

John Braden moved to Ptown in 1991 and started volunteering at the local community radio station, WOMR, within a couple of weeks of “washing ashore” here… and he’s stayed there ever since, first as a DJ and then as operations manager before finally becoming the...
Meet Chip Capelli!

Meet Chip Capelli!

“I was probably,” remembers Provincetown accountant Chip Capelli, “the only kid in America to be told to stop reading and go outside. My mother used to say to me, You’re not going to come home and just sit inside and read!” It’s a telling picture. Growing up in a...
Meet Christine McCarthy!

Meet Christine McCarthy!

It was her grandmother’s influence, in part, that led PAAM executive director Chris McCarthy to Provincetown. “She very insistent that arts—museums, theater, opera—should be a significant part of our lives,” she remembers. “She encouraged me to study languages and...
Meet the Shor Guys!

Meet the Shor Guys!

Both Kevin Miller and Herbert Acevedo have always been passionate about creating beautiful spaces. They used to live and work in Marblehead, with a weekend retreat in Wellfleet, but by 2005 had had enough of the commute: it was time to move to the Cape for good. Kevin...
Meet Ric Ide!

Meet Ric Ide!

Ric Ide started out on the other end of the camera. “When I was in my early twenties, I did some fashion modeling for a while,” he remembers. “I was working for amazing photographers and got a real sense from them of what they were looking for. It inspired me. The...
Meet WOMR DJ Pandora Peoples!

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!

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!

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...
ptownie Profile: Michelle Crone

ptownie Profile: Michelle Crone

Michelle Crone has been an integral part of Provincetown for over 30 years. “I used to come visit with these tribes of lesbians,” she says, and the women would go down to the beach, light fires, and do drumming. “Ptown had some qualities that you found in women’s...
Meet WOMR’s Ira Wood!

Meet WOMR’s Ira Wood!

Ira Wood’s life didn’t have what you’d call a particularly auspicious beginning. “I grew up in a small asbestos house in a suburb of NYC with two younger brothers, two depressed parents, and one bathroom,” he recalls. Things improved with time. “When I was about ten...
Meet WOMR DJ Denya LeVine!

Meet WOMR DJ Denya LeVine!

If you like Celtic music—and even if you think you don’t—tune in to WOMR on Monday nights from five to eight o’clock for The Fiddle and the Harp. One of its three presenters, Denya LeVine, is herself an accomplished musician who took an intriguing route to get to the...
Meet Suzanne Long and Madison’s Adventure Cookies

Meet Suzanne Long and Madison’s Adventure Cookies

Suzanne Long always loved dogs. “Once a week after school I used to go to shelters in New Jersey near where I lived, I’d take a dog and find a home for it,” she says. “I gave away six dogs—that I know of! I’d parade them around the school and persuade kids to take...
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