Watchman: Provincetown

Watchman: Provincetown

Ron Amato is a Professor of Photography and Related Media at Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Much of Ron’s work centers on issues of sexual identity. ptownie is looking forward to further collaboration with Ron. Photography: Ron Amato Model: Gabe...
Need Your Own Style? Boichick Has It

Need Your Own Style? Boichick Has It

Need Your Own Style? Boichick Has It “Style isn’t identity,” says Boichick owner Sheri Galyean, “but it’s an expression of it.” And browsing her shop at 244 Commercial Street, it’s easy to see why so many people are finding their style here. While the original intent...
Field Guide

Field Guide

Field Guide There’s something about the atmosphere at Field Guide that transports you to another time and space. A time when explorers followed hidden treasure maps, when mountains were climbed for the first time, when stories and spirits were shared around campfires....
He Plays the Violin

He Plays the Violin

On November 1st and 2nd, for two shows only, Well-Strung’s Edmund Bagnell is coming to Provincetown for his first solo show, HE PLAYS THE VIOLIN. ptownie caught up with Edmund to ask him about the show: How did you start playing the violin? And how did you get...
How Do You Clam in Provincetown?

How Do You Clam 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...
What is The Canteen Holiday Market 2020?

What is The Canteen Holiday Market 2020?

Canteen Holiday Market The Canteen Holiday Market has turned into a Provincetown winter staple over the past few years. 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...
What is The Mystique of Outermost?

What is The Mystique of Outermost?

In 1928, naturalist Henry Beston published ​The Outermost House,​ a book about his tiny Cape Cod cottage, meant to be a summer retreat but “as the year lengthened into autumn, the beauty and mystery of this earth and outer sea so possessed and held me that I could not...
A Glimpse of Switzerland in the Middle of Provincetown

A Glimpse of Switzerland in the Middle of Provincetown

There’s something subtly different about the Benchmark Inn. It’s a beautiful boutique bed-and-breakfast, yes; but there are a lot of beautiful boutique bed-and-breakfast establishments in Ptown. And still this one stands out. That’s largely because of what owners...