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...
Meet Arthur Mahoney—and A.C. Burch!

Meet Arthur Mahoney—and A.C. Burch!

Arthur “Buck” Mahoney’s earliest memories are of Cape Cod. “In the late fifties my family ran a motor court in Wellfleet,” he remembers. “We’d drive in to this little cottage and spend the whole summer there.” Cape Cod “stuck with me,” he says. “I grew up on a lake...
Meet WOMR DJ and Operations Manager Matthew Dunn!

Meet WOMR DJ and Operations Manager Matthew Dunn!

The first thing to know is that no one calls him by his full name: he’s been Matty Dread since “forever,” he says. His parents were children of the 60s, so he grew up with music, listening to Dylan and Joni Mitchell and Simon and Garfunkel “with a little Zeppelin...
Meet Some of the Folks From Seamen’s Bank!

Meet Some of the Folks From Seamen’s Bank!

When they say they’re part of a community bank, the people from Seamen’s aren’t kidding. Founded 10 years before the start of the American Civil War, Seamen’s now has five convenient branches plus a dedicated loan center, serving the Lower/Outer Cape. “With bigger...
Meet Frank Vasello & Nathan Butera… and Relish!

Meet Frank Vasello & Nathan Butera… and Relish!

Little did Frank Vasello know, as he crafted a wedding cake for Nathan Butera and his then-fiancé, that one day he and Nathan would be tying the knot together. “But we didn’t walk down the aisle!” he notes, laughing. “We had a pop-up wedding in a corner of the room at...
Meet Rob Brosofsky and Shoal Hope Ciderworks!

Meet Rob Brosofsky and Shoal Hope Ciderworks!

Four years ago, Rob Brosofsky was sitting in a train station in Moscow when he ordered a pint of craft cider—and changed his life. “I’m not a beer drinker,” he explains, “and I’m allergic to the sulfides in wine, so this was the perfect crossover drink for me.” But he...
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