The Mystique of Outermost

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...
Simon & Garfunkel Meet Hank Williams in Provincetown Duo

Simon & Garfunkel Meet Hank Williams in Provincetown Duo

If you’re lucky enough to have already caught up with Jon Richardson and Peter Donnelly, then you’ll know why we at ptownie are so in love with this act. If you haven’t yet, you’re in for a treat—they’re appearing on May 17th at the Wellfleet Preservation Hall, and...
How WOMR Came To Be

How WOMR Came To Be

Happy Birthday, WOMR! Community radio stations are interesting places. They attract original thinkers, iconoclastic figures, free spirits. WOMR was founded by such a group of people, and in celebration of the station’s 37th birthday, we’re bringing you this origin...
Meet WOMR, Your Community Radio Station!

Meet WOMR, Your Community Radio Station!

We thought you’d like to learn a little about our partner WOMR/WFMR, Cape Cod’s only community radio station. WOMR’s purpose is to build community through media. Mission statement: To operate a non-profit, non-commercial community radio station on...
A Grande Dame Returns to Provincetown

A Grande Dame Returns to Provincetown

She does jazz. She does cabaret. She does musical theatre. And for a few precious evenings, Marilyn Maye did Provincetown. There are a lot of singers about whom one says, “oh, yeah, right, them, they’re okay.” That doesn’t happen with her. The world is clearly divided...
Take a Tour of Ptown with the Mayflower Trolley!

Take a Tour of Ptown with the Mayflower Trolley!

Seriously. Do it. You don’t have to be a tourist to enjoy a trolley tour, and you’ll probably learn something you didn’t know along the way. And if you’re visiting Provincetown, there’s no better introduction than to get an overview of the town, past and present,...
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