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...
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...
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...
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...