Subscribe to stay up to date with the latest in Provincetown!
Subscribe to ptownie

    September 9, 2021. the ptownie dispatch!

    September 9 Dispatch
    September 9, 2021

    Dispatch Events Banner

    34th Swim for Life

    September 11, 2021 at 2:00pm at Snail Road Beach

    Celebrating its 34th year in 2021, this quintessential Provincetown tradition symbolizes the heroic efforts of a community devastated by the pandemic and its unequivocal response to it.

    Register today!

    NGPA: Cape Cod Classic

    September 16, 2021 – September 19, 2021

    The NGPA is the largest organization of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender aviation professionals and enthusiasts from around the world.

    Check out the schedule of events

    Curaleaf Provincetown Squeeze

    Rose Dorothea Award Reception

    September 17, 2021 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at The Provincetown Library

    The Rose Dorothea Award pays tribute to nationally renowned writers who work on the Outer Cape. Distinguished artist, performer, provocateur, and author Karen Finley will be presented with the sixth annual Rose Dorothea Award.

    Read more about the award and Karen Finley

    Provincetown Book Festival

    September 17, 2021 – September 19, 2021

    The festival seeks to benefit the community by hosting a variety of events that include author readings and presentations, panel discussions, book signings, workshops, and gatherings and conversations.

    View the schedule here

    Town Crier Graphic

    From the Town Crier: Gallery District Stroll

    Each Friday evening, beginning around 5PM-9PM, is the Gallery District Stroll. Galleries are of course located throughout Town of course, but a large number are concentrated in the East End of town (roughly between Johson and Bangs Streets, especially around Kiley Court). Sip some wine, eat a cookie, buy some art!

    Recent Episode

    Dispatch News Banner

    Provincetown Dog

    Dog Days of Summer

    Your dog is going to have just as much fun here as you will—and he or she is the most welcome of visitors, as you’ll see when you first walk down Commercial Street.

    View of Provincetown

    Starting a Business in Provincetown

    You have two options: purchase an established business or create something new; each comes with its own rewards and challenges.

    Whalers Provincetown History

    Provincetown History Snippet: Early Provincetown Whalers

    Most English people preferred to farm, anyway; but Provincetown was different, and in 1737 every male resident was in one of twelve whalers hunting off Greenland.

    Gameplan Header

    Swim for Life

    September 11, 2021


    NGPA Cape Cod Classic

    September 16, 2021 – September 19, 2021


    Yankee Lambda Car Club

    September 17, 2021 – September 19, 2021


    Provincetown Book Festival

    September 17, 2021 – September 19, 2021


    Annual Harbor to the Bay Bike Ride

    September 18, 2021


    Pet Appreciation Week

    September 19, 2021 – September 25, 2021

    More Recent Provincetown News

    Art We Love – More than Meets the Eye
    September 9, 2022
    Art We Love – More than Meets the Eye
    The first impression a piece of art makes when you walk into a gallery can be thrilling.  But sometimes what’s even more exciting is discovering that what you see up close is not at all what you thought you saw from afar. All of the pieces here had that...
    The Lemonade Girl
    April 21, 2022
    For more years than many of us can remember, summers in Provincetown weren’t complete without the sight of a little girl walking up and down Commercial Street, calling out in a lovely singsong voice, “Lemonade! Fifty cents! Lemonade!” That little girl...
    Fashion Makers Give “First Look”
    May 24, 2023
    First Look Provincetown
    First Look- An Evening Celebrating Provincetown Fashion   Join the Provincetown Art Society as they welcome the start of summer with “First Look – An Evening Celebrating Provincetown Fashion”. On Friday, June 2nd from 5-7 pm, six of...
    Real Estate Update May 2023
    ptownie - Real Estate May
    Real Estate Update There are plenty of folks out there looking for houses and condos on the Outer Cape—but inventory is still not abundant. We always provide the numbers so you smart people can look for yourselves and see what the market is doing. It’s...