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Arts Alive Festival

Arts Alive Festival in Falmouth Arts Alive is free 3-day celebration of the arts in Falmouth and the Upper Cape. Friday, June 17, 5 to 9pm; Saturday, June 18, 10am to 9pm; Sunday, June 19, 11am to 5pm 60 performances of Theater, Spoken Word, Dance and Music for all tastes – jazz, classical, folk and…

Cheddar & Potato Breakfast Casserole

Cheesy Cheddar & Potato Breakfast Casserole Recipe This is another wonderful breakfast casserole you can prepare the evening before and bake just before serving. Ingredients 30 oz bag of frozen shredded potatoes 1 Can cheddar soup 1 1/2 cups milk 1 Tsp salt 1 Tsp pepper 1 Tsp garlic powder 1 Tsp onion powder 1…

Martha’s Vineyard’s Edgartown Lighthouse

Edgartown Lighthouse By Mary Moran In the late 1700’s to the early 1800’s, whaling was a major industry on the east coast of America and particularly along the Massachusetts coast. In fact, during that time, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket owned approximately a quarter of America’s whaling fleet. There were one hundred local Edgartown men who were…

Cape Cod Beach Review 2016

Cape Cod Beach Review: Falmouth Boasts 68 Miles of Beautiful Beaches Falmouth is a peninsula on a peninsula, therefore, we have beaches on three sides. From Buzzards Bay and Vineyard Sound to the fresh water beaches of Grew’s Pond we have something to offer everyone. We have more beaches than any other town on Cape Cod. Falmouth residents also like to…

Gay Head Light

Gay Head Light (Aquinnah) By Mary Moran In the late 18th century, the whaling industry was beginning to flourish for both Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket islands. Subsequently, traffic on the waters surrounding the islands began to rapidly increase. Also there was an increasing number of devastating shipwrecks on and around the waters of Nantucket Sound. In 1796,…

Margarita Cookie Recipe

Margarita Cookie Recipe for Cinco de Mayo We serve these on Cinco de Mayo. They are a nice treat for our guests before venturing to Main Street and Anejo Mexican Bistro & Tequila Bar, where the street is tented, $5.00 margaritas are served and live Latin Samba Music is played all afternoon and into the…

Margarita Cookie Icing Recipe

Margarita Cookie Icing Recipe for Cinco de Mayo Ingredients: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tsp milk 1/4 tsp lime juice 2 tsp of light corn syrup 2 Tbs lime zest Icing Recipe Directions: In a medium bowl, stir together confectioners’ sugar and milk until smooth. Beat in corn syrup and lime juice until icing is…

Cape Cod Museum Trail

The Cape Cod Museum Trail By Mary Moran Talk about convenience, if you are planning a Cape Cod vacation and are interested in history, science and/or art, your new ‘one‐stop shop’ will be on the Cape Cod Museum Trail (link). This new and innovative website was formed in 2014 and gives you an easy way to plan your day trips to all corners of the Cape. The website is an interactive virtual tour of all the museums and is available on any ‘smart phone’, tablet,…