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Cultural Center of Cape Cod

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod Serving the Entire Cape Community ByPat O’Connell | Photos by Pat O’Connell The mission statement of the Cultural Center of Cape Cod is: “To serve the entire Cape community and visitors to the area by offering instruction, entertainment, and exhibition in the visual, literary, and performing arts.” The Cultural…

Bangkok Thai Cuisine

Falmouth’s restaurant Row has a wonderful new Thai restaurant – Bangkok Thai Cuisine. They have a bright charming location at 293 Main Street and also do a brisk take-out business. It is just a ten minute walk from the Palmer House Inn. The menu features seafood such as: Pinky in a Blanket, Shu Mai Shrimp,…

Crape Cod

Falmouth’s “Restaurant Row” just keeps getting better. We now have a wonderful French cafe, Crepe Cod, that serves the most delectable crapes, soups, smoothies,  and salads. That is not to mention their mouth watering Moroccan confections. Crape Cod is an authentic French creperie. The owners are Magalie and Jaafar Chbarbi. Magalie is in the kitchen…

The Brewster General Store

By Pat O’Connell Photos by Pat O’Connell The Brewster General Store was built at Carlton E. Sears Square, as a church in 1852 by the Universalist Society, at a cost of $5,000. The congregation declined because of the Civil War and the building and property were sold in 1866 for $1.00. At that time it…

Dunbar House Restaurant & Tea Room

Written and Photographed by Pat O’Connell Before there was a tea house, here was a house at 1 Main Street in Sandwich, MA since the first European settlers arrived in 1650. Sandwich is the oldest town on the Cape and John Dillingham was one of its founding fathers. John Dillingham built a small house on…

TGC Grille

It’s a bit off the beaten path but well worth the trek to North Falmouth. Chef/owner Jonathan Philips and his wife Jill have done it again. Their flagship restaurant C Salt, on Davis Straits in Falmouth is among the finest on the Cape and now they have opened their newest venture the TGC Grille at…

Spice & Tea Merchants

Spice & Tea Merchants Falmouth has a wonderful new shop where one can buy spices, teas and gifts from around the world. It is the Spice & Tea Merchants (website) at 245 Main Street and is located less that a ten minute walk from the Palmer House Inn. Browsing through this store is truly like…

Cape Cod Museum Trail – Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

Exploring the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History By Mary Moran | Photos by Pat O’Connell Continuing on to the lower cape area of the Cape Cod Museum Trail will lead you to the exquisite Cape Cod Museum of Natural History. Originally created in 1954, the museum members met at Brewster Town Hall. From there,…