El Dia de los Muertos by Steve Desroches Death comes hard to a small town. Whether it’s a well-known community leader or an artist, or a nameless, yet recognizable face on Commercial Street, when someone in Provincetown dies the loss is felt by everyone in some manner. And there are [...]
Photo: © 2007 James Bowdoin Jennifer Finney Boylan Comes to Fantasia Fair by Steve Desroches Laverne Cox on the cover...
Ilene Mitnick and Alli Baldwin host Bride Pride at Roux. Welcome to Bride Pride! by Jeannette de Beauvoir It apparently...
Mates Leather Weekend 1994 by Steve Desroches In the early 1990s a group of leather guys were driving back to Provincetown...
by Jeannette de Beauvoir This place had only ever been about fish. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe came to the Outer Cape for decades because of its plentiful fishing grounds, and, later, Yankee whaling captains and Portuguese fisherman claimed it as their own: fish gave the Cape its name—and Provincetown its [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches There are two rules at Nauticon: have fun and don’t be stupid. Words to live by, really. Words that should be added to the “Welcome to Provincetown” sign. That being said, it’s the welcoming attitude of the Cape tip that attracted Nauticon to Provincetown in the first [...]Read more ›
by Rebecca M. Alvin If you’ve ever been on a whale watch, you know the thrill of catching a glimpse of cavorting whales, preceded by a bubbling circle of froth and, if you’re lucky, culminating in a leap above the waters. These momentary glimpses of just a portion of these [...]Read more ›
by Steve Desroches On a beautiful summer day the leviathan surfaced just off Long Point in Provincetown, not far from the lighthouse and the entrance to the harbor. The creature was massive. A woman enjoying a sunny day at the beach, far from the crowds of Commercial Street, was the [...]Read more ›
A Look at the Transgender Archives by Steve Desroches To know where you’re going you need to know where you’ve been. Acquiring, preserving, and interpreting history is vital to any culture or society. It’s an important part of visibility as well as being able to provide context for current events. [...]Read more ›
The Brewster Men’s Tennis Club and the Carnival Parade by Steve Desroches As the 2011 Carnival Parade passed down Commercial Street, throngs of people were delighted by the wide array of floats featuring scantily clad men and women dancing to the pulsing disco beats and throwing Mardi [...]Read more ›