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The Largest Lesbian Wedding Ever

October 12, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

Welcome to Bride Pride! by Jeannette de Beauvoir It apparently wasn’t enough that wedding equality started here: Provincetown’s weddings have always been creative and unusual, but what’s really taking them over the top this fall is sheer size: close to 100 lesbian couples are set to tie the knot or [...]

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Mates Leather Weekend Turns 20

September 28, 2016 2:11 pm0 comments

by Steve Desroches In the early 1990s a group of leather guys were driving back to Provincetown after having attended the Mid-Atlantic Leather Weekend in Washington, DC, one of the country’s biggest leather events. Somewhere on the drive along Route 95 the five friends – John LeClair, Jerry Hickman, Jim [...]

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And What a Summer It Was!

July 27, 2016 10:28 am0 comments

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 [...]

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Nice and Naughty – Nauticon Returns to Provincetown

May 18, 2016 5:00 am0 comments

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 [...]

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The Wonder of Provincetown’s Whales

April 20, 2016 11:35 am0 comments

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 [...]

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Then and Now: Sea Monsters and Provincetown

October 28, 2015 6:00 am0 comments

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 [...]

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