The Other Cape – Who Knew?

Apparently there’s more than one Cape. Who knew? Full disclosure: I grew up in Texas. But we’ll come back to that. I have now officially lived on Cape Ann longer — 26 years — than anywhere else. I was born in Battle Creek, Mich., but spent the majority of my...

100 Best Things to Do in Massachusetts

Massachusetts was where the original colonists settled and it has a lot of historically significant things to see and do. There are also plenty of parks and family friendly places to make any trip to Massachusetts one to...

What in the world is a Motif #1?

Did you know that the most famous fishing shack in America is located right here in Rockport? It’s called Motif #1. Take a walk down Bearskin Neck and look toward the right: you can’t miss it. It’s the quaint red building, festooned with buoys, sitting on Bradley...