Valentine’s Day Gift Picks-Provincetown Edition

  We will be closed for everyone’s favorite chocolate and rose extravaganza (we open again in April).  I think Valentine’s Day shopping is fun.  I love picking out just the right small something for my sweetie.  Here are some of my favorite, Ptown-centric gift...

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Off-Season in Ptown: What’s Happening This Winter

The Brass Key Guesthouse is closed until the spring.  It’s pretty bleak here in Ptown in January and February.  So, some of us go south.  Some of us go hermit.  Some of us absolutely love and crave the quiet of the off-season, when we have the empty beaches to...

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Provincetown’s Best Off Season Eats

The Pointe Restaurant, Crowne Pointe Historic Inn & Spa, Bradford Street

Going a little more upscale, The Pointe specializes in serving fresh, local fare (great seafood, meat, and vegetarian options here). They are known for their fabulous wine list. Best-loved dishes are the Lobster Ravioli and the Lobster & Chive Gnocchi.

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Ringing in the New Year – Ptown Style

New Years weekend is a big one here in town.  It’s sort of the last big party and after that, everyone goes into hibernation (or to warmer climes) until May.  We’re having our own countdown party at Shipwreck Lounge.  Here are a few of the other signature events that...

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Ptown like a local—5 sites to check out

  One thing I have always loved about Ptown: it’s a pretty welcoming place.  That’s probably a bit of an understatement, but at any rate, Ptown gives us New Englanders hope that we can, if we choose to, be friendly, out-going, even downright jolly!  If you’re not...

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5 Things to do in Ptown this November and December

It’s November!  It’s officially the shoulder season and somewhere in between fall and winter.  But fear not, the social calendar keeps filling up and there is plenty to do.  Here are a few great reasons to book a weekend/holiday trip now.  Stay here  in town at our...

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Halloween in Provincetown

It’s October, so it’s time to start making your plans (and your costume!) for that goofy/scary, holiday Halloween.  I love Halloween, so I’ve been planning for months already.  And now that it’s October, I keep humming “it’s the most wonderful time of year” as I walk...

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Fall Festivals in Ptown (and beyond)

It is no longer high season here in Ptown but that just means there are fewer tourists.  That does NOT mean there is less to do.  The September and October calendars are chock-a-block full with all kinds of festivals, special events, and more.  Check out the Ptown...

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Why You Need To See Pilgrim Monument

Pilgrim Monument.  Over the past 100 years, it has become one of the classic symbols of Ptown.  Yes, it is completely touristy—arguably THE most touristy thing you can do on a visit to Provincetown.  But you’ve just got to do it.  Building tall things just so we can...

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Rest and Relaxation in Provincetown

This past week was Carnival Week and it tends to be a little…rowdy. We may have partaken of a few too many late (or early) nights and a few too many cocktails. So, if you are finding yourself in need of a little detox and some quiet time, here are some ideas for you…

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