SpinCloud Organic Cotton Candy


Our favorite summer fair snack just got a dose of organic and local love and we couldn’t be more excited about it! Laurin and David Balfour are the proud creators of the Cape’s first organic cotton candy cart service, SpinCloud Organic Cotton Candy. While raising two boys in Mashpee, Laurin works in financial planning and David is a master electrician but most weekends you can

Friends of Bass River

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A favorite spot on Cape Cod for many locals to go sailing, fishing, boating, swimming, bird watching, and clamming, Bass River is one of the largest and most beautiful waterways on the peninsula (and rumor has it, an old Viking haunt!), passing through Yarmouth, Dennis and Brewster. But like many bodies of water on Cape Cod it has been subject to the pressure and pollution that often



Put your phones down, Cape Cod! It’s time to flee digital jail at Riddle, the sandbar’s brand new – and only – “escape room”! Imagine being placed in a room designed for 60 minutes to solve a series of puzzles, riddles, and connecting clues to complete the mission and get free. Add your favorite friends, plus a dash of competitive spirit. Owners Nicole Merriman and

Mom and Pops


We’re over the moon about Mom and Pops, the fresh new burger joint on Route 28 in Chatham! Order at the counter from the old-school letterboard menu featuring simple selections with top-quality ingredients – burgers, hot dogs, fries, grilled cheese, frappes – plus a few specials reflecting the owners’ backgrounds, like the homemade Filipino lumpia (Mom’s from the Philippines) and the steamed cheeseburger (Pops is

One Community Connected


Finding common ground is more important than ever if we are to maintain strong communities in the face of national strife. Grassroots efforts such as the newly formed One Community Connected serve as essential local outlets for those seeking inclusion, equality and opportunity for all. Organizers Mary Petiet and Lynn Levine of Barnstable Village, and Hannah Hilliard-Bouvier of Sandwich recently began One Community Connected in

Dress Up Downtown


One of our favorite locales and home of our beloved summer LoveLocal Fests is getting a makeover. We are so excited about the “Dress Up Downtown” Campaign led by the Hyannis Main Street Business Improvement District (BID).  Working with the civic crowdfunding platform Patronicity and the Commonwealth Places initiative, the campaign aims to spruce up downtown Hyannis by installing year-round tree lights and public art through wall murals, crosswalk