June 2017 Issue


C’mon June! Goodbye left turns, hello summer! Fried food, festivals and fun are upon us. Don’t forget to grab a CapeMade Field Guide or find it online so you can get involved with our virtual scavenger hunt! in this issue Time to line up summertime activities for the kiddos! We’ve got camp + workshop ideas for all ages. We Chat With A Local: Cat Wilson,

Summer Classes + Camps for Kids


Whether they’re looking for a traditional overnight or day camp experience, nature programs or arts workshops, there are a plethora of options for kids of all ages on the Cape this summer. Families have returned to Brewster’s Laurel Day Camp for 32 years! With a two-and-a-half-acre campus, a greenhouse, gardens, sports fields, and a pool, the Laurel School’s camp is popular age-appropriate offerings range from

chat with a local :: Cat Wilson


She’s “That Girl In The Morning” and so much more! Let’s get straight to our peek behind the mic with local radio personality Cat Wilson of Cape Cod Broadcasting: Were you born and raised on the Cape? I am about as Cape native as they come! My family owned “Wilson’s Public Market” on one end of Main Street in Hyannis and “Megathlin’s Drug Store” at

Shop Local Transformations


Over the past four years LoveLiveLocal has become a resource for Cape Codders who are wondering where they can purchase things locally. The past two years our own Amanda Converse has both explored her own shopping habits to share where there might be challenges with regard to spending the majority of her dollars locally, as well as answered others’ questions about where to shop local

Ebb and Flow


You’ve probably heard us talk about The Current Quarterly – the pocket sized fashion and shopping magazine that shows consumers where to shop local for their needs and desires. Full disclosure, LoveLiveLocal co-founder Amanda Converse is the force behind it, and she has teamed up with Therapeutic Bodywork owner Beth Madden to create another square-sized publication that focuses on the Cape Cod health, wellness and

Scoops for Sloops


Two of the many things Cape Cod does really well are providing services and unique experiences to people with special needs and disabilities….and ice cream. Put them together and you’ve got Sail Cape Cod’s Scoops for Sloops spring fundraiser. On June 17 from 12-5pm at Aselton Park for $10 ($5 for kids) you can get all you can eat ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s, Kandy

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

Hey, It’s May! {May 2017 Issue}


Hey, It’s May! Whale watching, ice cream cone licking, trail walking, road race running … just a few of the harbingers of spring that we are welcoming to the sandbar! Enjoy the incredible shoulder season while you can; it will be July before we know it. in this issue Guess what?! Our brand new CapeMade Field Guide is out, and with it a scavenger hunt

CMFG Scavenger Hunt

scav hunt

We were so excited to introduce a new element to our CapeMade Field Guide this year – a scavenger hunt that comes with a reward for simply enjoying living your life on Cape Cod. When you pick up your 2017 copy turn to page 11, and you’ll see a checklist of fun things to do across the Cape like: listen to some live local music,

chat with a local :: Chris Galazzi


As many of you know, our summertime LoveLocal Fests take place on the beautiful Aselton Memorial Park on Hyannis Harbor. Our neighbors at the Cape Cod Maritime Museum are accommodating and patient partners on those two Sundays when we take over the area. The Museum plays an essential role to preserving our region’s maritime history under the able leadership of Executive Director Chris Galazzi, with