Camp Here for Style

A new breed of RV park brings travelers together by putting an emphasis on panache.

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Restaurant Shuts Down for a Day After Customers Made Staff Cry

The owners of Apt Cape Cod, a farm-to-table restaurant in Brewster, Mass., drew a line in the sand against customers’ rude behavior since being allowed to fully reopen.

#brewster-mass, #cape-cod-mass, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #local-food, #massachusetts, #orleans-mass, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #restaurants, #rhode-island, #shortages, #shutdowns-institutional, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Outbreak of Poisonous Browntail Moth Caterpillars Plagues Maine

The caterpillars, known as browntail moths, have tiny hairs that can cause skin rashes and even breathing issues for some people.

#browntail-moths, #butterflies-and-moths, #cape-cod-mass, #caterpillars, #invasive-species, #maine, #poisoning-and-poisons, #waterville-me

Humpback Whale Nearly Eats a Lobsterman, Then Thinks Better of It

Michael Packard, a lobster diver in Provincetown, Mass., found himself inside the mouth of a whale on Friday morning, then was spit out.

#cape-cod-mass, #center-for-coastal-studies, #diving-and-divers, #provincetown-mass, #whales-and-whaling

Memorial Day Travel Forecast: Crowds, Traffic and Where is Our Waitress?

As Americans hit the road for the holiday, they may find things crowded, more expensive and with less staff to keep things running smoothly.

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Effort to Rescue Endangered Turtles Becomes a Thanksgiving Odyssey

After a plane transporting 30 Kemp’s ridley sea turtles to Louisiana from Massachusetts was snagged by delays, frantic calls for help went out.

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Massachusetts Town Begs Residents to Stop Calling About Fish

Some in Wareham, Mass., worried the enormous, blob-like fish was stranded. Others thought it was a shark. It turned out to be a sunfish, and town officials urged residents to stop reporting it.

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What Month Is It? Pandemic Scrambles the Travel Calendar

With more families working and studying remotely, resorts are dangling attractive rates, enhanced Wi-Fi and the charms of autumn as reasons to forget summer is ending.

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It’s Always the Summer of the Shark

Even during a pandemic, we cannot get the white shark out of our minds. Despite the rare attack, experts say humans have little to fear.

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On the Shores of Cape Cod, Where the Oyster Is Their World

Pollution, development and overharvesting have greatly diminished America’s natural oyster habitat. Aquaculture and adaptable farmers have changed the game.

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Provincetown: Go for the Mask Compliance, Stay for a Show

In this gay haven known for its nightlife, the crowds are smaller this summer. And the nightclubs are closed. But by the pool, the show goes on.

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Personal Finance Lessons From the Pandemic

Our writer entered the pandemic believing he was in good shape financially. Now, he says, he has a lot more to do.

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Come to the Beach but Beware of Sharks, Cape Cod Officials Say

Visitors are being urged to be wary of sharks this July 4 weekend while remaining vigilant about slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

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Tests for Coronavirus Vaccine Need This Ingredient: Horseshoe Crabs

Modern medicine still depends on this animal’s blood to test for bacteria in vaccines. And an alternative test requires further study.

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The Country Enters a Memorial Day Weekend to Remember (or Forget)

Communities are finding creative ways to celebrate the traditional start of summer in the midst of social distancing and coronavirus alarm.

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First They Fled the City. Now They’re Building $75,000 In-Ground Pools

When the going gets tough, the rich buy oases.

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Resort Towns Ask: Will There Be Summer?

With Memorial Day weekend approaching, areas that rely on tourists say not reopening would be devastating economically, but fear the consequences of opening too soon.

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Katharine, the Great White Shark Who Ghosted Her Trackers, Resurfaces

The last that researchers heard from Katharine via her transmitter was nearly a year ago, leaving her fate a mystery. Recently, though, there came some weak pings.

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