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  • Cape Cod Oyster Farms

    Digging for Oysters – A Tour and List of Cape Cod’s Oyster Farms

    Tour a Cape Cod Oyster Farm Five years ago, Kyle and Wendy Farrell embarked on a dream that many a Cape Codder ponders – become successful oyster farmers. Today, this young couple manages to balance raising three children and Kyle’s …

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  • Enjoying Cape Cod's Beauty

    Enjoying the Cape’s Beauty

    Have an hour? Why not relax overlooking the Great Marsh Recently, this Luxx Concierge had about 90 minutes between appointments. Despite being in dress shoes and business casual, I ventured off Route 6 in Barnstable along a curvy road to …

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    A Bird’s-Eye View of Ospreys on the Cape

      Tiny black, reptilian-looking creatures anxiously wait while their mother tears apart a fish for their dinner. She then delicately places small bits into the mouths of the newly hatched ospreys. It’s just one of the marvels to watch on …

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    Keeping Poison Ivy at Arm’s Length

      By Jeanette Kerr “You’re gonna need an ocean Of calamine lotion…” Poison Ivy, The Drifters, 1959 Itchy PI rash on the upper arm There are two warnings we always give to sanctuary visitors: do regular tick checks and stay …

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    Brewster Gallery Stroll and Tour – Everything You Need to Know

    The Brewster Gallery Tour Fri., Nov. 30 to Sun., Dec. 2 This Christmas season, nearly two dozen galleries, most of them located along historic Route 6A in Brewster, are collaborating for a holiday Brewster Gallery Stroll. When you see so …

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    Sharks I Have Known, Loved and Learned From

      Recently, Luxx visited the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History in Brewster to listen to Greg Skomal, one of the world’s most informed shark specialists. We share our time with him.   Greg Skomal loves sharks. He knows them intimately. He follows …

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  • Multitude of Marine Life - Cape Cod Nature Place

    A Multitude of Marine Life in Cape Cod’s Mudflats

      From a distance, the vast low-tide mudflats extending a mile from shore along Cape Cod Bay can appear deserted and serene. But a closer look reveals a multitude of tiny squiggling, slimy, slippery creatures hard at work, foraging for …

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    Aboard the Dolphin Fleet on a Whale Watch

      By Dr. Carol Carlson As experienced whale watchers we are easy to spot; despite the sun, we dress for weather at least 10 degrees cooler on the open ocean. We want to be able to be on deck as we …

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  • Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

    A Walk Along Wellfleet Bay

    A walk along Wellfleet Bay While the days shorten and temperature begins to dip, it’s a superb time to experience the Cape’s unique natural environment at Wellfleet Bay Sanctuary’ nearly 1,000 acres. This Luxx Concierge took visitors from New York …

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  • Julia Cumes - Luxx Cape Cod

    Stand Up Paddling at Sesuit Harbor

    By Julia Cumes When I photographed local entrepreneur and Adventure Chatham owner, Justin Labdon for the Boston Globe, he told me about the night supping adventures he was beginning to offer. As a stand up paddle boarding enthusiast myself, this immediately captured …

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