A special evening of fashion, friendship and community to benefit the children of Chatham was held in the Monomoy Room at Chatham Bars Inn on Dec. 4, 2018. The benefit helped raise funds for Monomoy Community Services, the Chatham Children’s Fund and The Chatham Angel Fund.
Is your dog a dancer? Would your cat consider the cha cha? Is your rabbit ready to hip-hop?
Kim Roderiques—a Chatham photographer and author (“Dogs on Cape Cod”)—found the combination of dancers and pets irresistible, after local dance teacher Adam Spencer showed her a beautiful photo series of NYC Ballet dancers with dogs. “I told him we have to do this and make it unique and special for Cape Cod!” says Roderiques.
Building on the success of Hangar B Eatery, located at Chatham Municipal Airport on George Ryder Road, owner Tracy Shields has partnered with long-time associate Kourtney Keil to embark on a new venture—B-Side Coffee Company, which offers a delicious selection of locally roasted organic and fair-trade coffee. “Since opening Hangar B nine years ago, we have poured a Papua New Guinea bean that was roasted here in Chatham,” says Shields, referring to The Art of Roasting coffee company.
For Jerry Evans, Taylor Brown, Barb Knowlton and Steve Wardle, Chatham provides both seaside inspiration and sustainable livelihoods. Inside their cottage studios, they create fine clothing, unique jewelry and home designs that illustrate the charm of Cape Cod. These artisans all share a fascination with the magnificence and mysteries of our coastal community—and their creations reflect their interpretation of the natural world that surrounds us.