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  • 'Dear Elizabeth' captures fascinating lives of poets

    Robert Lowell and Elizabeth Bishop were not only two of America's most accomplished poets, they were also thoughtful, prolific letter-writers who used the medium to work out issues both personal and professional.


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Real Estate News Stories

  • House Hunt: Dennis condo ideal as starter

    This one-bedroom Dennis condo is ideal for those looking to break into the Cape Cod real estate or those looking to downsize | This week's Cape House Hunt

  • Cape House Hunt: Always in style, convenient in Cotuit

    Across from the Cotuit village green and library, this mansard-roofed four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath overlooks Cotuit Bay - Victorian moldings and hardwood floors are found throughout the house.

  • Barnstable house just feels like home

    This four bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath Barnstable home is a colonial reproduction - it's open, with post-and-beam construction | This week's Cape House Hunt featured home

  • House Hunt: Striking balance in Harwich

    This antique 6-bedroom colonial in Harwich Port has exquisite balance: A crushed shell driveway lies in front of the main entrance, gardens full of perennials sit in front of two bump-out parlor windows.


Second Homes News

  • A Canadian Country Chalet
    This chalet on 8.3 acres in the "cottage country" region north of Toronto is asking 842,000 Canadian dollars.
  • Home Swede Home
    From the spectacular setting of a seaside estate to remote clearings in the middle of the forest, Gotland has become a prime destination for high-end second-home buyers who want to personalize their vacation homes.
  • Ever Stylish Sunburst Mirror
    With bleak winter days settling in, one means of brightening the corners of a home's rooms, entryways and stairwells—while adding distinction and a sense of playfulness—is with a sunburst mirror.
  • Gourmets Down the Road
    Homes near some fine-dining spots in California, Texas and New York.
  • Fun and Games
    Homes sporting game rooms with pool tables and other amusements in New Mexico, Nevada, Florida.
  • My Not-So-Exotic Garden
    After 10 seasons spent "futzing" with his garden, columnist Bart Ziegler feels a growing insecurity.
  • Club Life
    This week's column looks at homes in Las Vegas, Scottsdale, Ariz., and Boca Raton, Fla., that overlook golf courses.
  • Sell to Renter or Short Sale?
    Underwater on the mortgage to their second home, a California couple debates a short sale, possibly to the home's current renter. June Fletcher offers tips.

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