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Erosion At Town Neck Beach & Sandwich Boardwalk – Slideshow

SANDWICH – One parking lot in Sandwich offers two distinct Cape Cod views, and perhaps a lesson about drawing a line in the sand.

On one side the parking lot is the spectacular Sandwich Boardwalk, which can probably be photographed in 1 million interesting ways.

And on the other side is Town Neck Beach, where it appears the lesson may be it’s not always best to draw a line in the sand, with sand, and dare the ocean to cross it.

While restoring the beach, considering its former rocky condition, seems like a good idea, and the dune restoration looks to be successful, the beach seems to be missing some, um, beach. It happened in a recent storm.





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Brian Tarcy

Brian Tarcy is co-founder of Cape Cod Wave. He is a longtime journalist who has written for the Boston Globe, Boston magazine, the Cape Cod Times and several other publications. He is the author of "YOU CAN'T SELL RIGHT FIELD; A Cape Cod Novel." He is also the author or co-author of more than a dozen mostly non-fiction books, including books with celebrity athletes Cam Neely, Tom Glavine and Joe Theisman. His previous book was, "ALMOST: 12 Electric Months Chasing A Silicon Valley Dream" with Hap Klopp,who created the iconic brand, The North Face.
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