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Portuguese flags Provincetown
Brian Tarcy
Written by Brian Tarcy

PROVINCETOWN – We found Portuguese flags from the West End of Provincetown to the East End, and all through the center of town. It is, after all, the weekend of the Portuguese Festival.

The town celebrates the Portuguese community, and the longtime fishing fleet, which has served as a kind of heart of the town for generations, and the town clearly takes pride in the connection.

The festival, features music, food, crafts, a parade, and, on Sunday, the blessing of the fishing fleet. Some say it is the best weekend in Provincetown.

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About the author

Brian Tarcy

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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Brian is a long-suffering Cleveland Browns fan with a long-running NFL predictions/political satire column connecting weekly world events to the fate of his favorite team at Whatzgonnahappen.com

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