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July 2016

  • At the renovated Cape Codder, fun comes in waves
    July 2016, by By Linda Clarke, Boston Globe Correspondent
    HYANNIS — It is the weekend before the big July Fourth holiday jamboree and guests at the Cape Codder Resort and Spa in Hyannis are already making like the party is on: messing around in the wave pool with the kids (or without), drinking and eating on the outdoor deck, or just sitting on the adjacent shubbery-edged lawn and listening to a local band play hazy, lazy Eagles covers. Read more...

June 2016

  • East Coast Commercial Construction nears completion of 30,000 s/f Cape Codder Waterpark
    June 2016, By John Picard, New England Real Estate Journal
    Hyannis, MA After years of serving as a family vacation getaway, the Cape Codder Resort plans to unveil a brand new $7.5 million indoor waterpark with a 12,240 s/f doublesloped retractable skylight that will offer aquatic fun all year. Read more...

January 2016

  • Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis Opens Dinner Theater Season February 6
    January 30, 2016, By Johanna Crosby, Patriot Ledger
    A blast of stand-up comedy and music may be a surefire way to banish the winter blahs. The 2016 dinner theater series at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa in Hyannis is back for its 16th season with an entertaining mix topped by a grand dinner buffet. Read more...

December 2015

  • The Cape Codder is lighting up Hyannis
    December 4, 2015, byLinda Clarke, Globe Correspondent, The Boston Globe
    The Cape Codder Resort & Spa is undergoing a multi-million dollar renovation project that will triple the size of its indoor water park and include a retractable roof. Read more...

August 2015

  • A BIG SPLASH
    HYANNIS — One of Debra Catania’s fondest childhood holiday memories is of her mother taking her shopping in Downtown Crossing, where Filene’s and Jordan Marsh anchored Washington Street with glittering displays. In particular, Filene’s magical window scenes, which were known collectively as the Enchanted Village, struck a lasting chord. Read more...

  • Cape Codder Resort to Add Water Park
    August 26, 2015 by CapeCod.com
    HYANNIS – A new water attraction is coming to Hyannis. The Cape Codder Resort and Spa on Route 132 will be building an indoor water park.
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  • Cape Codder Resort to build water park
    August 25, 2015, by By Lorelei Stevens, The Cape Cod Times
    A 30,000-square-foot indoor water park is at the heart of renovation plans for the Cape Codder Resort & Spa on Iyannough Road announced Monday by The Catania Hospitality Group, which owns the resort. Read more...

May 2015

  • Dan'l Webster Inn Earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor is proud to congratulate Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa on earning the prestigious 2015 Certificate of Excellence award for the 5th year in a row. The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to businesses that rank in the top 10% worldwide for traveler feedback.

February 2015

  • 'MobFellas': Crime time at dinnertime
    February 13, 2015, by Johanna Crosby, The Barnstable Patriot
    Between dinner and dessert mob boss Carmine Pelagatti gets whacked and it's the audience's job to guess the motive for murder and the killer's identity by evening's end. Read more...

January 2015

  • 'Mind-blowing' Hyannis show mixes psychic tricks, comedy
    January 22, 2015, by Rachael Devaney, Cape Cod Times
    Jon Stetson isn’t shy about tagging his show as a must-see event: He says he will bring "magical moments" to the Cape Codder Resort & Spa that viewers will remember "for a lifetime." Read more...

May 2014

  • Dan'l Webster Inn Earns Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor is proud to congratulate Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa on earning the prestigious 2014 Certificate of Excellence award for the 4th year in a row. The Certificate of Excellence is awarded to businesses that rank in the top 10% worldwide for traveler feedback.

April 2014

  • The John Carver Inn & Spa's Pilgrim Cove Indoor Theme Pool Named a 2014 "Best of New England – Editors Choice" Winner by Yankee Magazine
    April 2014, Mel Allen, editor of Yankee Magazine
    Plymouth, MA, (April , 2014) The Pilgrim Cove Indoor Theme Pool at the award-winning John Carver Inn & Spa has been recognized as a 2014 "Editors' Choice" winner in Yankee Magazine's Travel Guide to New England, on newsstands now.
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December 2013

  • Bill Catania, president, Catania Hospitality Group
    December 22, 2013, by Katie Johnson, Boston Globe
    The Catania Hospitality Group, started 40 years ago in Hyannis by Vincent Catania, operates six Hearth ’n Kettle restaurants and three hotels with spas, employing about 700 people in the summer. President Bill Catania, Vincent’s son, spoke with reporter Katie Johnston. Here’s what she found out....
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  • The 12 trips of Christmas: Give your true love a year of adventures
    December 19, 2013, by Bill Burke, BostonHerald.com 
    You can’t put a road trip under the Christmas tree, but whoever tried to gift-wrap six geese a-laying was probably fighting an uphill battle, too. You can, however, be the one with the ideas on where to spend a long weekend.
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November 2013
  • The 18 Essential Cape and Islands Hotels 
    November 11, 2013, by Jazmine Donaldson, Curbed
    In today's new release of Curbed's Hotel 18 map, we're once again tackling the question, "Where should I stay on the Cape and Islands?" Read more...

September 2013

  • Young girls get royal treatment at Princess Tea
    September 9, 2013 by Amy Anthony, Cape Cod Times
    For a day, the garden and dining room at the Dan'l Webster Inn was transformed into Paris. For the little girls who attended the princess tea party, it was heaven. Read more...

  • Heat of the Moment: The Waterfire Tavern is a cozy hidden gem
    September 2013 by Jill Comoletti, South Shore Living
    Upon entering the John Carver Inn in Plymouth, with it's Colonial-style accomodations and cozy New England charm, you might be surprised to find the WaterFire Tavern - a chic, sophisticated new restaurant that features a one-of-a-kind fountain with a flickering flame... Read more...

August 2013

  • Night Life: Reunited Hazy, Hot & Humid plays six nights a week
    August 15, 2013 by Shane Murphy, Cape Cod Times
    If you think you recognize the trio playing at the Cape Codder Resort & Spa this summer, chances are you were around a couple of decades ago.
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July 2013

  • NEW BUSINESS: Welcome to WaterFire Tavern
    July 19, 2013 by Emily Clark, Wicked Local Plymouth
    John Carver Inn & Spa adds upscale tavern~ Step inside this Summer Street haven, and the 95-degree weather and soaring humidity slip away. The dim lighting is green at the moment, transforming the wall art behind the bar into greens, blues and undefined browns. Read more...

  • Best Sandwich in Sandwich
    Dan'l Webster wins Judge's Choice Gourmet Category in the "Best Sandwich in Sandwich" event. Read more...

  • Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence
    We are proud to have again received Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence, an award bestowed upon us since 1987. We are one of just 7 restaurants across Cape Cod to receive this honor. This prestigious award recognizes lists that offer a well-chosen selection of quality producers, along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and style. Typically, these lists offer at least 100 selections.

  • Hearth 'n Kettle Turns 40
    Summer 2013 by Mary Blair Petiet, Edible Cape Cod
    In 1973, Carly Simon's You're so vain was at the top of the charts, The Godfather won best film Oscar and VJ Catania transformed a Pewter Pot Muffin House in Falmouth (his previous restaurant concept) into the first Hearth 'n Kettle Restaurant. Five more Hearth 'n Kettles followed as Catania Hospitality Group grew. Read more... (pdf)

June 2013

  • Dan'l Webster wins Wicked Local Reader's Choice Awards!
    In the 2013 Wicked Local Reader's Choice poll, the Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa was recognized by winning the following awards:
    • Best FINE DINING in Sandwich
    • Best DAY SPA & MASSAGE in Sandwich
  • Dan'l Webster wins Silver and Gold!
    In the 2013 Cape Cod Life Reader's poll, the Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa was recognized in the Upper Cape area by winning the following awards:
    • SILVER: Resort/Hotel
    • GOLD: Day Spa

May 2013

March 2013

  • Hearth 'n Kettle heritage
    March 2013 by Robert Gold, Cape Cod Times
    In 1973, Vincent Catania opened the first Hearth 'n Kettle restaurant in Falmouth, with a mission statement of offering “wholesome, hearty food, family-priced … and congenial service in pleasant surroundings.”
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February 2013

  • A reason to laugh: World Gone Crazy Comedy Band
    February 2013 Wicked Local Cape Cod
    In a fairly funny stand-up routine Marino’s built a solid case that the world has indeed gone completely nuts with his humorous observations. “We made it to 2013 and we didn’t go over the fiscal cliff and Mitt Romney didn’t put women in binders,” he cracked. Read more...

News Archive 2012

  • MOTT recognizes Cape family's commitment to hospitality
    On September 20, William, Debra and Steve Catania of the Catania Hospitality Group received the Larry D. Meehan Award at the 25th annual Governor's Conference on Travel and Tourism at the Big E in Springfield, MA.

  • For Cape artists, the menu is the venue
    Diners at the Dan'l Webster Inn can peruse the dinner menus for swordfish, prime rib and Atlantic salmon. But they also might be gazing at a local artist's watercolor painting, photography or abstract presentation. Read more...

  • Spurn the snow with dinner and a show at Cape Codder
    February 2012 by John Watters, Barnstable Patriot
    If you're getting a wee bit tired of hanging around the house on Saturday night, you might want to check out the annual winter entertainment series at the Cape Codder Resort on Route 132 in Hyannis. Read more...

News Archive 2011

  • Cape Cod: In fall, it's short on tourists but long on pleasures—waves, cranberries, postcard-perfect towns and food that's literally off the hook
    (By Jeff Chu, September 3, 2011, Wall Street Journal)

  • Just another Psychic Monday
    August 2011 by Liz Sherman, InsideOUT Cape Cod
    Monday nights just got a little more interesting thanks to mentalist and psychic-to-the-stars Jon Stetson Read more...

  • Out of our minds
    July 2011 by Barbara Clark, Barnstable Patriot
    When mentalist Jon Stetson appears in small gatherings such as those he’s holding every Monday evening at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis, he sheds his “corporate entertainment” persona, creating a friendly, one-to-one atmosphere during his “Ladies Only Psychic Party,”... Read more...

  • Dan'l Webster Inn changes its vibe with music series
    (By Kathryn Eident, July 27, 2011, InsideOUT Cape Cod)
    Known for its high-quality food, luxurious spa amenities and well-appointed guest rooms, the Dan’l Webster Inn and Spa in Sandwich might not be first on your list for great music venues. Read more...

  • The Dan’l Webster Inn & Spa Earns Recertification “INN” Quality Assurance From Prestigious Trade Association (pdf)

  • Family Vacation Critic.com gives the Cape Codder Resort & Spa a "Family Vacation Critic Favorite" rating in a recent review Read more...

  • Landmark regional women’s business event comes to Cape Cod Enterprising Women offers inspiration for businesswomen at all levels... Read more...

  • Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors appoints Catania and Sheehan to Executive Committee Read more... (pdf)

  • Comedy, Music and More coming to the Cape Codder
    January 2011 by John Watters, Barnstable Patriot
    Snow Outside, Dinner Theater Inside - It's amazing you hear people say there is nothing to do on Cape Cod in the winter. The Catania Group’s Cape Codder Resort and Spa on Route 132 in Hyannis has something to squash that theory: the return of its annual winter series of entertainment that ranges from standup to magic, mentalists’ audience participation shows, and much more. Read more...

News Archive 2010

  • Dan'l Webster Inn offers exquisite meals in charming setting
    (by Gwen Friss, Cape Cod Times) We try to end our hectic summers with a nice family dinner before the kids head back to school. Since we had lobsters at a picnic table last August, I looked for a place this year that was fancy enough to require forks but not sports jackets. Read more...

  • Improv Asylum will treat your funny bone
    February 2010 by John Watters, Barnstable Patriot
    Boston troupe to appear at Cape Codder Resort - It used to be that catching an evening's entertainment on Cape Cod in the middle of winter was a very difficult thing to do. Read more...

  • Cape Wedding "Like a Fairy Tale"
    January 2010 by K.C. Myers, Cape Cod Times
    Justice of the peace, businesses help military couple - Yesterday was justice of the peace Judith Todd-McNichol's second Christmas without her husband of 18 years. Read more...