SOUTH YARMOUTH Doug the Quahog, the hard-living, summer-loving, weather-predicting shell-ebrity, kept his fans waiting Wednesday at Parker's River Beach.
That made Santa mad, or at least a guy with a white beard and shorts who called himself Santa. "We want Doug! We want Doug!" he yelled at Doug's security team.
"Everybody, relax," a black-suited security guy said. "If we see any hot butter, you're going down."
And so it was a bit of a rough start to the fourth annual summer prognostication ceremony conceived of by the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. Doug was at least a half-hour late, arriving by pedicab and flanked by semi-scary guys wielding clam rakes.
It wasn't a big surprise when Doug foresaw a fine summer.Read the thingy