• The Start of Memorial Day

    ~ by Amy Jenness ~ In the days following the Confederate Army’s attack and capture of North Carolina’s Fort Sumter in 1861, island residents worried that the South would also target Nantucket. In April a voluntary group of men called the “Island Guards” met at Mill Hill each day to …

    Nantucket chapter of the G.A.R.
  • The Restaurant at Miacomet – Head for the 19th Hole

    You don’t have to make it to the 18th hole to enjoy the 19th at the island’s Miacomet Golf Club. Tucked away off a residential road a mere three miles from downtown Nantucket, Miacomet is the island’s only public 18-hole golf course, and its club restaurant is open to all, …

    The Restaurant at Miacomet Golf Course | Nantucket, MA
  • What’s New on Nantucket – May 2016

    Wearing Summer Colors No need to think of pearls as only for elegant affairs—The Nantucket Pearl Company has just introduced a new line of pearl bracelets in fun summer colors that are perfect for day-to-day. Dubbed The Hilly, these beautiful bracelets are sold in colorful sets of three for just …

    The Hilly | Nantucket Pearl Company
  • Sipping & Sailing: A Beginner’s Guide

    ~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator,Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ While there is a comprehensive (and somewhat exhausting) list of technical tasting terms that can be used to describe wines, these can be overwhelming to a beginner who just wants to enjoy the social aspects …

    Sailing and Sipping Wine
  • Fire and Rain

    ~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ I was lucky enough to sit on the back porch of the Nantucket Hotel on Saturday evening, well out of the passing rain showers and white shirted winos on the street. Instead, I looked into the bottom of glass of bourbon and heard “Fire …

    Breeze Bar + Cafe at The Nantucket Hotel | Nantucket, MA
  • Kenny Loggins to Perform on Nantucket for Pops

    Multi-platinum artist and two-time Grammy award winner Kenny Loggins will join the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra as the special musical guest for the 20th annual Boston Pops on Nantucket concert this summer to benefit Nantucket Cottage Hospital. Kenny Loggins’ remarkable four-decade-plus career has brought him from the top of the …

    Kenny Loggins at Nantucket Pops Concert

New Writers Program Launched on Nantucket

The Screenwriters Colony and Nantucket Film Festival (NFF) are thrilled to announce the launch of a new writers’ program, the Screenwriters Colony: Episodic Comedy, running June 10-23, 2016. This inaugural collaboration will provide four emerging episodic comedy writers with an all-expense paid trip to Nantucket for an immersive residency and …

Artists Association of Nantucket | Cellograhy Show

Exhibit Includes Art by the Community

The Artists Association annual Artists Open Exhibition begins this Friday, May 27 and continues through Monday, June 6. A festive opening reception …

Nantucket chapter of the G.A.R.

The Start of Memorial Day

~ by Amy Jenness ~ In the days following the Confederate Army’s attack and capture of North Carolina’s Fort Sumter in 1861, …

Breeze Bar + Cafe at The Nantucket Hotel | Nantucket, MA

Fire and Rain

~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ I was lucky enough to sit on the back porch of the Nantucket Hotel on Saturday …

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Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton …