• Nantucket Maritime Festival September 20

    Ahoy, islanders! All sorts of maritime-related activities will take place from 10 am to 4 pm at Children’s Beach and the nearby Brant Point.  Perhaps best of all, every activity is absolutely free! Just once a year, the Coast Guard opens up the Brant Point Light to the public.  This …

    Tug-o-war at Nantucket Maritime Festival
  • A Yankee Myth

    • by Robert P. Barsanti • I left the island for supplies last week.  My island economy is hard fought and learned from years of stepping into an on-island hardware store or a clothing store for “just one thing…” and emerging with five things, each one markedly higher than their …

    Nantucket - a Yankee Myth
  • Savor September at A.K. Diamond’s

    Great food, a fun vibe, a good selection on tap with expert bartenders, and reasonable prices have made A.K. Diamond’s an island favorite.   This is the type of restaurant & pub where as soon as you walk in the door you feel at home, whether Nantucket is your home or …

    Salmon
  • 5 Minutes on Nantucket with Brian Glowacki

    • by Sarah Teach • “All I’ve ever wanted to do is make people laugh.”  Stand-up comedian Brian Glowacki, a 6’1” cue ball, is an elm of a man.  He takes the stage like your dad does the barbecue: ready to crack a brew and hang, but also itching to …

    Brian Glowacki Photo by Yellow Productions
  • Devil’s Snare on Nantucket

    • by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station Summer and early fall apparently are a Nantucket playground for the Devil’s snare plant. If you are a lover of the Harry Potter books you may remember Devil’s snare as a large strangling, treacherous plant that Harry, Hermione, …

    photo by Len Germinara
  • Pink Glove Dance Contest

    Nantucket Cottage Hospital has entered the 2014 Pink Glove Dance competition to bring together island caregivers, cancer patients and survivors, and the Nantucket community to raise breast cancer awareness and funds for the Marla Ceely Lamb Cancer Travel Fund. The Pink Glove Dance is an international competition in which hospitals …

    Pink Glove Dance Competition | Nantucket | MA
  • Nantucket Cultural Council Seeks Applicants

    Does your organization propagate the arts? Can your organization create community impact in the arts for a specific audience? Does your organization need support to help realize your next project? The Nantucket Cultural Council is accepting proposals for community-oriented arts, humanities, and science projects are until October 15, 2014.   This …

    Nantucket Cultural Council | Nantucket | MA
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Tug-o-war at Nantucket Maritime Festival

Nantucket Maritime Festival September 20

Ahoy, islanders! All sorts of maritime-related activities will take place from 10 am to 4 pm at Children’s Beach and the nearby Brant Point.  Perhaps best of all, every activity is absolutely free! Just once a year, the Coast Guard opens up the Brant Point Light to the public.  This …

Nantucket - a Yankee Myth

A Yankee Myth

• by Robert P. Barsanti • I left the island for supplies last week.  My island economy is hard fought and learned from years of stepping into an on-island hardware store or a clothing store for “just one thing…” and emerging with five things, each one markedly higher than their …

Salmon

Savor September at A.K. Diamond’s

Great food, a fun vibe, a good selection on tap with expert bartenders, and reasonable prices have made A.K. Diamond’s an island favorite.   This is the type of restaurant & pub where as soon as you walk in the door you feel at home, whether Nantucket is your home or …

photo by Len Germinara

Devil’s Snare on Nantucket

• by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station Summer and early fall apparently are a Nantucket playground for …

Quaker Meeting House | Nantucket | MA

Reasonable Doubt – 12 Angry Men

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in partnership with Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN), is pleased to announce their fourth collaboration of 2014 …

Nantucket Shipwreck and Lifesaving Museum | Nantucket | MA

Honoring Lifesavers

Nantucket’s history is filled with tales of heroic lifesaving efforts by everyday citizens and those who went above and beyond the call …

Emily Brooke Rubin Jewelry | Nantucket | MA

Emily Brooke Rubin Jewelry

With 25 years of experience making and selling jewelry on the island and 11 years on Old South Wharf, Emilly Rubin took …