• Art to Celebrate the Season

    Steaming mulled cider, softly falling snow, cozy fires; holly, winterberries, sleigh bells, quiet streets; a windswept harbor, frothy eggnog, flaming plum puddings; festive art, and unique gifts are all signs of a Nantucket holiday. Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is delighted to announce the opening of the annual Holiday Small …

    Holiday Small Works | Nantucket, MA
  • Neil Cocker on the Half Shell

    by Jack Fritsch “Neil Cocker will bring us the freshest scallops in Nantucket, even if he’s the one who ends up getting frozen.” It is a pretty wild poster hanging in Stubby’s, an image once seen all around D.C., but did you ever wonder about the guy dripping icicles from …

    Neil Cocker | Nantucket, MA
  • Mind of Winter

    by Robert P. Barsanti One must have a mind of winter to live year-round on the island. To stand in the driveway of a rental house in Madaket, watch the gulls high overhead, and then see the clouds of starlings descend from a power line to the grass, and then, …

    winter dunes | Nantucket, MA
  • A Trio of Festive Holiday Displays

    Starting Wednesday, November 21 and continuing through the end of the year, the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is add color, light, and fun to this festive holiday season. The Festival of Wreaths, now in its 20th year, opens the day before Thanksgiving and features a variety of wreaths, from traditionally …

    Festival of Trees | Nantucket Whaling Museum
  • Protect Our Island: We Can All Pitch In

    by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation As an island, Nantucket has a unique opportunity to be pretty self-sufficient. Among other things, it also means that we can’t blame anyone else for our environmental problems. Instead of burying our heads in …

    rabbits | Nantucket, MA
  • Holiday Treasures to Discover Off the Beaten Track

      Tired of giving the same old holiday gifts and stocking stuffers? Nantucket Island is the perfect place to shop for one-of-a-kind gifts. Many who come to Nantucket never venture beyond the “town square”’ of Main, Center, Broad, and South Water and the side streets between. But if you venture …

    Boat Tree | Nantucket, MA
Holiday Small Works | Nantucket, MA

Art to Celebrate the Season

Steaming mulled cider, softly falling snow, cozy fires; holly, winterberries, sleigh bells, quiet streets; a windswept harbor, frothy eggnog, flaming plum puddings; festive art, and unique gifts are all signs of a Nantucket holiday. Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is delighted to announce the opening of the annual Holiday Small …

Neil Cocker | Nantucket, MA

Neil Cocker on the Half Shell

by Jack Fritsch “Neil Cocker will bring us the freshest scallops in Nantucket, even if he’s the one who ends up getting frozen.” It is a pretty wild poster hanging in Stubby’s, an image once seen all around D.C., but did you ever wonder about the guy dripping icicles from …

winter dunes | Nantucket, MA

Mind of Winter

by Robert P. Barsanti One must have a mind of winter to live year-round on the island. To stand in the driveway …

Festival of Trees | Nantucket Whaling Museum

A Trio of Festive Holiday Displays

Starting Wednesday, November 21 and continuing through the end of the year, the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is add color, light, and …

holiday Gifts | Nantucket, MA

Gifts that Keep On Giving

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay The holiday season is about the joy of giving. This could mean offering the generosity …

Very Hungry Vertebrates | Nantucket, MA

Visit the Animals All Winter

The Maria Mitchell Association is excited to announce that the Natural Science Museum will be open on Saturdays this winter from 10 …

Limerick Challenge

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