• Come for the Beach, Stay for the Food

    by C. Oscar Olson The restaurant business can be a thankless institution no matter where you set foot, but this seems especially true on Nantucket. In my short time on this island, I’ve witnessed what seems like every spot on The Rock opt for new management, switch out chefs, change …

    Beach Shack | Nantucket, MA
  • Wall Phones

    by Robert P. Barsanti I stood in a kitchen in Tom Nevers and watched a phone ring. My life had skipped back twenty years while an aqua wall-phone was going through its famous paces. For a half second too long for my own comfort I wondered if someone’s pocket held …

    Aqua Wall Phone | Nantucket, MA
  • Smart, Witty, and Viciously Funny

    by Suzanne Daub The laughs start at rise, from the moment wide-eyed Gus enters the posh upstairs bedroom of a Manhattan townhouse, staggering under an armload of coats from the famous partygoers “downstairs.” He unceremoniously dumps them on the bed, then wanders starstruck through the room. The expressions and physical …

    Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
  • Book Fest Brings Readers & Writers Together on-Island

    Now in its seventh year, the Nantucket Book Festival has established itself as a major summer destination for book lovers with impressive and eclectic line-ups of award-winning authors. The three-day festival begins this Friday, June 15, with author readings, panel discussions, book signings, and social gatherings that will continue through …

    Nantucket Book Festival | Nantucket, MA
  • Beach Books and Beverage

    by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie June is the start of the season on our fare isle. Recent college grads and international students drive their bikes recklessly, trying to find their way as they arrive to this foreign destination for their new-found summer jobs. Bright red parking tickets begin popping up …

Beach Shack | Nantucket, MA

Come for the Beach, Stay for the Food

by C. Oscar Olson The restaurant business can be a thankless institution no matter where you set foot, but this seems especially true on Nantucket. In my short time on this island, I’ve witnessed what seems like every spot on The Rock opt for new management, switch out chefs, change …

Aqua Wall Phone | Nantucket, MA

Wall Phones

by Robert P. Barsanti I stood in a kitchen in Tom Nevers and watched a phone ring. My life had skipped back twenty years while an aqua wall-phone was going through its famous paces. For a half second too long for my own comfort I wondered if someone’s pocket held …

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

Smart, Witty, and Viciously Funny

by Suzanne Daub The laughs start at rise, from the moment wide-eyed Gus enters the posh upstairs bedroom of a Manhattan townhouse, staggering under an armload of coats from the famous partygoers “downstairs.” He unceremoniously dumps them on the bed, then wanders starstruck through the room. The expressions and physical …

Beach Books and Beverage

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie June is the start of the season on our fare isle. Recent college grads and international students …

Shipwreck Stories, Egan Maritime Institute | Nantucket, MA

Shipwreck Stories

“You have to go out, but you don’t have to come back…” Thursday, June 21, Nantucket actors and musicians will bring island’s …

Limerick Challenge

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