• Bouquets of Fun

    ~ by Mary Jo Beck, The Nantucket Garden Club ~ Got green…a green thumb, that is? Are you just learning, interested in growing things, or starting and growing your own flower or vegetable garden? Growing tips, ideas, and inspiration await you at the 2015 Green Thumb Flower Show, which takes …

    Nantucket Flower Show | Nantucket Garden Club
  • Dune Restaurant – For People who Love Great Food

    It never ceases to amaze and delight us: just when we think we’ve tasted every dish Chef Michael Getter can devise for his restaurant on Broad Street, he presents us with something new. And not just one new dish—an entire menu of them! Dune Restaurant is the ideal island restaurant …

    Dune Restaurant | Nantucket, MA
  • In the Age of Strawberries

    by Robert P. Barsanti We celebrated the beginning of summer with picking two quarts of strawberries. Two quarts of strawberries, bought at the market, have a certain capitalistic balance. Someone measured how many strawberries could go into the box so that you could feel like you were getting a good …

    Strawberry Shortcake
  • Crab Wars

    ~ by Marc Hensel and Dr. Sarah D. Oktay ~ Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station. There is a habitat war going on between many different colored armored soldiers who hide in the muck like WWII combatants and fight to the death over territory and food. Much of the …

    green crabs
Smiling Button Children's Clothes | Nantucket, MA

Smiling Button

~ by Sarah Morneau ~ Take a stroll down Old South Wharf and iridescent bubbles float by you while pinwheels spinning lazily in the breeze catch your eye. You are intrigued, so you make your way down to the end of the shell lined path to where the bubbles are …

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Meeting the Captain – Herman Melville

~ by Amy Jenness ~ author of On This Day in Nantucket History, available at Mitchell’s Book Corner. A year after publishing his novel Moby-Dick, Herman Melville visited Nantucket for the first, and only, time on July 6, 1852. Melville travelled with his father-in-law Massachusetts Chief Justice Lemuel Shaw. During …

Artists Association of Nantucket Sidewalk Sale

Sidewalk Art Show & Exhibition

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to invite the public to its annual Sidewalk Art Show on Thursday, July 2, …

Nantucket Flower Show | Nantucket Garden Club

Bouquets of Fun

~ by Mary Jo Beck, The Nantucket Garden Club ~ Got green…a green thumb, that is? Are you just learning, interested in …

Strawberry Shortcake

In the Age of Strawberries

by Robert P. Barsanti We celebrated the beginning of summer with picking two quarts of strawberries. Two quarts of strawberries, bought at …

green crabs

Crab Wars

~ by Marc Hensel and Dr. Sarah D. Oktay ~ Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station. There is a habitat war …

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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 …