• Getting Paid in “Happy”

    • by Robert P. Barsanti • In the new millennium, we start the school year before Labor Day.  The state wants 180 days, the lawyers want us to watch the disclaimers, and everyone wants to be done before the beginning of July. So, before the sales begin, we trudge off …

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  • Family Cookout Recipes Old & New

    • by Leah Mojer, Cheese & Wine Manager, Bartlett’s Farm • Summertime on Nantucket has many delights. For me, family cookouts are the highlight. I am beyond lucky to have family living on-island, their roots going back many, many generations. Thirteen I believe! In addition to throwing the “Nantucket Native” …

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  • Sharing Your Love – Nantucket Weddings

    With wedding season upon us, it’s the perfect time to see what’s happening on the Real Nantucket Weddings page of the newly redesigned website devoted to island weddings: NantucketWeddings.com. Nantucket Island is a beautiful place to hold your wedding, but there are some extra hurdles to jump and careful planning …

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  • Share Your Nantucket Photos, Win a Prize

    September 12 is the deadline to enter the 2014 Yesterday’s Island Photo Contest. For more than 20 years, this popular contest has been a terrific way for you to share your Nantucket photos. Any season, any view, any time period (we love the old photos) are accepted, as long as …

    Nantucket Photo Contest
  • Rust Never Sleeps – Algae Bloom

    • by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • Well, I wish I was reviewing a 1979 Neil Young and Crazy Horse album (although that would be a bit weird and not all that timely), but in fact I am talking about the rust tide which …

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A Labor of Love

• by Carri L. Wroblewski, BRIX Wine Shop • The first time I sat at the foot of the steep, terraced slopes of Alto Adige in northern Italy was the first time I truly understood the magnitude of how difficult it must be to harvest those vineyards. The four us, …

Nantucket Arts Council | Nantucket | MA

Challenge Grant Could Boost Arts on Nantucket

Nantucket Arts Council could gain $100,000 in coming weeks to sustain the arts on Nantucket, through a matching challenge grant from the Hall-Froelich Foundation. The monies would be used to advance the Nantucket Arts Council mission of encouraging the growth and stability of all the arts on Nantucket including visual, …

fooods for here & there | Nantucket | MA

New Food at foods for here & there

For nearly 40 years, fooods for here & there has been a fixture at 149 Orange Street—it’s been the place where several generations of locals have been going for subs, pizza, calzones. Their great prices, friendly island vibe, and fast service has kept it a favorite. Whether you are seeking …

Island Cashmere | Nantucket | MA

Island Cashmere – Eye on Style

• by Sarah Morneau • As the mornings get cooler and the days draw shorter, our minds start to drift towards thoughts of retiring our sandals and shorts for the season and wrapping ourselves in soft sweaters, cozy shawls, and warm jackets. The day I stopped into Island Cashmere the …

Nantucket Poetry Contest

Nantucket Poetry Contest

Nantucket Island has been an inspiration to photographers, painters, writers, and poets for centuries. If Nantucket has inspired you to capture the …

Donn Russell | Nantucket Artist

A Snippet in Time – Donn Russell

•  by Sarah Teach • After decades spent traveling the globe, serigraph master, satire sculptor and painter Donn Russell chose to make …

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Getting Paid in “Happy”

• by Robert P. Barsanti • In the new millennium, we start the school year before Labor Day.  The state wants 180 …

Cookout

Family Cookout Recipes Old & New

• by Leah Mojer, Cheese & Wine Manager, Bartlett’s Farm • Summertime on Nantucket has many delights. For me, family cookouts are …

Rust Tide | Nantucket | MA

Rust Never Sleeps – Algae Bloom

• by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • Well, I wish I was reviewing a 1979 Neil …

limerick

Limerick Challenge

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