• Winter Strips Bare Nantucket’s Fantasies

    by Robert P. Barsanti   This winter remains in the shadows and in the base of the bushes.  It squats, cold and frozen, in the darkness, until the rain and the sun finally drive the dirty ice underground.  The crocuses remain hidden under the frozen turf, as do the daffodils.  …

    Nantucket Island in winter
  • “50 Shades of Madonna” on Nantucket Island

    Once a year for 11 years, up to a dozen men on Nantucket Island have volunteered their time and their talents to display their “inner beauty,” their flamboyance, and their senses of humor participate in the annual Ms. Mantucket Pageant to raise money for island causes.  Now organized by the …

    Island men show their inner beauty. 
photo by Lisa Frey
  • Nantucket Wine Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

    It is going to be a veritable Who’s Who at the Eighteenth Annual Nantucket Wine Festival, May 14-18, 2014. From Eric Asimov, NY Times Chief Wine Critic, Master Sommelier Dustin Wilson of NYC’s Eleven Madison Park and Chef Ken Oringer of Toro to Luminary of the Year Paul Draper of …

    WineFestphoto
  • Giving Time, Getting Love

    • by Christine E. Smith • “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around”    — Leo Buscaglia I signed up for …

    Mentoring Youth Nantucket
Nantucket Island in winter

Winter Strips Bare Nantucket’s Fantasies

by Robert P. Barsanti   This winter remains in the shadows and in the base of the bushes.  It squats, cold and frozen, in the darkness, until the rain and the sun finally drive the dirty ice underground.  The crocuses remain hidden under the frozen turf, as do the daffodils.  …

Rodeo

Midnight Rodeo on Nantucket April 5

The Distinguished Young Women’s organization is presenting a “Midnight Rodeo” – featuring Dalton & the Sheriffs, opening acts Jeff Ross and Jamie …

Young Artists Competition

Applicants are now being sought for the Walden Chamber Players Young Artist Competition. Held annually to promote and encourage young musicians from …