• Hope Walks

    by Robert P. Barsanti I think of my mother almost every day. She died on a snowy night in February, at the tail end of a long, painful, and humiliating retreat from cancer. My father called me in the middle of that night when I was living on Lyon Street, …

    Cancer & Hope
  • “A Dot that Went for a Walk” Opens at AAN

    The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is pleased to announce the opening of a double exhibition: A Dot That Went for a Walk and Make an Impression, with a reception on Friday, May 12, 6–8 p.m. in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. “A Dot That …

  • Spectacular Spring Menu at Brant Point Grill

    It wasn’t long after they opened for the season that we began to hear about the spring specials at Brant Point Grill. Three courses for $39 in a Nantucket restaurant known for fine dining is enough to draw even the most thrifty New Englander out of the house on a …

    Brant Point Grill at White Elephant | Nantucket, MA

Friend or Foe? Eastern Tent Caterpillar

by Dr. Sarah T. Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Springtime on Nantucket brings blossoms of every color, resident birds back to the island, and a plethora of new visitors. Among all of these spring occurrences is one often met with derision: the Eastern …

Cancer & Hope

Hope Walks

by Robert P. Barsanti I think of my mother almost every day. She died on a snowy night in February, at the …

Limerick Challenge

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