• A Honey of a Hobby

    • by Sarah Teach • Giddily we break out our picnic baskets, yellow hats and antique cars. We hug friends we haven’t seen in months, and the sun offers its first bashful smiles to us. But we aren’t the only ones dizzy over daffodil season. Our least obtrusive and most …

    Nantucket Beekeeping
  • Awaken Your Palate

    • by Carri Wroblewski – BRIX Wine Shop • After a winter that seemed like it would never end, I’m ready to shed my glasses of rich reds and uncork fresh, aromatic whites and rosés and lighter-bodied reds. I’m ready to awaken my palate. There is something special about those …

    Brix Wine Shop
  • Free Screenings at NCH Health Fair

    Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s Health Fair, the annual event that includes free medical screenings, consultations and information sessions with the island’s health leaders, will take place this year from 8 to 11 am on Saturday, May 3 at the hospital, 57 Prospect Street. The Health Fair, sponsored by the Peter M. …

    Nantucket Cottage Hospital
  • Winter Melts into Spring

    • by Robert P. Barsanti • We don’t accept the reality of spring too easily on this island. The calendar, the stars, and even the Red Sox suggest that winter has slipped away. However, the wind shifts to the east, the clouds wash back in, and February rolls over in …

    Nantucket Spring
  • Nantucket Cottage Style

    In the 1960s, Nantucket Island experienced a influx of artists and artisans who rejuvenated the art colony born on here fifty years earlier. Collectors Andrew Oates and Bill Euler were at the heart of this transformative period. In honor of these two men and their influence on Nantucket, the Nantucket …

    Nantucket Looms
  • A Night (or Two) of Poetry

    The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in partnership with Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN), is pleased to present A Night (or Two) of Poetry on Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 7 pm in the studio at Greater Light, 8 Howard Street. Attendees will join the NHA and …

    Greater Light
  • 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 …

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Students Study Island Bees

• by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay • Managing Director UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station Bees are in the news and on the minds of people all over America as we evaluate how we fertilize and protect our crops and gardens and ensure food ends up on our tables. Both the …

Nantucket Daffodil Festival

A Moveable Feast for the Senses

• by Leah Mojer • I was quoted last year in the Inky with an answer to a question so cliché it hurts. When asked about the best part of daffodil weekend, as I hurried up Main street in far too little clothing for an April day, I grimaced in …

American Seasons

American Seasons: A Culinary Tribute to Spring

After a winter that seemed colder and longer and darker than any we had experienced in a decade, Nantucket’s celebration of spring this week promises to be particularly joyful. One of our favorite traditions for welcoming the change of season is a visit to American Seasons. There’s a comforting, homey …

Nantucket Beekeeping

A Honey of a Hobby

• by Sarah Teach • Giddily we break out our picnic baskets, yellow hats and antique cars. We hug friends we haven’t …

Brix Wine Shop

Awaken Your Palate

• by Carri Wroblewski – BRIX Wine Shop • After a winter that seemed like it would never end, I’m ready to …

Nantucket Cottage Hospital

Free Screenings at NCH Health Fair

Nantucket Cottage Hospital’s Health Fair, the annual event that includes free medical screenings, consultations and information sessions with the island’s health leaders, …

Nantucket Spring

Winter Melts into Spring

• by Robert P. Barsanti • We don’t accept the reality of spring too easily on this island. The calendar, the stars, …

Nantucket Looms

Nantucket Cottage Style

In the 1960s, Nantucket Island experienced a influx of artists and artisans who rejuvenated the art colony born on here fifty years …

Greater Light

A Night (or Two) of Poetry

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in partnership with Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN), is pleased to present A Night (or Two) of …

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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 …