• Finding Common Ground on Taxes

    ~ by C. Oscar Olson ~ The word “bipartisan” seems to be more and more a stranger to our tongues in these tumultuous political times. It seems, sadly, in our troubled two-party system, progress is a thing of the past. A constant encumbrance plaguing our United States today is polarized …

    The Hon. Barney Frank on Nantucket
  • The Harry Potter Magic Returns

    In honor of the new addition to the world famous book series, Nantucket Book Partners is hosting a week-long celebration of all things Harry Potter. The eighth story in the series about everyone’s favorite wizard, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, picks up 19 years after the ending of Harry …

    Harry Potter on Nantucket
  • Creative Island Housing Solutions

    ~ by C. Oscar Olson ~ Every community, especially small-town tight-knit communities like Nantucket, will periodically experience growing pains. Whether they come in the form of a stumbling economy or traffic gridlock, the people must come together to find a solution. With regards to growing pains, one of the most …

    Young Creatives | Nantucket, MA
  • Nantucket by Design

    Nantucket Island is defined by its rare beauty and unique history. That beauty is alive in the gorgeous groomed hedges of ‘Sconset to the untamed splendor of the seemingly endless conservation land. Much of this beauty is achieved by design, so in celebration, the Nantucket Historical Association is hosting a …

    Nantucket by Design | Nantucket Historical Association
  • Rose & Crown – A Lively Evening of Food & Fun

    We arrived at The Rose & Crown last week we had our choice of seats. It was early—just before 6 pm— and the after-work crowd had thinned and the dinner crowd not yet arrived. Sean Lee was playing his heart out in the bar and, with the big doors wide …

    Rose & Crown Restaurant | Nantucket, MA
  • Honoring David Hostetler – a Retrospective

    When passing by Centre Street, it is hard not to notice the array of eclectic sculptures on view inside the Hostetler Gallery. David Hostetler’s sculpting and carving career spans over an evolving and successful sixty-one year period. One can easily see his development of his approach to sculpting the female …

    David Hosteler | Nantucket Aritst
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Next Time

~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ In the summer, you see the most amazing things. I sat on the bench on South Wharf and watched a young man with lime green shorts and a white polo shirt eat a chocolate ice cream while he walked around and stared at his …

Nantucket History of Bowling

Bowling

by Amy Jenness In 1890, a group of island citizens said they were concerned about declining morals in the island’s youth: “It …

The Full Monty | Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

Every Inch a Hit! The Full Monty

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s production of The Full Monty, reimagined in Buffalo, New York featuring six unemployed steelworkers, is as riproaringly funny …

Harry Potter on Nantucket

The Harry Potter Magic Returns

In honor of the new addition to the world famous book series, Nantucket Book Partners is hosting a week-long celebration of all …

Young Creatives | Nantucket, MA

Creative Island Housing Solutions

~ by C. Oscar Olson ~ Every community, especially small-town tight-knit communities like Nantucket, will periodically experience growing pains. Whether they come …

Nantucket by Design | Nantucket Historical Association

Nantucket by Design

Nantucket Island is defined by its rare beauty and unique history. That beauty is alive in the gorgeous groomed hedges of ‘Sconset …

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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 …