• Sails Set for Race Week

    by Cara Godlesky The horizons of Nantucket’s oceans are often decorated with the silhouettes of sailboats traversing through the waves. The boats sailing in and out of the harbor is a familiar sight during the summers on the island. Come mid August, there’s an increase of boats on the water …

    Race Week | Nantucket, MA
  • Astronomical Show on Nantucket

    by Sanibel Chai The total solar eclipse occuring this Monday, August 21 is particularly rare because it is the first time the path of totality exclusively crosses the continental United States from coast to coast in nearly a century—the last time was on June 8, 1918. It is also the …

  • Green Lantern

    by Robert P. Barsanti I met the Green Lantern this weekend. He looked a lot like me. He is now taller than I am, and has more energy that I can summon, but he had the set of jaw, the piercing look in his eye, and a certain insouciance that …

  • C.J. Laing – Eye on Style

    by Sanibel Chai If you’re wondering where to find something that no one else has, something that will elude department stores and elicit envious stares, drop in to C. J. Laing. Behind the trend-transcendent and colorful boutique is the husbandwife team Jack and Ali Laing. Ali is the tastemaker behind …

    C.J. Laing Fashions | Nantucket, MA
  • Waste Not,Want Not – Food Rescue

    by Cara Godlesky As vacationers check out of their homes at the end of their stays, they clear out their closets, refrigerators and shelves. The renters remove their leftover foods, and a lot of it gets tossed away because they cannot take it on the boats and planes home. To …

    Food Rescue Nantucket
  • The Loneliest Raccoon

    by Sarah Treanor Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Last week an animal was seen on Nantucket that hadn’t been seen in at least a year. One mention of it on Facebook immediately garnered over 120 likes and comments. People wanted to know every …

Bodkins

Odds Bodkins! Antiques Snippets

Commonly asked questions and misunderstandings about antiques… and the odd or end fascinating bit! The wee cousin to a marlin spike or fid, these little ivory or bone carved “needles” are the most common form of scrimshaw. Sailors crafted bodkins in an endless variety of forms and sizes, presents for …

White Heron Theatre Company | Nantucket, MA

Music or Romance: How about Both?

White Heron Theatre gets two steps closer to making theatre truly transformative with their productions of SeaWife, running now until September 1 in repertory with Romeo & Juliet, running now until September 3. SeaWife is a journey of the senses, carried by a series of songs that are impressively performed …

Race Week | Nantucket, MA

Sails Set for Race Week

by Cara Godlesky The horizons of Nantucket’s oceans are often decorated with the silhouettes of sailboats traversing through the waves. The boats sailing in and out of the harbor is a familiar sight during the summers on the island. Come mid August, there’s an increase of boats on the water …

Astronomical Show on Nantucket

by Sanibel Chai The total solar eclipse occuring this Monday, August 21 is particularly rare because it is the first time the path of totality exclusively crosses the continental United States from coast to coast in nearly a century—the last time was on June 8, 1918. It is also the …

Green Lantern

by Robert P. Barsanti I met the Green Lantern this weekend. He looked a lot like me. He is now taller than I am, and has more energy that I can summon, but he had the set of jaw, the piercing look in his eye, and a certain insouciance that …

C.J. Laing Fashions | Nantucket, MA

C.J. Laing – Eye on Style

by Sanibel Chai If you’re wondering where to find something that no one else has, something that will elude department stores and elicit envious stares, drop in to C. J. Laing. Behind the trend-transcendent and colorful boutique is the husbandwife team Jack and Ali Laing. Ali is the tastemaker behind …

The Loneliest Raccoon

by Sarah Treanor Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Last week an animal was seen on …