• Swing into Summer

    Nantucket Arts Council and Nantucket Dreamland Film and performing Arts Center present the concert finale of its spring 2015 Downtown Celebrity Concerts when The Artie Shaw Orchestra appears on the Dreamland main stage this Sunday, May 31, at 4 pm. Starting in the 1930s, Artie Shaw pioneered and has since …

    Nantucket Arts Council presents the Artie Shaw Orchestra | Nantucket
  • Fandango

    • by Robert P. Barsanti • So, I was cold. May fools and frustrates the best of us. On a bright and cloudless Saturday afternoon, when the Red Sox were hitting home runs out of Fenway and the Figawi sailboats zipped before the wind on their way over from Hyannis, …

    Middle Moors | Nantucket
  • Dreaming of a Green Nantucket

    • by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • Spring has sprung, the island is filling up with people and warm sunny weather is erasing memories of a long hard winter. This is a perfect time to become aware of how your actions can effect …

    Nantucket Harbor
  • Spring Garden Treats

    • by Leah Mojer • It’s been far too long since we have done more than just dream of the garden and of the smell of thyme and rosemary on our hands. Too long have we waited to plunge our trowels into the dirt and see lime green buds stretching …

    spring vegetables
Whaling | Nantucket

Nantucket Whalers in Europe

by Amy Jenness author of On This Day in Nantucket History On June 1, 1796, the British brig Swallow received a “Letter of Marque,” which gave it the authority to capture French ships. The Letter of Marque and Reprisal is a government license authorizing privateers to attack enemy vessels (Britain …

How to choose the correct wine glass | Nantucket

It’s All About that Glass!

• by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits • It doesn’t matter what kind of party you are hosting on Nantucket, there is always sincere thought and consideration thrown into the mix of your planning and preparation for the event. There are …

Annye's Whole Foods | Nantucket

Annye’s Whole Foods

With her mantra of “live long, be strong, laugh a lot,” Annye Camara has a style that’s all her own. Since 1999 Annye’s Whole Foods has been stocking the shelves and providing the island with organic and natural groceries, vitamins, supplements, skin care products, and items for the home…everything you …

Nantucket Arts Council presents the Artie Shaw Orchestra | Nantucket

Swing into Summer

Nantucket Arts Council and Nantucket Dreamland Film and performing Arts Center present the concert finale of its spring 2015 Downtown Celebrity Concerts …

Middle Moors | Nantucket

Fandango

• by Robert P. Barsanti • So, I was cold. May fools and frustrates the best of us. On a bright and …

Nantucket Harbor

Dreaming of a Green Nantucket

• by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • Spring has sprung, the island is filling up …

spring vegetables

Spring Garden Treats

• by Leah Mojer • It’s been far too long since we have done more than just dream of the garden and …

limerick

Limerick Challenge

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