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Rums on Nantucket

Smooth Sailing Rums

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Salt air breezes, toes in the sand, and sunshine on your face are all synonymous with island living on Nantucket, and no other spirit can make a cocktail that emulates life on an island quite like rum. Rum, made from sugarcane or a molasses product, …

Nantucket by Design | Nantucket, MA

NHA Event Brings Renowned Designers to the Island

Limited tickets are still available at press time for the Nantucket Historical Association’s Nantucket by Design events that continue through this Saturday, August 4. This exciting event of design-related programming is the NHA’s major summer fundraiser and celebrates creative and inspirational design across many fields and disciplines with a design …

Haberdashery of New England | Nantucket, MA

“Style Is Who You Are”

by Suzanne Daub There seem to be few fashion rules that cannot be broken these days, but how do you make a statement and still dress well? Ray Maurice at Haberdashery of New England has the answer. As Ray puts it “Fashion is what you chase; style is who you …

Craft Beer | Nantucket, MA

Craft Beer Craze

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Now is a great time to be an adventurous beer drinker in the United States. While Americans are drinking less beer than even a few years ago, we are drinking better products that quench our thirst in more ways than one. A craft (or micro) …

Local Libations Made Easy | Nantucket, MA

Local Libations

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summertime is the perfect season to benefit from the bounty of the earth the far away isle of Nantucket has to offer. We have access to fresh eggs, succulent strawberries, delicious sweet corn, and all the heirloom tomatoes you can eat, along with a plethora …

Garter snake | Nantucket, MA

Nothing to Fear

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Even though they were first seen in the fossil record around the time of the dinosaurs, snakes are actually the most modern of reptiles. As a group, snakes have been misrepresented and feared throughout …

Rosé wine | Nantucket, MA

Toast to Film Fest

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Festivals are aplenty in the summertime of Nantucket. Almost every weekend you can find the island full of luminaries and experts of a certain craft, along with budding enthusiasts who wish to meet and greet the people who have somehow influenced their lives. The Nantucket …

Beach Books and Beverage

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie June is the start of the season on our fare isle. Recent college grads and international students drive their bikes recklessly, trying to find their way as they arrive to this foreign destination for their new-found summer jobs. Bright red parking tickets begin popping up …