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The Drinking Lads – Scotch Whiskey

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits The month of June gives us much to celebrate and a perfect time to focus on the milestones of the gentlemen in our lives. It has often been a rite of passage for a young …

Sustainable Nantucket Community Farm

Nurturing New Nantucket Farmers

by Cara Godlesky Prior to the boom of the whaling industry, Nantucket was a sheep herding and farming community. The first settlers on the island were small groups of farmers and wool manufacturers who hunted small game and fished, according to the Nantucket Historical Association. Today, our economy migrated far …

Nantucket Pollinator Garden

Nantucket Lighthouse School Honored by Monarch Watch

Early in April, Nantucket Lighthouse School received a Certificate of Appreciation from Monarch Watch, a non-profit education, conservation and research program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration. The award grants Nantucket Lighthouse School’s Pollinator Garden national recognition …

Downtown Crossing

Boston Area Barbershop Quartets Open the Nantucket Arts Council Concert Series

They originated more than a century-and-a-half ago, but today’s barbershop quartets, rarely heard on Nantucket, entertain fans with bold, exciting blends of modern and traditional styles. To launch its 2017 springtime Downtown Celebrity Concert series, Nantucket Arts Council brings two award-winning barbershop groups together for an afternoon of spirited a …

Nantucket Dreamland performance of Schoolhouse Rock

Nantucket Dreamland Winter Children’s Theatre Presents “Schoolhouse Rock Live!, Jr”

It’s exhilarating…it’s engaging…it’s enchanting, energizing, exciting, and yes, it’s even educational! “SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!, JR” is The Dreamland’s fourth annual children’s theater winter production, and the show features more than 50 of Nantucket’s young actors ranging in age from 6 to 14. The children and the production team led by …

Toasting at Weddings | Nantucket, MA

Making The Most of an Important Toast

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ Fall wedding season is upon us here on Nantucket and you have been asked to be the Best Man or Maid of Honor. With all the duties associated with the position, you are also …