Nantucket Comedy Festival | Nantucket, MA

A Laugh a Minute

Get ready for some midsummer yuks because it’s time for the Nantucket Comedy Festival. The Dreamland will play host to this festival’s 11th annual shenanigans. “We have such a wealth of comedy talent joining us for the Festival,” says Kevin Flynn, Executive Director of the Nantucket Comedy Festival and Stand …

Brant Point Grill at The White Elephant | Nantucket, MA

Get to the Point

by Carl Oscar Olson There are lots of top quality places to stay on Nantucket and there are just as many fine dining establishments, but there are few that wrap both in as perfect a package as Brant Point Grill at The White Elephant.The menu is full of fresh, locally …

Lines | Nantucket, MA

The Lines of July

by Robert P. Barsanti Lily Pulitzer came in the front door, skipped ahead of both the order and the pick up line, and demanded her sandwiches. She explained. “I have an Uber.” “And she knows how to use it.” A plumber explained. There was laughter (for most) and confusion (for …

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 …

Oysters | Nantucket, MA

Treats in Shells

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm I was not quite born in the Dark Ages, but was born before ultrasounds and knowing the gender of your child was the norm. Either maternal intuition or a needle on the end of a thread swinging side to side during the baby …

Fifty Six Union | Nantucket, MA

A Perfect Union

by C. Oscar Olson The chance to enjoy the outdoors is truly a treat when dining at a restaurant. Especially on Nantucket where the evenings are cool and comfortable, the right setting can immeasurably enhance every aspect of the event. The atmosphere is more fun and more personal, conversation is …

five corners | Nantucket, MA

Consideration

by Robert P. Barsanti Summer came like a hangover. One night in June, the ocean hung over us in drops and drips. Then, in the morning, the sun shouted in through the drapes, the tiles got wet, and everything smelled stale. Outside, the growing world leapt at the light. Black-eyed …

Strawberries | Nantucket, MA

Summer Fresh

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm   Strawberries are coming on strong right now, and picking is well underway. I’ve picked about six quarts so far. My friend, Hilary is moving off island this fall. She stopped by my desk at work and said “I’m going to go pick. …