Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton Tiger revived the then well-known limerick printed first below and the Chicago Tribune answered with the second limerick. The New York Exchange went one step further with the …

Nantucket Antiques | Whirlygigs

Whirligigs – Antiques Snippets

Commonly asked questions and misunderstandings about antiques…and the odd or end fascinating bit! Visitors to New England have long been fascinated by the whimsical and colorful spinning ornaments and weathervanes often seen busy on porch railings or fences. In tourist areas one will often find whole yards populated by these …

What She Wore | Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

Four More Chances to See TWN Play

There are just four more chances to see Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s current production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore. The play was written by sisters Nora and Delia Ephron, who are responsible for some of America’s most beloved films. Based on Ilene Beckerman’s book of the same name, …

Adam Bloom Scholarship Fund | Maria Mitchell Association

Camp Scholarship in Memory of Son

Susan and Howard Bloom have announced the Adam Bloom Scholarship Fund for children interested in attending the Maria Mitchell Association’s winter and spring vacation camp programs running in December and April. Applications, available at mariamitchell.org, are being accepted for the MMA’s Winter Discovery Camp from December 27 to 30. During …

Yesterday’s Island 2016 Photo Contest

The Yesterday’s Island 2016 Photo Contest Winners have been announced! To view many photos from this year’s contest, visit Nantucket.net THANK YOU! to the hundreds of photographers who entered the 2016 Yesterday’s Island Photo Contest! And remember to keep your photos ready for next year or start sending them in …