Fisherman | Nantucket, MA

Inshore Classic Fishing Tournament Starts Sunday

Celebrating its 13th anniversary, the 2018 Nantucket Inshore Classic Fishing Tournament starts this year on Sunday, September 9 and runs through Saturday, October 13. The big news this year is that standings for the Fly Fishing Division and the Junior Division will be determined by length using an approved measuring …

Endeavor | Nantucket, MA

Bucket List

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay The most wonderful time of the year on Nantucket has arrived, and that means there is a lot to accomplish in the next few weeks. Restaurant week will soon be approaching to leisurely enjoy a repast at your favorite local dining establishment without …

rosehips | Nantucket, MA

Where the Wild Things Are

by Carl Oscar Olson Before European settlers arrived on Nantucket, the island was inhabited by the indigenous Wampanoag people. They numbered in the thousands and thrived not only due to their cultivation of corn and beans, but because of the richness of the environment around them. With the convenience of …

grilled fish | Nantucket, MA

Feeling Lucky

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm “The harder I work, the luckier I get.” And I’m feeling pretty lucky these days. I come from a family of workers. My Dad, a mechanic, felt his value was directly linked to what he could accomplish in a day. Retirement was not …

Yachts | Nantucket, MA

The Responsibility of Privilege

by Robert P. Barsanti It has gotten later in September. Downtown, the stores are closing earlier in the evening. Fewer clerks and salespeople wander the racks, and the man behind the register is a good bit older. He may be doing the crossword when you walk in, and he may …

10 x 10 | Nantucket, MA

AAN 10 x 10 Exhibit Includes Community Art

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is delighted to announce the opening of the 2018 10 x 10 Open Exhibition with a reception on Friday September 7, 6–8 P.M., in the Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, 19 Washington Street. The show will be on display through Monday, September 24. …

Release Day | Nantucket, MA

This Saturday Is Release Day

This Saturday, September 1, the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) will hold its annual animal “Release Day” from 10 am to 1 pm at the MMA Aquarium located at 28 Washington Street. Admission is free and the public is invited to this event. This free event attracts hundreds of children …

Pink Umbrella | Nantucket, MA

Once Upon a Time on Labor Day

by Robert P. Barsanti Labor Day comes late this year. For most of my life, Labor Day was my true birthday. When I was much younger, it marked the moment when I got a year older; suddenly I was in sixth grade or I was in high school or was …

Easy Street Cantina | Nantucket, MA

It’s So Easy!

by Carl Oscar Olson When hunger starts calling, it can be a difficult thing to ignore. And sometimes, it can be even more of a challenge to satisfy it. There is one place on Nantucket where no matter what your craving demands, at almost any time of day or night, …