Flowers in Mist | Nantucket, MA

June-uary

by Robert P. Barsanti June-uary has come upon us from the east. In this season, the visitors, the brides, and the bachelor parties race to the island with their daffodil swim suits, rent aqua bicycles, and head off to Cisco in cotton fog. When they arrive at the brewery, the …

Cigars | Nantucket, MA

Cigars and Celebrations

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summer on Nantucket is filled with momentous occasions. Your best friend from summer camp is getting hitched at First Congregational Church and you’re in charge of getting cigars for all the groomsmen. You and your wife are receiving congratulations on your new bundle of joy …

Settled In and Stirring Things Up

by Jack Fritsch David Gagnon is an exuberant fellow with a quick smile and a delighted laugh, but you soon notice there is a sincere focus (or singlemindedness?) just under the surface. This is a man who gets things done… and enjoys every minute of it. He first came to …

lawnmower | Nantucket, MA

Last Islanders

by Robert P. Barsanti I woke up to dubstep. The Bulgarian Power Team who tend the realtor’s houses on our street had keyed up some Central European Trap Music to blast over the sound of the riding mowers and their earphones. They had pulled into one of the empty gravel …

littlenecks | Nantucket, MA

Where It All Began

by Maryjane Mojer Bartlett’s Ocean View Farm My career in restaurants began as a waitress. Though not many believe it, I had always wanted to wait tables. It just seemed like such a great job. Active, busy, serving people great food. I started waitressing for Robin and EJ at EJ …

Piggin | Nantucket, MA

A Piggin for When You Need a Noggin

Commonly asked questions and misunderstandings about antiques… and the odd or end fascinating bit! A piggin: you’ve probably never heard of one, and possibly never even seen one. You don’t know what you’ve been missing… literally. A piggin is a small wooden pail with one stave extended upward as a …