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, …

wine and cheese | Nantucket, MA

Esprit du Summer

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summertime is synonymous with Sauvignon Blanc. No other wine screams “drink me” on a hot summer day as a relief to the scorching heat more than this racy, acidic white wine that is full of fresh fruit, minerality ,and a lively finish. With so many …

Dr. Tim Lepore | Nantucket, MA

Dr. Tim Lepore to Talk Ticks

The Centers for Disease control and Prevention estimates that there are more than 300,000 new cases of tick-borne diseases in the U.S. every year. The Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) will host a lecture given by Dr. Tim Lepore on September 5 from 7 to 8 pm at 33 Washington …

Fall webworm | Nantucket, MA

Fall Webworm

by Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation It’s not fall, and it’s not a worm. So, what is it, you may ask? Fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea) is actually a common, native caterpillar that occurs throughout the United States and southern Canada. …