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 …

Nantucket Harvest Fair

Annual Harvest Fair at the Old Mill

On Saturday, October 15, the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) invites children and their families to their 17th Annual Harvest Fair at the Old Mill, 50 Prospect Street, from noon to 2 pm.. The NHA Harvest Fair offers an array of family-friendly activities and a glimpse into the island’s agricultural past. …

1st PlaceWinner in the Yesterday's Island Photo Contest: Ward Vogt

The Judge

~ by Robert P. Barsanti ~ As you get older, your life becomes a lab experiment for doctors and nurses and a math problem for bureaucrats and insurance executives. I go off-island, from time to time, to confer with the young people who pick at me like a frog transfixed …

Whiskey Business

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ You remember your father having a blended Scotch Whiskey (or Whisky: countries with an “e” in their names tend to spell it with an “e”; countries without leave it out) on the rocks as …

Autumn Cocktail Twists

~ by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits ~ As we transition from summer into autumn here on Nantucket Island, it is important to take advantage of what Mother Nature still has to offer. Temperatures begin to decrease a few degrees at night, the …