Michael Melford on Nantucket

Bringing the World to Nantucket

Michael Melford will bring the world to Nantucket this Saturday, July 8, when he gives a free illustrated talk on the island about his adventures. A photographer for National Geographic. He’ll show slides of his famous photographs and discuss his assignments 5 to 6 pm in the First Congregational Church …

The Communion of Morning Coffee

by Robert P. Barsanti You can get anything you need on this island before eight o’clock in the morning. In the summer, we bring too many people onto the island, take their money, rent them cars, and then say a little prayer that nothing bad happens. And generally nothing does. …

Nan Daeschler Hauser

Whale Tales from the South Pacific

World-renowned ocean conservationist Nan Daeschler Hauser will present a lecture entitled South Pacific Whale Tales: A Perspective of Whales, Then and Now  Wednesday, July 5 at 6 pm in the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Hauser will highlight a variety of topics, including the history of South Pacific whaling across …

Dune Restaurant | Nantucket, MA

Dune – Where Dinner is a Culinary Event

Sometimes during our featured restaurant adventures we try a dish that is so unexpectedly good that it dominates our conversation and haunts our dreams. This happened last week at Dune. When we returned to this downtown restaurant just two evenings later for the same dish, it was every bit as …

July 4 | Nantucket, MA

At Our Best On the Beach

by Robert P. Barsanti You know that the Fourth of July has arrived when someone declares her independence by driving her BMW the wrong way down Main Street, parking on a crosswalk, getting the Sunday New York Times and an Americano, then trying to drive the wrong way up Union. …