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Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Events

Fun on the Fourth

The 4th of July on Nantucket is filled with fun activities this year. The day’s events will be different from what you may recall pre-pandemic, but there will still be lots of old-fashioned fun finished off with fireworks! Starting at 8:30 am and continuing till 12:30 pm, the Nantucket Farmers […]

Dune
Featured Restaurants

Inventive, Inspired, and Seriously Good

The old adage suggests
saving the best for last, and
there’s certainly wisdom in
that. The best should be studied
and savored. The best
takes time to truly understand
and appreciate. But time is
fleeting, which is why we enjoyed
the best as our first Featured
Restaurant of this
summer season.

Best to Let Them Be
Exploring Nantucket, Island Science

Best to Let Them Be

It’s baby bird season, and it has been a busy one so far. It’s a good time to revisit what to do when you have an encounter with a nest or baby bird and how you can best help these vulnerable little ones. At the Linda Loring Nature Foundation we frequently get calls about what to do when a bird “falls out of the nest” or the mother “abandons” the nest.

Hadwen House Nantucket
Nantucket Events

NHA’s Hadwen House Reopened for 2022

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) will welcome visitors back to their stunning property on upper Main Street: the Hadwen House. This historic property features several exhibitions, including one focused on Nantucket lightship baskets for the second year since the NHA’s formal affiliation with the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum. On the […]

Featured Articles

Limerick Challenge Lives on 2022

The famous series of limericks dates back about a century: you can read the first four in the challenge at Yesterdaysisland.com/limerick-challengeEvery year we issue a new challenge to our readers to continue the saga. In 2020, we ran a pandemic series, with 24 stanzas submitted by readers. This summer we […]

Native Shoes
Nantucket Style

Colorful, Carefree, & Fun

It seems the heavier the world gets, the more it needs lightness, and Live Lightly is a motto of Native Shoes, a company dedicated to designing footwear that is fun and comfortable and has a low climate impact and can—and has been!—recycled and repurposed into places for children to play.

Featured Articles

Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton Tiger revived the then well-known limerick printed first below and the Chicago Tribune answered with the second limerick. The New York Exchange went one step further with the […]