• AAN Lets the People Choose

    Quiet beaches, crimson moors, crisp evenings, colorful bittersweet, festive pumpkins depicted in oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics, wood carvings, photographs… and you get to choose your favorites! Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is showcasing the 2020 People’s Choice Exhibition, with the doors opening on Friday, September 25 in the Cecelia Joyce …

    Artists Association of Nantucket
  • September Dining Delights

    It’s been said that September is the finest month on Nantucket. As summer turns to autumn, the weather is warm enough to enjoy the beach, downtown shops are hosting sales, evenings are cool and clear, and Black-Eyed Susan’s is still open for us all to enjoy their unique cuisine of …

    Black-Eyed Susan's | Nantucket, MA
  • Climate Change on a Local Level

    In early September, the Coastal Resiliency Advisory Committee for Nantucket adopted September as Climate Change Awareness month, followed swiftly by a proclamation by Nantucket Select Board. What does that mean? As part of the proclamation, the Select Board “…encourages all residents to learn more about the threats of climate change and sea level rise and the planning efforts underway to increase community resilience.”

    Flooding on Nantucket
  • Repose

    September is a time for reminiscence and reflection: time for all to take a collective exhale as we look back on the growing season. The pace has slowed and we turn our attention to gathering harvests and preparing the delicious comfort food of autumn.

  • Essential Nantucket

    In September, the Members have arrived. They may have dawdled through the summer in Florida or Colorado, but now when the Albies are schooling, the wind is fresh, and the crowds have gone, they have flown up, settled in, and are enjoying the evening on their porches. For everyone else, Labor Day is that cruelest of holidays, when school and office call just as the island is at its best. The corn, the tomatoes, the surf, the sky—everything peaks just as the summer people are leaving. For the Members, their sunlit time has come.

  • NHA Publishes Bio of Nantucket Reformer

    The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) is pleased to announce the release of Disturber of Tradition: A Portrait of Anna Gardner, a biography written by island resident Barbara Ann White and published by the NHA. Anna Gardner (1816–1901) was a Nantucket edu cator, writer, abolitionist, and suffragist. A lifelong advocate of …

Artists Association of Nantucket

AAN Lets the People Choose

Quiet beaches, crimson moors, crisp evenings, colorful bittersweet, festive pumpkins depicted in oil paintings, watercolors, ceramics, wood carvings, photographs… and you get to choose your favorites! Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is showcasing the 2020 People’s Choice Exhibition, with the doors opening on Friday, September 25 in the Cecelia Joyce …

Black-Eyed Susan's | Nantucket, MA

September Dining Delights

It’s been said that September is the finest month on Nantucket. As summer turns to autumn, the weather is warm enough to enjoy the beach, downtown shops are hosting sales, evenings are cool and clear, and Black-Eyed Susan’s is still open for us all to enjoy their unique cuisine of …

Flooding on Nantucket

Climate Change on a Local Level

In early September, the Coastal Resiliency Advisory Committee for Nantucket adopted September as Climate Change Awareness month, followed swiftly by a proclamation by Nantucket Select Board. What does that mean? As part of the proclamation, the Select Board “…encourages all residents to learn more about the threats of climate change and sea level rise and the planning efforts underway to increase community resilience.”

Repose

September is a time for reminiscence and reflection: time for all to take a collective exhale as we look back on the growing season. The pace has slowed and we turn our attention to gathering harvests and preparing the delicious comfort food of autumn.

Essential Nantucket

In September, the Members have arrived. They may have dawdled through the summer in Florida or Colorado, but now when the Albies are schooling, the wind is fresh, and the crowds have gone, they have flown up, settled in, and are enjoying the evening on their porches. For everyone else, Labor Day is that cruelest of holidays, when school and office call just as the island is at its best. The corn, the tomatoes, the surf, the sky—everything peaks just as the summer people are leaving. For the Members, their sunlit time has come.

Consider the Cranberry

Though most of the season’s harvests have come to a close, one of our region’s most prized pieces of produce is just about to float to the surface. Before long, the bogs will be flooded for wet harvesting and machinery will be rolled out for dry harvesting, and that precious red fruit will begin its journey to your holiday dinners.

SSA Extends Art Contest Deadline

The Woods Hole, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Steamship Authority (SSA) has extended the entry submission date to September 30 for its fifth …

Limerick Challenge

This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton …