• “By the Town, for the Town…”

    by Catherine Macallister September on Nantucket is the island’s hidden secret: weather is still beautiful, ocean water is still swimmable, and the days are still warm with only the slightest breeze. The busy summer season is winding down but there is still plenty to take part in on-island. One exciting …

    Nantucket’s Island Fair | Nantucket, MA
  • A Watering Hole for a Weary Sailor (and Everyone Else)

    by Carl Oscar Olson We are taught from an early age to never judge a book by its cover. Before you make up your mind, take a look inside: there’s almost always something surprising beneath the surface. Something unexpected and new behind every door. All you have to do it …

    The Brotherhood of Thieves | Nantucket, MA
  • A Carefully Crafted Classic Romance

    by Catherine Macallister Despite the chill of the AC running in the theatre, you will feel as though you have been transported to Groverdell, Texas during the heat of July. Lush, green thickets surround a small porch, piled with various items like chairs and suitcases. Through a large screen door …

    Fireflies | Nantucket, MA
  • We Live in Interesting Times

    by Robert P. Barsanti This is a weird year. Not only do Washington, London, and Hong Kong seem out of kilter, so does the school calendar. This year, unlike last year, school will begin after Labor Day. In my beautiful and eternal childhood, the school year always began on the …

    Bus | Nantucket, MA
  • Discover a New Place to Play

    by Catherine Macallister On Sunday, September 1, island children (and their parents) discovered their new favorite place to play. Discovery Playground at Hinsdale Park is an accessible playground built on Land Bank land on Old South Road, across from the State Forest. The park is collaboration between The Land Bank …

    Discovery Playground at Hinsdale Park | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket’s Island Fair | Nantucket, MA

“By the Town, for the Town…”

by Catherine Macallister September on Nantucket is the island’s hidden secret: weather is still beautiful, ocean water is still swimmable, and the days are still warm with only the slightest breeze. The busy summer season is winding down but there is still plenty to take part in on-island. One exciting …

Fireflies | Nantucket, MA

A Carefully Crafted Classic Romance

by Catherine Macallister Despite the chill of the AC running in the theatre, you will feel as though you have been transported to Groverdell, Texas during the heat of July. Lush, green thickets surround a small porch, piled with various items like chairs and suitcases. Through a large screen door …

Bus | Nantucket, MA

We Live in Interesting Times

by Robert P. Barsanti This is a weird year. Not only do Washington, London, and Hong Kong seem out of kilter, so …

Discovery Playground at Hinsdale Park | Nantucket, MA

Discover a New Place to Play

by Catherine Macallister On Sunday, September 1, island children (and their parents) discovered their new favorite place to play. Discovery Playground at …

September Sips | Nantucket, MA

September Sips

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier of Épernay It has often been said many times that the island of Nantucket takes a big …

The Four Centuries Domestic Tour | Nantucket, MA

Explore Island Life on Special Tour

by Catherine Macallister The Nantucket Historic District is a shining example of a well-preserved American seaport from the 18th and 19th centuries. …

Limerick Challenge

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