Author: Miki

Wine on a Nantucket Beach
Nantucket Style

Red, White, & Rosé, Sips of Summer Wine

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Warmer temperatures, longer beach days, and refreshingly chilled wines…summer is just around the corner, as well as transitioning to easy drinking, every-day-style wines that are light on the palate and the pocket. Summer entertaining, whether […]

Easy Street Cantina | Nantucket, MA
Featured Restaurants

Top Takeout Options on Nantucket

Memorial Day Weekend on Nantucket can be busy and downtown full of boisterous partiers, so locals know that takeout is a good way to avoid the throngs and get a delicious meal whether you’re heading to the beach for a picnic, out on a boat, or just going home after […]

Island Science

Friend or Foe? Eastern Tent Caterpillar

by Dr. Sarah T. Bois, Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Springtime on Nantucket brings blossoms of every color, resident birds back to the island, and a plethora of new visitors. Among all of these spring occurrences is one often met with derision: the Eastern […]

Cancer & Hope
Nantucket Essays

Hope Walks

by Robert P. Barsanti I think of my mother almost every day. She died on a snowy night in February, at the tail end of a long, painful, and humiliating retreat from cancer. My father called me in the middle of that night when I was living on Lyon Street, […]

Nantucket Daffodil Festival Picnic Wines
Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Style

Daffy Essentials for a Perfect Party

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Whether you are trekking to ‘Sconset for the Ultimate Daffy Lounge or heading for some family entertainment in the Brant Point neighborhood, the Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce’s annual Daffodil Festival Weekend is host to […]

Nantucket Daffodil Festival - Daffy Hats
Nantucket Events

Daffy Style, Nantucket Daffodil ‘Fashion’

The last weekend in April is when everyone on Nantucket, from those whose usual garb includes overalls and work boots to those who typically dress in designer duds, to don whimsical hats and dress Daffy. The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, organizer of the celebration of spring that is Daffodil […]