Author: Miki

Loines Observatory | Nantucket, MA
Island Science, Nantucket Events

Nighttime Wonders

The Maria Mitchell Association (MMA), Nantucket’s Science Center, has announced Open Nights at the Loines Observatory for the upcoming fall season. There will be two open nights each month starting Monday, September 25 and Tuesday, September 26 from 7:30 to 8:30 pm. Open Nights in October will be Monday, October […]

Nantucket Essays

Our Piece of the Pie

by Robert P. Barsanti On a crystalline Saturday for brides, I crashed a wedding. I had known the groom well in the days when I was able to collect his homework, assign him lunch detentions, and wonder if he would go to the prom. In the stretch of years after […]

Rosé Wine | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Style

Sippers for the End of Summer

by Jenny Benzie, Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Rosé isn’t just about warm and sultry summer days on sunny beaches anymore. Also sometimes referred to as “Nantucket Water,” this refreshing category of wine, as an alternative to red or white, has become part […]

Constellations, White Heron Theatre Company | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events


by Rebecca Nimerfroh Talk to any arm-chair theorist and they’ll tell you that anything can happen, anywhere, and it does. What does that mean, really? Well, for short, it means that when you were five and narrowly avoided being hit by that neighbor’s car, in another version of reality you […]

Blue Jay on Nantucket Island
Island Science

How to Attract Birds This Fall

by Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education for the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Fall brings many things to the island: more parking spaces at the Stop and Shop, False Albacore in the harbor for some great fishing, and some amazing fall wildflowers. Fall is also an exceptional time […]

Jim Sulzer | Nantucket Author
Nantucket Arts

Filling the Pages – James Sulzer

by Cara Godlesky For some, an occupation can defines their life, requiring all their energy and inspiration, leaving nothing for pursing their dreams. Islander Jim Sulzer proves that if one’s passion for something is strong enough, success can be attained. James Sulzer, also known as Jim, taught on Nantucket for […]

Yesterday's Island 2016 Photo Contest Winners
Insider Tips, Nantucket Events

Share Your Photos, Win a Prize

We’ve had so many requests to extend the deadline for our annual photo contest that we’ve decided to make it official. Sunday, September 17 is now the deadline to enter the 2017 Nantucket Photo Contest. For more than two decades, this popular contest has been a terrific way for you […]