Author: Taryn McBryde

Nantucket Book Festival | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Events

Book Fest Brings Readers & Writers Together on-Island

Now in its seventh year, the Nantucket Book Festival has established itself as a major summer destination for book lovers with impressive and eclectic line-ups of award-winning authors. The three-day festival begins this Friday, June 15, with author readings, panel discussions, book signings, and social gatherings that will continue through […]

Nantucket Events, Nantucket Style

Beach Books and Beverage

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie June is the start of the season on our fare isle. Recent college grads and international students drive their bikes recklessly, trying to find their way as they arrive to this foreign destination for their new-found summer jobs. Bright red parking tickets begin popping up […]

Shipwreck Stories, Egan Maritime Institute | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Events

Shipwreck Stories

“You have to go out, but you don’t have to come back…” Thursday, June 21, Nantucket actors and musicians will bring island’s valiant lifesaving stories to life with dramatic readings set against the backdrop of the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum Shannon Gallery and original 1914 Massachusetts Humane Society surf […]

Michael Torrisi Street Painter | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts

Art is in the Air

by C. Oscar Olson Nantucket is an island of Kodak Moments. From Madaket to ‘Sconset and every cobblestone in between, there is a nary a bad angle for the perfect picture. But these days, virtually everybody carries a camera in their pocket. The art and skill that once went in […]

Sandbar | Nantucket, MA
Featured Restaurants

Smiles at The Sandbar

by C. Oscar Olson There are very few restaurants on Nantucket that truly have it all. Ample parking, kid friendly, outdoor seating, and, of course, a great menu. And breathtaking ocean views. And easy access to the beach. And I could keep going on, but keep reading and you’ll see […]

Story Walk | Nantucket, MA
Exploring Nantucket, Nantucket Arts

Walking Among the Pages

Dr. Sarah Treanor Bois Director of Research & Education at the Linda Loring Nature Foundation Have you ever wondered about sand fleas and if they would help you out if you were in a bind? Well, that’s what students from the Nantucket New School’s (NNS) first and sixth grades were […]

Flowers in Mist | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Essays


by Robert P. Barsanti June-uary has come upon us from the east. In this season, the visitors, the brides, and the bachelor parties race to the island with their daffodil swim suits, rent aqua bicycles, and head off to Cisco in cotton fog. When they arrive at the brewery, the […]

Cigars | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Style

Cigars and Celebrations

by Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie Summer on Nantucket is filled with momentous occasions. Your best friend from summer camp is getting hitched at First Congregational Church and you’re in charge of getting cigars for all the groomsmen. You and your wife are receiving congratulations on your new bundle of joy […]