This series of limericks first appeared in a June 14, 1924 edition of a Nantucket newspaper. It all began when the Princeton Tiger revived the then well-known limerick printed first below and the Chicago Tribune answered with the second limerick. The New York Exchange went one step further with the […]
Artists Association 2022 Spring Sweep takes place from April 15 to 18.
by Robert P. Barsanti The new year begins when the grass does. Sometime, after enough rain and enough sun creep through the fog banks, the grass returns to life and goes green. Crocuses and daffodils pop before the Easter eggs and the lawn, but they run a false flag operation. […]
Award-winning vocalist Marc Martel will take the stage as special musical guest at the 25th annual Boston Pops on Nantucket alongside the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, bringing the music of legendary rock band Queen, to Nantucket on August 13th at Jetties Beach. Martel is widely known for his performance as […]
For sixteen years, One Book, One Island (OBOI) has united the intrepid beings living on Nantucket Island throughout the raw, cold, and windy winter months. This collaborative community project, is designed to promote reading and community and encourage the whole population to read, reflect, and engage in themed activities that […]
Each winter, former interns rejoin the Maria Mitchell Association to discuss their fascinating research and the projects they have been involved with since their time on Nantucket. Topics include astronomy, natural history collections, marine science research, and more. All presentations take place on alternating Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8 pm […]
Wintery winds, wild seas, and occasional snow showers…must be mid-winter on Nantucket, the far-away island. What better time to look forward to summer sunshine? The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is opening its second 2022 online exhibition, Here Comes the Sun, on Friday March 4, with art available 24/7 through […]
by Robert P. Barsanti On Nantucket Island, winter weather is an entertainment. In the rest of the world, nature doesn’t perform as often or as colorfully as it does out here on God’s Favorite Sandbar. The good people of Wellesley and Darien don’t drive out at sunset to take another […]