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 […]
A New Name & New Adventures
Shearwater Excursions, now called Nantucket By Water, has guided visitors along the Nantucket coast, offering a variety of trip options with fun for all ages.
Nantucket’s White Heron Theatre Appoints New Managing Director
White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket has announced the appointment of Drew Kowalkowski as the nonprofit’s first permanent managing director. Kowalkowski will lead the 11-year-old nonprofit theater’s financial, marketing, fundraising, and administrative efforts. Kowalkowski comes to White Heron from New York City, where he has spent the last three years […]
Summer on Nantucket Exhibit to Open this May in the Whaling Museum
Containing more than 200 artifacts from the NHA’s collection, the exhibit tells the story of Nantucket as a summer destination.
Remembering Snow Days on Nantucket Island
In the winter, Nantucket once had a variety of quiet groups and habits that got people together.
Nantucket Book Festival Art Contest Winner Chosen
Nantucket Book Festival Art Contest winner is Marianne Kelley, whose art was chosen from 39 entries with a vote by the Nantucket Book Festival Committee. This art will be featured on 2023 Festival posters, program cover, website, and social media. Kelley lives on Nantucket year-round. She is a regular patron […]
Nantucket Shipwrecks and Spiders
Warren Sawyer Shipwreck on Nantucket