Kathleen A. Duncombe is known for her expertise in art and collections. An artist herself, she has taught and mentored many on Nantucket. This season she is bringing back a tradition of trunk shows to Old South Wharf, where she runs Made on Nantucket, a shop featuring paintings, prints, photography, […]
The Results Are In
The results of the 2021 Nantucket Land Council and Linda Loring Nature Foundation BioBlitz are in and we’re sharing some highlights and interesting observations from this highly successful exploration of nature on Nantucket!
For those who didn’t read the earlier article (yesterdaysisland.com/take-the- 2021-bioblitz-challenge/), a BioBliz is basically a mad dash in a specified area to catalog as many species as possible. The 2021 NLC/LLNF BioBlitz sought to document the biodiversity of Nantucket during the month of July—a perfect month for a BioBlitz.
Escape to Nature and Find Serenity
According to the great authority known as social media, the Nantucket population at the onset of August was somewhere between 90,000 and 100,000 people. I cannot imagine that our island can hold that many people!
If you try finding a parking spot, a restaurant reservation, or a babysitter, you know that those numbers might be accurate. Reports of water use, electricity use, and empty shelves at the grocery store all point to lots and lots of people on the island.
The Shops and Studios at 2 Union
by C. Oscar Olson Many buildings on Nantucket house their fair share of history, but not all can hold a candle to the icon that is 2 Union Street. Just a stone’s throw from Main Street behind the Ralph Lauren shop, standing sturdy and proud for nearly 200 years, its […]
“Choco”works at Bookworks
You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy chocolate (and books), and that’s kind of the same thing. Now you can do both at one place at Nantucket Bookworks on 25 Broad Street.
Nantucket Renaissance Opens at the Whaling Museum June 18
The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) presents Anne Ramsdell Congdon’s Nantucket Renaissance, a new featured exhibition opening in the Whaling Museum’s McCausland Gallery Friday, June 18. This exhibition will showcase artwork by island artist Anne Ramsdell Congdon, displaying pieces from the NHA collection as well as from private collections. The exhibit […]
A Collaboration to Celebrate Daffodil Festival Virtually
April and May on Nantucket are when island festivals and celebrations usually begin. Although 2021 promises to be a more typical year than 2020, most of the spring events we all look forward to are again scheduled as virtual events or as hybrids: part in-person and part virtual. The good […]