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Staff Picks for Stocking Gifts

Nantucket Boat Basin shop 33 straight Wharf508-228-5470shop.nantucketboatbasin.com We’ve listed this shop on Straight Wharf first because it had better be your first stop. Our staff pick here will sell out before you can say “Christmas Stroll.” Every year they design a new warm and cozy scarf made with a jacquard …

Limerick Challenge

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 …

First Place | Nantucket, MA

Photo Contest 2019 Winners

After twenty-five years of holding a Nantucket Photo Contest, 2019 was the first year that only one photographer brought us prints, all other entries were electronic. Our 2019 photographers live in fourteen states across the USA and Brazil, with most residing in the northeast, and for the first time in …

2018 Winner William Valaitis | Nantucket, MA

Enter the Photo Contest

September 12 is the deadline to enter the 2019 Yesterday’s Island Photo Contest. For more than two decades, this popular contest has been a terrific way for residents and visitors to share their images of Nantucket Island. Any season, any view, any time period (we love the old photos) are …

GS Hill Gallery | Nantucket, MA

A Touch of Fate and a Life of Art

by Suzanne Daub On a fog-shrouded night in 1978, Greg and Judi Hill first visited Nantucket Island: “We arrived on the late ferry at night, got off the boat with our luggage, and we asked a cab driver if he could take us to the Jared Coffin House…” Judi smiled…”he …

How to Get More Out of Nantucket

ReMain Nantucket is launching a multi-media campaign designed to encourage people to walk, bike, or ride public transportation into downtown Nantucket this summer. Visitors, seasonal residents, and year-round community members will be challenged to get more out of the Island by experiencing it without a car. “In cooperation with the …

Jason Bridges | Nantucket, MA

Six Years of Hugs, Handshakes, and High Fives

A short walk from Main Street down Washington, just beyond the NRTA’s Greenhound Building and before the AAN Ceclia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery, is a center of island entrepreneurship known as The Handlebar Cafe. Six years ago, when owners Jason and Courtney Bridges first opened The Handlebar, they thought …