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A Postcard from the End of the World

• by Phil Laughing Crow Austin • May 6 came and went again this year without the slightest mention of the Hindenburg disaster that occurred in Lakehurst, New Jersey in 1937.  My father was exactly twenty years old at the time of the tragedy, which killed about three dozen souls […]

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Saving Slices of Nantucket

• by Sarah Teach • One would think that being a fine wine aficionado and restaurateur is enough of an enterprise in life.  Mark Goldweitz, owner of the Nantucket Wine Festival, partner at several restaurants (including Grill 23, which is widely acclaimed as one of Boston’s best steakhouses), and owner […]

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Music Is Its Soul

• by Katharine Rooney • “We had surf today.” Two men raised their pints with a smile. “To August.” John Jordin, co-owner of The Chicken Box, had just returned from Cisco Beach, where his bar was sponsoring the 12th annual Ozone Surf Classic. He walked across the linoleum and wood […]

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Gems of the Sea

A woman needs ropes and ropes of pearls. — Coco Chanel As a young boy, Reubin Simantov loved to look for pearls in shells he found along the beach.  It was a passion that stayed with him for life.  When he was considerably older, Reubin learned the truth of the […]

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Two Special Anniversaries

In 1963, Trinity Collection, the exclusive Main Street shop known for classic Rolex, rare antique watches, and sought-after Patek Philippe designs, started out as a small case in a surf shop in Maryland owned by E. Townsend Wright II, legendary in surfing circles as “Spyder” Wright. Though the focus of […]

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Stay Warm in Style

The buzz in Britain is about the new royal baby, but here on Nantucket, the buzz is about Katherine Hooker, favored designer for the Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, who will be visiting Johnston’s Cashmere at 4 Federal Street this weekend and next. From 10 am to 6 pm on […]

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Star Performers This Weekend at Dance Fest

This Friday and Saturday, July 26 and 27, Nantucket audiences will have the opportunity to attend spectacular performances featuring star dancers from the New York City Ballet, American Ballet Theatre and the Miami City Ballet.  These world-class performances are the culmination of the 6th Annual Nantucket Dance Festival, presented by […]

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Seahorsin’ Around

• by Sarah Teach • Help, help! Two tiny little seahorses are in desperate need of names, and you might be the only one who can save the day! The seahorses, a Mrs. and Mr., have recently moved into their summer home at the Maria Mitchell Association’s (MMA) harborfront aquarium […]