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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 […]

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The Future Is Now the Present

• by Robert P. Barsanti • His name popped up on my screen and a chime announced his fortieth birthday.  He had been a student and, to my mind, he still was.  He would always be the long haired Spiccoli in board shorts and Vans, napping in the back of […]

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Capturing the Waves of Summer

This summer season island artists Doug and Deb Sosebee are opening up the spacious, light-filled loft at their new location 8 Washington Street for a series of demonstrations.  This week, the featured artist is Jeanne Rosier Smith, whose work will also be on exhibit in the gallery. Smith has been […]

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A Fabulous Look for the Beach

This weekend Serenella Nantucket, the island’s designer boutique offering the best of luxury fashion, is hosting a special trunk show to celebrate Sinesia Karol’s 2013 Summer Collection.  From 10 am to 6 pm Friday-Sunday, July 26-28, this designer’s exquisite, colorful and flowing designs will be featured, and on Saturday, July […]

Nantucket Wheelers
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Reconnecting Seniors with the Outdoors

Imagine living on this beautiful island but being largely isolated indoors and unable to enjoy Nantucket’s natural beauty.  That is a reality for many senior citizens in nursing care here on Nantucket.  Nantucket Wheelers is a group of children, grandchildren, and friends who realized that Nantucket has more than 30 […]

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Getting a Dancer’s Body at the Barre

• by Sarah Teach • We all know someone like her: she’s that leggy woman with the long, slender arms, tight abs, and poised countenance.  What’s her secret?  It very well could be The Figure Method™ of Go Figure Barre Studios.  Twelve years ago, classically trained ballerina Cindy Sites opened […]

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Nantucket Plate to Benefit Island Kids

Massachusetts car owners now have an opportunity to make any car an island car, regardless of where they live. After years of trying to show his island pride on his automobile, Robert Sarkisian, a local businessman and active community member, has received the approval needed to begin collecting applications for […]