Nantucket History & People

Nantucket Wheelers | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket History & People

A Ride Down Memory Lane

by Catherine Macallister “I never thought I’d ever go down Polpis again.” This one phrase captures the meaning behind a local organization that makes it possible for non-ambulatory residents of Our Island Home to enjoy the more than 30 miles of bike paths on Nantucket. The organization is Nantucket Wheelers […]

Nantucket Lightship Museum | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket History & People

A Museum of Nantucket Icons

by Catherine Macallister Just a few steps from the hustle and bustle of downtown is the Nantucket Lightship Basket Museum, home to a carefully curated collection of baskets that have become a part of Nantucket history. The rattan, woven baskets are iconic: gaining value and fame and a recognizable piece […]

Book Festival | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket History & People

Conducting an Orchestra

Writing Process of Alex Marzano-Lesnevich by Catherine Macallister Lovers of literature rejoice! The Eighth Annual Nantucket Book Festival is just around the corner. With events for all ages, more than 50 distinguished authors will call Nantucket home for three days from June 13 to 16, as they share their works […]

Neil Cocker | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket History & People

Neil Cocker on the Half Shell

by Jack Fritsch “Neil Cocker will bring us the freshest scallops in Nantucket, even if he’s the one who ends up getting frozen.” It is a pretty wild poster hanging in Stubby’s, an image once seen all around D.C., but did you ever wonder about the guy dripping icicles from […]