There were some budding young marine biologists out on ‘Sconset Beach in recent weeks. Armed with binoculars, clip boards, and tape measures, they are learning how to collect and record data for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration, assess the health of seals on the beach, and help the public understand the “do’s and don’ts” around marine mammals we share the shore with. And some of them are only five-years-old!!
What’s New on Nantucket
Precious Gems and Passion,
From Head to Toe at Murray’s,
Four This Year from the Farm!
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.
There was no shortage of broken hearts on Nantucket last summer when one of the island’s most loved eateries were forced to close their doors. But after losing the lease at their Centre Street location, chef-owners Ruth and Tim Pitts did what many of us had to in the midst of a pandemic: they learned to swerve.
As the air fills with the scent of blooming roses and the harbor moorings bob with boats, the Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is opening a new exhibition online entitled By Land & By Sea. It will go live on Friday, June 18 at 10 am with art available 24/7 […]
Don’t despair! Your favorite island shop for home decor, gifts, jewelry, candles, soaps, apparel, and so much more is still on Nantucket, just in a new location. You loved it when it was on Easy Street—now in the heart of town at 18 Federal Street, ACK 4170TM is filled with high-quality items to enhance your Nantucket lifestyle.
Starting Monday, June 7, the Nantucket Maria Mitchell Association (MMA) will be offering another summer of education, research, and exploration of the sky, land, and sea of Nantucket Island. The Aquarium on Washington Street and Historic Mitchell House on Vestal Street will be open for tours on Monday through Friday […]
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 […]
Now celebrating their 75th year, the Artists Association of Nantucket is facing a new set of challenges. With many much-loved live events making the move online, these virtual versions allow for a bigger audience, easier access, and more effective funding for this beloved island institution.