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Island Science

Abundance of Squid

by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station It’s been four years since I last wrote about squid, and their eggs have been washing up around our island during the last two weeks. It looks like we may have a good population of squid this year. Squid […]

Golfing with Dad
Nantucket Essays

The Power of Fatherhood

• by Robert P. Barsanti • Several colleagues and I got together this week at the Brotherhood for a “Last Sipper.” We slipped inside in the early evening, before the summer sun was near the horizon and far before the lines had formed at the Juice Bar. A young Spanish […]

Island Cooking

Through Rosé Colored Glasses

by Jenny Benzie – Advanced Sommelier + Certified Wine Educator, – Proprietress of Épernay Wine & Spirits Forget about St. Tropez and St. Barts. We have it all here on Nantucket right now, including the same dry rosés you were sipping on in those other locales. Rosé wines come in […]

Lady Slippers
Island Science

New in Nature

• by Dr. Sarah Oktay, Director, University of Massachusetts Nantucket Field Station • Spring has sprung and summer is almost upon us. Everywhere you look on island flowers are blooming, turtles are crossing the road, and insects are waking up to enjoy the warm sunny days. Several notable natural occurrences, […]

Artists Association of Nantucket
Featured Articles

AAN Gallery Named Best in New England

The Artists Association of Nantucket (AAN) is delighted to announce that the Editors’ of Yankee Magazine have named the Artists Association of Nantucket’s Cecelia Joyce & Seward Johnson Gallery as the Best Art Gallery in New England for 2014. “We are quite delighted with this unexpected honor and are thrilled […]

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
Nantucket Events

An Enjoyable Bout of Hay Fever

• by Sarah Teach • It’s pollen season on Nantucket, and Hay Fever is just what you need. Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) kicks off summer with the comedy that helped British actor-turned-playwright Noël Coward (1899-1973) get his foot in the writing door. Penned in 1924, Hay Fever is 90 […]