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Squeaky Cheese

by Chef Jenn Farmer My close friend Noel and I were lamenting about old style drive in restaurants. We both miss going to them. They weren’t just novel, the food was usually great. One of my largest guilty pleasures growing up was getting fried cheese at these drive-ins. I come […]

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Photo Contest Deadline Approaching

The deadline for the 2012 Yesterday’s Photo Contest is quickly approaching. Photos contest entries must be received (or postmarked) by September 13, 2012. Now in its second decade, this popular contest is a fun way for you to share your images of Nantucket Island. Any season, any view, any time […]

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A Nantucket Tale on Nantucket

by Sarah Teach They’re wealthy, they’re smart, they’re successful; and they own a giant summer home on Nantucket. Sound familiar? Meet the Moscow family, the brainchildren of playwright Sam Forman, the author of the Helen Hayes Award-nominated The Rise and Fall of Annie Hall. Theatre Workshop of Nantucket presents the […]

Island Science


by Dr. Sarah D. Oktay Managing Director UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station In the past year, the UMass Boston Nantucket Field Station has offered two public lectures and a summer course in Biomimicry, and we plan to include it in our regular year round and summer offerings. Biomimicry is both […]

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Celebration of a Life’s Endeavor

In the morning, even before the Hy-Line ferry boat docks to let off passengers, Straight Wharf is a busy place. Shops are opening, people are strolling, and the charter boats are preparing for a day full of expectant visitors. There’s a line of charter boats docked along Straight Wharf offering […]

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Water, Water Everywhere

Wannacomet Water Company by Sarah Teach Wherever you are on Nantucket, you know you can quickly reach water. And that’s one reason we all love Nantucket. We swim in it; we sail through it; we breathe in its salty scent, thick with the promise of life. But we cannot drink […]

Nantucket Essays

Sing the Body Electric

by Robert P. Barsanti In August, the kids start to leave. Over the country, schools have broken through the Labor Day wall and call the young back for practice, or for team building, or even classes. The calendar sneaks up with a suitcase and a boat ticket. The last week […]

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Passing the Paintbrush – Sosebee Studios

Stroll just a few doors down Old South Wharf and you’ll find a cozy harbor front gallery with its doors wide open to welcome you, the ocean breeze blowing straight through the entryways on either side of the walk-through gallery. Sosebee Studios has the intimate feel of a beach cottage […]