Color is everywhere in Current Vintage: entering this unique boutique on Easy Street is like walking into a celebration! Fine wines and craft beer, artisanal cheeses and provisions, home goods and party decor, and vintage clothing and accessories: Current Vintage is the place to shop for all your summer fun.
The night sky above Nantucket is not like most places. Celestial bodies seem to shine differently here, thirty miles out to sea and surrounded by the dark waters of the Atlantic. We are far enough away from big city light pollution, and the air is clearer. On a clear night, this island boasts some of the best stargazing human eyes can behold.
The Veranda House burned and nobody noticed.
Oh, we saw the pictures. We saw the plumes of smoke extending over the town, riding up, washing through the windmill and then out over the south shore. And we saw the pictures on social media and TV. However, the fire was an isolated event, much like the fireworks, the Pops, and Christmas Stroll. We hosted a news event that got our name onto local and national news. Any advertising is good advertising: My AirBnB views went through the roof.
All of Massachusetts is on some kind of drought status now as of this past weekend. Nantucket is still at a Level One which is considered a “mild drought.” We’re better off than much of the state, but it doesn’t mean we’re in the clear. Central and northeast regions of Massachusetts are in “Critical Drought” status. There is no meaningful rain in the forecast despite a few wet evenings. The hot temperatures continue and so will these conditions.
Acclaimed pianists Anna Shelest and Dimitri Shelest met at the Kharkiv Special Music School in Ukraine when they were 12 years old. They fell in love after they both moved to the U.S. and found common ground. They have been making musical history in this country since 2000. Tuesday the […]
Artist Kathleen A. Duncombe is well-known on Nantucket for her expertise in art and collections—she has been a respected part of the island art scene for more than a quarter century. Her shop, Made on Nantucket at 20 Old South Wharf, is filled with original art, prints, photography, jewelry, art […]
In a future when everyone dresses, acts, and thinks the same, when musical instruments are banned, when a global software company controls the dystopian world—can music save us?
It’s a heavy premise for a jukebox musical that turns out to be energetic, inspiring, humorous, uplifting, a little cheesy, and a whole lot of foot-stompin’ fun.
It’s fun to wonder what Nantucket might have looked like before the arrival of the Wampanoags, during the booming whaling days, and the explosion of tourism today. The landscape must have been so very different.