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.
Fiery, Intimate Shelest Duo in Concert
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 […]
Sunday Funday Trunk Shows
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 […]
Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind
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 Okay To Be Shellfish
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.
Summer Fun at the Shipwreck Museum
New programs for all ages are happening this summer season at the Nantucket Shipwreck & Lifesaving Museum. To take advantage of the sunny island weather during July and August, outdoor activities on the beautiful grounds of this museum include free maritime fun for all ages. Monday through Friday, visitors can […]
Dress with Distinction
SERENELLA NANTUCKET has expanded their island presence for 2022 so they can bring together an even more impressive range of leading and emerging designers from around the world. Ready-towear continues to be the main focus, along with a vast assortment of fine jewelery, accessories, lifestyle, and an exciting new category: Uomo.
When the Wind Turns There Is Always Plan C
The youngest and I went off-island to take a driver’s test. Nature might be healing from Covid but it takes the Registry of Motor Vehicles a little longer to get back to up to speed than the rest of us do. The brewers were up faster than the restaurants, the restaurants before the health clubs, and the Registry comes dawdling at the end of the line. So, the office in the town building remains shortstaffed, and Registry business either comes zapping over the wires or steaming across the water. So we steamed.