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Silver Pockets Full

Silver Pockets Full

According to Chinese myth, a month that contains 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays occurs only once in a lifetime and so it is a time to be grateful and appreciate the abundance you have while sharing with others. [...] Read More

Written on Aug 28, Posted in History, Relaxation

Lemonade Out of Lemons

Lemonade Out of Lemons

It seems that, according to a survey done by CheapHotels.org, Nantucket has the dubious distinction of being the most expensive tourist destination in North America in regards to lodging costs. The survey investigated [...] Read More

Written on Aug 05, Posted in News

Salt Air and Tunes

Salt Air and Tunes

Residents and visitors to Nantucket are in for a treat this summer.  Tom Never’s Field will be the venue for a two-day outdoor concert featuring the likes of Edwarde Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Crash, Bruce [...] Read More

Written on Jul 10, Posted in Family, News, Relaxation, Travel Tips

Oenophiles Unite!

Oenophiles Unite!

Going on now–the Nantucket Wine Festival.  Come raise a glass and toast the 18th year of enjoying fine wines and gourmet food pairings.

Written on May 15, Posted in Blog, Relaxation, Travel Tips

Home Improvement

Home Improvement

Phase 2 of the Hawthorn House backyard makeover has begun.  We’re so excited to see the progress.  We’re going to have our own little oasis in the middle of town.  Big thanks to Dylan at Nantucket Native.

Written on May 15, Posted in Relaxation

Insomniacs Rejoice

Insomniacs Rejoice

Tonight (weather permitting) folks on the Cape and Islands should have the best view in New England of the “blood moon” lunar eclipse–something that hasn’t happened since 2011.  It will be taking [...] Read More

Written on Apr 14, Posted in News, Travel Tips

Peter and John

Peter and John

Filming begins this week on Nantucket of director Jay Craven’s feature film Peter and John–a collaboration between 20 professionals and 30 students.  Many Nantucket locals will be working both in front of [...] Read More

Written on Apr 07, Posted in News, Press

It’s Winds-day!

It’s Winds-day!

We’re having one blustery day on Nantucket today.  Hopefully, these very strong winds will blow winter right on out of here.   Photo by Blair Perkins

Written on Mar 26, Posted in Blog, News

It’s an “Irruption”!

It’s an “Irruption”!

This winter saw an unprecedented number of snowy owls on Nantucket.  Thirty-three owls were counted during the annual Nantucket Christmas Bird Count conducted on 12/29/13.  They are, perhaps, one of the most beautiful [...] Read More

Written on Feb 27, Posted in Family, News, Relaxation, Travel Tips

Another “Best of” Award for Nantucket!

Another “Best of” Award for Nantucket!

Trip Advisor has chosen Nantucket as the eighth of ten best islands in the United States for 2014.  Well, of course they did!

Written on Feb 27, Posted in News, Press, Relaxation, Travel Tips