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Vintage Thanksgiving

Vintage Thanksgiving

America’s Puppet Master, Tony Sarg owned a home on Nantucket from 1920 until his death in 1942.  It was during that time that he designed and built the first helium filled balloons for Macy’s Department [...] Read More

Written on Nov 23, Posted in Family, History, Travel Tips

Ahoy Mateys!

Ahoy Mateys!

The Privateer Lynx will be on island this weekend to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Nantucket between the American Privateer Price de Neufchatel and HMS Endymion.  The public can take advantage of [...] Read More

Written on Oct 10, Posted in Blog, Family, History, Press, Relaxation, Travel Tips

Grab Your Binoculars

Grab Your Binoculars

The Linda Loring Foundation will be hosting the 2014 Nantucket Birding Festival October 17-19. What better reason could there be to spend a long weekend on Nantucket?

Written on Oct 02, Posted in Blog, Family, News, Relaxation, Travel Tips

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