We spend more time sitting indoors at a computer than we’d like. Fortunately for us, the Dreamland Theatre has a Harborview Webcam that allows us to watch the harbor traffic in real time. Pretty cool!
If you love wine, Nantucket is the place to be this week. The 2015 Nantucket Wine Festival begins Wednesday, May 13.
A seven foot long, rather strange looking, fish washed up on Madaket Beach on Monday. It is believed to be a giant oarfish–the world’s longest bony fish. It’s quite rare for oarfish to be found in [...] Read More
Photographer Nicole Harnishfeger caught a little slice of Nantucket life with this photo of members of Nantucket’s Coast Guard preparing to hang a daffodil wreath on Brant Point light house in anticipation of this [...] Read More
Nantucket has been named one of the 20 “Best Small Towns” to visit in 2015 by Smithsonian Magazine!
The Nantucket Atheneum is currently showcasing this year’s PEEPS Diorama Contest–which celebrates both reading and, well, marshmallow PEEPS. The challenge is to create a shoebox-size diorama illustrating a [...] Read More
No one seems to be able to agree upon the origin of April Fool’s (or All Fools) Day. It may have originated with the ancient Roman festival, Hilaria, be linked to the vernal equinox or the switch from the Julian [...] Read More
A sink hole–approximately 3′ x 5′–opened up this morning at the top of Main Street over a nineteenth century cistern. Our dog, Roux, was on hand to help the DPW guard it prior to it being filled in.
Nantucket has had a particularly harsh winter this year. This is what the Cape and Islands currently look like from space.
The Hawthorn House is chock full of original artwork and craft–mostly done by local artisans. Our latest acquisition is a hand-carved and painted mermaid. She’s just found her new home–over our [...] Read More