Tag: Nantucket

Nantucket Daffodil Festival Ensemble
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Dressing Daffy This Weekend on Nantucket Island

The last weekend in April is when everyone on Nantucket, from those whose usual garb includes overalls and workboots to those who typically dress in designer duds, to don whimsical hats and dress Daffy. The Nantucket Island Chamber of Commerce, organizer of the celebration of spring that is Daffodil Festival […]

Nantucket Beach on New Year's Day
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A Nantucket New Year’s Day Beach Walk

The first day of 2017 brought bright sunshine, warm weather, and a quiet peacefulness to Nantucket Island.  We woke early, ready to undecorate the Christmas tree and put away all the holiday swag.  But after one look out the window, we decided those tasks (and our morning coffee) could wait: […]

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Bringing a Taste of Nantucket Home

With the summer season coming to a close, one way to bring Nantucket home with you (where ever home happens to be) is to take some favorite Nantucket recipes with you.  Over the years a number of cookbooks have been published by Nantucket chefs and restaurateurs, as well as by […]

Whale Skull on Nantucket
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What Is This?

by Katherine Brooks Maria Mitchell Association Among the historic gray-shingled houses of Vestal Street and hidden in the gardens of the Maria Mitchell Association’s Hinchman House Natural Science Museum, sits a whale skull found thirty years ago at Cisco Beach.  The bone belongs to a right whale: an endangered species […]