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Local Libations Made Easy

Summertime is the perfect season to benefit from the bounty of the earth the far away isle of Nantucket has to offer. We have access to fresh eggs, succulent strawberries, delicious sweet corn and all the heirloom tomatoes you can eat, along with a plethora of fragrant, colorful flowers to adorn any Nantucket home. SUSTAINABLE NANTUCKET is a local organization that aims to cultivate a healthy Nantucket by building a more locally-based and self-reliant food system on-island, and build a healthy economy around this. On Saturday mornings in summer, you can visit their Farmer and Artisans Market downtown, which is designed to support and strengthen our traditional industry of agriculture. Vendors include growers, artisans, and prepared food purveyors, and are seasonal or year round residents of Nantucket, with all goods sold grown or produced on the island. What a great way to stock up on local herbs and produce to use in making some delicious seasonal summertime libations for your...Read More >

Knight LIGHTS of Nantucket

For anyone arriving on Nantucket via the ferry, one of most iconic and picturesque scenes you will see as you come into the Nantucket harbor is also one of the island’s most recognizable structures.   Nantucket is home to not one, but three lighthouses, and this is what you will see when first arriving to island on a boat. Lighthouses are an essential part of maritime navigation at sea or with inland waterways. For Nantucket, this means making your way through the Grey Lady fog and avoiding the dangerous shoals off the coast. The US Bureau of Lighthouses was created by Congress in 1789 but today lighthouses fall under the United States Coast Guard. Once widely used, the number of operational lighthouses that are monitored by actual personnel has declined due to the expense of maintenance and also the use of electronic navigational systems. While it is safe to say that getting to see all three of the Grey Lady’s lighthouses...Read More >

Best Reds for BBQ: All American Style

Summertime is finally here and while you are excited to be grilling on your new Weber, the precious sun-filled days on Nantucket are oftentimes better spent not having to cook (or clean up) for yourself. With the abundance of culinary destinations that this small island has to offer, this gives you the opportunity to stay at the beach a little longer, cast your line in the surf a few mores times or just relax by reading the new murder mystery book recently launched by Nantucket author Elin Hilderbrand. Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie offers us an insight into some of the best All American BBQ take-out options available on Nantucket, along with the perfect wine pairing to enjoy while licking your fingers cleans instead of having to do the dishes. _____ ANNYE-body who is hungry will agree that Annye Camara of her eponymous Annye’s Whole Foods is THE go-to for healthy eating and lifestyle on Nantucket Island. Working with her in...Read More >

Festival Films and Rosés to Match

Festivals are aplenty in the summertime of Nantucket. Almost every weekend you can find the island full of luminaries and experts of a certain craft, along with budding enthusiasts who wish to meet + greet with the people who have somehow influenced their lives. The Nantucket Film Festival, celebrating its 23rd year, has used Nantucket as its home to promote the cultural awareness and appreciation of the art of screenwriting in the world of cinema. Numerous films have been inspired by or produced on the island. The people of Nantucket have also been open to receiving and viewing independent films that entertain and often times push you to consider important forthright social issues. No matter your genre of choice in film, Advanced Sommelier Jenny Benzie gives us a brief insight into a handful of movies being featured this festival weekend, along with a beautiful rosé wine for the perfect match.  A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD Many of generations have...Read More >

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