by Aurore Alonzo, Innkeeper and Guest Blogger A day trip to Great Point Lighthouse is one of the most amazing outings of the Little Grey Lady! Whether you are a newbie or an “habitué” of the island, the day trip to Great Point Lighthouse will amaze you with beauty and fill you up with extraordinary energy Read More >

The Brass Lantern has opened for our 17th season this year with a “host” of changes – and a Continental flair! Our New Innkeeper Aurore Alonzo joined us in March as our new Innkeeper.  Native of France, Aurore has charmed both our American and European guests with her Gallic charm and warm, welcoming smile.  Aurore set her Read More >

The Nantucket Culinary Center, just down the street from the Brass Lantern, is open for business! The extensive renovation, which began in 2014, has transformed a lovely Greek revival style building that had been sadly in need of attention, into a three level, state of the art culinary center designed to celebrate the art and Read More >

Christmas Stroll on Nantucket, December 4 – 6, 2015, just keeps getting better! Stroll was started 42 years ago as a way of showcasing the local merchants to the Island for local, early Christmas shopping and over the years, it has grown into a ‘must do’ Nantucket event for visitors and residents, year-round and seasonal Read More >

Start a new tradition – come to Nantucket for Thanksgiving! Arrive on Wednesday evening or early on Thursday to fully enjoy the Thanksgiving events on Nantucket. First up on Thanksgiving morning, the Cold Turkey Plunge – a fundraiser for the Weezie Children’s Library at the Nantucket Atheneum.  Watch – or join – the hundreds of ‘plungers’ Read More >

Come to the to Nantucket this fall and experience first hand the Island from which the crew from the whaleship Essex departed for their last, tragic voyage in the winter of 1820.  Walk the bricks and cobblestones that were walked by crew members Owen Chase, first mate, George Pollard, the captain and Thomas Nickerson, the 14 year Read More >

Each summer in July, the Nantucket Atheneum  brings five days and nights of dance to Nantucket – lectures, demonstrations, and beautiful performances!  All of the events (except the performances on Friday and Saturday) are free and most are offered at the Atheneum on the corner of India and Federal,  just a short walk from the Brass Lantern. Read More >

The Nantucket Garden Festival on July 22-23, 2015, offers a wide assortment of workshops, tours, and social events for all flower and garden lovers of any age!  Many events are free and most are centered in Town, and an easy walk from the Brass Lantern. Nantucketers love gardens – from the magnificent window boxes, to the Read More >

Fourth of July on Nantucket is reminiscent of our childhood memories – and you can re-live those happy times with a Nantucket Fourth of July celebration! This day’s worth of events begin at 9 am with a reading of the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House on Orange Street. Read More >

The Brass Lantern Inn renovation this past winter combined a fresh new design to the eleven new rooms, soft Farrow and Ball paint colors and beautiful accent wallpapers, lovely and practical materials for padded headboard slip covers and bedskirts and floor coverings. We purchased comfortable new furniture so every one of the rooms has seating for two or Read More >