If you are looking for something new and fun to do on the island and like me, you are a photo lover always looking for a great shot to bring back home (and make your friends super jealous), don’t go any further… We have the perfect activity for you – a photography tour! Treat yourself Read More >

            by Myra Beal, Concierge and Guest Blogger     Nantucket is as family friendly as you can get!  Usually considered the perfect place for a romantic getaway with beautiful beaches and elegant restaurants, but what happens when the kids tag along?  With life-guarded beaches, kids activities, and restaurants that Read More >

Despite its impressive demonstration and teaching kitchens, with gleaming stainless equipment on every wall and the latest in demonstration technology, the Nantucket Culinary Center‘s mission is to teach regular people to cook for themselves and has a variety of courses to do just that. In Partnership with Sustainable Nantucket Starting with very young cooks, Chef Greg Margolis 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 >

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 >

The Nantucket Historical Association is a true treasure of Nantucket!  There are a myriad of programs throughout the year to please, inform and entertain Island visitors, summer residents and year-round residents. From special exhibits to live theatre and musical concerts under the whale skeleton in Gosnell Hall to the Nantucket History Quiz Bowl in February, Read More >

After half a day’s ride and the slow ferry out to Nantucket (during which they saw four rainbows!), fifteen students, parents and teachers from Putney Grammar School in southern Vermont recently traveled to the Brass Lantern for the fifth annual eighth grade Nantucket Adventure. After a hearty Brass Lantern breakfast, their first day started with Read More >

This week, April 14-17, the Brass Lantern for the thirteenth year hosted the annual Nantucket Bike Trip for the Garden School, a small private school in New York.  This year, the group had grown to 67 cyclists – students from 12 – 18, teachers and parents – and filled the Brass Lantern and our two Read More >