Step one step down into Meursault, a wine and cheese cafe on Broad Street, and you will be reminded of your last trip to France! Meursault, which opened summer of 2014, provides a lovely setting for a light meal – perfectly paired wines, cheeses and charcuterie – and a nice alternative to traditional multi-course dinners. 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 >

The White Heron Theatre is just two doors down from the Brass Lantern – in a white tent on the corner of North Water Street and Whaler’s Lane. This is the second – and last – summer  that the tent is in place as the White Heron’s plans to build a theatre on the site Read More >

Queequeg and Town, two bustling Nantucket restaurants, are back to back neighbors along South Water Street, just a block from the Brass Lantern. Because of their location, they share the Tree Bar, an outdoor patio bar that spans the two outdoor patios – a great place to stop by for a late afternoon or evening Read More >

The restaurant scene on Nantucket is dynamic – at the beginning of each season we see new restaurants opening and, at the end of each season, some restaurants close and fade from memory. One of Nantucket’s best restaurants, and one of our favorites, the Centre Street Bistro, has stood the test of time and remains a Read More >

The Nantucket Wine Festival concluded yesterday, May 18, with the last Grand Tasting in the tent at the White Elephant Hotel, overlooking Nantucket Harbor. Over 150 winemakers convened on Nantucket for five days of dinners, tastings, seminars and wine talk. Over 50 restaurants from Nantucket, Boston, New York and points west joined them. The Wine Festival 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 >

For the 17th year, Nantucket will be the setting for the Nantucket Wine Festival, which takes place from May 14 – 17, 2014.  Over the years, the Nantucket Wine Festival has become one of the most celebrated and respected wine and food events in the country. All of the main events – the Harbor Gala, 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 >