Nantucket is its own little world – one of the neat (or, most of the time neat) things about living here. One of the ‘own little world’ aspects is weather… I am not a weather geek – so the following observations are simply based on having lived on Island for thirteen years. Foliage and Unitarian Read More >

So, you have gotten your dog to “sit”, “stay”, “down” and “leave it” – now you can add “tunnel”, “A-frame”, “ramp”, “weave poles”, and “jump” as you run along side pointing and turning! Dog Agility is more than a fast-growing trend – it is an opportunity for you to work as a team with your Read More >

Dodger at Tupancy Links,sailboats in the distance The Island of Nantucket is nirvana for dogs.  Almost one half of the land on Nantucket is under conservation and there are hundreds of acres that are available for off leash dog walking – Sanford Farms, Tupancy Links, the Gardiner Property, Lost Farm.  NantucketDogWalk has great information on the abundant Read More >

Just a few blocks from the Brass Lantern Inn, there are several new restaurants to try out… If you have been to Nantucket during the past 10 years, you will remember the Even Keel, a popular Main Street restaurant. At any time of the day, you would see people milling about, waiting for their table and Read More >

…that will educate,  inspire and tickle Your funny bone! The Nantucket festival season started with Daffodil Festival in April, Wine Festival in May and Film Festival and the first Book Festival in June – and there are more to come! The five day Nantucket Dance Festival, sponsored by the Nantucket Atheneum, starts on July 23 Read More >

Happy Springtime! Daffodil Festival 2012, which takes place on April 27 – 29, is a wonderful way to welcome springtime with the Brass Lantern Inn Nantucket vacation special!  It is a wacky, wonderful time on Nantucket Island with people wearing daffy-decorated hats and leading daffy-decorated dogs up and down Main Street admiring the 100 plus Read More >

Note to self when planning vacation and travel – think about travel insurance! Anticipating your Nantucket vacation is a great way to while away the late winter days! But, sometimes, ‘life’ gets in the way of the most elaborate plans. You have done your research, chosen (and paid for) the best hotel or inn on Nantucket Island Read More >

Planning on visiting Nantucket for one of the many festivals and special events during 2012?  Here is the latest event calendar – starting with Daffodil Weekend! Dogs – and their people – get into the Daffodil Festival spirit! Here are the dates for almost all of the festivals and special events that are scheduled on Read More >

When we re-open in April after a winter hiatus, the Brass Lantern Inn,  Nantucket Bed and Breakfast, will help Clean the World.  Workers at Recycling Center Process Little-used Soapsand Toiletries – courtesy Washington Post Millions of slightly used bars of soap and toiletries are discarded each year in the hospitality industry. The mission for this worthy Read More >

On Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2011, we hosted eight active military and veterans and their families for a free night at the Brass Lantern on Nantucket, part of the BnB for Vets program.  Most of the guests were couples but one young couple, Justin and Andrea, brought their ten-month old son with them and stayed Read More >