Posts Tagged: Nantucket

Gary McBournie Nantucket entry At Home on Nantucket with Gary McBournie

Drive up to designer Gary McBournie‘s charming Nantucket home and you are greeted by an enormous green privet hedge punctuated by a vibrant blue door, beyond which a gorgeous courtyard blooming with hydrangea and island friendly flowers reveals itself like a secret garden.…
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Friday Favorites – Nantucket Natural Beauty

Surrounded by an abundance of nature’s gifts every day, it’s not surprising that there is an emphasis on living healthfully here on Nantucket. Whether it’s what you eat or put on your face and body, natural beauty is a goal here on island.…
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Maria Mitchell Happy Anniversary Maria Mitchell

When you think of Nantucket, perhaps beautiful beaches, cobblestone streets and rose covered cottages come to mind, but this small island is also home to one of the most pioneering women in the history of science. This year celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of Maria Mitchell [pronounced “mə-RYE-ə”], America’s first female astronomer and to commemorate the occasion, the Nantucket Historical Association has collaborated with the Maria Mitchell Association on an exhibition at the Whaling Museum, below.…
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nantucket highlights via Quintessence Nantucket Highlights

As I prepare for my annual summer trip to Nantucket, I was reviewing some of my past posts of island favorites. I thought I would share a few Nantucket highlights here and ask you readers what you might enjoy seeing this year.…
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Sconset Gate, Nantucket copy-1 Happy Labor Day

While it’s hard to believe that September is here, I am hoping that all of you are savoring the last days of summer, enjoying the long Labor Day weekend. And while I look forward to the changing of the seasons, it’s always a little wistful saying goodbye to the late light and easier days of summer.…
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Greydon House reception Greydon House Nantucket

Nantucket is a small island brimming with charm and character, due in no small part to the island’s vigilance in protecting its history and built and natural environments. So when real estate investment firm Faros Properties decided to open a new hotel downtown, they knew they wanted to honor that legacy.…
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Coastal Nantucket Nantucket Favorite Friday Finds VII

With its modern organic vibe, Coastal is a long time Nantucket favorite. Founded by ex-Calvin Klein fashion executive Karen Fisher, the store features a unique mix of vintage and contemporary artisanal furniture, art and accessories all with a creative coastal feel.…
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Nantucket Friday Favorite Finds VI | A Weekend of Art and Antiques

In addition to its beautiful beaches and historic charm, Nantucket offers a rich cultural scene for such a small island. This week I had the opportunity to view two lovely venues for art and antiques. On Thursday and Friday, luxury brand consultant, landscape designer and photographer James Ogilvy had a small exhibition of his ethereal landscape photography at a private home here on island.…
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Nantucket Friday Favorite Finds V | Nantucket by Design 2017

While Friday has somehow segued to Sunday, this week’s favorite find from here on Nantucket has to be Nantucket by Design 2017. Building on the momentum established with last year’s debut, the collection of week-long events benefitting the Nantucket Historical Association, hit the ground running with the VIP cocktail party I highlighted in the last post.…
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Nantucket by Design 2017

While the first week of August on Nantucket has in recent years always included a focus on design, this year marks the second annual edition of Nantucket by Design. Nantucket by Design 2017 cocktail party-1The major fundraising event for the Nantucket Historical Association, this exciting week of design brings together a group of distinguished designers, sponsors and events to celebrate the great history and traditions of design style here on Nantucket.…
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