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Winter 2020

Standing Together

Winter 2020

It’s been two and a half years since Charity Grace Mofsen woke up to see the words “N----r Leave” spray-painted on the front doors of the African Meeting House, where she had been the manager. The culprit...

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The Old New Tap Room

Winter 2020

The Tap Room was the kind of place you could feel comfortable disappearing for an afternoon, back when one of the purposes of a local watering hole was to hide patrons from the stresses of the world...

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Oyster Men: Bender & Son

Winter 2020

We are sitting in Steve Bender’s kitchen, eating oysters. That is to say, I am eating oysters. He is talking about the specific natural elements that have lent his oysters a sense that they know where they...

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75 years of The Boys & Girls Club

Winter 2020

Dick Glidden remembers walking into the Nantucket Boys Club for the first time in 1956 as a 7-year-old. The club was on Francis Street back then. There was a small gymnasium, which seemed giant to him as a...

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Riding on The Edge

Winter 2020

Chris Gordon grew up sailing Lasers and other small boats at the Nantucket Yacht Club. But as a young man he made the transition to ice-boating. The reason for the switch can be summed up in one word:...

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The Joys of Winter Birding

Winter 2020

Don’t birds go south for the winter? Yes, and for a whole host of species, Nantucket is their idea of south.

To birders, winter means ducks: pond ducks, sea ducks and more.

The cold season presents a...

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A Bountiful Feast

Winter 2020

The tradition of Thanksgiving is largely about telling a story through food. It is about food as a symbol. And in such stories, the preparation of the meal is as much of an event as the meal itself.

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Some Like it Hot

Winter 2020

As the leaves begin to change color and the cold north wind starts blowing, we turn our attention from refreshing summer cocktails to something a little more comforting. Hot cocktails have been a staple in...

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THE QUESTIONS: Neil Paterson

Winter 2020

As a young man, Neil Paterson wanted nothing more than to get off the farm in northern Scotland where he grew up. There was no work. It was 1979 and Paterson was 20. He moved to Nantucket in search of a...

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Six Recipes to Get You through the Winter

Winter 2020

If there is one thing the coronavirus has taught me, it is that there is comfort in nesting and self-nurturing in the safety of our homes and cooking delicious meals while we hunker down. Expect a lot more...

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