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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURED

GOOD COMPANY

Andrew Perlman has lived the Mark Zuckerberg version of the American Dream. While other kids in his hometown of Newton, Massachusetts pinned posters of athletes or rock stars on their bedroom walls, Perlman idolized tech giants Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. He was a natural born entrepreneur—curious, driven and highly intelligent. When Perlman was just [...]

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURED

ON THE WINGS OF HISTORY

Watching Andrew McKenna perform a fighter approach at Nantucket Memorial Airport in his P-51 Mustang makes your heart thud like a prop. Coming in hot, McKenna screams low over the tarmac, then pulls up and arches his Mustang high to the left, dumping speed and circling back for a landing. The fighter gleams magnificently in [...]

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, FEATURED

BEACON OF BRIGHT IDEAS

First there was Tom and Tom. Then there was Tom and Kate—Tom Scott and Kate Brosnan that is, the co-founders of the Nantucket Project. When Tom and Kate step onstage on September 26 to welcome an esteemed group of thinkers and visionaries to the island for the fourth annual Nantucket Project, it will represent the [...]

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

A CURE IN SIGHT

There is an old English proverb, “What is bred in the bone wills out in the flesh.” For some of us, that means our past catches up with us and diverts our path from a straight line to a curved one. For others, it means that genetic predispositions come forward unexpectedly, and we have to [...]

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MAKING WAVES

Razor-sharp coral reef. Man-eating sharks. Cutthroat competition. The life of a pro surfer is hardly a day at the beach, but for sixteen-year-old Spencer Bridges the water is just right. Fresh from placing third at a national long-boarding competition in California, Bridges was back on the shores of Cisco teaching at Nantucket Surf School this [...]

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WINE & FOOD

FARM TO FORK

Of all the island’s fall dining venues, few can compare with the farm-to-table feasts at Bartlett’s Farm. Set at an elegant- ly appointed hundred-person table in one of Bartlett’s green houses, Executive Chef Neil Hudson’s cuisine draws upon the freshest produce around to create a truly unique dining experience. Better still, on September 6th, John [...]

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THE JET SONS

Exactly two years ago, N Magazine told readers about the JetLev, a $100,000 water-propelled jetpack that was soaring around Nantucket Harbor. Onlookers marveled as this futuristic contraption brought the rocketeer into reality, while the JetLev’s exorbitant price tag kept the idea of owning one very much grounded. Now, two local brothers have brought the next [...]

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WINE & FOOD

DRINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

Discerning oenophiles have long looked down on boxed wine. The idea of drinking from a cardboard box just leaves a bad taste in their mouths. But now a new company has uncorked itself onto the luxury market, doing away with the boxed-wine stigma and putting a fine drinking experience on tap. Indulge in Andegavia Cask [...]

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT, INTERVIEWS, N STYLE

Man in Black

Fashion king Michael Kors brings his fall line to Nantucket this August to benefit the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. N MAGAZINE: Nantucket fashion is often pegged as categorically preppy. Is there something to be said about dressing accordingly “when in Rome,” or should you stick with your own style regardless of the setting MICHAEL KORS: [...]

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A Living Link to the Past

Vanity Fair Special Correspondent Maureen Orth explores the story of Phil Grant, one of the last living connections to Nantucket’s whaling days. Five generations ago, Phil Grant’s great-great-grandfather, James, a Scottish sailmaker who shipwrecked off Old Man Shoal twelve miles east of Wauwinet, made a grand entrance onto the shores of Nantucket. He had donned [...]