Tag Archives: nantucket

  • Caught Adrift: May 8, 2014

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    Surviving Yolanda - A first hand account

    Nantucketer Terry Pommett was in the Phillipines for Typhoon Yolanda this past November. Read his story.

     

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    US Government guide to shirts

    Check out this guide to quality shirts, published by the US Government back in 1949. Most of it still holds true.

     

     

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    The Ten Best Sentences

    There's not much info about the parameters for picking, but apparently these are the 10 best sentences.

     

     

    4Oxford Exchange - Tampa, Fl.

    We've love to check out this establishment that features a bookstore, cafe, restaurant, "commerce club", and more.

  • Caught Adrift: Week of May 01, 2014

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    Sailing 'Zulu' Nantucket - Tortola

    Robert Cocuzzo's story of an unexpected adventure for a crew including Brian Sager, a photographer we worked with.

     

     

    2FX's New 'Fargo' TV Show

    We loved the original Coen brothers' movie and just learned about FX's new 'Fargo' TV show via blog A Cup of Jo.

     

     

    3Colorado is in the South?

    FiveThirtyEight asked what states are in the south. See the results that questioningly included mentions of CO & AZ.

     

     

    4Want a 38 page bread recipe?

    The chef of San Francisco's Tartine Bakery published a recipe for his famous bread. 38 pages, but here's a short version.

     

  • Caught Adrift: Beach Cars

    From sunny California to snowy Nantucket. Check out these links we know you will enjoy.

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    Huntington Beach Woodies

    A gallery of woody wagons at Huntington Beach, CA. What's a more iconic beach car than a woody?

     

     

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    The Office Time Machine

    The Office super-fan, Joe Sabia, compiled a video of all clips of cultural references from the show's 10 seasons.

     

     

    3Uncomfortable Project

    Check out this collection designed by KK Studio. All items could be used, but not so effectively.

     

     

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    Spring Snow Storm with 80+ MPH Winds

    Is winter finally over? Check out the tweets and images of the latest storm on Nantucket on Storify.

     

     

  • Caught Adrift: Madras

    View these great posts about all things Madras.

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    Bill Murray on Madras and Moonrise Kingdom

    Bill Murray discusses Madras Pants and his film, Moonrise Kingdom, while wearing madras pants (of course).

     

     

     

    2Madras on Ice? Preppy Cocktails

    The NY Times' Rosie Schaap visited Nantucket last summer and was reminded of the timelessness of preppy drinks.

     

     

     

    3Patchwork Madras' Rise in Popularity

    Madras has been popular since the 60s, but has been around much longer. Why the sudden rise in popularity?

     

     

     

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    Madras at Nantucket Whaling Museum

    Our Montauk Madras Dress was featured at the Nantucket Whaling Museum's Foggy Facts & Fictions exhibit last year.

  • Summer Sailboat Races in and Around Nantucket

    Sailboat Races Around Nantucket

    Every summer Nantucket is home to a number of sailboat races. Nantucket's location is ideal for sailing and the races draw a number of participants. If you are considering a visit to Nantucket consider a time when one of these races are going, they are fun to watch. Here is a list of some of the best sailboat races in and around Nantucket. Some of the dates below are approximate, check the websites for exact dates for the upcoming season which haven't been posted at the time this post was published. Continue reading

  • Holiday Gift Guide

    Holiday Gift Guide

    Need help selecting gifts for your friends and family this holiday season? We're here to help! We've put together 3 gift guides for you with 12 selections for each section below. Each item was hand-picked and all among our most-popular and favorite items. Click the images below to browse each gift guide.

    Men's Clothing Gift Guide Home Gift Guide Women's Clothing Gift Guide

  • Tie one on. New Sankaty Light and Nantucket red ties

    nantucket red and sankaty head light

    New Uniquely Nantucket Ties

    See our new Sankaty Lighthouse & Nantucket red ties

    We're really excited about our two new tie patterns. These uniquely Nantucket ties are made from 100% silk and are both available as standard ties and bow ties. The first is our Sankaty Lighthouse Tie, which features the famous striped Sankaty Lighthouse on a navy background. The second is our new Nantucket red tie, which features subtle alternating stripes in a faded red color.

    Pick your design and style or order one as Father's Day Gift today.

    Nantucket Red Bow Tie Sankaty Lighthouse Bow Tie
    Nantucket Red Bow Tie Sankaty Light Bow Tie
     Sankaty Lighthouse Tie Nantucket Red Tie
    Sankaty Light Tie Nantucket Red Tie

     

  • Nantucket Wine Festival 2012

    Nantucket Wine Festival 2012

    It's spring on Nantucket and that means 16th annual Wine Festival is nearly upon us. The event kicks off tomorrow May 16th, and runs through the weekend with the finale on Sunday, May 20th. There are a number of events including a Grand Tasting on Saturday and Sunday, wine and food seminars, auctions, and more.

    The Festival is always a good time and is highly recommended by at least a few of us at Nantucket Brand. If you have the chance, you should definitely try to make it to the Grand Tasting, if not to some of the other events. If you can't make it this year, you may need to make plans for 2013.

    Check out the full list of events and purchase tickets at the Nantucket Wine Festival site. Of course, if you're on Nantucket, be sure to stop by one of our stores and say hi.

  • JetBlue offering flights from Boston to Nantucket

    It seems that we missed this news when it was announced a few weeks ago. JetBlue has announced that they will be operating flights from Boston to and from Nantucket beginning May 17th. This will be a seasonal service that will run through September 4, 2012. There will just be one flight daily each direction.

    JetBlue has offered flights from Boston to/from Nantucket since 2007 through a partnership with Cape Air/Nantucket Airlines. However, this new service will be operated directly by JetBlue. It looks as though that partnership still exists. When searching for flights through Boston, there are flights to/from Boston offered by both JetBlue and Cape Air.

    The JetBlue planes will be quite a bit bigger than the Cessna 402s that Cape Air uses. I know a lot of people get a little nervous when getting on the Cessnas, but I actually like flying on smaller planes. Have you flown to Nantucket? What's your preference?

  • Happy Valentine's Day

    Try our Nantucket red this Valentine's Day

    Happy Valentine's Day

    Try out our red this Valentine's Day!

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