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Here's a tip of the hat to the values that make this country great. We're not talking about motherhood and fair play. We talking value values: low-cost, deep discount, satisfaction-guaranteed values. The fact is, there are more ways to save mo...
Nantucket is good, old-fashioned American summering. Our house is a 1920's cedar-shingled cottage that overlooks the harbor and Jettie's Beach -- "on the cliff," as they say. It's an easy walk into town. My wife's store, the Children's Shop,...
Every August my family went to Nantucket. I have fond memories of bright beach umbrellas, cobblestones, windmills, scallop shells, and the accordion player who strolled along Main Street in the evenings while I ate my ice cream cone. I always drop...
In the past decade, Nantucket residents, both year-round and migratory, began to grow restless. "There are too many new houses here," they muttered to one another. Too many cell phones, too much traffic, too many people. As the year 2000 approache...
Leopard-print carpets, indoor swings, and four-inch stilettos in Nantucket?Shoe designer Vanessa Noel has transformed a 19th-century carriage house into VNH, the island's first boutique hotel and its most talked-about new destination. All eight be...
The cobblestoned streets of Nantucket Town (Nantucket is the name of the island, the county, and the main town) look like the prototype for Ye Olde Villages everywhere. In the eastern town of Sconset, the post office serves as a central meeting sp...
This season both the Steamship Authority and Hy-Line Cruises are speeding visitors to Nantucket Island from Hyannis in an hour instead of the customary two. Great news for travelers, but where to go to escape your ferry mates?The oasis of choice i...
I'm tired of people thinking that organic means hippie," says shoe designer Vanessa Noel, who, with the opening of her second Nantucket inn, has entered the eco-movement. In the center of town, adjacent to her shoe shop, Hotel Green has an organic...