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Why Now Is the Best Time to Go to Nantucket

John Mariani | Posted 08.12.2014 | Taste
John Mariani

Given that Nantucket is both difficult and expensive to get to, this is a pricey destination, and as such, the entrepreneurs and restaurateurs have to make their money fast and in volume.

The 10 Most Dreamy Islands To Retire On In America

Moira McGarvey | Posted 09.14.2014 | Fifty
Moira McGarvey

Ever dreamed about retiring to an island? Whenever I see a travel commercial with sand and water, it gets me going. The camera will zoom in behind a couple sitting in beach chairs watching the sunset with the sound of nothing but seagulls.

Nautical Stripes and Boat Shoes: 5 Great New England Beach Towns | Posted 09.08.2014 | Travel

New England's seasonal climate only allows residents and tourists a small window of time to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf, and they savor every minute of it.

A Tick Bite, an Illness and Questionable Diagnostic Tests

Beth Daley | Posted 08.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Beth Daley

There are thousands of truly sick people who are convinced that they have a chronic form of Lyme. But many of them receive a diagnosis based on unvalidated tests that have never fully been proven to show they correctly identify the disease.

Why Was Moby Dick White?

Marta Ibarrondo | Posted 07.25.2014 | Comedy
Marta Ibarrondo

Why was Moby Dick white?

Your East Coast Summer Sorted | Posted 06.15.2014 | Travel

As East Coast city dwellers prepare for their seasonal exodus to the beaches of Maine, Massachusetts and more, we share the lowdown on five quintessential summer escapes.

The Tides of March

Tracy Christoph | Posted 05.18.2014 | Travel
Tracy Christoph

I'd like to share some of my favorite East Coast beach towns with you, with some warm thoughts for the season ahead. These award-winning destinations are sure to warm not only your body but also your spirit!

Nantucket: Full of Surprises

Kathleen Beckett | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Kathleen Beckett

For those who think of Nantucket as the kingdom of pink-and-green -- pretty but predictable and steeped in if not stifled by tradition -- you're in for a surprise. Some creative locals are hard-at-work reinvigorating the island.

From Coast to Coast | Posted 12.22.2013 | Travel

With 12,383 miles of coastline in the United States, finding the best beach escape is no small task. Here are our eight picks for great sandy spots from coast to coast.

A Perfect Fall Weekend in Nantucket (PHOTOS)

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 11.13.2013 | Travel
Anna Watson Carl

It's always been a dream of mine to visit Nantucket, the tiny, crescent-shaped island off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The mere mention of the place conjured up nautical images in my mind: sailboats, lighthouses, weatherworn fishing cottages, and seafood.

"Gone Fishing"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

By Jerry Zezima If legendary composer George Gershwin had also been a fisherman, one of his greatest works might have been "Porgy and Bass." I could...

Sister Kate

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

Visitors venture into the furnace of a mid-summer night's revelry. It is Martha's Vineyard. From their air-conditioned sanctuaries, all migrate to the Old Whaling Church. They arrive to witness the celebration of the miracle of a mural recreated by the elegant artist, Margot Datz.

Stolen Moment of the Week: Ophira Eisenberg in Nantucket

Mindy Tucker | Posted 09.07.2013 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

2013-07-08-20130707ophiraeisenberg08114hpthumbOphira was in Nantucket to host the Nantucket Film Festival's Late Night Storytelling show. I ran into her in town after shooting the All-Star Comedy Roundtable and we did a quick New York meets Nantucket photo

Glammed out Great Gatsby Hotels

trivago | Posted 05.24.2013 | Travel

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic, takes place in the summer of 1922, in an era of debauchery and decadence. These hotels evoke images of Gatsby's seductive revelries.

10 Tranquil Island Getaways For Rest & Relaxation

Posted 04.05.2013 | Travel

An island vacation is the perfect way to leave the everyday stress of urban life behind -- but you don't have to head halfway around the world to Fiji...

PHOTOS: 8 Unexpected Island Getaways On The Cheap

Oyster | Posted 05.30.2013 | Travel

An "island getaway" doesn't necessarily translate into washing up on the shores of the Caribbean. Plenty of other islands in the U.S. boast the same laid-back, secluded feel that you can find in Barbados or Jamaica, but often come at a fraction of those sky-high all-inclusive rates.

Nantucket -- Still a Special Place

Elisa Gaudet | Posted 11.20.2012 | Sports
Elisa Gaudet

By far one of the most beautiful golf courses I have ever seen is Sankaty Head. Should you have the good fortune to step into the clubhouse, you will have one of the most spectacular panoramas on the Atlantic Seaboard.

A Kid-Friendly Trip To Nantucket

Fathom | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

Maybe it's the fog and the palpable history of the place, but Nantucket has a reputation for being one of America's most haunted spots, and ghost stories have circulated for hundreds of years.

Ex-CEO During Nantucket Panel: 'A Lot Of People In The Business Community Are Totally Fed Up' With Wall Street

Bloomberg View | William D. Cohan | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business

Bloomberg View: If you get Jack Welch, Lou Gerstner and Bob Wright -- three of the U.S.’s most highly respected former executives -- together i...

Explorers Find Sunken U-Boat Off Mass.

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 09.27.2012 | World

BOSTON -- Divers have discovered a World War II-era German submarine nearly 70 years after it sank under withering U.S. attack in waters off Nantucket...

PHOTOS: 4 Gorgeous Spots Along The East Coast

Oyster | Posted 07.28.2012 | Travel

Some of our favorite U.S. hotels on the East Coast have re-opened their doors for the summer season.

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Remains Found Of Trudie Hall, A Missing Pregnant Woman Who Allegedly Had 2 Husbands | David Lohr | Posted 04.25.2012 | Crime

Human remains found in Massachusetts have been identified as those of a missing Nantucket pregnant woman whose mysterious disappearance captured natio...

PHOTOS: Springtime In Northeast Resort Towns

JustLuxe | Posted 06.17.2012 | Travel

With an early spring bringing unusually warm weather, East Coast resort towns are starting to anticipate their busy season coming right around the corner.

Lost Nantucket Boat Found Off Spanish Coast 3 Years Later

Posted 03.27.2012 | World

A nautical nightmare has turned into a story for the ages for Scott Douglas of Nantucket, Massachusetts. According to the Associated Press, Dougla...

Fashion arbiters who think for themselves and dress like grownups

Cherie Burns | Posted 11.22.2011 | Style
Cherie Burns

There once was a woman in Nantucket who had cards printed to hand out to women she considered inappropriately dressed. "Your attire is not appropriate for Nantucket," the recipients were advised.