Daily Archives: July 11, 2007

An Invitation to Alice’s Restaurant

If you’ve been wondering when Alice’s Restaurant will be opening at the airport, what will it look like, and what will it serve, tonight can be your night. A special invitation has been extended to Mahon About Town subscribers to attend tonight’s (Wednesday) pre-opening party, between 6 and 8 p.m.

I understand they’ll be phasing in to full service over the next few days.

Natalie Cole at the Boston Pops

Announced just minutes ago, this year’s special guest for the Boston Pops will be Natalie Cole.

The Pops comes to Nantucket on Saturday, August 11th at Jetties Beach to benefit Nantucket Cottage Hospital. The eight-time Grammy Award winner has produced over 20 studio albums, including her latest hit album, Leavin’, and she has sold more than 30 million albums.

The 11th Annual Boston Pops on Nantucket is sponsored by Nantucket Island Resorts Jill and Steve Karp and will feature Keith Lockhart conducting, and Tim Russert as host.

General admission tickets, as well as special reserved seating and sponsorship opportunities, are currently available on the hospital’s website, http://www.nantuckethospital.org. Beginning July 23rd, tickets and Pops on Nantucket merchandise will be available for sale at the Hospital Living Room and in-town at Aunt Leah’s Fudge, Country Village Real Estate, Murray’s Toggery Shop and Visitors Services. For more information about the concert, please call 508-825-8181, email crdcontact@ackhosp.org, or visit the Hospital’s website, http://www.nantuckethospital.org. Individuals interested in volunteering, should call 508-228-2949.

American Ireland Fund Benefit

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Boys and Girls Club Clambake

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Alastair Crawford

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Blooming Bids for Kids

Blooming Bids for Kids was a benefit for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Nantucket hosted by Cisco Brewery on Thursday, June 28. The event was catered by Simply with Style, with Spanky’s raw bar, and beer and wine by Cisco Brewers and Nantucket Vineyard. The container gardens for the silent auction were created by Nantucket’s greenest thumbs.

For more photos, go to the Mahon About Town Photo Pages.

Blooming Bids for Kids Part 2

Cary Hazlegrove Slide Show

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The Chicken Box

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Cisco Brewers and Company of the Cauldron Dinner

Cisco Brewers and the Company of the Cauldron teamed up on Thursday, June 21 for a food and beer pairing. Jalapeno Poppers were served with Whale’s Tale Pale Ale; Wings and Blue Cheese with Bailey’s Ale; Lobster Corndog with Summer of Lager; Kobe Beef Rueben Sliders with Indie Pale Ale’ and Root “Beer Float” with Moor Porter.

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