MV OceanSports: Jet Skiing

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Aug 252017
 
MV OceanSports: Jet Skiing

Motorbikes that travel on water. What could be cooler? by Diane Alter Jet skiing is the equivalent of riding a motor bike on water. It provides a huge adrenaline rush. Many riders say there is nothing like the exhilarating experience of gliding over the water with the sun in your face and the wind at [ Read More… ]



The “SKIPPER” of Oak Bluffs: An Ocean Fishing Expedition You Don’t Want to Skip

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Aug 232017
 

Captain John Potter’s the “SKIPPER” offers twice daily fishing trips where the fishing is good and the catching is better by Diane Alter The faces of returning passengers from a trip aboard the “SKIPPER” say it all. Big smiles and high fives tell the best story. A fixture on Martha’s Vineyard for decades, Captain John [ Read More… ]



An Island Classic: The 26th Annual Oar & Paddle Regatta Raises Funds for Cleaner Waters

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Aug 232017
 
An Island Classic: The 26th Annual Oar & Paddle Regatta Raises Funds for Cleaner Waters

by Natasha Heinz If you are looking for something fun to do for a good cause we have just the thing for you.  Sunday August 27th marks the 26th year for the Oar & Paddle Regatta and its always a great time. And hey, all the money you help raise will go to keep the [ Read More… ]



Take a Hike: Menemsha Hills Reservation

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Aug 122017
 

For a Rejuvenating and Relaxing Experience While Visiting Martha’s Vineyard, Take a Hike The down island towns of Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven draw visitors by the droves. Yet adventurous guests take the road less traveled and head up island. Many have found that the best way to see this tranquil part of the Vineyard is on foot. Off [ Read More… ]



MV OceanSports: Flyboarding is the Closest Thing to Feeling like a Superhero

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Aug 122017
 
MV OceanSports: Flyboarding is the Closest Thing to Feeling like a Superhero

by Diane Alter Would you like to know how it feels to fly like a bird or dive like a dolphin? If so, flyboarding is the answer. A flyboard is a brand of hydroflight device that supplies propulsion to drive the flyboard into the air to perform an increasingly popular sport known as hydroflying. A flyboard rider stands on [ Read More… ]



156th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair & Livestock Show: An Island Classic

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Aug 122017
 
156th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair & Livestock Show: An Island Classic

by Natasha Heinz It’s that time of the year again. From Thursday, August 17th, to Sunday, August 20th, West Tisbury will be the home of the 156th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair & Livestock Show. As history shows, the event is a classic one for the Martha’s Vineyard community. Celebrating the island’s farming tradition, the fair provides entertainment for visitors of [ Read More… ]



The Real Jaws of Martha’s Vineyard: Lecture with Dr. Greg Skomal Aims to Raise Awareness of the Shark Population on the Island

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Aug 062017
 
The Real Jaws of Martha’s Vineyard: Lecture with Dr. Greg Skomal Aims to Raise Awareness of the Shark Population on the Island

by Natasha Heinz It is not possible to visit the Vineyard without being reminded that a shark once created chaos on the island… in a movie. The iconic film “Jaws,” which still has many people suspect of sea waters, was filmed in Edgartown, Oak Bluffs and Menemsha. Many of the movie’s sensational scene locations still [ Read More… ]



Music Profile: The Perfect Summer Soundtrack

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Aug 062017
 

Let the Splendid Sounds of Local Musicians Fill Your Ears with Music on the Square by Brittney Wright For the perfect summer evening, you really need three things: good company, great ice cream, and awesome  music. Hopefully, you surround yourself with nice people, and since there really isn’t bad ice cream to be had on the island, that leaves the [ Read More… ]



Take a Hike: Waskosim’s Rock Reservation

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Aug 062017
 

Lace up the Hiking Shoes and Take a Walk through Martha’s Vineyard History Your one-of-a-kind adventure on Martha’s Vineyard starts the moment you step off the ferry or land at the island’s airport. Whether you come for the bonanza of beautiful beaches, or a shopping spree at any one of the island’s fashion forward stores, or to taste some of the [ Read More… ]



Island Cove Adventures: Putter Around and Climb the Wall

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Aug 062017
 
Island Cove Adventures: Putter Around and Climb the Wall

Take the Family to Island Cove Adventures for a Rousing Round of Miniature Golf and a Try at Rock Climbing by Diane Alter As sure as the weather warms and shorts and sandals replace sweaters and galoshes, tourists come to Martha’s Vineyard for its beautiful beaches and easygoing atmosphere. While on the island, many visit Island Cove Adventures [ Read More… ]