Alex’s Place: Teen Space Brings Much Needed Teenage Outlet

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Aug 142016
 

Alex’s Place: Teen Space Brings Much Needed Teenage Outlet Chaiel Schaffel   Between ages thirteen to eighteen, there is a yawning gap in things to do almost anywhere. For ages two to eleven or twelve, there are plenty of activities. At twenty-one and older, the night scene takes over. But teenhood is an inconvenient time, [ Read More… ]

Ode to a Countertop at Eye-Level: Good Ship Lollipop

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Aug 072016
 
Ode to a Countertop at Eye-Level: Good Ship Lollipop

Ode to a Countertop at Eye-Level: Good Ship Lollipop Takes You Back to Being Knee High to a Grasshopper Chaiel Schaffel Everyone has at least a few treasured memories of when they were a small child. They’re probably dusty and out of context, a blurry recollection of something that bursts into the forefront of your [ Read More… ]

Keeping Joy Alive on the Island

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Aug 072016
 
Keeping Joy Alive on the Island

Keeping Joy Alive on the Island 38th annual Possible Dreams Auction grows bigger and better By: Liz Hilfrank   Speak with any Martha’s Vineyard visitor, and when you ask them what they liked about the island, nine times out of ten they will mention the people. There’s something about the island that breeds happy people. [ Read More… ]

Yesterday’s Faces with Today’s Haul: Menemsha Fish Market

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Aug 072016
 
Yesterday’s Faces with Today’s Haul: Menemsha Fish Market

Yesterday’s Faces with Today’s Haul: Larsen’s Fish Market brings Fresh Seafood, Fishing Tradition to Locals and Visitors Alike Clementine Wiley Stepping into Larsen’s Fish Market, you become part of a half-century Menemsha tradition. Behind its sky-blue door appears to be a modest fish market that you quickly realize is an island treasure. The Larsen family [ Read More… ]

“Be Our Guest” as we Welcome Beauty and the Beast to Martha’s Vineyard

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Aug 072016
 

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Community Program Bianca Moorman Disney lovers, your prayers have been answered. This summer, the Island Theatre Workshop brings you the all-time classic, Disney’s The Beauty and the Beast. For 49 years, the Island Theater Workshop Company has continued to bring family fun productions to the island. Last summer, it brought us the [ Read More… ]

Going the Extra Mile: Introducing the New TransLoc VTA App

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Jul 242016
 
Going the Extra Mile:  Introducing the New TransLoc VTA App

Going the Extra Mile: Introducing the New TransLoc VTA App By Clementine Wiley   There are two types of people on this island: those who ride the bus and those who don’t. For those not hopping around on a private jet or renting a Jeep, many opt to buy a seasonal pass or occasionally buy [ Read More… ]

The Reel Deal: Annual Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic Provides Challenging Competition for Charity

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Jul 242016
 

The Reel Deal: Annual Oak Bluffs Bluewater Classic Provides Challenging Competition for Charity Community Program Bianca Moorman   Fishing boats are lined up and down Oak Bluffs Harbor, and piles of the ocean’s bounty line the docks. Flounder and bass smoothly mirror the hot sun as it reflects off of their many scales. The fishermen [ Read More… ]

The Laughs Are Back

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Jul 082016
 

The Laughs Are Back: Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest is Rolling Into Town for Sixth Year Straight By Chaiel Schaffel   Show up on Circuit Avenue in early August and you’ll find that boisterous noise is quick to be found. In peals, guffaws, and giggles, it rolls from the open doors of The Lampost, a local [ Read More… ]

Sunset Concert Series at the Tabernacle

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Jul 072016
 
Sunset Concert Series at the Tabernacle

End of the Week Music and Relaxation by Aley Lewis The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association or MVCMA is a private foundation that was created by the Massachusetts Legislature in 1868. Governed by the laws of Massachusetts, it is a nonprofit organization and campground holding over 300 cottages, churches, and Martha’s Vineyard’s iconic Tabernacle. The [ Read More… ]

What to Do When There is So Much to Do: Fourth of July on MV

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Jul 012016
 
What to Do When There is So Much to Do: Fourth of July on MV

Where to be and when for the patriotic holiday Liz Hilfrank   The Fourth of July has come to be a day filled with cookouts, beach trips, parades, fireworks and crowds; and Martha’s Vineyard is no exception to the stereotype. With events in each town, this day is sure to be filled with patriotism. One [ Read More… ]