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… ]



Aug 062017
 
The “FEST”: Interview with Jay Deep

by Diane Alter The The Seventh Annual Martha’s Vineyard Comedy Fest presented by HBO, Ebony and Comcast NBC Universal once again brings laughs to the island during the month of August. The MV Comedy Fest has quickly become a favorite island tradition. Organized by Knock-Knock Productions of Chicago, the “Fest” brings the most talented stand-up comics and entertainers for a must-see [ Read More… ]



Possible Dreams Auction to Raise Funds and Imagination Sunday July 30th With Celebrity Guests

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Jul 212017
 

by Natasha Heinz The Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction to benefit the Martha’s Vineyard Community Services takes place Sunday, July 30, at the Winnetu Oceanside Resort in Katama. Celebrities and notables with close ties to the island will be donating “dreams” to raise money for programs that work to support Island residents and ensure that [ Read More… ]



First Friday Celebrates Arts and Community in Vineyard Haven

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Jul 212017
 
First Friday Celebrates Arts and Community in Vineyard Haven

by Natasha Heinz From coast to coast, a cache of U.S. cities host monthly First Friday events where guests meet local artists, designers and craftspeople and learn about their most recent works. This summer,  Vineyard Haven is joining the fray to celebrate the arts and community. Upcoming date are July 7, August 4 and September [ Read More… ]



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

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Jul 132017
 
Alex’s Place:  Teen Space Brings Much Needed Teenage Outlet

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, and [ 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… ]