Made MV: Where a Gift is More than Just an Object

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Jun 242016
 
Made MV: Where a Gift is More than Just an Object

Doing it Vineyard Style, One Store Tells Many Stories By Liz Hilfrank   Sandwiched between restaurants and ice cream shops, Made MV contains the less edible aspects of Martha’s Vineyard. The artisan store is new to Circuit Avenue in Oaks Bluff, but it holds much Vineyard history between its freshly paneled walls.   Walking into [ Read More… ]

Biking your way to Fitness

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Jun 232015
 
Biking your way to Fitness

By Eleanor Harte On the Vineyard, there are treats almost anywhere you look. I watch longingly as people walk by the store where I work and I’m envious as I see them enjoying ice cream cones piled as high as the length of my palm. The smell of fresh baked Back Door Donuts wafts directly [ Read More… ]

Swamps, Sand and Solitude

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Jun 112015
 
Swamps, Sand and Solitude

By Johanna Bernhard The sign pointed towards Marl Pond. It was a swamp. The stagnant green water that had been absorbed by a thick layer of grey fungus, was swarming with insects. We crossed the narrow plywood bridge with caution. Falling into the slime would either have resulted in sudden death or a serious illness. The remainder of [ Read More… ]

Tick Territory

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Jun 102015
 
Tick Territory

by Johanna Bernhard I was 11 and had just completed my final entrance exams for secondary school. My friends celebrated by stealing alcohol from the cupboard above the counter in their parent’s kitchen and throwing small parties. My celebratory five days were spent hiking between two hostels in the middle of the Peak District in the north of [ Read More… ]

Pamper Yourself at Edgartown’s Wave Lengths Salon and Day Spa

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Jul 132014
 
Pamper Yourself at Edgartown's Wave Lengths Salon and Day Spa

Wave Lengths Salon and Day Spa on Upper Main Street in Edgartown. Founded in 1989, Wave Lengths has a plethora of health and beauty services and treatments. Owner Jayne Leaf spoke with This Week on MV about the numerous treatments offered at Wave Lengths, recommending the Keratin Treatment as an essential during the summer. If you’re in need of an up¬do for a formal occasion, Wave Lengths offers special consulting for designing hairstyles. Brides and bridesmaids often seek the help of the professional staff to make sure their hair is perfect for their big day.

Sizzlin’ Cuts: Circuit Style Creations

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Aug 182013
 
Sizzlin’ Cuts: Circuit Style Creations

by Ashley Amato Wake up your hair with Circuit Style’s summer salon creations. Located on Oak Bluffs’ main strip, this salon will let the inner you emerge. Don’t settle with the classic crew cut or summer chop. Instead, work with a stylist to design the perfect personalized look. “We want every client to feel like [ Read More… ]

Mind-Body Collision

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Aug 042013
 
Mind-Body Collision

The Vineyard Offers Yoga for Every Type of Personality by Ashley Amato Meet Megan Grennan, yoga instructor and legend here on Martha’s Vineyard. Grennan has been teaching body movement classes on the island for twenty years and specifically instructing yoga for the last fifteen. The Yoga Barn in West Tisbury is Grennan’s home-base for teaching. [ Read More… ]

The Mane Attraction

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Jul 222013
 
The Mane Attraction

Maggie’s Salon Exceeds Customer Satisfaction by Hannah Payne Presented with the Best of the Vineyard award for the last five years in a row, Maggie’s Salon has an incredible reputation. The salon opened eight years ago when owner, Maggie Mae, pursued her teenage dream. “I’ve been in the salon for eighteen years, more than half [ Read More… ]