Jul 212017
 
Most Beautiful Store on the Water: The Sun Shines Off the Water and On to Necklaces, Earrings, Bracelets, Rings and more at Dockside Jewelry

by Natasha Heinz The sun shines through the glass counters of Dockside Jewelers, making the silver and gold pieces sparkle. The twinkles of precious metals grab the attention of people strolling through the Oak Bluffs Harbor. The store is small in comparison to some off island, but space is precious on the waterfront and there [ Read More… ]

Jul 172017
 
Whatever Sterling Silver: Long-Standing Vineyard Favorite

by Courtney Taylor Beautiful silver necklaces and cuff-link bracelets reflect the rays of sunlight from the large shop windows of Whatever Sterling as the glimmering shiny jewelry sits on display. Located at the bottom of Main Street in Edgartown, Whatever Sterling offers a fine collection of handmade and hand-selected solid sterling silver jewelry, each piece [ Read More… ]

Tourist Trap, It Ain’t: Fair Prices for Extraordinary Products

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Jul 082016
 
Tourist Trap, It Ain’t: Fair Prices for Extraordinary Products

Tourist Trap, It Ain’t: Fair Prices for Extraordinary Products Dockside Jewelers Features Artful Pieces that Leave Wallet Woes Behind By Chaiel Schaffel   The birds are chirping, the sails are flying, and the sun is blazing by 9:00 AM. Summer has arrived, and the Island is again open for business. As the Vineyard has a [ Read More… ]

Hot Shopping: Vera & Alex

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Jul 012016
 
Hot Shopping: Vera & Alex

Bringing World Wide Brands to the Vineyard, at an Affordable Cost Aley Lewis   Smack dab in the center of Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs lies a hidden treasure that you may not have been expecting to find. Vera & Alex, a clothing, footwear and accessory boutique for newborns to age 12, is drawing a [ Read More… ]

Trader Fred’s Discount Store: A New Find, Every Time

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Jun 242016
 
Trader Fred’s Discount Store: A New Find, Every Time

“If you missed it, you didn’t look hard enough.” Aley Lewis Imagine you’re a mother of five who just arrived on the island for a weeklong, carefully planned vacation. It’s mid-July, the height of the summer season, and you arrive with your family who is throwing ideas, needs and wants your way every second. Before [ Read More… ]

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… ]

Close Encounters of the Trader Fred’s Kind

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Jul 282015
 
Close Encounters of the Trader Fred’s Kind

Unexplainable prices sighted at Trader Fred’s by Nick Macksood I left Trader Fred’s with an adventure book lined with vintage NSA foibles, an Arturo Fuente cigar, a pair of designer shorts, an original photo of Hunter Thompson’s ashes on my iPhone, and a boogie board. It was, like, forty dollars. Men in the business of [ Read More… ]

Possible Dreams Auction Remembers A Gentle Soul

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Jul 242015
 
Possible Dreams Auction Remembers A Gentle Soul

The Late Children’s Author Norman Bridwell Will be Honored at Community Service’s Annual Event by Nick Macksood The 37th annual Art Buchwald Possible Dreams Auction, held by Martha’s Vineyard Community Services will bring a certain amount of change. This year’s auction will be in honor of the late Norman Bridwell, a longtime supporter of the [ Read More… ]