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… ]

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

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… ]

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Reel Talk

Reel Talk Paul Hakala’s new store offers something for fishermen of all abilities By: Liz Hilfrank Tucked away from the crowds and traffic of Circuit Avenue, Keep It Reel sits just outside the center of Oaks Bluffs. Looking out onto a sail boat spotted harbor, the view from the store only adds its ocean asthetic. [ Read More… ]

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Renting The Vineyard

  Renting the Vineyard It’s all about you over at AA & MV Auto Rental Liz Hilfrank   “AA & MV Auto Rental has shops located only a minute’s walk away from each ferry port.”   Island misconceptions are a frequent, yet forgivable, offense for those who have never visited Martha’s Vineyard. Questions like, “Where [ Read More… ]

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Meet Your Bartender: Lauren Tully at Isola

 Lauren Tully at Isola In the middle of a hectic night at the bar with your friends, or even on a slow evening out, far more attention is paid to securing drinks than to the person making them. Lauren Tully is living proof as to why ignoring the bartender is a terrible idea. Tully is [ Read More… ]

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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… ]

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Music Profile: 1 Night Stand: Get Off Your High Horse and JAM

Music Profile: 1 Night Stand Get Off Your High Horse and JAM Nick Macksood   There’s a game I like to play called: pick the Pandora channel you’re most embarrassed to admit you’d happily listen to. Mine is–unabashedly–the music that you’d find if you wandered into a 1 Night Stand concert. 1 Night Stand is [ Read More… ]

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Anonymous Diner: The Lampost

Anonymous Diner Chicken Wraps, Beer, Clam Chowder and Pretzels are on tap Bianca Moorman   The Lampost is a bar and nightclub located at the foot of Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs, and it has earned its place as a cornerstone of the lively, vibrant nightlife in town.  Live music charges the air and bursts [ Read More… ]

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ThisWeekonMV.com Has a New Look

Website is Now More User Friendly by Elyse Brightman In the digital age, so many newspapers are turning to the internet to provide more up-to-date information faster and This Week is catching up with the times. Back in December, the husband and wife duo of Jay and Robin Harper started the redesign on This Week’s [ Read More… ]

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