January 2012

Though not quite as dramatic as the changing popularity tides in the Republican primaries, the Martha’s Vineyard waterfront estate known as the Athearn House, beat out a lakefront estate challenge from Texas, to become the Wall Street Journal’s prestigious House Of The Week today. WSJ House Of The Week Video Preview After a higher than normal online […]

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What started as a light dusting early Saturday morning, turned into a real snow event on Martha’s Vineyard. By the time the snow started to dwindle away to flurries at around 5 p.m., the Island had been hammered by eight to nine inches of heavy, wet snow. What’s that expression about the weather in New England? Take […]

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The first real snow of 2012 has landed and slammed into Martha’s Vineyard. By early afternoon, four to five inches of heavy, wet snow had fallen around various parts of the Island. This series of snow shots all taken at about the four inch mark. Seven hours into the snowstorm has found most people hunkering down […]

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Every Sunday I look forward to going out to breakfast with my family.  It’s been a tradition that started in 2009 when I was pregnant with my first child.  I had to have pancakes on Sunday no matter what, and it’s been a tradition that we’ve carried on.  During the Winter months, I have some […]

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Point B Sales Listing Featured The Wall Street Journal came looking for a special house on Martha’s Vineyard to feature in its prestigious House Of The Day series. And we had just the right one — Athearn House, a historic waterfront estate in Edgartown with private beach and pool. There are many things that make […]

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Whether you live on Martha’s Vineyard, own a second home here, or will be renting a vacation home this summer, tomorrow is the day advance car ferry reservations to the Vineyard go on sale. And prime summer travel times go quickly, so it’s a good idea to get ready. The Steamship Authority begins taking online car ferry […]

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We’ve survived the first half of January!  A much deserved long weekend is finally here. With the three-day holiday, there are lots of opportunities to enjoy time on Martha’s Vineyard and the celebrate the importance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Oscar Worthy Feeling the Oscar Buzz a little early with the Golden Globes happening […]

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It’s one of the most common Martha’s Vineyard rental requests we get at Point B Realty: We’d like a house right on the beach. While beachfront homes and rentals are common in other coastal parts of the country, such as Florida or the Carolinas, true beachfront homes are not a common rental on the Vineyard, […]

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We’re now in the second week of the 2012. I can’t help but wonder how people are doing with their New Year’s resolutions. I still see lots of people at the gym, including a lot of new people but I wonder how many people are working on strengthening their minds in addition to their bodies. You […]

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Brand new for summer 2012, this luxury Vineyard rental compound in the Katama section of Edgartown features a four-bedroom Gambrel Main House, and a separate, one-bedroom Guest House with full kitchen. Luxurious Detail & Style Throughout Built by one of the Island’s top luxury builders, there are nice touches throughout. Living and entertaining spaces include […]

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