March 2012

Just in time for summer, this luxury compound is new to the Martha’s Vineyard rental market. Our Featured Vineyard Rental Property in Katama has a 4-bedroom, 3.5-bath main house, and a separate 1-bedroom, 1-bathroom guest house with full kitchen. [nggallery id=35] This brand new classic Martha’s Vineyard Gambrel features deluxe amenities throughout, including: chef’s kitchen […]

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Since I first wrote about La Cave du Grenier in February, I have been extremely interested in what Chef Jean Dupon is up to for that space.  I think this is one of the changes I am most excited about for Vineyard Haven.  Even the name is clever, cave meaning cellar and grenier meaning attic. […]

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 Bunch of Grapes has been Martha’s Vineyard’s year-round, independent, locally-owned  bookstore for over 40 years.  It has been a favorite to more than one president, to a large number of local and national authors, and almost every visitor and Summer resident I know has stopping by on their list of “must do’s” when they’re here. […]

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What are the sure signs of Spring on Martha’s Vineyard? To some, it’s the song of the pinkletink, opening day at Dairy Queen, or the blooming of the daffodils. But just one day into Spring, and already nothing says it quite like, sunny and 70° at Lucy Vincent Beach in Chilmark. And yes, those are […]

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With the first day of Spring, March 20th right around the corner, it’s nice to watch the Vineyard come out of its state of muted hibernation.  Though our Winter wasn’t terrible, many of us are just ready for it to be over, and there is a noted level of excitement all around.  Luckily, there are […]

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A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the new Vineyard restaurant replacing David Ryan’s on North Water Street in Edgartown.  It seems as though I may have been misinformed about a couple of things, but I’m now back on the right track. The chef from Boston’s Sonsie, Bill Poirier, will not be opening the […]

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Who or what is Pirate Jack?  Well, it’s Pirate Jack’s Burger Shack!  Pirate Jack’s is taking over the old Oh Sun restaurant next to the Surfside Hotel on Oak Bluffs Avenue, downtown OB. Say goodbye to the tired window boxes and blah food, and say hello to Pirate Jack’s, where you’ll be able to grab […]

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  There is something about a cupcake.  Such a simple, small pastry can bring so much happiness to your life, a smile to your face and pleasure to your taste buds.  OK, perhaps I enjoy a cupcake more than your average person. In 2009, Ezra Sherman opened Sweet E’s cupcakes on Main Street in Vineyard […]

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For 10 years, the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society has been bringing the best independent films, movie classics, documentaries, and world cinema for diverse audiences of all ages to the shores of Martha’s Vineyard.  Founded by Richard Paradise, film enthusiast extrodiniare, the MVFS is also the host of the Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival, celebrating its 7th […]

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