June 2012

Not Your Sugar Mama’s (NYSM) has opened  the doors at its new store/chocolate factory located in the Tisbury Market Place in Vineyard Haven. For those of you who may not be familiar with NYSM, it is RAW chocolate which is totally different from the chocolate in a Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. NYSM’s chocolate is gluten […]

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Up on a small hill in Chilmark, you will find the most amazing coffee house.  It’s not one where you can grab a seat and while away an afternoon drinking a cup of joe, but rather it is where Chilmark Coffee Company makes its magic. Todd Christy, yes the man who loves to bike, is […]

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For years, once the weather gets warm, I’ve wanted to visit the Orange Peel Bakery in Aquinnah for their pizza night.  So last Wednesday, I packed up the family in the wagon, stocked a cooler, stopped to get my toppings at Cronigs, and up-island we went. I’ve only read about the magic of pizza night at […]

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Open for almost one full week, La Cave du Grenier is making its mark on Main Street Vineyard Haven.  Le Grenier, above, is already a favorite French restaurant of many visitors and locals, and its sister bistro won’t dissapoint.  Last week I went to the opening party, but there were so many people there to […]

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We’ve all had the opportunity to drive around the island of Martha’s Vineyard and take in its beautiful landscapes.  Many of us have also been lucky enough to walk the numerous trails that take us into more remote areas that show us a different side of the Vineyard.  However, we’re about to be able to see […]

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It’s the week of the “Taste,” and I know many people scurrying around last minute for the perfect outfit for this Thursday’s event, which I like to call the unofficial kick-off of the Summer season.  It’s a reason for us to get dressed up, and have a great time with our friends and family, many […]

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On the Vineyard, there are a number of  people who just continue to amaze me.  Whether it’s in their charitable works, their commitment to a cause, or their successful business, they just “wow” you.  I think that JB Blau is one of those people.  When I was thinking about what I wanted to write about for On […]

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When people first heard that Bunch of Grapes was moving from its location of over 40 years to the building across the street, there was a lot of skepticism.  How could they move this iconic Vineyard Shop people wondered?  Well, they did it.  Bunch of Grapes made the move in record time, and was in […]

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An Evening With Tim Conway Last night comedy legend Tim Conway greeted guests at The Boathouse club in Edgartown with a smile and some pretty good one liners.  From 18 to 98, we were all laughing.  He even did a little Q&A with his captivated audience.  Then as he made his way through the crowd, […]

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When you think of Martha’s Vineyard, you think of a quaint Island loaded with character — which it certainly is —  and a vacation destination for thousands each year.  However, this place can be a bit of a mystery with its six towns and varying topography.  For many people who arrive on the boat, they have […]

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