May 2013

A new wine store has just opened its doors in Nevin Square in Edgartown, where you’ll find Vintage MV Wine & Spirits, a small yet well stocked wine and spirit shop.  This is not just any wine store, this is the dream of owners John Clift and Sara Webber.  Both John and Sara have an intense […]

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Each year brings about changes to the towns of Martha’s Vineyard.  For the 2013 season, there are a lot of great new things happening in Vineyard Haven, which has really now become a lively year-round town. Once filled with a number of empty storefronts, Vineyard Haven is on its way to becoming the town to […]

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The Sweet Life Cafe on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs was that place I used to love to go to for special occasions.  However, somehow with two little ones, I had forgotten all about it, but this Summer, it is going to be one of my favorite places again. Sweet Life has new owners who […]

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It’s official, Offshore Ale Company is offering beer brewing tours daily from 2 – 3 p.m. and on Saturday from 12 – 3:30 p.m.  Stop on by or call to make a reservation, and spend a little time learning about what goes into making delicious beer, made right here on the shores of Martha’s Vineyard. What’s […]

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In his first year on Martha’s Vineyard, Chef Aaron Oster has accomplished quite a bit.  From a Summer with Jan Buhrman, the Kitchen Porch, to an amazing culinary event, Swine & Dine,and now he is the Executive Chef at one of the Island’s hottest new restaurants, The Port Hunter. One of the things that drew […]

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This was the first year for the Martha’s Vineyard Wine Festival, not to be confused with the Martha’s Vineyard Food & Wine Festival, that happens in October. I heard a little about it here and there, and there were a number of different events happening during the festival, which started Thursday May 9 and continued […]

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Now in its second year, Pink & Green Weekend, which is a celebration of Spring and Mother’s Day, continues to get more and more fun. New for this year is the Pink & Green Drink Contest.  Is this what it sounds like it is? Yes — several Edgartown businesses have been hard at work coming […]

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Now on its fourth chef, Eleven North has found the right fit and is ready for the Summer restaurant season on Martha’s Vineyard. Last week, the Edgartown restaurant hosted an open house, offering people the opportunity to sample Chef John Welsh’s food, and of course get to know him a bit. The open house was […]

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Starting today, you can satisfy that need for chocolate in both Edgartown and Vineyard Haven.  Not Your Sugar Mamas (NYSM) opens the doors to its new location on Winter Street in Edgartown, next to Humphrey’s (which is open by the way). Bennett Coffey and Kyleen (Ky), Keenan, now in their second years of business, have […]

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