June 2013

Each Summer season I love going to the three big Island towns and checking out what’s new.  With this post, I am focusing on Edgartown, and as always, there is a lot happening in this quaint, picturesque old whaling town. Lots Brewing in Edgartown Not that long ago, Edgartown was not necessarily the best town […]


One of the best things about Katama, and there are many, is the Katama General Store.  For 11 Summers, owners Jackie and Doug Korell, have been delighting Summer and year-round residents. This dynamic duo also own Lobster Tales Catering. What would make them want to buy a general store?  Well, if you’ve ever met Jackie, you […]


Last week when I was passing Edgartown Books on Main Street in Edgartown, I saw the sign for Behind the Bookstore Coffee Bar, and my interest was piqued.  Short on time, I had to wait to go back another week, and let me tell you, I am in love. btb The walkway back to btb […]


Even with all the people I have met through writing this blog and hosting on Plum TV, I am still sometimes blown away by the people I meet on this Island.  Eli Dag0stino is one of those people. For months, I have been following Eli’s 365 Project.  He is actually photographing 365 people who have influenced […]

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Ah for any of you who lived in big cities before the Vineyard, don’t you remember the thrill of  restauant week? When I lived in Philadelphia, each Spring and Fall, I’d jump at the chance to dine at some of the most amazing restaurants for not an amazing amount of cash. Now, I look forward […]


Each year, the Martha’s Vineyard Museum (MVM) curators come up with a number of fun and interesting exhibits about Martha’s Vineyard.  I feel like the MVM is one of those places that should be on everyone’s bucket list, and I can’t wait for it to be in its new, bigger space in Vineyard Haven. As […]


Though the Beach Plum Restaurant may look the same on the outside, the inside is completely different.  When you walk through the doors, you feel at home. Gone are the white tablecloths and in its place are great handmade rustic tables with mason jars and brown paper placemats — crayons for doodling too. Another great addition […]


Meet Heidi Feldman of Down Island Farm, a woman who has been on a mission trying to figure out how to contribute to the local food movement here on Martha’s Vineyard. Her farm just happens to be on a sandy plot of land in West Tisbury which is not necessarily conducive to growing things. Heidi […]