January 2014

As of January 26th, you can now get a late breakfast or lunch at Beetlebung Corner in Chilmark. In front of the Chilmark General Store you’ll find The Food Truck parked and ready to serve up some delicious bites. What? A food truck Up-Island in January? What is this craziness? Well, actually it’s far from crazy. […]

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The Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite has wrapped up its annual fundraising drive with the presentation of a check for $10,564 to the Martha’s Vineyard Boys And Girls Club. All the money raised goes directly to support the vital After School Program that is used by hundreds of children and their families on Martha’s Vineyard. […]

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Not since the nineties — or unless you’re lucky enough to have friends with private lanes — have people been able to bowl on Martha’s Vineyard. With a bigger year-round community and more people visiting off-season, this Island is in need of more things to do. Bowling in Oak Bluffs Well hopefully, sooner rather than […]

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Last Summer Fat Ronnie’s Burgers opened on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs, and took the town by storm. Soon as the doors opened, it was packed. A simple, yet brilliant concept —  build your own burger. Choose from dozens of toppings. People loved it! Each day, Fat Ronnie’s owner, Reynaldo Faust, would feature a special […]

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For the second time in January, Martha’s Vineyard is getting some serious snow, and that means the Island is covered in a blanket of the beautiful white stuff. It also means that most of the Island has slowed down to the pace of a snail, and is virtually shut down. Schools, businesses, restaurants, and more […]

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If you’ve ever visited Martha’s Vineyard, chances are you’ve been to Mocha Motts in Oak Bluffs to get coffee or a bite to eat. Celebrating its 20th year, Mocha Motts is closing its door March 26th at the end of the day for two, maybe three weeks of renovations. I stopped by to see if […]

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For the second year in a row, the Oak Bluffs Library has hosted a Library Mini Golf fundraiser. How is this possible you might wonder? Well, a company, Library Mini Golf, comes in and designs and creates an actual 18 hole mini golf course in the library. I had missed last year’s event, but was determined […]

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The annual dance for the coveted advance car ferry reservations to Martha’s Vineyard for the peak summer months is underway. Beginning this morning, the Steamship Authority is now taking reservations for May 14 through October 14, 2014. Don’t be surprised if the website is a little slow. Online traffic is always busy on day one, […]

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Have you met Nettie Kent? If not, I bet you’ve seen her creations. This lovely, talented Island girl (born and raised) is a rising star in the jewelry world. In 2007 after college, Nettie started making jewelry while living in New York City. Through trial and error, she began creating pieces that really spoke to […]

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So I was supposed to be writing about an awesome Islander today, but I am completely distracted by my activity of the day – sledding!  Hercules was gracious enough to actually produce enough snow to enjoy, and it was awesome. Friday was way too cold for my little ones to stray far from home, and […]

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