May 2014

Sometimes smaller is better, and that is definitely true for 20 By Nine — the newest bar to open in Oak Bluffs. 20 By Nine is a craft beer and whiskey bar located on Kennebec Avenue in the space where Sidecar restaurant was located. The concept of this new place is simple and just plain […]


Last year you might remember my love affair with Behind the Bookstore  — the coffee bar behind Edgartown Books. With its cozy space off Main Street (behind Edgartown Books), its amazing coffee, and good vibes, it was one of my favorite places for a coffee break, and where I liked to write. Well, it reopened […]


If the Memorial Day holiday weekend on Martha’s Vineyard is any indication of what’s to come, this is going to be one busy summer on the Vineyard. Saturday and Sunday indeed felt and looked like summer days, with lots of sun, and lots of people, from flag-lined Main Street in Edgartown to the crowded harbor front in […]


Imagine how much change a person can make. In 1964, Island resident Anne Hale saw the need to create a space celebrating the wildlife of Martha’s Vineyard that was open to the public. There was no Land Bank, and much of the Island was privately owned. Anne Hale, along with a few other conservationists persuaded a […]


Seven years ago, Natalie Grewal came to Martha’s Vineyard for a summer to work. The British Columbia native fell in love with the Island — and a man too. She came back between breaks from college and worked at Back Alley’s (Garcia’s) for a number of summers. She loved the daily interaction with the locals and […]


Martha’s Vineyard is home to a number of talented chefs. Though many call a single restaurant home for years, especially if they own it, many do what I call the “chef shuffle.” Where on the Island could one of your favorites be this season? Each chef has his/her own style and approach to food, so […]


Built originally by Edgartown’s first whaling family in 1795, the Samuel Butler House has been transformed by Cannada Design Architects into one of the premier luxury homes in Edgartown Village. This stunning Captain’s Home on North Water Street features luxurious styling and period details throughout, including a widow’s walk with sweeping Edgartown Harbor and Village views. […]


I love that Martha’s Vineyard has so much to do during the so-called shoulder season. I say that because it’s always fun to come to the Island no matter what time of year. However, I must admit that in recent years, more things have been added to the list of fun events. One that has […]


Just Listed For Sale – This classic coastal cottage on East Chop in Oak Bluffs, is perched on a gentle slope overlooking Crystal Lake, with lovely views of the ocean beyond. This picture-perfect home has in fact, been pictured in a number of magazine feature articles, including Coastal Living, Country Homes, and Better Homes and […]


In its annual top picks of summer vacation rentals from around the world, Architectural Digest has chosen a Martha’s Vineyard waterfront estate as one of its top nine vacation rentals for 2014. One of only two luxury vacation homes chosen in the U.S., the oceanfront compound is one of Point B Realty’s featured summer vacation […]