December 2014

Is it true that The Ritz is gaining in popularity as a hot spot for Islanders? Yes it is. The Ritz is not like it used to be, it’s similar, but better. In July of 2014, Jacqueline and Larkin Stallings bought The Ritz. Located on Circuit Avenue, this place does indeed have a checkered past which […]

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The presents have been unwrapped, the day we’ve all been waiting for is over, but the Christmas fun continues with the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite. Enjoy the beauty and the holiday splendor of the Teddy Bear Suite which is open until Sunday, December 28th. The weekend after Christmas is the perfect time for the Teddy Bear […]

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Whether enjoying the holidays on the shores of Martha’s Vineyard or the mainland, people love to get gifts made by the local artists here. The Vineyard has an amazing number of talented people who craft one of a kind items. Luckily, you can find locally made items in a number of stores around the Island. […]

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Tonight is the Tisbury Holiday Stroll. This is the night to head to Vineyard Haven and maybe start your shopping, pick up some final special things, and of course maybe treat yourself! What is the Tisbury Holiday Stroll? You might be asking — Well, many of the businesses on Main Street are hosting special events […]

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For three days, Edgartown is transformed into a Christmas wonderland. Each year, the Christmas In Edgartown weekend gets better and better with more holiday fun. The Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite, a fundraiser for the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club,  saw a record number of visitors in its new home at the Harbor View […]

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What a festive way to kick off the annual Christmas parade in Edgartown.  A trio of the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Big Bears, riding atop three MINI Cooper convertibles, led the Christmas In Edgartown parade down Main Street. With children of all ages cheering and calling out the bears names, it was quite a sight. […]

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It’s finally here, Christmas in Edgartown! The whole weekend is chock full of fun holiday events, and I don’t know about you, but I am ready. There’s so much to see and do during this fun-filled holiday weekend. If you’re in Edgartown, here are a couple of things you don’t want to miss. On Friday, […]

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The Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite is more than an enchanting world of holiday magic and warm, fuzzy teddy bears. It’s also a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club. This year, with your help, we’re hoping to raise $12,000 for the Club. The Boys & Girls Club charges parents just $20 per year for their After […]

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For the second year now, David Welch, an awarding winning photographer, volunteered his time to take amazing professional pictures and capture the magic of the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite. Not only were moms and dads happy to get a great picture by David, but the kids enjoyed spending time with all the teddy bears. […]

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I can write a lot about the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club. What their financial needs are, what kids come from what schools, and various other statistics, but all that pales in comparison to when you talk to the children and why this is so important. I stopped by the Club on a Tuesday […]

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