January 2016

So winter is in full swing. The Island has had its first big snowstorm, and now hibernation has set in for a lot of people. This is nothing new. It happens every year. The towns are quiet after 5 p.m. However this winter, JB and his team at Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Company (ChoCo) are giving […]

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I remember last Summer seeing a man with a Spearpoint Oysters t-shirt and wondering to myself why I was not familiar with them. I have a thing for oysters from the Island – Katama Bay, Sweetneck, West Tis, Honeysuckle, Cottage City, etc. They’re such amazing and tasty bivalves. Finally, I caught up with the man […]

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Point B Realty announced today that the ultra chic Martha’s Vineyard Captain’s Home known as the Samuel Butler House, at 50 North Water Street in Edgartown, has been sold. The Point B exclusive listing was sold by Principal Broker Wendy Harman for $3,675,000. The multi-million dollar sale at 50 North Water Street now ranks as one […]

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It seems like it wasn’t that long ago that we were all saying how great it would be to have a place to bowl on Martha’s Vineyard, something to do, get us out of the house. Well, since The Barn, Bowl & Bistro opened its doors late last Spring, we were given a great way […]

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It’s now just over a year since Mike Santoro (Santoro Hospitality Group) purchased the Ocean View Restaurant from the Jackson family. Since his ownership, there has always been talk about introducing breakfast to this restaurant, that has a serious following. As of January first 2016, the idea of breakfast became a reality in the form […]

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For the past two years, people have been telling me about this amazing husband/wife design company on the Vineyard, Bluerock Design. There are a couple Island businesses whose logos and marketing I’ve admired, that was done by Bluerock Design. Finally, after meeting with Emily from Morrice Florist, who had worked with them and gave high […]

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For this Frugal Foodie, we ventured to Henry’s at the Harbor View Hotel where you can find some of the best (and most delicious) dining deals on the Island during the off-season. As soon as I heard that there was Taco Tuesday, I was in. If you’ve watched the Lego Movie, you know why it […]

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Attention all Martha’s Vineyard vacation home renters and Vineyard vacation guests. Advance car ferry reservations for Summer 2016 go on sale Tuesday morning, January 12th at 7:30 a.m. ET on the Steamship Authority website. The Point B Realty rental team reports the upcoming Summer rental season is the busiest they’ve ever seen. More people, more rentals, more competition […]

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“My Heart Flutters with Happiness Everyday Here,” Emily Coulter, January 6th, 2016 On April 1st, Emily Coulter will celebrate her second anniversary as the owner of Morrice Florist, the well known flower shop in Vineyard Haven. Everyday she recognizes how lucky she is to have this amazing shop in her life. Was Emily a florist beforehand? […]

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The rumors are true. Offshore Ale in Oak Bluffs is offering breakfast. Not just any breakfast, the  Brewhouse Breakfast, which pays a homage to some of their craft beers and love of Irish breakfast. Now on Saturdays, from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., you can enjoy the most important meal of the day at one of […]

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