July 2017

The West Tisbury Farmers’ Market on Martha’s Vineyard is classic Vineyard all the way. Every Wednesday and Saturday morning during the summer months, it seems like just about everyone on the island drops by for something fresh and local. Martha’s Vineyard now has more than 40 farms actively raising and producing  local food for sale, […]

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I am not quite sure why, but when you walk up to 19 Raw Oyster Bar, you feel like you’re in for a fun time. Perhaps because it is a bar and is small and intimate. The set-up pretty much guarantees that you’re going to accidentally bump into friends there or make new ones. Chef/Owner, […]

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  It has happened. The signs are obvious, smoke rising from the smoker at 7 Oakland Avenue, Oak Bluffs, once again after years of nothing. The smell taunting you as you walk or drive by. Sea Smoke Barbecue is now open. Open daily at 5:00 p.m., Sea Smoke features slow wood smoked BBQ, and of course […]

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We can all agree that there are a number of restaurants and takeout spots on Martha’s Vineyard. With that, sometimes it’s fun to create your own little “foodie”outing. Starting at one place for apps, diner at another, and perhaps even a little dessert elsewhere, even al fresco. One way I like to kick off an […]

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After a long day of Summer fun on Martha’s Vineyard, many people unwind with a cocktail before dinner. For the Summer, The Terrace at the Charlotte Inn is hosting “Vintage Cocktail Hour.” Daily from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., you’ll find a cocktail bar set up in the Green Room at the Charlotte Inn, and […]

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Leaving on that Midnight Train, heading to the parking lot of Jim’s Package Store in Oak Bluffs. Sounds crazy right? Well, with the Midnight Train Food Truck there nightly, it’s sure to become a late night hotspot. Jordan Wallace has been working on the Midnight Train Food Truck for the past two years. Yes, it is […]

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You’ve heard the rumors that Mikado, the newest addition to the Vineyard Haven restaurant scene is full of tile, miles of tile, and it’s true. Walk into this Main Street restaurant and you won’t even believe that it was the home of Waterside Market for all those years. The space is very open, full of intricate […]

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Menemsha is one of those magic places on Martha’s Vineyard. It’s a quaint fishing village in the northwest end of Chilmark, where it meets Vineyard Sound. There is a picturesque harbor, and a beautiful sandy, public beach. Picnicking is a way of life in Menemsha, and especially in-season, there are several classic seafood shacks that add […]

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Before moving to Martha’s Vineyard, I was a frequent visitor to Philadelphia’s First Fridays. Downtown was a sea of artists, food vendors, music, and more. One of my favorite ways to enjoy the city. Funny how you miss those types of events, but now I can enjoy First Friday Vineyard Haven. With over 40 shops […]

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Happy Birthday America! This blissful Summer holiday is one of the best of the season. If you’re here on Martha’s Vineyard, then you are lucky enough to have the chance to give Norman Rockwell’s classic Americana a run for its money. Make Patriotic Memories in Edgartown This year, the Edgartown Board of Trade has worked […]

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