February 2018

Celebrating its 157th year, the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair has been delighting Islanders and visitors alike for decades. Now I’ve only been going for a decade and half, but I can tell you I am hooked. Especially with children, it’s one of my favorite events of the year. One thing I always look forward to […]


Breakfast is no longer available, but may return for the Summer – visit the Barn’s website for more info, click here. Well, it’s February and the question so many people are asking is WHAT IS OPEN! For example, the only place to get breakfast in Oak Bluffs at the moment is Tony’s Market. Linda Jean’s […]


Recently a friend of mine was taking to me about Fete MV. I had not heard of it before, and that’s because this amazing new Island business is new to the food scene. What you may ask? Doesn’t Fete mean party in French? It sure does, and if you know founder and food maker, Leslie […]


How much do I love cheese! How much do I love beer! Put together two incredible, special Island made ones, Grey Barn cheese and Offshore Ale beer, and you’ve got a spectacular pair. Put away those thoughts of wine and cheese, this event shows just how good beer and cheese can be together. Joe Alstat, […]


It’s a Tuesday night in February and I can’t find a parking spot a The Barn!?! How can this be? Well, when I walked, I knew why. The smell immediately made me hungry. The smell of curry, of exotic spices, Indian food. The dining room was packed and I have to say that 90% of […]


I was so excited to get the email from the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce about the Martha’s Vineyard Made 1st Island Trade Show – the first of many I bet. Founded by Heidi Feldman (Martha’s Vineyard Sea Salt) and Rachel Baumrin (Austin Designs), this trade show, held at the Chamber of Commerce in Vineyard […]


Years ago when I was in college in one of the snowiest parts of New York state, we would go to the tanning booth once a week to stave off those Winter blues that would creep in because of all the grey and cold. Now, I know better than that, though I do still long […]


One of the great things about Martha’s Vineyard is that we have a very vibrant, year-round artistic and creative community, from music to pottery, performing arts to painting, it’s an island that feeds the creative soul. During the quieter winter months, many islanders find it’s the perfect time for energizing and nourishing the creative spark. Featherstone Center […]