Guinevere Cramer

Molto Bene – very good, is definitely how I would describe the food at La Soffitta in Vineyard Haven, and now in its third year, I would say this Italian restaurant has found its boschetto (groove). When you walk in, you almost forget that what the space looked like when it was Le Grenier, which is […]

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The joy of four day weekends in January on the Island. Having just travelled for a week for the holidays, and getting ready to travel for Winter break, I was feeling less than motivated to pack up the kids and head off Island. I do, however, like to feel like I went away or did […]

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A little over three years ago, I wrote a story about Lauren Morgan. An Island designer who was launching her clothing line, premiering at Martha’s Vineyard Fashion Week. As it turns out, that collection was a stepping stone in this designer’s evolution to where she is now. After designing her line, she was working with […]

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I have to admit it – I do not have an Island Club Card, which offered a 20% – 30% discount at Cronig’s Market, and yes not having that discount did sometimes deter me from shopping at Cronig’s because the costs of some products versus other Island grocery stores. However, that is no longer the case. […]

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On many of these cold days, folks can use a little cheering up, and a lunch date can do just that. Slice of Life in Oak Bluffs has great lunch options, and is open for lunch Tuesday thru Saturdays. During the off-season, Slice offers a $10 lunch special. On this specialty menu, you’ll find a couple […]

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For New Year’s eve, I feel like there are two schools of thought. People either really love this night or are less then impressed with the hype. I always tried when I was younger to create fabulous New Year’s Eves but was always left slightly disappointed. Now that I have small children, I have a […]

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As we enter the fourth week of fundraising for the Martha’s Vineyard Boys & Girls Club’s Healthy Happy Kids, the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite has raised $22,500. This year’s teddy bear suite was an overwhelming success. We had so many visitors, old and new. Seeing the joy and holiday magic the suite brings to kids […]

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The Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite’s bears may be en route to their big bear cave, but the spirit of the event and fundraising lives on. With your help, we have met our initial $20,000 goal. Now at $21,900, we are keeping the fundraising going. We are hoping to raise $25,000. This will fund half of the […]

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The rumors are true, and how lucky are we! On Fridays and Saturdays, the Art Cliff has opened its doors for dinner, referred to as Art Cliff PM. You know how you get excited when you walk in for breakfast, thoughts of your favorites and your mind curious about specials? Well, double that excitement for […]

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This new addition to the bear family of the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite is our seventh big, larger-than-life bear. Can you believe it? He/she joins six other bears that are bigger than me — Obie, Quinn, Edgar, Lambert, TisBeary, and Chappy, and the hundreds of other teddy bears that create the magic of the Teddy Bear […]

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