Made On The Vineyard

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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There’s a new bright spot that beckons you to visit on Beach Street in Vineyard Haven. Magnetic North has opened its doors for the season. I am sure that you have seen the building next to the Chamber of Commerce being worked on over the last several months, and wondered what was going to be there. […]

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For many people, they will never have the chance to go to a farm, let alone learn, and see its inner workings, and harvest food. With Farm Field Sea’s Summer Culinary Adventure Series, you can have that opportunity. Each weekly event has a limited number of spaces, and is great not only for individuals who want […]

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Though there are a lot of options for lunch and dinner in the heart of Edgartown, it can be hard to find a good old fashioned hero (sub) — a sandwich style known for being hearty, filling, and a conduit for lots of different ingredients. Well, your heros are now here. Friends Carlo Stanisci and Tim Starzyk have […]

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  In the quiet of Winter, the ballot comes out, vote for all your Island favorites with Martha’s Vineyard Magazine’s Best of the Vineyard. There’s something so nice about getting lost in thoughts of lobster rolls and beaches during the off-season. Voting continues through April, and then, we wait and hope to see if we’re […]

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Imagine, it’s the 1940’s in New Bedford, MA. A handsome Coca Cola delivery man meets a beautiful woman who is working in her father’s grocery store. It’s love at first sight. A courtship begins, they marry in 1945. They move to Martha’s Vineyard where the man had worked a couple of Summers. In 1947, the […]

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Oh how I love The MV Wine Fest — how it kicks off the season on Martha’s Vineyard with four days of numerous fun events. One tasty event that I never miss is the Grand Tasting. Yes, I mention it every year, but every year, it is one of the events I never miss. Part of […]

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Celebrating its fifth year, the MV Wine Fest did not disappoint. With four days of events, including eco-tours, intimate wine dinners, a grand tasting and more, not even the grey Martha’s Vineyard weather could slow down the fun. Six Perfect Pairings This was my first MV Wine Fest wine dinner. Hosted by two of my favorite […]

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