Interesting Islanders

  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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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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Celebrating its second season, the Martha’s Vineyard Concert Series has changed the Summer music scene on the Island. I met with producer, and island homeowner, Adam Epstein, of Innovation Arts & Entertainment, to see what’s new for this year. Adam and his team learned a lot about what works well and not so well on […]

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If you read the ON POINT Blog, you know that I have always adored The Sweet Life Cafe. Through it’s is changes and ups and downs, it has remained a little gem for me. Though beautiful inside, it is the outside dining that I go back to again and again. The new chapter of this […]

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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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I have admired Tiffany Vanderhoop’s Beaded Jewelry for sometime now. Each time she posts a photo of her handmade beaded earrings or there happens to be a pair at Citrine in Vineyard Haven, I have to admire them. The intricacy, the ornate designs, the beauty she can create with her hands and what used to […]

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The next chapter of Farm Field Sea has been four years in the making on Martha’s Vineyard. Founder, Nevette Previd, has been busy creating and cultivating relationships with island farmers, land and sea, creating unique Martha’s Vineyard culinary adventures. For Nevette, the “face-to-face” connection is compromised in today’s world, and there’s even more of a disconnect […]

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We hear a lot about local food and farm-to-table on Martha’s Vineyard — and elsewhere — these foodie days. But imagine combining the farmers, chefs, local food and the farms it comes from, for on-location, hands-on, unforgettable culinary adventures. That’s the idea behind Farm Field Sea. This new weekly series of one-day, outdoor eco tours debuts […]

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If you spend time on Facebook like me, and live on the Island, chances are you have either heard of or have seen To Go With Joe. To Go With Joe are food review videos about local (mostly) restaurants. Joe is Joe Farina, and he is hysterical. He chooses a restaurant, sometimes just because and […]

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When you shop at Conroy’s Apothecary, you can’t help but look around and see what else you might need. One day while shopping for cold medicine, I noticed these sleek modern candles on the counter. Of course I felt compelled to smell them. I was really impressed with the scents. The candles smelled so fresh and close […]

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