Dining & Food

The ebb and flow of Island life includes the closing of a number of restaurants. This always saddens me, since there is nothing I like more during the winter months then going out to dinner. However, there is still time to grab a meal at a number of your favorite spots. Here’s our Fall Guide for […]

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I love when I stumble across fun things on the Vineyard. The other day, I was leaving Healthy Additions in Vineyard Haven, and I saw Shepherd’s Provisions, where Nicky’s used to be. Of course I stopped, looked through every window I could, and decided this would be my next blog. On a rainy Monday morning, […]

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It’s true. This is the year Martha’s Vineyard gets its own beer festival, and not just a beer festival, a craft beer festival! If you are a beer fan, then you are already excited at the prospect of this. If you’re not, then let me help. Over 50 breweries will bring over 150 brews (ciders […]

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Craft beer, a welcoming post and beam brewery in Edgartown, Island funny man, Johnny Showtime, and trivia. Put it all together and you’ve got the makings for a fun night out. Tuesdays in Edgartown are pretty exciting – between Dock Dances at the Memorial Wharf, and now trivia at Bad Martha, along with the great […]

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Just in time for Labor Day weekend, the iconic Newes from America Pub, part of the Kelley House, located in the heart of Edgartown village reopened after being closed all summer. Unfortunately earlier in the year, the Newes had pipes that burst. The pipes, located under four feet of concrete, were not the only things […]

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It seems as though the President and First Lady were hitting the town(s) quite a bit for their Vineyard vacation this year. I have to say that I was quite happy with their selections. They happened to visit a couple of my favorite spots. Here’s their list – perhaps there’s one or two that you […]

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If you’ve ever met the brothers behind Smooth Moves, Zared and Evan Shai, you know that they are guys that know how to have fun. Their newest endeavor, Backyard Taco, definitely emulates that vibe. Located right next to Smooth Moves on Winter Street, you might be surprised at all you’ll find in this little space. The […]

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Nothing says Summer more than good BBQ, and what could be better then skipping the work? Well, lucky for us, Fella’s, on Union Street in Vineyard Haven, and on State Road in West Tisbury, offer their famous Backyard BBQ. Get ready for some finger-licking good, well seasoned, well cooked classic BBQ that you can enjoy […]

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Celebrating its fifth year, Not Your Sugar Mamas (NYSM) has opened its own organic cafe. Located in the Tisbury Market Place in Vineyard Haven, the cafe is right next to their sugar “factory,” where all their goods are made. The NYSM Organic Cafe is quaint and holds some seriously good for you and yummy bites. I […]

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The Covington, the name of the tugboat that hit the Port Hunter back in 1918, resulting in a well known shipwreck off East Chop, is also the name of the new sister restaurant to The Port Hunter in Edgartown. The Covington opened with great fanfare earlier this summer, and has been jammed ever since. The two […]

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