Changes On The Vineyard

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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On July 1st, Martha’s Vineyard is going to see a culinary event unlike any other — Summer Bounty. Chef Scott Cummings is bringing six award winning chefs to Down Island restaurant in Oak Bluffs, for a chef’s dinner that will be unforgettable. Summer Bounty features seven courses, with two seatings. Each course has been selected by the […]

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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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There might have been some grumblings when word hit the street that another ice cream shop was opening on Circuit Avenue but this one is different. For starters, it’s not ice cream. Introducing Rosie’s Frozen Yogurt. Rosie’s is owned by Steve and Sindy Steinberg. This is their third location, adding to their Cos Cob and […]

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OK Bad Martha Beer fans, I have some really good news for you. As you may know, Bad Martha has about 10 beers on tap all season at its Bad Martha Farmer’s Brewery in Edgartown. Many of the beers offered, minus the staples, the 508 IPA, Martha’s Vineyard Ale, and the Summer Ale, the beer […]

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Things are about to be quite different on Oakland Avenue in Oak Bluffs. 7a owners, Dan Sauer and Wenonah Madison, have purchased the old Smoke N’ Bones. Though it is going to remain BBQ, I think it’s going to be dramatically different BBQ. Hello, it’s food created by Dan. The rotation of seasons for me […]

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This is an interesting story for me to write. I have worked at Offshore Ale since 2005, which dates back to even before Phil and Colleen McAndrews bought it. So much has changed with them becoming owners, and I think they are part of the reason I have been committed for so long. The staff […]

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Update: The chef is now Dan Kelleher. Just a couple of weeks ago, Ritz manager Ben DeForest left the business. Short lived. Ben came back. Now he’s the managing partner of the iconic Oak Bluffs bar and restaurant. With this new role, came a renewed passion to create and serve Oak Bluffs style bbq and soul […]

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Last week I brought you the story about Chef Joe Monteiro moving and re-opening Pizza di Napoli at the Loft in Oak Bluffs. This week, I am very pleased to tell you that Joe is also opening an oyster bar. Yes, an oyster bar in Edgartown no less! Hard to believe we don’t have one yet. Joe […]

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For the first time since 1960, a Hy-Line passenger ferry docked at Memorial Wharf in Edgartown on Tuesday, March 7th. A number of Edgartown Board of Trade members, Winnetu Oceanside Resort employees, and media folks, boarded the Grey Lady in Oak Bluffs to make the very special journey to Memorial Wharf. Why? Well, Hy-Line had […]

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