Summer On The Vineyard

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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Attention all Martha’s Vineyard summer vacation renters – the annual car ferry reservation ritual begins in one week. Advance sales for car summer reservations begin online at 7:30 a.m., Thursday, January 12th. Summer may still be a ways off, but this is one piece of advance planning that you need to get ready to pull […]

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This Summer, the Vineyard is going to be seeing stars, Broadway stars. Mark Cortale is bringing a star-studded list of Broadway talent to the Island, Broadway @ the PAC inaugural series. When I met with Mark Cortale, the man behind the magic, at Henry’s to learn more, he casually told me that the previous evening […]

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This is the Summer of stars on Martha’s Vineyard. Yes, the skies provide an amazing show nightly, but I mean celebrities and notables. This is the inaugural year of the Martha’s Vineyard Concert Series which features a truly remarkable line up. Here’s just a few to get pique your interest even more, David Sedaris, the […]

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So I have some good news and bad news. Let’s go bad news first. The Beach Plum Inn is no longer serving dinner. I am a little sad about this, but let’s move on. The good news is, that the Beach Plum is now serving breakfast. Chef Josh Aronie, who will be opening the Homeport […]

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What I love about Summer is the fact that there is so much to do on Martha’s Vineyard. There’s not a day where you have to even think about what to do, fun waits around every corner. Though I love every minute of it, come September, I like to take a break. I don’t feel […]

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Three years ago, almost to the day, I went on a trail ride with Esperanza Riding Company and experienced Martha’s Vineyard in a whole new way. Being on horseback, offers you the chance to see things differently, to feel things differently. Esperanza Riding Company left the Vineyard for a bit but owner Elizabeth Buyrn and […]

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For 24 years, kayakers, row boats, and now paddle boards and more, have been racing for a good cause at the Oar & Paddle Regatta. Originally started by Island legend Dana Gaines, who loves to kayak and has actually won the regatta 22 times, the Oar & Paddle Regatta is a fundraiser for the Friends of Sengekontacket. […]

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Did you know that Grand Illumination night has been happening for over a century? It began as a way to celebrate the visit of the Governor of Massachusetts to Martha’s Vineyard. Still after all these years, on the third Wednesday in August, the picturesque cottages of the Martha’s Vineyard Campground adorn their porches with Chinese […]

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Sadly, Siren had only one season. After 2015, Siren closed its doors. Now Down Island, a fine dining restaurant, occupies the space. According to Wikipedia, sirens (Greek mythology) “were dangerous yet beautiful creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island.” In Oak Bluffs, Siren […]

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