Oak Bluffs

I had been stalking Nauti Cow for its opening in Oak Bluffs. Found where Slip 77 was across from Nancy’s Restaurant, it opened it’s doors mid- August. Friends went, and were hooked. They could not wait for me to try it. Ice cream is not necessarily my thing, but my kids sure do love it. […]

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During the Summer months, Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs is packed with people, especially children. So, it seemed to make sense to use the outside space on the back of Down Island for something family friendly. Introducing Amity Candy Co. where you will find small batch, handcrafted sweet treats. It’s not a candy store in […]

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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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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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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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Ah, I remember the days of stopping by Pizza di Napoli after work in Edgartown last year, and then it was gone. This pizza place that was once located in Nevin Square — just across from our new Point B Real Estate Store — quickly made a name for itself. With fresh, inspired combinations of topics, […]

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When you’re in Oak Bluffs, one of the best, and one of the few places to get coffee is Mocha Mott’s. Last winter, when it closed for renovations, many of us were devastated. Then when it never reopened because of pipes bursting in the space above it (basically destroying the newly renovated Mocha Mott’s), people […]

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It was a beautiful Fall day on Martha’s Vineyard. A chill in the air, and the sight of 50 breweries and their creations all under one tent, stirred my soul. No, but seriously, you could immediately tell the Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival was going to be a success. I arrived to Washington Park in Oak […]

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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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For years, I have admired, and been extremely curious about the sea serpent that calls Farm Pond in Oak Bluffs its home for the Summer months. It became even more of an icon once I had little Island babies. Then, last year, I discovered the book – Vanessa, The Sea Serpent of Martha’s Vineyard at Bunch […]

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