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Getting in on the ground floor

Want to be an angel? What you don’t want to do is jump in on a whim and the allure of big bucks. Yes,...

Keeping up with the DAR

So what image pops to mind when you hear the name Daughters of the American Revolution? A longtime member of the Martha’s Vineyard DAR...

Bring your imagination

All you need is the will and your body will follow, allowing you to thoroughly enjoy Jesse Keller Jason’s adult community dance class at...

Learning from the best

You would have to have a really bad ear for accents not to immediately recognize that Chef Salvatore Della Torre is Italiano, as he...

Playing Radio Games with MVY’s Laurel Redington

In a room full of the energy of organized chaos, Laura Redington masterfully got eight kids, ages 9 to 13, to explore their own...

Getting to know Jenn Coito

Jenn Coito’s radiant smile, appealing demeanor, and red attire are all hints into her art — photography. In an exciting opening exhibit at Crossroads...

Monster Mash-Up

All you needed to do was have an inkling for a costume, and Hugh Phear and his two genius assistants, Audrey Van Der Kroght...

‘The Art of Boat Building’ honors an Island art form

The gallery was not humming or buzzing, but virtually vibrating with excitement as folks milled around “The Art of Boat Building” exhibit at the...

A colonial Martha’s Vineyard tale

Most of us walk around the Vineyard largely immune to the many physical remnants of our colonial past, but in Andrew J. Robinson’s book,...

Keeper of history

It was a dark and stormy night … well, it was a blustery, rainy gray afternoon when Richard Skidmore and I took shelter inside...

An Island story

It may just be early fall, but Jean Stone drops us headlong into a winter nor’easter in her book, “A Vineyard Christmas.” She writes...

Get creative with a workshop at Seastone Papers

You would never just stumble upon Seastone Papers, but it is well worth the effort to hunt it down, nestled away as it is...

Dance the night away

For a few weeks now, the Martha’s Vineyard Times has been doing a series of articles on classes and other activities available for what...

The Golden Age of piracy

Eric Jay Dolin titled his new book “Black Flag, Blue Waters” with the tagline: “The epic history of America’s most notorious pirates,” which couldn’t...

Keepers of the light

When is a lighthouse more than just a beacon of flashing light? The Edgartown Lighthouse is a solid structure some 54 feet high with...

Walk to remember

There are hidden stories nestled throughout Edgartown, right in front of our eyes. But you might not know many of them unless you wend...

Language learners

What was so enticing that over 200 people happily stood in line for a couple of hours on a Tuesday night in early September...

French lessons at the library? Oui!

So, six of us this past Friday afternoon at the Oak Bluffs library were sitting around the table, set with French brie, crackers, and...

Flying high

If the weather angels are on our side, the sky should be bespeckled with soaring kites during the eighth annual Martha's Vineyard Wind Festival....

Country comes calling

Ever dream of being a songwriter, but haven’t got a clue where to start? Or maybe you would just like to wade in a...