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19 Raw is so shucking good

The Vineyard seems to cover all its bases as far as dining experiences go. Your harborside bar and grill, your casual diner, your white-tablecloth...

The Ritz rallies for Houston

Hurricane Harvey made landfall on the Texas Gulf Coast on August 25, and Ritz owners Larkin and Jackie Stallings aren’t ones to idly stand...

Edgartown personnel committee agrees to move forward with town employee review

The Edgartown board of selectmen met with the town’s personnel committee on Monday to revisit the classification and compensation study conducted in March. The...

‘I like the bartender’

Rose Guerin from Chilmark moves behind the bar at the Ritz with ease and efficiency. She has short, blonde, curly hair and wears cherry-red...

Landing at Lobsterville

There’s no place like the Oak Bluffs Harbor to sip on a fruity drink and shamelessly satisfy your daily caloric intake in one meal....

Toll on ferry trips floated to pay for school expenses

A school official and an Island resident pitched an idea that includes a toll on ferry trips that they say could help fund some...

An ode to August

Crowds of over 50,000 people occupied the Campground, the Ag Fair, and the Oak Bluffs fireworks last weekend, and we’re all feeling the aftermath...

‘See ewe at the Fair!

Most artists will tell you their painting, portrait, or sculpture has a muse, and Kate Wignall’s winning design for this year’s Ag Fair poster...

Martha’s Vineyard sips on the SoulCycle Kool-Aid

My hand shot up when SoulCycle instructor Charlotte Hitch asked how many people were there for the first time. It was 9:30 on a...

Pay attention to the man ‘Behind the Curtain’

Dim lights behind a drawn velvet curtain illuminate the frantic final moments before showtime. Backstage shadows make last-minute adjustments, and one silhouette stands center...

Long time coming

Allen Look of West Tisbury is finally doing what he loves. At 72 years old, photography has become his full-time job.He studied photography...

Capitol Steps puts the ‘mock’ in democracy

There’s no time like the present for some good political satire.“It’s getting to the point where it’s challenging,” Elaina Newport, co-founder of Capitol...

The art of running a gallery

Choosing a gallery space is like choosing a lover.That’s how business owner Elizabeth Eisenhauer described opening up her space in 2000. Eisenhauer Gallery is...

Prepare to be amazed

Nat Lawson isn’t a hypnotist, a psychic, or a mind reader. He’s a cognitive entertainer, and he’s the only one in the world.Seventeen-year-old...

‘The Moth’ brings enchanting stories to the Tabernacle once again

This Saturday, August 5, at 7:30 pm, one of the most captivating platforms for storytelling returns to Martha’s Vineyard. “The Moth Mainstage” is coming...

Everybody wins at the Possible Dreams Auction

 It’s hard to say what was more beautiful Sunday evening — the weather or the overwhelming generosity at the 39th annual Possible Dreams Auction....

Britt’s Beach beat: The lifeguards of South Beach

The rising sun is blaring gold, and sits low in the sky. It’s early enough that the sand has barely been touched. There’s something...

Edgartown taxi driver accepts punishment from police

A Stagecoach Taxi driver who was caught driving with a 2-year-old child on his lap has had his license to operate in Edgartown revoked.The...

South Beach: Waves and saves

The rising sun is blaring gold, and sits low in the sky. It’s early enough that the sand has barely been touched. There’s something...

‘This Is Everything’ celebrates life, love, and courage

“This is Everything: Gigi Gorgeous” tells the life story of transgender Internet sensation Gigi Lazzarato, better known as Gigi Gorgeous. The film screens this...