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Hunting for antiques on Martha’s Vineyard

Antiquing, a popular pastime, has been experiencing a resurgence recently, possibly due to the numerous TV shows dedicated to the hobby.

Macdonald’s Rugs & Carpets, in business for 70 years

A one-stop shop for your flooring needs, Macdonald's Rugs and Carpets installs flooring as well as selling it.

Edgartown’s Very Vineyard gets a new look

Very Vineyard, a women's specialty store focused on batik clothing in a rayon challis fabric, has a re-modeled new look.

Store owners talk summer trends on Martha’s Vineyard

Scarves and dresses are this summer's hottest trends, according to Vineyard store owners.

Shopping on Martha’s Vineyard for your water sport needs

Summer brings bright sunshine and warm water around the Island "” and plenty of fun options on the water.

Martha’s Vineyard farmer’s markets

Fresh greens, sweet fruit, and a personal touch are what our many farm stands and markets can offer you.

Shopping options along State Road, Martha’s Vineyard

Many forget all the shopping opportunities there are along the busy route up Island from Vineyard Haven.

Slip 77 and Johnny Cupcakes among the new in Oak Bluffs

Summer is in full swing. While we have lots of returning favorites this season, we also have some new stores to visit.

New stores and faces appear in Vineyard Haven

Vacant storefronts in Vineyard Haven are filling up. We have two new stores that have set up shop in previously iconic spaces.

Martha’s Vineyard shopping at a discount with Our Island Club

The Island Club Card offers discounts ranging from 10 to 20 percent on certain products or services.

What’s new in Nevin Square on Martha’s Vineyard

Three new stores and one new art studio add spice to Nevin Square in Edgartown.

Shopping on Martha’s Vineyard for Memorial Day festivities

The official start to summer is here, Memorial Day, which generally takes us three full days to celebrate, culminating in the actual day, May 28.

New store on Martha’s Vineyard: Bibi’s Baby & Kids

We have a brand new children's boutique on Main Street in Vineyard Haven that will help to cover the recent closing of two of our finest children's stores.

Shopping tips for Mother’s Day on Martha’s Vineyard

Mother's Day is here, this Sunday, May 13, and hopefully you have gotten your mother something special to say thank you for all she does.

Edgartown preps for Pink and Green Weekend

The Inaugural Pink & Green Weekend Festival features many Mother's Day themed events and will kick off Friday, May 11, culminating on Sunday, May 13.

Martha’s Vineyard stores 50 years and still going

The oldest known store that I could find is Alley's General Store. Alley's was established in 1858 by Nathan Mayhew and was called SM Company.

Splurge for a cause for Island Autism Group

Island Autism Group Inc. (IAG) is hosting a mini artisans festival on April 26 at The Wharf in Edgartown.

Martha’s Vineyard Florist and Gifts expands

Ellen O'Brien, principal owner and florist for MV Florist and Gifts, has grown her love for flowers from a home business in 2009 to a new storefront.

Downtown Edgartown awakes and makes room

Spring is a time of renewal. While we do have several stores that stay open year round, most begin to liven up in April and May.

Home party hopping on Martha’s Vineyard

Send the family out for the night and invite your girlfriends over for a fun evening with one of the many Home Party Consultants on the Vineyard.