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0 Below ice cream is on a roll

Cool ice cream creations are normally reserved for Instagram feeds, but now 0 Below in Oak Bluffs is serving up their own rolled ice...

Martha’s Vineyard Art Association goes up-Island with juried exhibit at Chilmark library

Updated August 7, 2017:Martha’s Vineyard Art Association (MVAA) is making the leap from down-Island to up-Island with its show at the Chilmark library. “MVAA...

Pizza on the porch at the Chilmark Store

The last outpost before heading all the way up-Island, the Chilmark General Store boasts more than household necessities. Their takeout counter is a not-so-well-kept...

John Kerry issues a call to action

The Island welcomed one of its newest additions on Thursday night. Former Secretary of State John Kerry was met with a standing ovation as...

Sweet success with semifreddo

When mistakes hit you, sometimes there’s a moment of realization, a mental “Oh.” I had that moment when reading through this recipe for Hazelnut...

Possible Dreams is setting sail with its 39th auction

A trip to St. Lucia, VIP tickets to a taping of “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” a tour of the African American Heritage Trail...

How Little House Café came up with its big menu

After setting foot on the Vineyard foodie stage in 2010, Little House has become a heavy hitter on the Island scene. Aptly, the restaurant...

Former BBC director Helen Boaden talks about news in the time of social media

The “fake news” seed has been growing steadily in the back of the American consciousness, watered by clickbaits, and recently given Miracle-Gro by President...

The Cottagers’ African American Cultural Festival combines history and social justice

The Cottagers are moving the celebration of African American history outside of Black History Month. “People say, ‘I don’t want African American history, that...

The Cottagers’ African American Culture Festival combines history and social justice

The Cottagers are moving the celebration of African American history outside of Black History Month. “People say, ‘I don’t want African American history, that...

I’m With Her

It was standing room only at the Whaling Church for I’m With Her’s debut concert on Martha’s Vineyard, put on by MVY Radio. The...

‘It’s the brain that has to be changed’

A glimpse into the world of opioid and substance addiction. Narcan has given police officers and other first responders some light in the dark, swirling mess of the opioid addiction epidemic. Addiction activists, however, caution against giving Narcan too much credit.

Summer Institute Speaker Series is more relevant than ever

This year’s Summer Institute Speaker Series’ lineup will give policy wonks heart palpitations. Unless otherwise stated, the talks are held at the Martha’s Vineyard...

Vermont author says writing what you know isn’t always the best practice

Jeffrey Lent takes a hammer to the popular advice for young writers, “Write what you know,” and shatters it. In his new book, “Before...

Oak Bluffs basketball teams battle it out

Battle in the Bluffs was anything but warlike. The basketball camp held last weekend works to instill ideals and work ethics that go beyond...

Fan Ogilvie in words and pictures

Fan Ogilvie’s paintings draw power from where she has left the canvas blank in her recent show, “Pockets of Air.” The poet and painter...

Exhibit at 51art Gallery brings the Delta blues to the Vineyard

When the world stopped, Gail Mooney started her project documenting blues musicians from the Mississippi Delta region. “I started it at the worst time...

Painters learn from each other at Howes House

Officially a teenager, the Friday painting class at Up-Island Council on Aging at Howes House in West Tisbury held its 13th annual art show...

The best gifts come from the heart, and sometimes the oven

I feel like it is my ethical duty to put a disclaimer at the beginning of this article. If you are reading this for...

Awra Amba community is an Ethiopian model of utopia

Awra Amba loosely translates to “community on a hill,” and this little Ethiopian village is a model not only for its surrounding villages, but...