At home with gallery owners David Behnke and Paul Doherty

David Behnke and Paul Doherty have been together as a couple for 32 years. “Thirty-two LONG years,” groans Paul, handsome, with an acting background...

The fire outside

Tired of that rusty metal pit you’ve been burning pitch pine scraps in that your fireplace can’t digest? Looking for something fresh to add...

At Home: The Little House that Betty Built

There’s an old saying that people start to look like their dogs, but has it ever occurred to anyone that some people resemble their...

In the Garden with Lori and Jack

  A lot has been going on with our busy little family lately. My husband Bill and I bought our first home, in northern New...

Gardens of Love: Rebecca Gilbert prepares for spring in the hoop...

I can't remember when I first met Rebecca Gilbert, who owns Native Earth Teaching Farm in Chilmark, but she has always surprised me with...

Tiny House Jam: Regional High School Architecture Students Think Small

  Last summer, The Local published a story about Kathy Rose, her tiny house, and her quest for a place to put it. The story...

In the Garden with Lori and Jack: What’ll It Be? Hybrid...

It’s been a great past few months enjoying the slow-paced winter on the Island. My husband and I have been able to spend lots...

At Home with Ewell Hopkins and Kim Cartwright in Oak Bluffs

It’s pretty notable the way so many of us end up living on Martha’s Vineyard. Kimberly Cartwright, yoga instructor, intuitive spirit coach, mother of...

Where will you live when you’re older?

Year-round gardens, room to dance — alone or with others — and a not-so-tiny house.

Need a little tropical?

Looking for some sunshine and warmth, those comforts we miss in the dead of winter? No need for a ticket south — even in...