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On deck at Gannon and Benjamin boatyard

The wet, dreary weather wasn’t going to keep any of this crowd away. Over 100 people flocked to Gannon and Benjamin’s Marine Railway boatyard...

Culinary curiosity

So how often have you gone to the library for dinner? Well, now you can every month, for the Oak Bluffs library’s new Cookbook...

Cape Cod native shares firsthand account of Hong Kong protests

The first thing you would have noticed about Tony Fizzano when you walked into the Vineyard Haven library was that he was wearing a...

The Carnegie’s ‘Moby-Dick’ book club

“Call me Ishmael.” There are likely only a handful of opening lines of a novel that are so iconic. And now is the time...

Walking to remember

War marks everyone, and Steve Maxner’s art brings this home with a powerful punch in his exhibition “But...Such is War,” which comes out of...

Photographer Andrew Childs reveals ‘Light Beyond Vision’

What if what you see isn’t necessarily what you get? In fact, you get a lot more in Andrew Child’s new book, “Light Beyond...

An American musical journey

One thing you can say about American popular music: it’s a complex issue. Jon Waterman’s engrossing singing and guitar playing about its roots was...

Historic Vineyard Haven home to get facelift

The item listed on the M.V. Commission agenda Dec. 19 — DRI 92019: 319 Main Street Historic Demolition — didn’t in fact include any...

Northern connections

Just when you thought there was nothing new to learn about the Vineyard’s whaling connection, you’d be wrong. If you want an intimate peek...

‘Reinventing Life’

Ilmarinen Vogel, who grew up in postwar Germany and has traveled a good deal around the world, has led an extraordinary life by any...

A new Christmas story

We’ve passed Thanksgiving and are racing toward Christmas. Island author Phil Reppert has transformed the traditional telling of the Nativity into a modern-day tale....

Got leftovers? Try this creamy pot pie

How often does the smell of sautéing onions and celery in butter waft through the Oak Bluffs library? Well, it did the Saturday morning...

‘Show Me a Sign’ recounts the deaf experience for young readers

More happens to 11-year-old Mary Elizabeth Lambert in a single year than many of us experience in a lifetime. Ann Clare LeZotte’s novel “Show...

A photographer’s journey

Michael Blanchard writes and shoots with poignant beauty and piercing honesty in his newest photography book. His images, almost all of which are magnificent...

Homegrown holidays

The holidays are all about traditions, and if the Vineyard Holiday Gift Shop’s Facebook page is any indication, it’s a wildly popular one, with...

Santa’s helpers are Harley Riders

The Red Stocking Fund has a history of making sure all Island kids receive gifts around the holidays. The tradition started in 1938 when...

‘Handmade from the Heart is about community’

Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is always there with a helping hand — and an open heart. Thus, the name of their annual fundraiser, Handmade...

Pie perfection

Making the perfect pie crust is both a science and an art, as we learned at the FARM Institute’s recent hands-on class, “Easy as...

Thanksgiving to go

If you want to be prepared for Thanksgiving, perhaps there’s no better way, and it’s a great deal easier, if you preorder prepared food...

‘The Peanuts Papers’ — how the comic strip inspires writers and artists

The diverse group of 33 contributors to “The Peanuts Papers: Writers and Cartoonists on Charlie Brown, Snoopy & the Gang, and the Meaning of...