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Martha’s Vineyard’s menu is full of New Year’s Eve options

From a casual dinner to gourmet prix fixe, find many options, with reservations still available.

Dining out on Christmas day on Martha’s Vineyard

A handful of Martha's Vineyard restaurants are open this Christmas day.

New Driftwood gallery opens in Vineyard Haven

Sculpture and pottery find a new home in Vineyard Haven.

What’s Up MV: Comedy, hip hop and good nights this weekend

Comedy, local acts, and amateur rap headline the music weekend. Singer Gregory Porter brings star presence to Dreamland.

Summer People: Felicia Murray

Felicia Murray is a professional photographer, a summer person, and this week's subject of the MVTimes series, Summer People.

Good Night Louise: Roots kept real on Martha’s Vineyard

Good Night Louise is a folky medley of Americana and blues. They've quickly become a sought after band on the Island.

Dancing on the dock at Memorial Wharf in Edgartown

Every Tuesday through August, the Memorial Wharf in Edgartown becomes alive with music and dancing for the weekly Dock Dances.

Vintage photos fill Penumbra Gallery on Martha’s Vineyard

Edgartown gallery brings alive past eras through photography.

Comedy festival comes to Oak Bluffs

The laughs are back with the second annual Martha's Vineyard Comedy Festival at The Lampost in Oak Bluffs.

What’s up MV: Four nights of music at the Ag Fair

The 151st West Tisbury Agricultural Fair will feature local musical acts nightly on two stages. The music is as varied as the exhibits.

Glenn Tunstull shows at Cousen Rose Gallery

Glen Tunstull's work is filled with the vibrant colors of Vineyard beach scenes.

Sharks in Ocean… Park

This year's JawsFest drew more than 1,500 people to Ocean Park for its screening of Jaws.

What’s Up MV: Wailers and classic guitarists

The Wailers are the talk of the town. Fundraisers, DJs and hip-hop highlight the weekend.

A dawn for peace and remembrance

The Martha's Vineyard Peace Council and members of the community met at 6am at the Gay Head Lighthouse to remember horrors and share hopes for peace.

A solo show for Alexander Carreño

On display at the Tashmoo Spring Pumping Station on Friday and Saturday, August 10 and 11.

The Wailers return to Martha’s Vineyard for concert

The Wailers, Bob Marley' legendary band, make a much anticipated MV stop on their Revolution Tour. Mike Martin y Los Rootsticks will open.

What’s Up: Potluck jam, dance and funk highlight weekend

Eclectic Method, a Brooklyn based Deejay group led by frontman Jonny Wilson, will be at the Lampost on Circuit Ave, Saturday night.

Where only words mattered: Martha’s Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing

A week for words, the Martha's Vineyards Institute of Creative Writing was a huge success in its third season.

Reality of aristocracy: Jennifer Delilah gives A Gallery talk

Much of Jennifer Delilah's work re-contextualizes history, depicting French Aristocracy in its last gasp of overindulgent splendor.

What’s up MV: Benefit shows, deejays, and dancing

This weekend, acts of all flavors fill the bars and venues of Oak Bluffs and Edgartown. 2nd Power is back, and Supa Ricky Prime is busy as ever.