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Skiing at New Hampshire’s Loon Mountain

It's just a few hours to the slopes and apres-ski fun of New Hampshire's Loon Mountain.

Home is where the pet is: Our dog adoption story

"We had 10 days to prepare. I downloaded every article I could find online about adopting and training a rescue dog. Then we read them over and over again."

Recipes, history, stories in Will Holtham’s “Home Port Cookbook”

I'm hardly ever at a loss for a pecan pie or a tartar sauce recipe, but once I got my hands on "Home Port Cookbook," I couldn't put it down.

Mocha motion: Coffee shops on Martha’s Vineyard

When I moved to Martha's Vineyard, the first coffee shop I found was Mocha Mott's. Now there's Espresso Love and Beetlebung too.

Inside the Slice of Life Cafe

At the Slice of Life Cafe, traditional favorites punctuated by creative variations have held a rapt audience for more than seven years.

What drives State Road Restaurant

When Mary Kenworth met her husband Jackson - a chef - more than 20 years ago, she had no intention of getting involved in the restaurant business.

Restaurant bargains with Our Island Club Card

When Geoff Rose and Jonathan Bernstein launched Our Island Club, they sought to uphold a sense of community and economic autonomy threatened by financial trends.

A treasure at The Terrace: Il Tesoro

This week, I met with acclaimed chef A.J. Black, owner of Il Tesoro in Edgartown, to learn more about the restaurant's upcoming events and specials.

Lure and Winnetu’s dine and stay special

By the end of September, I've developed an unstoppable craving for a quick-fix getaway to tide me over until our first real vacation.

Sidecar Cafe and Bar

From Irish pub to gourmet take-out, the railroad style storefront at 16 Kennebec Avenue in Oak Bluffs has embodied a diverse rotation of eateries over the years.

Sushi on the Vineyard

In 1985, the year I graduated from high school, John Hughes released the iconic coming-of-age movie, "The Breakfast Club.

All in the family: The Jackson empire

I sat down to interview Peg Jackson, the animated and outspoken matriarch of the family behind the success of the Ocean View and Plane View restaurants.

New restaurant: Little House Cafe

Without a doubt, Charles Ingalls ("Pa" of Little House on the Prairie) was a hard working man, but even he would have to tip his dusty hat to the owners of the Little House Café.

How sweet it is: The Sweet Life Cafe

When Pierre and Susan Guérin bought The Sweet Life Cafe in 2007, they had some big shoes to fill.

Where to eat in Menemsha

Right around this time every summer, I realize it's been weeks since I've left the two-mile microcosm in Oak Bluffs that has become my entire world.

Ice cream shops on Martha’s Vineyard

We all scream for ice cream — even if we're not chasing a Good Humor truck down the block.

Good taste

Diner purists may disapprove, but I intend to refute the premise that all diners are greasy-spoon hash houses in prefabricated aluminum buildings.

Flatbread: Pizza with a purpose

Flatbread is the new restaurant at Nectar's, the nightclub located near the M.

Bar harbor in Oak Bluffs

Since my move to Martha's Vineyard in 1994, I've lived in five of the Island's six unique towns.