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What’s the biggest challenge in opening an organic cafe?

Sourcing ingredients that meet our high quality standard and are cost effective is a challenge, but we’ve managed to put together a menu that ranges between $5 and $14 and is all certified organic,...

How should homeowners prepare for the colder weather?

"Tie back and wrap all plants. Make sure all outside water is shut off and drained to prevent any water damage. Clean out all of your gutters. Have snow shovel and salt handy. Park...

What type of equipment does Indian Hill Power specialize in?

"We repair all outdoor equipment, and specialize in chainsaw sales and repair. Our lead mechanic, Will Trapp of Edgartown, is a certified Stihl Silver Level Mechanic, soon to be a Stihl Gold Level Mechanic....

What experience do you have with animals?

"I've been in the pet care business for about six years. I went to college for veterinary science, got an animal care degree, and graduated with high honors. I managed a boarding/grooming/daycare facility off-Island,...

What sets Paradise Dental apart from the other practices on the Island?

"We are able to provide all dental services under one roof, with high-tech equipment and the latest technology. We offer many one-day services not usually available to Islanders, including extractions, root canals, and crowns....

What makes Feiner Real Estate stand apart from other real estate agencies?

At Feiner Real Estate we have always felt it’s important to be an active member of the community. My experience includes five years on the Martha’s Vineyard Conservation Commission, 15 years with Martha’s Vineyard...

What is is the secret to permanently removing unwanted hair?

"A regular schedule of electrolysis is imperative. It has a long history of being extremely effective when a client is dedicated to the suggested schedule of appointments." — Eileen Reilly, Vineyard Electrology, 508-687-9121

What has been some of Featherstone's most significant contributions to the MV art scene?

"Featherstone is proud to provide opportunities for artists, from the novice to the professional, to display and showcase their talents in our classrooms and galleries, on our outdoor stage, and at our various events....

What's the secret to lasting 30 years at Coop de Ville?

"Good help. I couldn't do it without these guys. They're the best!" — Petey Berndt, Coop de Ville & Shuck Shack coopdevillemv.com

What's new at Treat Yourself?

"We moved! We’re now located at 97 Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs, above MV Insurance. It's a very peaceful atmosphere – perfect for anyone who wants to treat themselves! We're also offering new services like...

What are your favorite plants that thrive on the Vineyard?

"Blue hydrangeas —— in particular right now I like the Endless Summer BloomStruck Hydrangea, which is a new introduction. I like it because it’s reliable, reblooming, and it can take full sun and wind....

How does a property manager make life easier for a homeowner?

"In essence we act like you are home when you are not here. Before you get here for the season, we have already taken care of the mundane tasks, so you and your family...

What sets Paradise Dental apart from the other practices on the Island?

"We are able to provide all dental services under one roof, with high-tech equipment and the latest technology. We offer many one-day services not usually available to Islanders, including extractions, root canals, and crowns....

What are you most excited about as the Martha's Vineyard Museum's new executive director?

"This Island is small and large. One of the things I appreciate is how deep it goes, how broad it is, and how diverse it is. My hope is that we can reflect that...

What is Millers Professionals Co. top business priority?

"Being honest in what we do has carried us a long way.  My priority is to serve people and deliver what people expect. We always want to go above and beyond our client expectations."...
Center for Cosmetic Enhancement

The Center for Cosmetic Enhancement on the effects of stress on the skin

"When we are stressed, our brains send a signal to our nervous system to go into a "fight or flight" mode. This releases hormones and chemicals into our bloodstream that affect the way our...

What designs are inspiring ReFabulous Decor these days?

“I like to mix colors and styles, and I change my mind about the styles I like. Right now I’m in a French-inspired phase. I love rustic and industrial, and I like to mix...

How does Rosewater Market expect to evolve their business this year?

"As we move into the New Year, we hope to continue to build our presence in downtown Edgartown and the rest of the Island with our all-housemade breakfast and lunch, prepared salads and meals,...

What's Martha Cohan's New Year's business resolution?

"My New Year’s business resolution is to find a better balance with my personal life; I’m sure every business owner struggles with finding that. A consequence of my line of work is that I...

What's Martha's Vineyard Museum's New Year's business resolution?

"My resolution for 2016 is to introduce more Islanders to the wonderful programs and exhibits the museum offers that spotlight our diverse collection. At any given time, only 1 percent of the museum’s collection is...