Saturday, June 15, 2024

Shopping

Kin at the core

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What makes the Edgartown-based gallery and boutique Kin different from other businesses around town? Lisa Brown, who owns and operates the shop along with her niece Gareth Brown, says what makes Kin unique is...

Perfect presents

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Running 10 am to 5 pm daily through Christmas Eve, Gayle Gardens in West Tisbury, formerly the site of Heather Gardens, is hosting an Island Made Holiday Shop. More than 20 Island makers are...

Games galore

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Christmas just doesn’t feel like Christmas without a game or two. Party games, board games, card games —they all make the holidays a little more fun. There is something special about a brand-new, fresh-out-of-the-wrapper...

Homemade for the holidays

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Skip shopping online or in big box stores this holiday season. Does Uncle Frank really need another pair of socks from Target? And doesn’t Cousin Toni already have a drawer full of gift certificates?...

A joyful Jubilee

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The latest business to arrive on Circuit Ave. is more than just a place to shop for beautiful and unique gifts. Owner Kahina Van Dyke hopes visitors to her new shop, Jubilee, will also...

Spotlight on Bowen’s Arrow Gift Shop 

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Stepping into Bowen’s Arrow, it’s nearly impossible not to get something — or a number of things — for yourself. Located at the top of the Gay Head Cliffs, the gift shop, owned by...

Buying Local: Edgartown Village Market

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It is indeed a village that brought the Edgartown Village Market on the lower lawn at the Dr. Daniel Fisher House to fruition. This new Tuesday venture was the combined effort of Erin Ready,...

All the colors of the rainbow

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“I believe that within every woman, every human, lies a spark of magic. I handcraft my jewelry to empower and help them embrace their authentic self. I want to help them radiate confidence from...

Community creations

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During the holidays, walking into Martha’s Vineyard Made’s retail shop in Vineyard Haven is like entering a fantasy of Santa’s workshop … but one where every alluring item was created by a local artist...

Mindful merry

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The World Market Holiday Shop has transformed the old Capawock movie theater in Vineyard Haven into a wonderland of sparkling color and light. The dark theater is a magical environment teeming with an endless...

Seasonal shopping

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Edgartown provides the perfect setting for an old-fashioned Christmas with its special weekend event lineup, Dec. 8 to 11. Colonial homes, historic churches, quaint shops, and an idyllic town hall give the downtown area...

Island treasures

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Martha’s Vineyard has always been known as a place to create — jewelry, hand-sewn clothing, beautiful art, and much more. Each year around the holiday season, a number of events showcase the immense creative...

Give the gift of experiences

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The past few years, we have kept to ourselves, ordered a few too many things off Amazon, and spent some more-than-desired quality time with ourselves in our homes. For most of us, the pandemic...

From their house to yours

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With dozens of individual artists and artisans offering their wares, the Vineyard Artisans Festival is the destination for those seeking unique, Island-made gifts for the holidays. The Artisans Festival will wrap up its year...

Gifts that keep on giving

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It could be me maturing, working more, or having a wonderful place to live, but I’ve grown to really enjoy leisure time at home. I have taken a recent interest, or slight obsession, with...

12 Days of Shopping

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The Christmas season, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa are upon us, and this year shopping local seems like a win-win option. Your dollars support Island businesses and artisans, as well as some craftspeople from countries far...

Handcrafted holidays

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’Tis the season for supporting the arts community at Featherstone’s annual Holiday Gift Show. On its lovely campus, all things creative will be stirring for us every day from now through Dec. 16, from...

Perfect presents

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I spend a lot of time trolling Instagram. Over the past nine months of the COVID-19 pandemic, I have noticed quite the baking trend. Unfortunately, the baking bug hasn’t bitten me, rather, leaving me...

12 Days of Shopping

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The holiday countdown is on. With less than two weeks left before Christmas and Hanukkah, a number of holiday pop-up shops may hold the hidden items you need to finalize that shopping list. Some...

Homegrown holidays

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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 560 “likes” and counting — and this was well before...