Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Tisbury

Welcome to Rory and Fiona.

Classes at the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard

Twenty years ago during an afternoon in Manhattan, Eddie Parker slouched in the showroom of his ladies' handbag business, uninspired and unfulfilled.

West Tisbury

Hot pink, yellow, fire engine red, orange, purple, and lime green — all the colors dotting the fairgrounds, attracting everyone to "Come to the Fair.

Island road races

Four Island road races, all benefiting important causes, are coming up.

Aquinnah

Philbin Beach has been particularly beautiful lately.

New classes at B-Strong

B-Strong Health Club, in Oak Bluffs, has two new offerings for members.

On the move, sadly

It's the start of Departure Season: this weekend, following illumination night, the O.

Our Fair ladies

In early August, the fairgrounds around the Agricultural Hall were still quiet but preparations were well under way for today's opening of the Agricultural Fair.

Wish fullfilment for Windemere resident

Late in the morning of Sunday, August 8, several Windemere residents and staffers looked to the sky to see fellow resident Beverly Brush waving cheerfully from the passenger seat of a biplane.

The future of four fish

"I've been fishing on the Vineyard for years and years," said the author Paul Greenberg in a telephone conversation late last week.

Trees, dogs, beans, and salt

Our shade trees are demonstrating their importance during the increasingly hotter summers the Vineyard is experiencing.

Early-bird beach plums

This spring the beach plum blossoms were magnificent.

Baking challah at the M.V. Hebrew Center

What do you get when you combine 26 women, many of them novice bakers and all of them toting large bowls and all manner of mixing and measuring implements, in a confined space with a celebrity cookbook writer who's running a workshop to benefit the M.

Oak Bluffs

Crowds, longer traffic jams, high humidity, and a struggle to remain patient signal the arrival of August.

Ice Cream at West Tisbury church

Sun-baked beach folk who needed a sweet fix were in for a treat Saturday afternoon at the First Congregational Church in West Tisbury.

Pancakes for nonprofits

On Sunday from 7 am to 1 pm, some 600 hungry Islanders headed to the Edgartown waterfront to feast on a pancake breakfast hosted by the Rotary Club of Martha's Vineyard.

Chilmark

Congratulations to Ben Taylor.

Tisbury

One of the special pleasures of summer is casual dining.

West Tisbury

Computers elude me.

Aquinnah

Wow.