Saturday, April 10, 2021

Health & Fitness

Design Q + A: Making a great room in Harthaven

The project: A family wanted a renovation of a Harthaven home that would include creating one large gathering space from several smaller rooms. The...

Design Q+A: How can we prepare our lawns for the winter?

What are the best ways to prepare our lawns for the winter? You really should aerate your lawn every year and the fall is the...

Design Q+A: Natural swimming pools

Daniel Whiting, owner and operator of Next Generation Natural Pools Native Islander Whiting shared three recent natural swimming pool projects, as well as facts about...

Island Style

Battle of the boots

There’s an old saying that rings particularly true for working folks on Martha’s Vineyard — “you can tell a lot about a person by...

Inside out

While in the past Vineyarders might have found themselves packing up their outdoor furniture for the winter about now, this year many are not...

What Islanders wear to work

When some people think style on Martha’s Vineyard, it’s all salmon-colored shorts with tiny smiling whales. Pastel-pink dresses with teal embroidered flowers. Vineyard Vines,...

So Local

Teach Me: Horse barn duties

What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Juana Inés de la Cruz, Zhang Heng, Donald Glover, and Emma Watson all have in common? They’re polymaths —...

The Entrepreneurs

India Rose The Sideline Brand 49 Main St., Vineyard Haven 508-685-0484 Tell us about your new business — you opened in November? We opened on Black Friday in this...

Meet the Deckers

In some respects, we’re all family on the Vineyard. We’re a diverse group, often fiercely independent, but united and drawn together by the fact...

Domestic Disturbances

Handyman? Wait, what?

Something strange happened to me after March 13, 2020. I went through this transformation from scared to get within earshot of a circular saw...

Domestic Disturbances: Me and my garden

Everyone knows about the early panic buying at the beginning of COVID-19: the toilet paper, the yeast, the flour, the butter, but I just...

Domestic Disturbances: The chicken chronicles

A couple of summers ago, a crow with one white wing feather showed up in our yard. It was always by itself, and I...