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September 20: The View From Here

September 20: The View From Here

September 20, 2018

As if settling into a comfortable armchair, the Vineyard tumbles into the off-season gently, returning to the business of everyday Island living with a sigh of relief. Shaking off the protective armor of summer survival, folks re-engage with the millions of tiny tasks and rituals that mark life on the Vineyard as life on the […]

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Don’t Miss Tivoli Day, Saturday, September 15 in Oak Bluffs

September 13, 2018

  This weekend, Oak Bluffs celebrates the last beautiful days of summer with Tivoli Day, an open-air festival on Circuit Avenue that begins at 10 a.m. and runs through 6 p.m. With the street closed to traffic, the all-day block party fills the avenue with music, crafts, food, and lots of shopping opportunities. One of […]

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September 13: Ring of Fire

September 13, 2018

With country music songwriters coming to town this weekend for the sixth annual New England to Nashville Martha’s Vineyard Songwriters’ Festival, we’ve been thinking about all the ways the Island could be the subject of a country music hit: “On the Island Again,” “I Hope You Dance (at the Ritz),” “The Devil Went Down to […]

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Take a Hike: 100 Trails on Martha’s Vineyard

September 10, 2018

Nature is not overrated. Whatever you do, don’t leave the Vineyard without a walk along one of dozens of trails that crisscross the Island. It’s true that the Vineyard doesn’t have mountains; so technically what we do on on the Island is walking, not hiking. But what we  lack in challenging terrain, we make up in […]

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To the Cinema: MV International Film Fest All Weekend

September 7, 2018

Film fans, this is your weekend on the Vineyard. The 13th annual Martha’s Vineyard International Film Festival had its official kickoff party last night (though films began rolling on Tuesday) and the line-ups for this weekend at Island theaters are stellar. Films show at both the Martha’s Vineyard Film Center in Tisbury Marketplace in Vineyard […]

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September 6: Come Back!

September 6, 2018

Last weekend, ferries leaving the Vineyard were packed. But we also noticed that boats arriving from Woods Hole were not exactly empty: couples hand in hand, bicyclists with backpacks, retirees and pooches — everyone (dogs included) with knowing smiles on their faces. They’re all in on a not-very-well-kept secret: September is the best month on […]

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September 3: The Great Outdoors

September 4, 2018

Just like all of you, Island Time 2 has had a busy and enjoyable summer on Martha’s Vineyard. Now that Labor Day has come and will soon be gone, the Monday edition of the newsletter is leaving along with the seasonal residents and will return as soon as summer arrives in 2019. Thanks for a […]

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