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At Island Restaurants: Turkey & All the Trimmings

At Island Restaurants: Turkey & All the Trimmings

November 16, 2018

If, to paraphrase a familiar bit of wit, your answer to “What are you making for Thanksgiving dinner?” is ‘reservations,’ the following restaurants on Martha’s Vineyard will have their doors wide open and a feast awaiting your arrival. (Though of course it would be smart to make reservations!) Though the menus follow a traditional theme, […]

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November 15: Rivalry Restored

November 15, 2018

After a year hiatus, the Island Cup is back! Pride and the coveted trophy are on the line as the Vineyarders, with coach Don Herman back at the helm, take on the Whalers this Saturday. The only bummer is that the game is on Nantucket. But for those die-hard fans interested in going, you can […]

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On Dasher, on Dancer! It’s Time for Christmas In Edgartown!

November 12, 2018

Happy Holidays and welcome to Christmas in Edgartown 2018! Whether you live on Martha’s Vineyard or are just coming over for a holiday visit, this annual Edgartown Board of Trade event, taking place this year December 6-9, will make you fall in love with the magic and fun of the holidays all over again. Visions […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner To Go

November 9, 2018

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Island can be as hands-on (or not!) as you like it to be. Whether you’re looking for a few side dishes, simply a pie, or turkey and stuffing, too, you can look to Island sources for delicious take-out options. Black Sheep, 17 Airport Road, Edgartown, 508-338-7770;  blacksheeponmv.com At its new location in […]

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November 8: Until The Cows Come Home

November 8, 2018

This week we surged to the polls. We gathered together—all faiths—at the Hebrew Center for Shabbat services. We thanked some heroes, and said goodbye to some friends. We celebrated a life of public service. We went to the fall farmers market and we danced at the Barnraisers’ Ball. We kept each other company — something […]

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Holiday Shopping: Pop-Ups, Fairs and Festivals

November 1, 2018

One-of-a-kind, artisan, locally-made gifts — looking for one of these this holiday season? You’re in luck. In addition to great shopping in all the down-Island towns this year, there will be more pop-ups, fairs and festivals than ever before. Some shows open soon and last through Christmas, others are one-night events. Grab a friend and […]

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November 1: Fall Back

November 1, 2018

There’s an elusive moment, sometime between the very last days of October and the first days of November, when the Vineyard is near perfect. The sky is azure blue, a smattering of cumulus clouds drifts across the horizon, and our particularly quirky and random approach to foliage finally decides to deliver a show. The late […]

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