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Galleries, Art Shows & Events All Winter Long

Galleries, Art Shows & Events All Winter Long

January 21, 2019

It may be winter on Martha’s Vineyard, but there’s no off-season for the arts on this creative island. Some of the Vineyard’s best art galleries are open year-round, including Martha’s Vineyard Hospital, which has a collection of more than 700 paintings, drawings, photographs and sculptures. (Photo above of curator Monina von Opel with Songbird of […]

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Island Time, January 17-20: Who’s There?

January 17, 2019

One day last year, naturalist Gus Ben David dropped by the Gazette office with an owlet in a pink plastic tub. It was a three-week-old great horned owl that had fallen out of a nest. Gus was charged with caring for it until it reached 16 weeks of age and could be released back into […]

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Many Martha’s Vineyard Restaurants Are Open in January

January 14, 2019

Many Island restaurants are open year-round and even in the depths of January, you can take your pick of cuisines: from basic sandwiches and breakfasts to New American, Asian, Brazilian, pizza, pub fare, burritos, fine dining and more. Click the restaurant name for details—and be sure to call ahead for off-season hours, which can change […]

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Island Time, January 10-12: Counting the Days

January 10, 2019

Lately, the evening light show has been fantastic. There is a moment when you look out the window and notice that the sky has turned a rather eerie yellow color. But soon it softens to a ripe peachy glow. You walk out into the street, or if you can, hop in your car and zip […]

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Live From the Vineyard: It’s Musical January!

January 8, 2019

With Christmas and New Year’s receding from view, the first month of 2019 is a time for quiet contemplation—somewhere, probably. But on the Vineyard, musicians are filling the month of January with live entertainment.  Last weekend, audiences flocked to three cabaret-style performances of Molly Conole’s Wicked Good Musical Revue at the Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse in […]

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January 3: A Clean Slate

January 3, 2019

And so the story begins: Life on an island seven miles out to sea, circa 2019. At 12:00 a.m. Monday night, nothing changed and everything changed. That is the good news. We still have this beautiful, quirky, unique place we call home (whether we live here all year or for only part of it), and […]

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Shop Main Street, Vineyard Haven

January 1, 2019

Main Street in Vineyard Haven is lined with shops for all tastes and budgets. If you’re visiting, be sure to dial in an hour or two to browse the stores, which are all within walking distance of both the ferry terminal and the downtown bus stop. The newest addition to Main Street, Lennox & Harvey […]

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