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12 Days of Christmas Give-aways!

Though there aren’t any partridges, and you won’t spy a pear tree anywhere during Martha’s Vineyard’s Twelve Days of Christmas, we promise you won’t miss them at all. Instead, a dozen daily giveaways and a grand raffle of gift certificates from each participating Island business stand ready to celebrate the season. The Vineyard Gazette and […]

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Celebrating the Season on Martha’s Vineyard

With the arrival of December, no time was wasted in transforming Martha’s Vineyard into a Santa’s workshop of activity and holiday cheer.  Almost overnight fir tress spouted from front porches and pick-up trucks, red ribbons fluttered on light poles and store windows glowed.  Island businesses and organizations wasted no time in contributing to the mood […]

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‘Tis the Season to be Shopping on Martha’s Vineyard

With the holiday season almost upon us, there is already a perceptible change in the Island’s atmosphere as the excitement and anticipation escalate. On Wednesday, November 29th the Oak Bluffs Association holds its annual tree lighting ceremony in Post Office Square where the Vineyard Brass Ensemble will fill the air with holiday music and hot chocolate […]

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Dine Out Deals Around the Island

Everyone loves a bargain! When the leaves fall so do restaurant prices on MV, luring us from comfy couches and keeping us social throughout wintry days of snow and seasonal bluster.  From burgers to pizza, to eat-what-you-will 2-for-1 entrees and raw bar discounts, Islanders can eat lavishly on a budget every night of the week. […]

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Black Violin on Stage at the MV Performing Arts Center

Martha’s Vineyard Summer Concert Series concludes on Wednesday, August 23 at 8 pm as Black Violin takes the stage at the Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center. Combining a daunting array of musical styles and influences to produce a signature sound that is not quite maestro, not quite emcee, this group of two classically trained violinists […]

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The Dirty Dozen Brass Band on Stage at the Old Whaling Church

Martha’s Vineyard Concert Series continues as The Dirty Dozen Brass Band brings its exciting musical mix of R&B blended with the instrumentation of a New Orleans to the Old Whaling Church in Edgartown on Monday, August 21! Featuring Gregory Davis and Efrem Towns on trumpet, Roger Lewis on baritone sax, Kevin Harris on tenor sax, […]

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Shopping the Vineyard

Love to shop?  In spite of the Island’s lack of mega-stores (or perhaps because of it) Martha’s Vineyard is a shopper’s dream come true.  Full of small shops, art and craft galleries and open air markets, shopping the Island reveals all sorts of unique merchandise not readily available elsewhere.  And no time is better than […]

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MVOL Guide to Buying Local: The Farms of Martha’s Vineyard

When you visit Martha’s Vineyard be prepared to enjoy it with all your senses! From June’s luscious strawberries to the sweet corn of August and the delights of late harvest heirloom tomatoes, squash and other fall produce, buying local lets you savor the very essence of Martha’s Vineyard.  To view SlowFoodsMV’s farm map including those […]

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Thorncroft Inn – Perfect in Every Detail

When Karl & Lynn Buder purchased the property that would become the Thorncroft Inn on Martha’s Vineyard, they felt that the quiet, secluded setting on 1½ wooded acres would be a perfect romantic getaway for couples.

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In Search of the Shark: Jaws on MV

Jaws fans! Follow Joey Sack around the Island as he reports on locations throughout Martha’s Vineyard that appear in this classic thriller! Included are these familiar locations: Gay Head Lighthouse in Aquinnah; the Chappy Ferry dock, Memorial Bridge at Joseph Sylvia State Beach, Edgartown National Bank and Edgartown Town Hall in Edgartown and the Oak […]

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