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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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Dining on MV – Great Meals in Outdoor Spaces

Welcome to Martha’s Vineyard’s amazing summer weather. Take advantage of the warm, sunny days by eating outdoors: by the sea or tucked discreetly in a hidden garden. From lobster in the rough to white table clothe dining, MVOL.com wishes you bon appetit!

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Christmas & Chanukah Services on Martha’s Vineyard

If religious services are a part of your family’s holiday tradition, Island places of worship welcome you this holiday season.  Carols, Candlelight Vigils, Children’s Nativity Plays and Chanukah celebrations are among the seasonal choices during this joyous time. Most of the churches listed will also be holding their usual Sunday services on December 24, Christmas […]

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Souvenirs of Your Summer on Martha’s Vineyard

Savor your memories of summer with these five Island made products to take home as souvenirs that will make you feel like you never left Martha’s Vineyard. On the way home from the beach a whiff of something sweet and chocolatey catches your attention … time for some Murdick’s Fudge!  Bring some home with you […]

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Martha’s Vineyard Island Corn: Right Here, Right Now

One of the glories of summer’s end is Island corn, a rare treat available only during an always-too-brief season. Freshly picked corn offers a taste that simply can’t be duplicated by its supermarket counterpart.  Sitting on your plate within hours of making the transition from stalk to table—with a brief  interlude of boiling, steaming  or […]

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MV in August: Fair, Fireworks and Grand Illumination

In the third week of August the Island goes off the rails in the best possible way! Illumination Night, The West Tisbury Agricultural Fair and the Oak Bluffs Fireworks immerse the Island in a nearly week-long, back to back, explosion of summer entertainment. Whether, like many, you’ve planned your vacation around this week or whether […]

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Where to Play

If it’s not a beach day or you’re just in the mood for something a bit different, check out these great spots to picnic, watch the passing parade or play.

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Martha’s Vineyard Celebrates July 4th in Edgartown

Fireworks and an annual July 4th parade make Edgartown the holiday’s undisputed epicenter.  Trendy yet traditional, the town pulls out all the stops with an all American barbecue following the parade and leading up to the fire works.  After the show, stick around and celebrate with friends at Edgartown’s many popular bars and restaurants. . […]

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Starting Your Vineyard Herb Garden

Martha’s Vineyard’s all-things-growing guru Chuck Wiley of Vineyard Gardens shares his expert advise on how to start and maintain a healthy herb garden that will add spice to your life all summer long and even into the fall…

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