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Island Time: Reflections of Fall

Island Time: Reflections of Fall

September 26, 2019

Autumn has arrived on Martha’s Vineyard—you can see it in the slanting sunlight and the darker blue of the water offshore. The beaches belong to fishermen now, and the harbors to local boats. In town, there are fewer people on the sidewalks and shorter lines at the counters, and you’ll find more elbow room at […]

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Island Time: Summer’s Last Stand

September 19, 2019

The autumnal equinox takes place early Monday morning, making this the last weekend of the astronomical summer. The Derby is on, with fishermen heading out by boat or casting their lines from just about every beach, bridge, jetty and dock in sight. You can catch the daily weigh-ins from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the […]

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A fisherman at sunset

Island Time: September Song

September 12, 2019

September hits its stride this weekend, with a full moon Friday and the Derby getting underway at one minute past midnight Sunday. There’s plenty more to do on the Vineyard as well, including a sneak preview of the new Downton Abbey film tonight—eight days before its official release. We’ve rounded up some more best bets below, and […]

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A bicycle leans against a shingled wall. Photo by Timothy johnson

Island Time: September Rewards

September 5, 2019

We’ve made it through another Martha’s Vineyard summer, and September is rewarding us with less traffic, more elbow room and the only-after-Labor-Day events we look forward to every year. Here are some of our suggestions for the weekend to come—find everything that’s happening on Island in the Complete Martha’s Vineyard Calendar. Friday, Sept. 6 | Outdoor […]

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Art-Hopping on MV: Granary Gallery, Field Gallery and North Water Gallery

September 1, 2019

Three cheers for a fantastic season of art on Martha’s Vineyard! As temperatures cool, be sure to keep gallery-hopping on your fall agenda. GRANARY GALLERY 636 Old County Road, West Tisbury,  508.693.0455, granarygallery.com First stop: Visit the Granary Gallery, the Island’s longest-running and best-loved gallery (voted Best of the Vineyard year after year!) Where top-tier […]

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