03.01.15

What if the secret to happiness lay right outside your kitchen door? In a pretty little garden, full of delicious things to eat. It might sound far-fetched to suggest that a kitchen garden can relieve stress, lift your mood, and even ease depression, but new studies suggest there’s a scientific basis – perhaps even a soil bacterium that elevates serotonin – for the pleasure we can get from digging in the dirt.

By Susie Middleton

03.01.15

His auto empire is far larger than the one he inherited from his late father. But Ernie Boch Jr.'s place in Edgartown? You might be surprised.

By Vanessa Czarnecki

03.01.15

Thomas Craven was the leading art historian of his day, and his Vineyard friend Thomas Hart Benton was his favorite artist.

By Elizabeth Hawes

03.01.15

When the Imrey clan outgrew the old summer place, they didn't have to look far for a top architect

By Monica Jensen

03.01.15

If there’s one thing most gardeners can agree on, home hobbyists and landscapers alike, it’s that a good pair of gloves is a must.

By Alexandra Bullen Coutts

03.01.15

Steve Spofford’s latest career began with an internet photo gone viral.

03.01.15

Most of the year I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and when it comes up in conversation that I own a house on Martha’s Vineyard, people always get that look. “Oh, I see,” the look says, “you’re one of those rich East Coasters with a vacation home on that exclusive little island.”

By Elizabeth Nordlinger

03.01.15

Tucked in the dunes off Moshup Trail is a sleek residence inspired by driftwood and lifeguard stands. But as architect Mark Hutker and builder Andrew Flake explain, the house called Duin Huis is anything but simple.

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