Fine restaurants, through endless toil...

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“Art reflects your own happiness and people can see in my pieces that I enjoyed making them. I think that’s one of the reasons they like them.”

CK Wolfson

Susan Branch’s latest memoir brings a charmed life full circle.

Heather Hamacek

What happens when a contemporary composer winds up living on the Island.

Dean Rosenthal

The new book Jaws: Memories from Martha’s Vineyard takes a behind-the-scenes look at the 1974 filming of the greatest shark movie ever, often from the perspective of Island residents who were there. The film’s Fourth of July beach sequence – a.k.a. the end of Alex Kintner – involved coordinating hundreds of extras in unpredictable and inhospitable weather, as this excerpt from the book attests.

Matt Taylor

Down the road the horses clop...

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Artist-blacksmith Whit Hanschka combines brainpower with brawn in his Vineyard Haven workshop, where he handcrafts a wide range of decorative and functional objects, from hinges to fireplace screens, railings to garden gates.

Charlie Cameron

With gesture sure he casts his lure...

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