09.01.14

An Island couple defies the prevailing wisdom that you should never, ever, ever play tennis with your spouse.

Karla Araujo

08.01.14

Ten years after the decision she wrote changed America forever, Chief Justice Margaret H. Marshall reflects on democracy, marriage, and her intimate relationship with the Vineyard.

Mary Breslauer

08.01.14

As idyllic as Island farming may seem, making a go of it is, and always was, a mysterious combination of constant hard work and occasional good luck. At West Tisbury's iconic Nip'n'Tuck Farm, it's always been, well, nip and tuck.

Tina Miller

07.01.14

The magical realism of Cindy Kane.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts

05.01.14

For more than half a century youth baseball has been one of the rites of spring – and of passage – on the Island.

Ivy Ashe

05.01.14

Captain William A. Martin of Edgartown was that rarest of things, an African American Whaling Captain.

As difficult, dangerous, and sometimes financially unrewarding as whaling was, it still beat slavery by miles. By some estimates thirty percent of the thousands of whalers before the Civil War were minorities. A few even overcame all the odds and rose through the ranks to command ships. More than thirty African American whaling captains have been identified, one of whom, William A. Martin, was born on Martha’s Vineyard.

Skip Finley

04.01.14

There is something oddly mesmerizing about Peter Simon’s recent double-DVD retrospective, Peter Simon’s Through the Lens.

12.01.13

Three generations of music-making in West Tisbury.

Shirley Mayhew

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