They’re cruising in cars, splashing in surf, strolling up Circuit Avenue, and napping in the narcissus. Dogs are everywhere on Martha’s Vineyard - from the ubiquitous black Labs to the pedigreed Pomeranians and Rhodesian ridgebacks.
Novelist Richard North Patterson spends most of the year researching and writing, then enjoys his well-earned summers relaxing on Martha’s Vineyard.
Laura D. Roosevelt
An up-and-coming generation shares an active commitment to the Vineyard community and a passion for their work.
Alexandra Bullen Coutts
Duncan Caldwell defies quick categorization, but let’s try this: prehistorian.
Seasonal and year-round residents of Chappaquiddick – separated from the rest of the Vineyard by Edgartown harbor and Katama Bay – share a love of its quiet seclusion.
Now settled on the Vineyard, Rose Styron pursues lifelong passions and shepherds the legacy of her late husband, the author William Styron.
In 2011, when British architect Norman Foster and his wife, Elena Ochoa Foster, Lord and Lady of Thames Bank, bought Blue Heron Farm, the Obama family’s recent vacation getaway, Vineyarders were abuzz. What changes were in store for the expansive but low-key Chilmark property? How much time would the jet-setting couple spend here? Might we see them around the Island?
The answers (so far): a lot, a little, and not likely. The closest most of us will get is the 2011 documentary How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?