08.01.11

This competition brought in 122 remarkably diverse entries from across North America and as far away as Taiwan.

08.01.11

A simple sear with a quick pesto designed specifically for tuna makes for an easy dinner.

By Catherine Walthers

08.01.11

This light, colorful, and cool salad with slices of seared fresh tuna has a citrus dressing – very easy for a summer night. Slice the radishes and celery almost razor thin for an elegant look.

By Catherine Walthers

08.01.11

This is an easy, no-cook summer pasta sauce using fresh garden tomatoes combined with lightly seared tuna chunks, fresh herbs, and olives.

By Catherine Walthers

08.01.11

The culture of surfing in Vineyard waters has gained momentum in recent years with advances in weather-tracking technology. The Island’s south-shore swells are inconsistent, but occasionally they can be epic. The waves can also get crowded, and many surfers are protective of their turf.

By Mike Seccombe

08.01.11

From Aquinnah to Chappaquiddick, the Vineyard’s five lighthouses are an integral part of the Island’s coastal character. Each of these beacons has its own story of origin and survival, and we uncover the tale of a sixth Vineyard lighthouse that is no more.

07.22.11

Tuna fishing is a pursuit for hardy anglers, both recreational and commercial. Once it’s in the kitchen, this favorite fish makes an easy, elegant meal with minimal effort.

By Catherine Walthers

08.01.11

It might sound elementary, but a good look at a map is the best first step toward mastering the Island’s quirky geography.

By Karla Araujo

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Summer Among the Trees

Overnighting at the Martha’s Vineyard Family Campground has become a tradition for many, and newcomers continue to be lured by its many charms.

Choosing the Location that’s Right for You

It might sound elementary, but a good look at a map is the best first step toward mastering the Island’s quirky geography.

On the Money: Sustaining Island Nonprofits

Peter Temple’s pitch is simple: “If you’ve made an investment in the Vineyard because you like it and enjoy it here, philanthropy is important to protecting that investment.”

Third Annual Photo Contest

This competition brought in 122 remarkably diverse entries from across North America and as far away as Taiwan.

Bob, the Hurricane that Hit Home

Hurricane warnings in late summer are a part of Island life, as reliable as the closing of stores in winter.

How it Works: Driving Oxen

As the story goes, the legendary Craig Kingsbury once drove his team of oxen into Vineyard Haven and was involved in a traffic accident.

A Flagpole Tribute on West Chop

It may be the most cryptic and intriguing memorial to an individual on Martha’s Vineyard, located in what may be the prettiest setting.

Turning the Tide

From “trash fish” to gourmet meal.

Surfing in the Zone

The culture of surfing in Vineyard waters has gained momentum in recent years with advances in weather-tracking technology. The Island’s south-shore swells are inconsistent, but occasionally they can be epic. The waves can also get crowded, and many surfers are protective of their turf.

Celebrating the Fair

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the Island’s beloved Ag Fair, which honors the Vineyard’s agricultural traditions, fosters community participation, and offers all kinds of fun food, games, and carnival rides.

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