08.01.16

Secrets of a late-night grillmaster.

By Tina Miller

08.01.16

Is the formerly whispered-about conflict between conservation and housing a thing of the past?

By Mary Breslauer

08.01.16

Ferry Boat Island; Fisher, Fred S. (Sr.); and Fresnel Lens.

08.01.16

This entertaining-friendly grain salad includes a generous amount of fresh, crisp summer veggies (and even a bit of fruit) to keep it feeling light while still being satisfying.

By Susie Middleton

08.01.16

Grandpa’s chowder was Rhode Island style – a clear, water-based broth loaded with onions, celery, potatoes, cracked pepper, just-harvested clams, and, to my mother’s chagrin, extra salt.

By Alison Case

08.01.16

The photographer Peter Simon takes a look back at his own long, strange trip.

By Bill Eville

08.01.16

“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.”

By CK Wolfson

08.01.16

One sniff of that licorice- and lemon-laced aroma of basil and you are transported to a sunny day, a wonderful al fresco meal, a friend’s kitchen garden.

By Susie Middleton

08.01.16

Ryan Shea is an optometrist by day and his business partner Nick Peters is a contractor. But on nights, weekends, and any spare minute they can manage, they make vodka.

By Steve Myrick

08.01.16

Some call Oak Bluffs elite. The Colemans of Coleman Corners call it home.

By Jocelyn Coleman Walton

08.01.16

I’ll Wait for the Nantucket, Thanks; Wait, Wait, They Didn’t Really Ask That; New Kids on the Cliffs; The Great White Pack Rat; On Fischer’s Island; and Duly Noted.

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Chowder House Rules

Grandpa’s chowder was Rhode Island style – a clear, water-based broth loaded with onions, celery, potatoes, cracked pepper, just-harvested clams, and, to my mother’s chagrin, extra salt.

Summer Grain Salad with Tomatoes, Basil, Corn and Nectarines

This entertaining-friendly grain salad includes a generous amount of fresh, crisp summer veggies (and even a bit of fruit) to keep it feeling light while still being satisfying.

Good Work, Well Done: The Grand Bargain

Is the formerly whispered-about conflict between conservation and housing a thing of the past?

Oceanography: Into Deep Water

Some have called the Andrea Doria the Mount Everest of shipwrecks. But in early June, a manned submersible successfully visited the wreak, bringing back new sonar images.

Piece of Work: Ashley Medowski

“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.”

Rejected MV Magazine Story Ideas

Encyclopedia Vineyardia: F

Ferry Boat Island; Fisher, Fred S. (Sr.); and Fresnel Lens.

The Look, Circa 1950

The dog show is a tried-and-true event at the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s Livestock Show and Fair, but who knew that it was once also an opportunity to look so good?

Thirsty: Local Vodka

Ryan Shea is an optometrist by day and his business partner Nick Peters is a contractor. But on nights, weekends, and any spare minute they can manage, they make vodka.

From the Editor

Can I just say right here and now that I am going to miss President Obama and his brand of low-key but relentless sanity.

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