07.01.15

Best Charity Event: Taste of the Vineyard, Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust Dr. Daniel Fisher House lawn, Main Street, Edgartown, 508-627-4440 Runner-up: Possible Dreams Auction, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Winnetu Oceanside Resort, 31 Dunes Road, Edgartown, 508-693-7900

07.01.15

Moon-cusser, Moon-Cusser Coffee House, and Money Hill.

07.01.15

Best Bookstore: Bunch of Grapes Bookstore 35 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-2291, bunchofgrapes.com Runner-up: Edgartown Books 44 Main Street, Edgartown, 508-627-8463, edgartownbooks.com

07.01.15

Go figure. During the summer, we are so busy on the farm that I barely get a chance to go anywhere. And then, when I do, where do I go but to another farm, just up the street from me!

By Susie Middleton

07.01.15

Best Dentist: Hélène Schaeffer of Island Dentistry 823 Airport Road, Edgartown, 508-696-8426 Runner-up: Richard McNulty of Amity Dental Studio 65 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, 508-687-9752, amitydentalstudio.com

07.01.15

Best Bar/Pub: Offshore Ale Company 30 Kennebec Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-2626, offshoreale.com Runner-up: Lookout Tavern 8 Seaview Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-696-9844, lookoutmv.com

07.01.15

Best Fishing Charter: Skipper/Vineyard Sound Charters Inc. Berth 74 near the Island Queen, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-1238, mvskipper.com Runner-up: Coop’s Bait & Tackle Charters 147 Edgartown–West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, 508-627-3909, coopsbaitandtackle.com

07.01.15

Lodging Best Hotel, General Excellence: Harbor View Hotel 131 North Water Street, Edgartown, 508-627-7000, harbor-view.com Runner-up: Dockside Inn 9 Circuit Avenue Extension, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-2966, vineyardinns.com

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Best of the Vineyard 2015 Health and Beauty

Best Dentist: Hélène Schaeffer of Island Dentistry

823 Airport Road, Edgartown, 508-696-8426

Runner-up: Richard McNulty of Amity Dental Studio

65 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, 508-687-9752, amitydentalstudio.com

What’s the secret to Dr. Schaeffer’s success? Word of mouth, obviously. She’s been crowned Best of the Vineyard yet again – but that doesn’t surprise us one bit. Another familiar smile, Dr. McNulty of Amity Dental Studio, takes the runner-up position for his specialty in general dentistry and cosmetic services.

Best of the Vineyard 2015 Shopping

Best Bookstore: Bunch of Grapes Bookstore

35 Main Street, Vineyard Haven, 508-693-2291, bunchofgrapes.com

Runner-up: Edgartown Books

44 Main Street, Edgartown, 508-627-8463, edgartownbooks.com

Don’t miss a chance to peruse the rows at the Bunch of Grapes, where you’re sure to find a variety of classics by Island authors as well as popular best sellers. (Plus, you may even spot some of the authors themselves.) Edgartown Books has two stocked floors, plus a secluded backyard café for thumbing through your newest read.

Best of the Vineyard 2015 Food and Drink

Best Bar/Pub: Offshore Ale Company

30 Kennebec Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-2626, offshoreale.com

Runner-up: Lookout Tavern

8 Seaview Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-696-9844, lookoutmv.com

Solo at the bar or with a large group of friends, you’re always at home at Offshore Ale. The changing variety of brews and extensive list of excellent pub food make this gathering spot a place to return to again and again. For Bruins and Sox fans, head over to the Lookout Tavern for great beers and wings or margaritas and fish tacos.

Best of the Vineyard 2015 Events and Entertainment

Best Charity Event: Taste of the Vineyard, Martha’s Vineyard Preservation Trust

Dr. Daniel Fisher House lawn, Main Street, Edgartown, 508-627-4440

Runner-up: Possible Dreams Auction, Martha’s Vineyard Community Services

Winnetu Oceanside Resort, 31 Dunes Road, Edgartown, 508-693-7900

Best of the Vineyard 2015 Great Outdoors

Best Fishing Charter: Skipper/Vineyard Sound Charters Inc.

Berth 74 near the Island Queen, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-1238, mvskipper.com

Runner-up: Coop’s Bait & Tackle Charters

147 Edgartown–West Tisbury Road, Edgartown, 508-627-3909, coopsbaitandtackle.com

Vineyard Summer Rentals

Best of the Vineyard 2015 Lodging and Services

Lodging

Best Hotel, General Excellence: Harbor View Hotel

131 North Water Street, Edgartown, 508-627-7000, harbor-view.com

Runner-up: Dockside Inn

9 Circuit Avenue Extension, Oak Bluffs, 508-693-2966, vineyardinns.com

30 Years From the MVM Vault: And That's the Way it Was

Talking Flight

David McCullough discusses his new book with Matthew Stackpole.

Encyclopedia Vineyardia: M

Moon-cusser, Moon-Cusser Coffee House, and Money Hill.

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