05.01.09

When you live on an island, it’s inevitable that you’ll find yourself in unlikely relationships. Sure, there are the regulars in your life – family, friends, the people you work with – but then there are the others, the unexpecteds.

By Kate Feiffer

05.01.09

The Point Way Inn has become an oasis for visiting artists to live, work, and commune on the Island. The fact that it’s free is a gift to the bottom line of many an arts institution.

By Rachel Nava Rohr

05.01.09

A recent addition to the class schedule at The Workout gym gets an annual staging at the Built on Stilts dance festival.

By Meredith Downing

05.01.09

An interview in three acts with Patricia Neal.

By Rebekah Blu

05.01.09

In my car aboard the freight deck of the Governor, headed over choppy waves to Woods Hole one fall morning, I couldn’t help but notice the large windshield sticker on the car in front of me: VINEYARDERS.

By Barbara Leham Smith

05.01.09

Simon Hickman puts up arbors with the same ease and frequency that I put up excuses. When you tour the grounds surrounding his home on Lambert’s Cove Road in West Tisbury, they’re as abundant as sparrows and each has its own distinct personality.

By Geoff Currier

05.01.09

Whether with metal or wood, this artist brings whimsy to yards and gardens, public spaces and private homes.

By Charlie Cameron

05.01.09

On the following pages, you’ll find details on a variety of foods and ingredients you can find in the springtime on the Island – in your backyard, in fields, in forests, and on beaches. Plus recipes for strawberry knotweed pie, watercress spring rolls, and candied violets.

By Holly Bellenuono & Catherine Walthers

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Lambing at Allen Farm

Every May on the one hundred–acre Chilmark farm, the new lambs arrive – usually without assistance, and certainly with no fanfare. Oak Bluffs photographer Alison Shaw made a series of trips to the farm last spring to capture the first days of life for these fuzzy new Islanders.

The Art of Dining

For many of us, preparing a meal can be an inspired event. For professional artists, the cooking bar can be even higher – as a new Island cookbook explores.

Friends in Numbers

When you live on an island, it’s inevitable that you’ll find yourself in unlikely relationships. Sure, there are the regulars in your life – family, friends, the people you work with – but then there are the others, the unexpecteds.

The Spirit of Independents

Martha’s Vineyard boasts a lot of committed people who own, work in, and patronize our bookstores. Neither last year’s Fourth of July fire nor the growth of big-box chain stores and online retailers is dampening that spirit.

A Unique Artists’ Retreat

The Point Way Inn has become an oasis for visiting artists to live, work, and commune on the Island. The fact that it’s free is a gift to the bottom line of many an arts institution.

Spring’s Wild Edibles

On the following pages, you’ll find details on a variety of foods and ingredients you can find in the springtime on the Island – in your backyard, in fields, in forests, and on beaches. Plus recipes for strawberry knotweed pie, watercress spring rolls, and candied violets.

Zumba Dances on Stage

A recent addition to the class schedule at The Workout gym gets an annual staging at the Built on Stilts dance festival.

The Fantastic Mrs. Fox

An interview in three acts with Patricia Neal.

Laments of a Weekender

In my car aboard the freight deck of the Governor, headed over choppy waves to Woods Hole one fall morning, I couldn’t help but notice the large windshield sticker on the car in front of me: VINEYARDERS.

How it Works: Building an Arbor

Simon Hickman puts up arbors with the same ease and frequency that I put up excuses. When you tour the grounds surrounding his home on Lambert’s Cove Road in West Tisbury, they’re as abundant as sparrows and each has its own distinct personality.

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