05.01.10

Among the most popular regular features in the magazine are its history stories – no surprise there, when you consider how unique and adventurous the Island’s history is.

By Tom Dunlop

05.01.10

In 2007, Martha’s Vineyard Magazine began an annual Island Weddings & Celebrations publication, which has been indispensable for many a bride and groom. We look back to the first issue with this delightful essay by a wedding guest who saw more than he bargained for.

By Pete Cummin

05.01.10

The founding publisher and editor of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, William E. Marks, invited Walter Cronkite to write a personal essay for the premier issue in summer 1985.

By Walter Cronkite

05.01.10

Our first note of thanks must go to you, dear readers. Without our subscribers and all who buy the magazine on newsstands or read it in doctors’ offices, libraries, businesses, or as hand-me-downs, there’s no way we could have reached this twenty-five-year milestone.

By Nicki Miller

05.01.10

Some things have changed and some have stayed the same since 1987, when the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) became federally recognized.

By June Manning

05.01.10

We reprint, retell, and update some profiles and stories that have run in past issues of the magazine.

By Karla Araujo, Linda Black, & Nicki Miller

05.01.10

From swimsuit editions to dancers-as-models, from fashion retailers to jewelry designers.

By Linda Black

05.01.10

Linoleum-block prints and accompanying quatrains by West Tisbury artist and poet Daniel “D.A.W.”

By D.A.W.

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Something Old, Something Nude

In 2007, Martha’s Vineyard Magazine began an annual Island Weddings & Celebrations publication, which has been indispensable for many a bride and groom. We look back to the first issue with this delightful essay by a wedding guest who saw more than he bargained for.

A Vineyard Feeling

The founding publisher and editor of Martha’s Vineyard Magazine, William E. Marks, invited Walter Cronkite to write a personal essay for the premier issue in summer 1985.

From the Editor

Our first note of thanks must go to you, dear readers. Without our subscribers and all who buy the magazine on newsstands or read it in doctors’ offices, libraries, businesses, or as hand-me-downs, there’s no way we could have reached this twenty-five-year milestone.

From Cod to Conch

How the fisheries have shifted focus over the past twenty-five years.

The Heart of the Island

For centuries ignored, ignited, unwanted, and taken for granted, the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest quietly provides recreation, habitat, and respite for humans and moths alike.

Wampanoag Living

Some things have changed and some have stayed the same since 1987, when the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) became federally recognized.

Vineyard Faces, Personalities, and Icons

We reprint, retell, and update some profiles and stories that have run in past issues of the magazine.

A Quarter Century of Island Style

From swimsuit editions to dancers-as-models, from fashion retailers to jewelry designers.

Six Historic Tales

Among the most popular regular features in the magazine are its history stories – no surprise there, when you consider how unique and adventurous the Island’s history is.

The Ongoing Fight Against Mother Nature

Armor. Battle. Punishment. Malicious attacks. These terms come up over and over again in the Martha’s Vineyard Magazine archives. They describe an open-ended war being fought on Vineyard soil, and this time the enemy is not Nantucket – there is far more at stake than a bronze cup. What we are fighting for is our home, and the enemy is Mother Nature – a worthy opponent.

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