05.01.12

Macaroons are easy with this recipe, modified for home bakers, since they take only ten to fifteen minutes to prepare for baking.

By Gates and Kate Rickard

05.01.12

The Rickards like to serve this dip with pretzel rolls.

By Gates RIckard

04.25.12

Rickard’s Bakery – with its commercial bakery and two retail shops – has become an Island culinary destination for its artisan breads and other delicacies.

By Rebecca Busselle

04.25.12

Here are the top three winners and seven honorable mentions.

05.02.12

He started the Seafood Shanty; he owned the Harbor View Hotel. He helped shape a town as well as an island. Now in his late eighties, he lives in a penthouse looking out over the Edgartown Light – far from his poor roots.

By Elaine Pace

05.02.12

Frances Tenenbaum’s 2006 book, Gardening at the Shore, holds a place of honor on many an Island bookshelf.

By Phyllis Meras

05.02.12

Renowned among Island gardeners, Paul Jackson has spent years working the soil in his Edgartown home garden, with awe-inspiring results.

By Susan Catling

05.01.12

Both Vineyarders and visitors are at the heart of springtime on the Island.

By Nicki Miller

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The Influence of Bob Carroll

He started the Seafood Shanty; he owned the Harbor View Hotel. He helped shape a town as well as an island. Now in his late eighties, he lives in a penthouse looking out over the Edgartown Light – far from his poor roots.

Inspired By Boyhood Fascination

My first memories of Edgartown swirl around the Chappaquiddick ferry. I remember seeing the original On Time from the arms of my father – he was wearing an Irish sweater – as we stood by the town-side ramp on what must have been a cloudy and cold early afternoon in June, not long after my mom, dad, and I arrived for the summer of 1965.

Garden Muse Frances Tenenbaum

Frances Tenenbaum’s 2006 book, Gardening at the Shore, holds a place of honor on many an Island bookshelf.

Flying Model Airplanes

When Joe Costa of Vineyard Haven was seven years old, he saw an airplane flying overhead and something went off inside of him – he was hooked.

Firing Up Nature

How prescribed burns can increase public safety, improve habitat, and help restore the landscape.

Victory in the Garden

Renowned among Island gardeners, Paul Jackson has spent years working the soil in his Edgartown home garden, with awe-inspiring results.

Coconut Macaroons

Macaroons are easy with this recipe, modified for home bakers, since they take only ten to fifteen minutes to prepare for baking.

From the Editor

Both Vineyarders and visitors are at the heart of springtime on the Island.

Caramelized Spring Onion Dip

The Rickards like to serve this dip with pretzel rolls.

DAW: Vacation Time

Goodbye to homework, tests, and school...

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