04.01.13

The Island’s warmer months offer plenty of opportunity for leisurely meals outside, and a few practical design considerations can greatly enhance the experience.

By Kristen Reimann

04.01.13

“If I ever go looking for my heart’s desire again, I won’t look any further than my own backyard.” So said Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz.

By Holly Bellebuono

04.01.13

The Chappaquiddicker talks about what inspires him – on-Island and in the kitchen. He also shares a meal’s worth of recipes dreamed up in the writing of his first novel, Island Apart, out in paperback this year.

By Nicki Miller

04.01.13

One Edgartown family expanded from a converted historic barn onto an adjacent lot to create a compact, stylish in-town compound.

By Karla Araujo

03.01.13

At 6 p.m., Elliott made the house cocktail – Katama Kirs – which consisted of vintage champagne and blueberry syrup.

By Steven Raichlen

03.01.13

Claire unpacked the grocery bags and the menu began to take shape. She’d whirl the smoked clams and mussels with mascarpone cheese in the food processor to make a dip to eat by the fire.

By Steven Raichlen

03.01.13

The salad proved to be equally homegrown – or at least locally gathered.

By Steven Raichlen

03.01.13

Claire made the dish with canned tomatillos and frozen bass (she was upset), which she cooked in the oven. When Steven makes her dish, he chars the salsa ingredients on the coals and cooks the fish on the grill.

By Steven Raichlen

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New Energy in Green Building

Three Island projects illustrate how an energy-efficient and sustainable approach is gaining traction.

The Evolution of a Summer Landscape

Over some twenty years, this Chilmark property has offered up considerable creative opportunities in its yard and gardens.

Dining Al Fresco

The Island’s warmer months offer plenty of opportunity for leisurely meals outside, and a few practical design considerations can greatly enhance the experience.

A Modern Collaboration

Designing a streamlined home at ease in its pastoral up-Island setting.

How it Works: Building an Outside Shower

As great as it is to be naked outside, that probably should be kept between you and nature. Some people want to be totally enclosed. Others want at least a glimpse of the landscape.

A Facebook Yard Sale

It started innocently enough. Kim Hilliard, a Vineyard Haven massage therapist and musician, had an attic full of stuff she wanted to clear out. So in December 2011 she formed a Facebook group called MV Stuff 4 Sale, a virtual yard sale.

Q&A with Food Writer Turned Novelist Steven Raichlen

The Chappaquiddicker talks about what inspires him – on-Island and in the kitchen. He also shares a meal’s worth of recipes dreamed up in the writing of his first novel, Island Apart, out in paperback this year.

A Gratifying Return

Twenty-five years ago my husband, David, and I pooled our resources with my folks and owned a second home in the Katama area of Edgartown.

Making a Fabulous Family Space

One Edgartown family expanded from a converted historic barn onto an adjacent lot to create a compact, stylish in-town compound.

A Tale of Two Properties

What you can get for $10 million on the Vineyard.

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