The year was 2001. David and Saskia Vanderhoop of Aquinnah were in the process of building their house and needed a place to stay. “The previous few winters had been relatively mild,” recalls David, “so I thought we could just live in our teepee.”

Geoff Currier

Every September and October, thousands of fishermen descend on the Island to participate in the annual Martha’s Vineyard Striped Bass and Bluefish Derby.

Kathleen F. Wright

People are not the only tourists attracted to Martha’s Vineyard in the fall. Members of the world’s bird population – some exotic, some familiar – make regular stops at the Island’s marshes, meadows, salty inlets, ponds, and woods on their way to warmer climes.

Brooks Robards

Vineyard vacations for those who live on the Island.

Linda Black

Years ago I was driving onto the ferry in Woods Hole on the morning of the Run to the Rock motorcycle rally.

Geoff Currier

Years ago I asked a friend who was pretty handy with a hammer and saw how to build a tree house.

Geoff Currier

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

Meredith Downing

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.

Geoff Currier