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Abstract Art Show

Everyday objects are the subject for the Louisa Gould Gallery’s annual art show entitled Abstract Vision: The Colors and Forms Behind the Everyday. The exhibit opens on Friday, August 29.

Not Washing Ashore, This Art Is Island Made

Earlier this summer, Holly Lawyer put a roof over her art and a number of others’ when she opened up a shop at 55 Circuit avenue.

Oak Bluffs Fireworks Show Is Dazzling Display

Blankets and beach chairs dotted Ocean Park by early afternoon on Friday as fireworks revelers marked their spots for the annual display.

Presidential Vacation Winds Down

World affairs intruded more than ever this year on President Obama's Vineyard vacation. But still he managed some down time. The Obamas are scheduled to leave Sunday.

Similar Yet Different, Old Footage is Portal to Past

The film was shot at the Edgartown bathing beach on Chappaquiddick back in the summer of 1927. And it turns out that people swam, splashed, sunbathed, smiled at one another and flirted with the camera exactly the same way they do now, nearly 90 years later.

Beadniks For Sale, But the Bead Goes On from Virginia Beach

Beadniks, a staple of Church street in Vineyard Haven for 24 years, is now for sale.

Tough Guy of Turtle Family; Snappers Rule the Ponds

Unlike their smaller relatives, snapping turtles don’t bask in the sun or float in rows on logs. They are both predators and scavengers.

Catch of the Day May Be Nothing But Net

It was on the Vineyard that Paul Greenberg first encountered the beauty of a functioning ecosystem, where fishing was not merely a symbolic act.

Double Boom Boom at Oak Bluffs Fireworks

One of the signature traditions of the fireworks display is the double finale, and this doesn’t come off without a lot of hard work.

Tradition Lights the Way at Grand Illumination Night

Brightly colored paper lanterns hanging from gingerbread houses were turned on in unision, and by 8:51 p.m. Wednesday the Camp Ground was aglow.

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