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For Hal and Erin Ryerson, the Sweet Life Beckons

In January, Hal and Erin Ryerson purchased The Sweet Life Cafe. They met 10 years ago working together at the Outermost Inn and are familiar faces on the Vineyard restaurant scene. They plan to re-open the restaurant later this spring.

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Ritz Cafe Returns as Ritz SoulKitchen and Barbecue

The Ritz Cafe has a new name and new menu, but promises to keep the old vibes. The Ritz SoulKitchen and Barbecue opens Thursday night after being closed since the beginning of March for refurbishing.

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The Music Flows When Life and Work Meet in Harmony

Dana Edelman does not have a new album out. “It’s in there,” said the 44 year-old singer-songwriter, pointing at his head, but he’s a little busy right now.

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Entangled Seal Set Free in Aquinnah

On Monday the stars aligned for a juvenile gray seal with a considerable amount of commercial fishing net wrapped around its neck and three natural resources officers called to its rescue.

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Vineyard Vines Moves Into Vineyard Haven

The pink whale is coming to Vineyard Haven. Vineyard Vines will open a new store on Main street Vineyard Haven in the building that once housed Midnight Farm and the Bunch of Grapes Bookstore.

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Land Bank Purchases Two Parcels in Vineyard Haven

The Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank has announced two new land acquisitions in Vineyard Haven for a combined purchase price of $1.1 million.

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Film Festival Brings Community Together for Weekend of Films and Conversation

The 17th Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival celebrated determined souls in a four-day program that brought full houses and standing ovations for Dolores Huerta, Bill Nye and others.

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West Tisbury Seventh Grader Wins Island-Wide Spelling Bee

Sam Fetters spelled pinafore correctly Friday morning to win the Island-wide school spelling bee and a second trip to the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington D.C. this May.

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Ice Cream of Spring, Dairy Queen Offers Blizzards of Tasty Variety

With flurries on Wednesday and snow predicted Sunday, Vineyarders enjoyed a different type of blizzard on Thursday, as the Dairy Queen in Edgartown reopened for the season.

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Lay of the Land as Seen Through Conservation and Agriculture

On Monday at the Agricultural Hall, farmers and conservationists gathered to talk about ways they can work together to shape the Vineyard's future with respect to the land.

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