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Lifestyles of the Rich and Hungry: Summer Lives of Private Chefs

One person’s indulgence is another’s convenience and, after all, Martha’s Vineyard is no stranger to excess in the summertime. But more visitors looking to spend more money in the name of creating a memorable vacation is excellent news for Island workers, who also have an agenda during the on-season.

Restaurant With a View, Garde East on the Harbor Celebrates Sun and Sea

Garde East recently opened in the building that formerly housed The Blue Canoe. Chef Robert Sisca was sous chef at Le Bernard in in New York city and executive chef at Bistro du Midi in Boston.

Harbor Bookings Tack Into Digital Age in Edgartown

Thanks to a new system that allows harbor bookings online, Edgartown harbor master Charlie Blair said summer bookings on the harbor are all smooth sailing this year.

The Negotiation

Elissa Lash

She wanted a home. He wanted her to have one. This is the kind of beautiful observation I get to make when helping people to buy or sell a house.

Q&A with Glass Guru Barney Zeitz

Barney Zeitz may well be the hardest working artist on Martha’s Vineyard. He is certainly the most animated.

When Moving Out Means Moving Next Door: Affordable Housing With a Homegrown Twist

The term family compound once conjured up images of Kennedys in white pants, sipping cocktails on a sprawling lawn between jaunts on the family yacht. While in some circles family estates are still a luxury, compound living now also brings to mind a more modest scenario, often the only option for younger generations finding creative ways to stay on the Island they’ve grown to love.

Big Bites for Little Tykes, Kids' Trout Tournament Casts Wide Net

The annual kids' trout tournament takes place on Saturday, May 7, beginning at first light. On Tuesday morning the first shipment of trout arrived at Duarte's Pond.

From Polluted to Pristine, Quahaug Relay Gives Mollusks New Life

Traveling from polluted Taunton River to Sengekontacket Pond, quahaugs cleanse themselves as nature intended.

Beetlebung Farm Cookbook Wins James Beard Award

Chris Fischer’s cookbook, published last spring, was honored this week with a James Beard Award for American Cooking.

Ketch Ayuthia Makes Maiden Passage Beneath New Lagoon Pond Drawbridge

Ayuthia, an 80-year-old wooden sailing vessel, made the first official passage through the new Lagoon Pond drawbridge Saturday morning.

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