Family-owned businesses, not franchises, with burgers and fries on the menu but more about the daily catch in all its forms. Whether at the Oak Bluffs harbor, Menemsha Bight, Net Result in Vineyard Haven or the Aquinnah cliffs, the food always comes with a water view, and chowder is always on the...

June 26, 2013

Menemsha is home base for Island lobsters. Most mornings about 10 lobstermen set out from the historic fishing village to fish Vineyard waters. - See more at: http://www.mvgazette.com/news/2013/06/27/belly-claw-its-lobster-time#sthash.0oRwvpbF.dpuf

June 26, 2013

The more the merrier! Children piled into a plastic pool on Tuesday as the temperature spiked to nearly 90 degrees. 

June 26, 2013

The Island shopping experience offers something for everyone, particularly in the three down-Island towns of Oak Bluffs, Edgartown and Vineyard Haven, where Main Streets are dotted with mom-and-pop shops, restaurants and galleries for every taste and budget.

June 25, 2013

White sand beaches. Cool breezes. Upscale art galleries and shops. Miles of bike paths and walking trails. Fine dining. Historic architecture. Music and cultural events. Farm-fresh produce and seafood right off the boat.

June 25, 2013

Vineyarders turned out in droves for the community open lighthouse and solstice celebration at the Gay Head Lighthouse last Friday. The event was to educate the public and raise funds to save the Gay Head Lighthouse, which is threatened by erosion to the cliffs.

June 25, 2013

 

June 24, 2013

 

June 24, 2013

The cheers were loud and the possabilities endless as Tisbury students bounded through the doors Monday afternoon on the last day of school before summer vacation.

June 24, 2013

Forty Vineyarders gathered at the Field Gallery in West Tisbury bearing puzzle pieces to assemble and reveal a full painting by Island artist Traeger di Pietro. The exhibit, called Whatever the Outcome, was the brainchild of Craig Minor, a teacher at the charter school.

June 24, 2013

The switch was flipped Friday evening for the first night game at the Vineyard Baseball Park, as two Gateway Babe Ruth teams took to the field for a playoff game. The Vineyard Brewers defeated the Vineyard Angels 10-0 in the second game of a best-of-three series.

June 24, 2013

One day after the official start of summer, the Martha's Vineyard Little League spring season came to a close, with two well-played championship games taking place at Veira Park in Oak Bluffs on Saturday. In the Minor League game, the Rays took an eleventh-hour 11-10 win over the Twins.

June 22, 2013

The harbor was busy with activity as the annual Oak Bluffs Harborfest kicked off at 10 a.m. Saturday morning.

June 22, 2013

Sunrise to sunset; from one end of the Island to the other. Starting in Edgartown and the day dawning over the harbor beacon, and ending in Aquinnah with the sun setting behind the Gay Head Lighthouse.

June 21, 2013

Saturday the Harbor View Hotel and the Animal Shelter of Martha's Vineyard held Paws on the Porch, a celebration of pets. After a parade to the lighthouse, water and pet treats were passed out to everybody back at the Harbor View porch.

June 17, 2013

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