After 36 Years, It's Last Call for the Jacksons at the Ocean View
Alison L. Mead
Saturday was the last night at the Ocean View for the ownership of Ron and Peggy Jackson who have owned the popular bar and restaurant for 36 years. The place was packed, as always, this time with friends, family and former employees.
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Rockfish Abuzz With Off-Season Pub Crowd
Alison L. Mead

The tapas-style restaurant and bar opened two weeks ago at 11 North Water street with a changed interior but familiar owners. Siblings Nell, Will and Geoghan Coogan also own the Wharf Pub just around the corner.

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Ocean View Restaurant, Popular Spot for Islanders, Will Be Sold
Olivia Hull

The Oak Bluffs selectmen have approved the transfer of an all-alcohol license from Ronald and Margaret Jackson to Michael Santoro, a local restaurateur and a selectman. The Jacksons have owned and operated the Ocean View for more than three decades.

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State Road Owners Cleared to Purchase Saltwater Restaurant
Ivy Ashe
Jackson and Mary Kenworth, owners of State Road Restaurant, have entered into an agreement with Saltwater owner Reid (Sam) Dunn to purchase the restaurant. The sale is expected to close on Nov. 4.
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Vineyard Haven Restaurateurs Buy Le Grenier
Sydney Bender

The classic French restaurant that has been a Main street fixture in Vineyard Haven for 37 years, will come under new ownership this fall. Susan and Stephen Bowen, who own the Waterside Market and Blue Canoe Grill, are the new owners. A closing is planned for Nov. 28.

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New Restaurant Planned for Former Eleven North Space
Olivia Hull
The Coogan family, owners of the nearby Wharf Pub and Restaurant, plan to open a restaurant named Rockfish at 11 North Water street in downtown Edgartown.
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Filling a Niche Can Be Tasty Business
Sydney Bender
A surge of new restaurants in Edgartown and Oak Bluffs have filled new niches to expand offerings outside the norm, from gluten-free pizza to a whiskey bar.
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It's Always Sunny-Side Up at Linda Jean's
Ivy Ashe
People are happy to wait in line for a spot in a booth or at the counter. That’s because for many, Linda Jean’s restaurant in Oak Bluffs is a home away from home. Doors open at 6 a.m., and in the summer months there are already people outside waiting.
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Eleven North Closes, Owners Eye Future
Sara Brown

It was a short run for Edgartown restaurant Eleven North, which closed for business after several months of tension with the town over issues including flooding and handicapped accessibility.

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Vineyard Brings Some Shuck and Awe to New York City
David Crisanti
With the temperature in the low 30s and a wintry mix blowing in off the East River, it was a morning fit for neither man nor beast. And yet a calm but energized feel pervaded as the Beach Plum crew got down to work creating the pop-up restaurant Fish and Rose.
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