Climax of His Career: Opening of the New Brickman’s Will Realize Dreams of Founder
Vineyard Gazette

The formal re-opening of Brickman’s, Vineyard Haven, will take place tomorrow. Brickman’s is a store that is well established, the name having been known in Vineyard Haven for thirty-three years, of which time, a quarter-century has seen the establishment in its present location. But the difference today is this, that whereas the former Brickman’s was first a tiny cobbler’s shop, and later a moderate-sized, though well stocked store, it now becomes a department store.

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New Studio and Shop Greets Vineyard Public
Vineyard Gazette

The shop and studio of the Mosher Photo Service opened at its new location on Main street in Vineyard Haven on Monday morning. This building, almost across the street from the Vineyard Vendor, is sometimes known as the shoe shop building from having been occupied for years by a shoe repairing business. Now, remodeled throughout to provide a camera shop in the front portion and a studio in the rear, it presents an extremely attractive appearance.

Attractive Interior

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Loving Life at the Speed of Putt Putt
Aaron Wilson
Island Cove Adventures opened in September of 1992. Now, it's time for a new owner.
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Demolition Begins at Hinckley's Lumber Yard
Steve Myrick

The loud crunch of a claw excavator cutting into a roof line was in the air Tuesday morning as demolition of the former Hinckley’s lumber yard began.

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Hinckley's Lumber Sold to Island Real Estate Investor
Steve Myrick

Hinckley’s Lumber, the landmark commercial property on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, has been sold to an Aquinnah real estate investor for $2.3 million.

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A Final Sale, and Goodbye to Beadniks
Ivy Ashe

Sunday was the last day for Beadniks, the popular Vineyard Haven store that has been in operation for 24 years. Owner Sally Roesler will focus on her wholesale business in Virginia Beach, Va., and online.

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Vineyard Businesses Embrace Small Business Saturday
Sydney Bender

From retail stores to gyms and inns on the Vineyard, 48 merchants participated in small business Saturday last week, the most the Island has seen since the shopping holiday was conceived by American Express in 2010, according to Nancy Gardella at the Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce.

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From Pooh Bear to Graduation Cards, Mardell's Stocks it All
Ivy Ashe
With everything from candles and cards to jewelry and toys, the Main street Vineyard Haven store has served both year-round and summer customers since 1913.
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Edgartown Hardware Expands to Vineyard Haven
Ivy Ashe
A new location near the Black Dog Cafe on State Road is set to open in the coming weeks. Heavy demand on the Island for Benjamin Moore paints prompted the decision, the store owners said.
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Without Leader, Tisbury Business Association May Dissolve
Katie Ruppel
There are new businesses opening on Main street Vineyard Haven, but the town business association may be losing steam. Tisbury business association president Dawn Braasch announced this week that she is stepping down from her position, and said if a replacement cannot be found the organization may fold.

“I am sending this notice to let you know that I am withdrawing as president of the TBA. I had hoped someone else on the board would come forward to take the reins of the association, but no one has,” said Ms. Braasch in an email to the association sent Oct. 30.

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