Holiday Fairs, Markets and Pop-Ups

A wide range of seasonal fairs, markets and pop-ups around the Island make local holiday shopping festive.

A Wreath to Call Your Own

Island florists have you covered with holiday wreaths in every style, not to mention wreath-making classes, wreath-making kits and even holiday wreath fairs.

Three for the Winter Win

Thanks to three Oak Bluffs restaurants, your winter take-out game is strong.

Keeping the Lights On

Mark and Bernie Crossland of Crossland Landscaping are long-time caretakers of Ocean Park, keeping the landscape in tip-top shape and creating the holiday light show every year.

At the Helm

In season, executive chef Scott Grewe steers the kitchen crew at the Outermost Inn; off-season, he and his wife Elizabeth live aboard their 36-foot sloop.

With An Eye to History: An Interview with Josh Gothard

Native Islander and architect Josh Gothard specializes in historic restoration— with a background in the language of coastal resiliency.

Making Room for Babies

Photographer Maria Thibodeau knew what she wanted in a home studio: lots of light, room for her props – including her crafted felt wool – and a calm, peaceful environment.

Hiking 2.0: Try the New and Improved Trails MV App

The TrailsMV app had its genesis on a rambling up-Island hike.

“The idea started on a walk with Alan Rappaport, chair-elect of our board of directors,” said Adam Moore, president of the Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation. “We got a bit lost in the woods off King’s Highway in Chilmark while trying to find a Sheriff’s Meadow property.”

While backtracking onto their route, the pair got to talking about how to make Island trails more accessible. Eventually Alan exclaimed: “If only there was an app for that!” The idea for TrailsMV was born.

The Hunt is Half the Fun

Decorating with second-hand objects and art is a clever way to infuse 
your home with Vineyard character. But first you’ll have to go hunting.