09.01.11

Starting at the height of the civil rights movement, Carole Simpson parlayed her natural curiosity, intellect, and persistence into a ground-breaking career in journalism that lasted some forty years.

By Kate Feiffer

09.01.11

Photographer Tim Coy relishes the quiet moments he comes across during his nighttime wanderings and seaside walks on Martha’s Vineyard.

By Nicki Miller

09.01.11

Short sales, foreclosures, REOs. For tough economic times, the real estate industry nationwide has developed a jargon all its own. And while there hasn’t been a lot of press about distressed properties on the Island, they do exist and may provide opportunities for patient, discerning buyers. Here’s a closer look at the ins and outs of “unconventional” houses for sale.

By Karla Araujo

09.01.11

Smoke and fire billowed in the sky, and the full moon of two days past seemed to hang in the branches of the tall elm trees that lined Main Street. The date was April 7, 1961, and the Edgartown Playhouse was on fire.

By Lorraine St. Pierre

09.01.11

“Martha’s Vineyard is a special place.” This oft-repeated phrase may or may not be true generally, but when it comes to money, it’s false. Money behaves the same here as everywhere else, and so do people.

By Jim Miller

09.01.11

This recipe is adapted from one by Marcella Hazan. The salmon is diced, mixed with some Italian seasonings, mounded into a scooped-out tomato, and baked. Pick out nicely rounded, medium-sized tomatoes. I sometimes add a tablespoon of chopped capers if I have them in the fridge. Serves 4

By Catherine Walthers

09.01.11

This recipe comes from my cookbook Greens, Glorious Greens. Serves 2 to 3

By Catherine Walthers

09.01.11

When I moved to the Vineyard five years ago this fall, I hadn’t lived here seasonally or even vacationed on-Island before. I basically came here cold. Now I realize there are some basic themes to living here (and many of the articles in this magazine correspond).

By Nicki Miller

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