As an African American painter and a woman coming of age in the 1920s and 1930s, the odds of making it in the art world were nearly nonexistent. But Loïs Mailou Jones proved them wrong, starting with her very first show on Martha's Vineyard.

Karla Araujo


In a community where the line between work wear and formal wear is sometimes blurry, it’s no wonder that the Allen Farm vest has become such a classic.

Alexandra Bullen Coutts


With four ensembles between them, and nearly five decades of friendship, Peter Boak and Garrett Brown are the pied pipers of Island singing.

Paula Lyons


With all the available posts in the Island’s Poet Laureate Industrial Complex successfully filled, and so many eclectic cross sections of the Vineyard community seemingly faceless, it’s time to implement laureate infrastructure into all walks of Martha’s Vineyard living.

Charlie Nadler


Sometimes it seems appropriate to review a book, and sometimes, as in the case of Deadout by Jon McGoran, (Forge 2014), the jacket flap copy just seems to say it all.


Island-born Ty Sinnett was one of five up-and-coming Boston fashion designers featured in the opening show of the 2014 Boston Fashion Week this fall.


For two Island ferry captains, the end of paper nautical charts only makes them more precious – both as practical aids and works of art.

Remy Tumin


After twenty years of focusing on her Vineyard Haven gallery, Nancy Shaw Cramer is ready to take a step back.

Nicole Grace Mercier