12.21.11

Even though we’re in the Northeast, the Vineyard may be better suited to biking in the winter than many places on the mainland.

Geoff Currier

11.15.11

With their austere off-season beauty, the Island’s wild places are a natural draw. This time of year many conservation groups offer education about the terrain, flora, and fauna – as well as entry to some private lands.

Shelley Christiansen

10.04.11

Jack and Sue Blake of Edgartown’s Sweet Neck Farm grow oysters on and below a raft on Katama Bay.

Tom Dunlop

08.31.11

If you think fishing for blues and stripers from a kayak might be a little outside your comfort zone, consider this: Kayaks were originally invented by the Inuit for hunting and fishing, and their prey often included whales. Just to put things in perspective.

Jim Feiner of Chilmark is one of the people you see when you go to Squibnocket at sunset and look out at the rocks beyond the surf and say, “Hey, look at that guy out there in the kayak.” He’s been kayak-fishing around the Island for about ten years.

Geoff Currier

08.31.11

Developed with men in mind, broga has garnered a devoted following on the Island in recent years.

Justin Ahren

08.01.11

As the story goes, the legendary Craig Kingsbury once drove his team of oxen into Vineyard Haven and was involved in a traffic accident.

Geoff Currier

05.01.11

The Stanwoods are no strangers to sheep. At one time Eleanor was a professional shearer, and together they have raised sheep on the Vineyard, on and off, for many years.

Geoff Currier

04.01.11

Deep in the heart of every yard saler is the fervent hope that they’ll stumble upon some real treasure – maybe the lost Ark of the Covenant.

And deep in the basement of every yard saler are the treasures they actually came home with: used vacuums, waffle irons, bicycle tire pumps – the very items they need to have a yard sale of their own.

It’s an eternal cycle. Here’s how to make the most of it.

Geoff Currier

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