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Edgartown Massachusetts

Creating 1854

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 10.26.2014 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

As I write this article, President Obama is a neighbor, just some miles down the road. Meanwhile, in my old age, intimate with infirmities, I have decided to create an original opera specifically for Martha's Vineyard, nature's poem.


Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

Fueled by the riches of 19th century whaling captains, the church fell into disrepair after that money disappeared. Until now. Margo Datz has restored to Edgartown its glorious heritage.

An Island Aroused

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Jack Schimmelman

While spring modestly attired herself offstage, a call resonated throughout the island that on a Sunday in March, there would be a vigil honoring the children who have died from gun violence.

PHOTOS: A Weekend On Martha's Vineyard

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.08.2012 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

Between May and October, tourists and seasonal residents flock here as an antidote to harsh northeastern winters and to the hectic pace of their everyday lives -- in pursuit of the beach, rolling woods and relaxed ambiance

Building High Speed Rail Isn't a Bolshevik Plot

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

If you drive on the Interstate, benefit from the Voting Rights Act of 1964 or live free of polio, smallpox, and other communicable diseases, go ahead and thank the government.

Obama Eyes Martha's Vineyard For August Vacation: Report

Huffington Post via Boston Globe | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The Obamas are considering Martha's Vineyard as a vacation destination this August, the Boston Globe reports. The White House wouldn't confirm the f...