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Marthas Vineyard

Obama Visits Vineyard Favorite

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel

We all have our favorite local haunts that we just have to visit when we're on vacation in a familiar, beloved place. For the first family, Nancy's Re...

Do The Obamas Dress Down For Vacation?

Posted 08.12.2013 | Style

The Obamas are taking a much needed vacation this week -- but not before squeezing in a quick public appearance, of course. Barack and Michelle Obama ...

These Are The Most Embarrassing Photos Of Presidents On Vacation

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 08.13.2014 | Travel

And he's off! The Obamas are leaving for their annual Martha's Vineyard vacation this weekend, bringing us to resurface one of our favorite posts ...

Divine Things

Sue Shanahan | Posted 10.07.2013 | Arts
Sue Shanahan

Maybe the tragedy of the human race was that we had forgotten we were each Divine. -Shirley MacLaine The inspiration for Divine Things came to me ...

Obama Family Heading Out Of Town

Reuters | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

By Steve Holland WASHINGTON, Aug 8 (Reuters) - Cue up the indignant reactions: President Barack Obama and his family are about to go ...

Foodie Paradise: 10 Great Places to Eat in Martha's Vineyard

Steven Raichlen | Posted 09.03.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

In a salute to some of my favorite local restaurants, coffee shops, lobster shacks, and ice cream parlors on Martha's Vineyard, I have the characters in my book, Island Apart, visit the same places where my wife and I like to eat.

Glam Packed: Summer Beauty Essentials

Napoleon Perdis | Posted 08.31.2013 | Style
Napoleon Perdis

A summer sojourn is all about escaping from your daily routine; you dress in a different way, dine at different times in different locations, you lighten up on the demands of your day. So why then, should you stick to your same signature makeup look?

Music Legands Natalie Cole and Smokey Robinson to Perform at Martha's Vineyard Music Festival Benefiting Kidney Disease Research

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 08.26.2013 | Black Voices
Akoshia Yoba

Martha's Vineyard will be abuzz from Thursday August 22nd to Sunday August 25th, when On The Vine launches its inaugural four-day music and entertainment festival benefiting kidney disease research.

From Food to Fiction

Steven Raichlen | Posted 08.19.2013 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Island Apart is a foodie love story set on Chappaquiddick Island in Martha's Vineyard.

Top Summer Vacation Spots For Two-Timers

The Huffington Post | Emi Boscamp | Posted 06.11.2013 | Travel

The majority of Americans will take a summer vacation, and according to a recent survey by extra-marital dating site AshleyMadison.com, that canoodlin...

Doug Kent: Painter

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 08.11.2013 | Arts
Jack Schimmelman

You go on an old Indian Hill on Martha's Vineyard make a left make a right and follow the sound of hungry new born birds and you might find yourself at the studio of Doug Kent.

Oysters Unite!

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

Today, I thank God for allowing me to be so ill. For it is my illness that has taught me life's most valued lessons. Being incapacitated has forced me to plumb the depths and heights of my humanity. And dive I did.

Glammed out Great Gatsby Hotels

trivago | Posted 05.24.2013 | Travel
trivago

Baz Luhrmann's The Great Gatsby, adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald's literary classic, takes place in the summer of 1922, in an era of debauchery and decadence. These hotels evoke images of Gatsby's seductive revelries.

Caroline Kennedy Is Selling The Chance To Summer With The Obamas

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 05.03.2013 | HuffPost Home

Caroline Kennedy is selling two parcels of land on Martha's Vineyard. Before you get excited at the prospect of owning a piece of history, be warned: ...

Are Great Hotels A Guarantee Of Great Sex?

Felice Shapiro | Posted 06.19.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

I'm convinced the reason my husband tolerates my requests to change rooms when we arrive at some of the hotels we go to is because he knows it'll be worth it. He's right.

Life's Splendor

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.12.2013 | Impact
Jack Schimmelman

In a world as terrified as ours, Ms. Haselbarth opens the curtain each day to those who need to see life's splendor.

Springtime Ritual on Martha's Vineyard: Going to Dairy Queen

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 06.04.2013 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

Dairy Queen to the youth of Martha's Vineyard is what the Wailing Wall is to my tribe. It is a prayer. It is an awakening. When DQ opens, everyone is assured that soon they will be able to stow away their winter gear until the next shock of ice.

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: Where The Old Money Is

Oyster | Posted 04.22.2013 | Travel
Oyster

Want to live like a Rockefeller on your next vacation? Want a voyeuristic peek into the world of the rich and powerful? These iconic resorts across ...

A Choir in Our Midst

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Jack Schimmelman

As autumn tenderly gives a reprieve from a week of icy overtures that have prophesized winter's entrance, a gentle community gathers in history's architecture. Autumn segues into her next residence. Christmas prepares.

Off Season On Martha's Vineyard

Babble | Tsh Oxenreider | Posted 12.10.2012 | Travel

Ever thought about taking a trip to Martha's Vineyard during the fall? Well, I'm no expert, but I've been twice now, so I have an idea or three about ...

PHOTOS: Martha's Vineyard Shines

Meg Pier | Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel
Meg Pier

Since 1869, every year Martha's Vineyard celebrates "Illumination Night," when the community adorns their pastel-painted cottages with Chinese and Japanese lanterns, many of them family heirlooms.

Best Worst Brands of the Week: View Master, Spiro Graph, Nasty Gal, The History of Nearly Everything

Alona Elkayam | Posted 10.14.2012 | Arts
Alona Elkayam

Over the years I had come to notice a distinct sign indicating I was in times of extreme happiness -- fluorescent colors in flashing Spiro graphic for...

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

The Polar Bears Of Martha's Vineyard's Age-Defying Summer Fun

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.06.2012 | Black Voices

Life is short and summers on Martha's Vineyard are even shorter. But a group of African-American men and women called the "Polar Bears" are finding wa...

Star Forking

Felice Shapiro | Posted 09.24.2012 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

SPECIAL FROM BetterAfter50 The other night, I was dining at State Road, one of my favorite Martha's Vineyard restaurants. It's such a popular place ...