07.01.14

In the summer, volunteers on the Vineyard visit beaches under the light of the moon to count horseshoe crabs as they come ashore to spawn.

By Sara Brown

07.01.14

Dress the beans while they’re still slightly warm and serve this salad at room temperature (not cold) for the best flavor. Great for a potluck, this also makes a nice supper with grilled tuna or swordfish.

By Susie Middleton

07.01.14

On the morning of Wednesday, July 1, 1891 a large flag with a white background, blue border, and the words “Harbor View” in crimson letters was run up the flagpole of a new enterprise at the very edge of Edgartown.

By Nis Kildegaard

07.01.14

We brake for green beans. Locally grown green beans are always selling out at the farm stand.

By Susie Middleton

07.01.14

Chef Nathan Gould of Water Street Restaurant at the Harbor View Hotel in Edgartown says his fluke crudo is a very refreshing appetizer for a Vineyard summer evening. “Enjoy with a vinho verde or any easy-drinking citrus-forward wine,” he adds.

By Nathan Gould

07.01.14

Chef and fish purveyor Mike Holtham cooks his fluke this way at home, and says all that’s needed as an accompaniment is a tomato or leafy green garden salad.

By Mike Holtham

07.01.14

Prudy Burt swung her Toyota Tacoma off of North Road and onto the shoulder. She traipsed confidently through the brush, pushing branches out of her way as she headed for Mill Brook. A Burt-led tour of the brook is both history lesson and gossip column, environmental report and storytelling session. She names each pond and knows the property owner responsible for every dam (and whether their children like to fish).

By Heidi Sistare

07.01.14

The magical realism of Cindy Kane.

By Alexandra Bullen Coutts

07.01.14

Food and Drink Best Coffee: Mocha Mott’s 10 Circuit Avenue, Oak Bluffs, 508-696-1922

07.01.14

I sat recently at my best of all possible desks, in my best of all possible jobs, as editor of the best of all possible magazines, devoted to the best of all possible islands, surrounded by the best of all possible oceans, contemplating the lobster roll. Not just any lobster roll, of course, but, that’s right, the best of all possible lobster rolls.

By Paul Schneider

07.01.14

Captain: Wayne Iacono Home Port: Menemsha Name: Freedom The Boat: Thirty-five-foot Bruno & Stillman fiberglass lobster boat. Built 1980 in Newington, New Hampshire. The Other Boat: Warrior, a twenty-foot fiberglass scallop skiff, makers unknown.

By Ivy Ashe

07.01.14

Ahh, those summer gull friends.

By Wes Craven

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