Abstract painter Tommy May splits his time between California and the Island, where his parents have a home in Vineyard Haven. Yet even when he’s working in his Hollywood Hills studio, he is dreaming of Martha’s Vineyard and drawing upon its inspiration to fuel his next series of paintings.

This past winter’s focus came from his idea to showcase abstracted views of Vineyard scenes, such as fields and dunes. He is calling the series Blossoms.

After occupying the same cozy corner for more than fourteen seasons, Vineyard Haven women’s boutique Nochi has expanded.

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“It’s grown here, made here, and never leaves the Island until someone takes it off,” says Pinerio. “I love that I’m making something that is completely from here.”

When Emma Kiley Bryant decided to move away from her role as owner of Citrine, she thought she was taking a break.

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Functional yet fashionable raincoats fit for year-round Island life.

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Lois Kessler is keeping alive the old art form of sailors’ valentines.

An iconic Thomas Hart Benton painting hangs in the Granary Gallery in West Tisbury.

In a sliver of a shop on Main Street, Vineyard Haven, contemporary design, sleek urban style, and – wait for it – sophisticated menswear has been brought to the Island.

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