In 2010 Cutter Hodierne decided to tell the story of a band of Somali pirates who commandeered a Ukrainian ship, the Faina. But he realized that the only way to do it right was to travel to Africa and use Somali actors.
Its porches and windows frame Edgartown harbor and the surrounding landscape, drawing visitors from around the Island and the world. It is a favorite spot to sit back and watch the sailboats in the harbor, the changing skies throughout the different seasons and the fireworks on the Fourth of July.
On Thursday, July 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Cottagers Inc. will present their 31st annual benefit house tour. The houses represent a diverse group in style and age. Some remain similar to the original houses built during the 18th century, while others are newly built or refurbished homes with current amenities.
Welcome to Martha’s Vineyard, an island blessed with diversity in its natural beauty, arts, architecture and culture.
From pristine sandy beaches to lush, wooded trails to hidden harbors and tranquil ponds, the Vineyard offers a multitude of recreational possibilities. And if it's more than a day at the beach you’re after, spend the afternoon strolling through our Island towns, or take a meandering drive “Up-Island,” where stone walls, grazing cattle and stunning coastal views abound.