Geoff Currier

The Georges Bank Airforce

“One night Butchie Lawry called me and asked me to go over to the Trade Wind airport in Oak Bluffs and change the lightbulb...

The State Road shuffle

State Road Restaurant in North Tisbury has become a beacon for fine dining on the Island over the past five years, but didn’t just...

See you at the Rigger

For many Islanders and seasonal visitors alike, the Square Rigger restaurant at the Triangle in Edgartown is as much of an Island institution as...

The Black Dog turns 50

It all began with a cannon. A nine-inch muzzle-loading Dahlgren cannon that weighed nearly 10,000 pounds, to be precise. Captain Bob Douglas, founder of...

Let’s raise a glass to Prohibition

On a foggy evening on April 23, 1927, the fishing schooner Etta M. Burns was sailing back to New Bedford when the helmsman fell...

Pies, cakes, art, and Richard Lee

A smile traces the lips of Toni Cohen as she thinks back on a certain Halloween in 1977. “There were about a dozen people in...

Flounder, fluke, and flying by the seat of your pants

Bob Mone, owner of Mone Insurance, has a well-appointed office overlooking Vineyard Haven harbor. It’s decorated with a nautical motif; there’s a 5-foot admiralty...

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