It's Time to Freak Out Over Obama's Annual Vacation Again

Jim Newell · 08/18/11 04:39PM

President Obama is beginning his third consecutive annual family vacation to Martha's Vineyard, in August, when literally nothing happens anywhere. On a scale from 10 to 10, how furious does this pretend to make you? Because it makes some people very pretend unhappy!

Fire at Obama's Martha's Vineyard Retreat

Seth Abramovitch · 08/10/11 12:52AM

An alarm brought firefighters to Blue Heron Farm — the $50,000-a-week, 28.5 acre property on Martha's Vineyard where the Obamas have spent their summer vacations since 2009 — early Tuesday morning.

Hope on Wheels

Brian Moylan · 08/27/10 06:30PM

[President Obama lead his family, including daughter Malia, on a bike ride through Manuel Correllus State Forest in Martha's Vineyard today. Good weather at last! Image via Getty]

The Fervent Art of Welcoming Obama

Andrew Belonsky · 08/25/09 11:20PM

OMG! Did you know President Obama and his family went to Martha's Vineyard for vacation? Of course you did. Everyone's out of their minds over the whole thing, especially the island's residents, whose collective welcome wagon borders on fanatical.

Obama Family Vacation Revealed?

cityfile · 04/07/09 11:00PM

If you're planning to spend the summer on Martha's Vineyard, your vacation may turn out to be a bit less peaceful this year. WWD reports that the Obamas are thinking about visiting the isle for a little R&R this summer: "Secret Service agents have been spotted casing Martha's Vineyard for what is said to be a late-August two-week getaway. The First Family's destination is believed to be East Chop, the sleepier side of Oak Bluffs." So when you see helicopters in the sky, paparazzi hanging out on the beach, and the occasional motorcade streak through Edgartown, now you know why. [WWD]