05/25/18 1:00pm
BEVER;EA WA;Z | Chef Andrea Cinus Napolitano on the deck at The Dory with some of his new dishes.

BEVERLEA WALZ | Chef Andrea Cinus Napolitano on the deck at The Dory with some of his new dishes.

On a rainy Wednesday in late April, though The Dory was technically closed, Andrea Cinus Napolitano could be seen bustling all over the place, giving orders to the staff to clean this, remove that, paint this.

Meanwhile, two food purveyors from up Island sat waiting patiently at a table near the bar until Mr. Napolitano could find a minute to sit down with them. (more…)

05/18/18 8:00am
LINDA BRUNO PHOTOS | This damaged building is an example of how Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico.

LINDA BRUNO PHOTOS | This damaged building is an example of how Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico.

When Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017 it was one of the strongest storms ever recorded. In its wake, the massive storm left a trail of damage and destruction on the island that still hasn’t been resolved. (more…)

05/11/18 8:00am
ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF GREAT POINT MEDIA | Blake Cooper (as Bobby Marks) and Donald Sutherland (as Dr. Khan) star in ‘Measure of a Man.’

ALL PHOTOS COURTESY OF GREAT POINT MEDIA | Blake Cooper (as Bobby Marks) and Donald Sutherland (as Dr. Khan) star in ‘Measure of a Man.’

In the summer of 1952, when Robert Lipsyte was 14 years old, his family left New York City to spend the season at their lake house in Monroe, New York. Though 1950s childhoods tended to be idyllic for most people who lived through them, Mr. Lipsyte, Reporter columnist, author, sports writer and Island resident, recalls that summer was anything but. (more…)

05/03/18 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LaBROZZI PHOTO | Havens Barn at the Shelter Island Historical Society.

ELEANOR P. LaBROZZI PHOTO | Havens Barn at the Shelter Island Historical Society.

There’s just something about a barn. Whether dressed up for a wedding, or down for a good old fashioned country dance, barns by their very nature, convey a sense of warmth, welcome and nostalgia.

That’s certainly true of Havens Barn where, come this Saturday, members of the Shelter Island Historical Society will gather for the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby.  (more…)