02/12/16 10:00am

 

PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK

PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/iSTOCK

Card companies, florists and candy shops conspire to keep Valentine’s Day alive, and although options to celebrate may be limited in the depths of an Island February, love will find a way.

While many restaurants have closed for the season, a few are vying for lovebirds to choose their eateries as part of the celebration. (more…)

12/08/15 10:00am
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Bella Vita on North Ferry Road has been closed for two weeks.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The Bella Vita restaurant on North Ferry Road is closed for business.

BY CHARITY ROBEY and AMBROSE CLANCY

Bella Vita, the pizzeria on North Ferry Road in the Center, closed because the tenants didn’t renew their lease.

That’s one of the few facts the landlord and tenant agreed on in interviews this week with the Reporter. (more…)

11/20/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A typical holiday gift basket fromTable of Content where two local women will now be managing the shop.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A typical holiday gift basket fromTable of Content where two local women will now be managing the shop.

It has been more than two years since the specialty store Table of Content opened its door on North Ferry Road in the Center. Now, it’s adding a couple of local flavors to its bill of fare.

The store, still owned by Kimberly Auth, will be managed by two long-time Islanders well known to their neighbors — Mary Boeklen and Laurie Eckhardt. (more…)