05/27/16 10:00am
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Nautical-themed tablewear and candles at Dabney Lee.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Nautical-themed tablewear and candles at Dabney Lee.

With Memorial Day weekend typically marking the beginning of the summer season on Shelter Island, 2016 is less about new businesses than returning businesses. (more…)

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…)