10/24/14 2:00pm
COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

COURTESY ILLUSTRATION

In March 1968, a prize-winning novelist and freelance journalist named Jeremy Larner signed on as a principal speechwriter for Senator Eugene McCarthy’s insurgent campaign against the reigning president, Lyndon B. Johnson. (more…)

10/22/14 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Jenifer Maxson, who will perform ‘Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins,’ last spring at her Island home.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO
Jenifer Maxson, who will perform ‘Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins,’ last spring at her Island home.

Inspire some. Infuriate others.

That’s the reaction from the audience Jenifer Maxson expects when she performs “Red Hot Patriot: The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins” at the Ram’s Head Inn this Sunday, October 26 in a League of Women Voters fundraiser. (more…)

10/21/14 10:00am
WILLIAM ABRANOWICZ PHOTO | The home that architect Cary Tamarkin designed with Suzanne Shaker on the Island, as featured in ‘Design in the Hamptons.’

WILLIAM ABRANOWICZ PHOTO | The home that architect Cary Tamarkin designed with Suzanne Shaker on the Island, as featured in ‘Design in the Hamptons.’

A sleek, beautifully photographed coffee table book, “Design in the Hamptons,” was just published last month by the Monacelli Press. It contains over 300 full-page images of the interiors and exteriors of 19 homes, mainly on the South Fork, but including three on Shelter Island. (more…)

10/21/14 7:58am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Louise O’Regan Clark, the fastest power walker and cancer survivor at Saturday's 5K. Diagnosed in November 2013, Ms. O’Regan Clark has been the fastest walker in the 5K for eight years

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Louise O’Regan Clark, the fastest power walker at Saturday’s 5K. Diagnosed in November 2013, Ms. O’Regan Clark has been the fastest walker in the 5K for eight years

Islanders dominated the Shelter Island 5K Run/Walk on Saturday at Crescent Beach, led by teenagers who ruled the running of their hometown race.

Of the top eight finishers, six were under 17 and four were members of the revitalized Shelter Island varsity cross country team. (more…)