10/20/14 5:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO| A closeup (partial) view of ‘Maze, 1981-82,’ 87 by 219 by 219 inches, estate of the artist, courtesy Van Doren Waxter, New York;

COURTESY PHOTO| A closeup (partial) view of ‘Maze, 1981-82,’ 87 by 219 by 219 inches, estate of the artist, courtesy Van Doren Waxter, New York

“Alan Shields: In Motion,” an exhibition emphasizing the late artist’s connection to movement and dance, will be on view at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill from October 26 through January 19. (more…)

10/17/14 12:00pm

 

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | The front of Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO | The front of Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road.

 

Do you love secondhand bookstores, but hate that most of them look like a bomb went off a few minutes before you arrived?

And you look forward to happily killing time browsing in the stacks, but begin choking immediately on the dust of the ages floating in the air?

Then head for Black Cat Books, where the air is fresh, the shelves and stacks organized and it’s filled with light. (more…)

10/13/14 2:00pm

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In 2013, when our Lions Club named Michael Coles its “Citizen of the Year” for his involvement in and generosity to Shelter Island, Michael thanked the Lions for the award by pointing out that he came to the U.S. as an immigrant. He arrived in this country without much of an education, without a job, without knowing what lay ahead. He went on to earn a Harvard M.B.A., a Columbia M.A. in history and to become a director of Goldman Sachs, the investment firm.

“When you think about immigration,” he said, “think about me.” (more…)