05/25/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island style on display at The Stand Mercantile, a new boutique at the Island Boatyard.

It will be a summer of discovery for locals and visitors to Shelter Island with new restaurants opening and old favorites sporting fresh menus, plus new businesses alongside tried and true destinations with innovative takes on merchandise and presentation. (more…)

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04/13/17 4:30pm
WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

WIKIMEDIA COMMONS

With the first signs of spring in the air, Islanders will have a few choices of restaurants on Easter Sunday if they don’t want to stay home and cook and haven’t accepted invitations from friends or family. (more…)

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06/07/16 12:00pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Kolina and Bob Reiter of Bob’s Fish Market and Restaurant are almost halfway through their fifth decade as owners and managers.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Kolina and Bob Reiter of Bob’s Fish Market and Restaurant are almost halfway through their fifth decade as owners and managers.

After 44 years of operating Bob’s Fish Market and Restaurant, Kolina Reiter says she’ll give it four more years before hanging up her apron and calling it career. Husband Bob declares that after 70 years of fishing, he’ll end that part of his career after this year.

But worry not, fish lovers, the market and restaurant will continue on into the future, the Reiters said. (more…)

09/12/14 8:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |  Andrew Graffagnino fixes a boat at the Island Boatyard.

JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO |
Andrew Graffagnino fixes a boat at the Island Boatyard.

They’re not all ready to embrace the possibility that the national economy is showing long-term signs of recovery, but most Shelter Island business owners are boasting about a remarkable summer season. (more…)