COURTESY PHOTO | “Negative Space,” a stop-motion animated short, will be screened at Bay Street Theater on February 24 (See “Across the Moat” section). The film will be screened in partnership with the Hamptons International Film Festival and is about a father and son bonding over the shared ritual of packing for his frequent business trips.
FEBRUARY’S CELEBRITY CHEF
The next Celebrity Chef dinner at the Shelter Island Presbyterian Church will feature Michelle Beckwith. The dinner will be held Thursday, February 15 at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall and the menu will include antipasto, Ceasar salad, chicken saltimbocca over spinach, parmesan rice and panna cotta with berries. To reserve, call the church office at (631) 749-0805. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Man on a mission: Pepe Martinez getting STARs ready for another day.
It was 5 a.m. on a dark March morning in the Heights, but the lights were bright at STARs Café.
Owner Pepe Martinez was in the kitchen setting up for the opening rush. After making himself a cup of green tea, he slipped on a pair of food-grade gloves and began the morning baking. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Cheryl Hannabury
The following letter was presented to the Reporter this week by Charlotte Hannabury. It was handwritten by her daughter, Cheryl, after the first Gift of Life fundraiser. Cheryl succumbed to cancer in 2002. “My gratitude today is the same as Cheryl expressed after the first Gift of Life Celebration,” Charlotte said. (more…)