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…)

03/30/17 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO

COURTESY PHOTO

EVENTS

THURSDAY, MARCH 30

“Curtains, a musical mystery comedy by Rupert Holmes, Fred Ebb and John Kander performed by the students of Shelter Island School. 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Shows also March 31 and April 1 at 8 p.m., April 2 at 3 p.m. For tickets, call (631) 749-0302. (more…)

12/21/16 4:30pm
DONA BERGIN PHOTO Christmas Island

DONA BERGIN PHOTO Christmas Island

You won’t find many restaurants open for Christmas Eve or Day, although the pickings get a bit better for New Year’s Eve. But with only two days left before Christmas, you still have a lot of choices here for those last minute gifts. (more…)

04/18/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

REPORTER FILE PHOTO|

Goat Hill grief
To the Editor:
My response to the April 7 letter to the editor about the situation at the Shelter Island Country Club (“New leadership for Goat Hill”) is: good grief! And I was not the only person taken aback.

How could this possibly happen? Perhaps it is now time for the county or state to take over this historical gem. It’s such a travesty. Apparently, the golf course itself is a total disaster. The clubhouse is in pretty good shape from what I have been told. (more…)

11/20/15 12:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A typical holiday gift basket fromTable of Content where two local women will now be managing the shop.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | A typical holiday gift basket fromTable of Content where two local women will now be managing the shop.

It has been more than two years since the specialty store Table of Content opened its door on North Ferry Road in the Center. Now, it’s adding a couple of local flavors to its bill of fare.

The store, still owned by Kimberly Auth, will be managed by two long-time Islanders well known to their neighbors — Mary Boeklen and Laurie Eckhardt. (more…)