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…)

04/26/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Owen Gibbs checks out an offer of summer employment at the Gardiner's Bay Country Club from golf pro Leigh Notley.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Student Owen Gibbs checks out an offer of summer employment at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club from golf pro Leigh Notley.

Employers came because they want to keep it local. Students came for opportunities to gain summer employment and, for some, make connections that could lead to future full-time employment.

The second year for the Shelter Island School’s Job Fair on Friday, organized by guidance counselor Martha Tuthill, was a success, she said, expressing delight with the turnout on the part of both employers and students. (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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02/10/17 12:00pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO Ali and Keith Bavaro at PORT Waterfront Bar and Grill in Greenport, their next collaboration.

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Ali and Keith Bavaro at PORT Waterfront Bar and Grill in Greenport, their next collaboration.

Long before Ali and Keith Bavaro married in October 2015, they had started two successful businesses, weathered a hurricane and bought a house.

“We definitely have made a commitment to happiness,” Ali said. “If something doesn’t make us happy, we are not going to do it.” (more…)

09/28/16 11:58am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO From left, Skip Tuttle, the late Ben Jones and Charlie Beckwith, "discussing" the rules at last year's old timers softball game. "The Over the Hill Gang" will be back at Fiske Field this Sunday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO From left, Skip Tuttle, the late Ben Jones and Charlie Beckwith, “discussing” the rules at last year’s old timers softball game. “The Over the Hill Gang” will be back at Fiske Field this Sunday.

Back in the 1970s, a group of Island residents got together to start an annual old timers’ softball game. It was a friendly competition of the “over-35” crowd who played on teams sponsored by two well-known establishments — the Dory and the Harbor Inn. (more…)