DAVID LAPHAM PHOTO | Nothing warms the winter soul like a bowl of bouillabaise, served with a toasted baguette topped by a little aioli.
An easy and elegant dish to serve in the dead of winter, bouillabaisse (fish stew) has its roots in the southern French city of Marseilles.
Historically, fishermen would sell the best parts of their catch at the market and then save whatever was left over for their own families — and from that came bouillabaisse. (more…)
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO | Jeremy Samuelson is looking forward to his new position as director of Mashomack Preserve. He begins his job on the Island this spring.
This spring, Jeremy Samuelson begins a new job on Shelter Island — and he couldn’t be more excited.
Mr. Samuelson has been named Mashomack Preserve director by The Nature Conservancy. He replaces Mike Laspia who retired last fall after 37 years in the position, along with his wife Susan, who worked as the preserve’s operations manager. (more…)
JOHN CLARE PHOTO Daybreak Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Shell Beach.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is calling for snow on Shelter Island today. The NWS predicts a 90 percent chance of snow, with a total daytime accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island jigsaw puzzle designed by Jim Levine.
Jim Levine is a puzzle man. Jigsaw puzzles, that is.
The Island summer resident is not only a fan of solving puzzles, not long ago, he created one himself.
Mr. Levine’s 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle debuted over Labor Day weekend at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s farmers market, and is currently being sold at the Historical Society’s Havens Store, with a portion of sales benefiting the society. (more…)
The Greenport Village Board unanimously agreed Monday to have contract negotiations with energy company PSEG Long Island over its proposal to run an electric cable under Fifth Street and across the bay to Shelter Island. READ