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08/10/18 10:00am
ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO Catch of the Day. The Pridwin’s Chef Swainson Brown in the kitchen with a freshly-caught striped bass.

ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO
Catch of the Day. The Pridwin’s Chef Swainson Brown in the kitchen with a freshly-caught striped bass.

At 3 p.m. on a Monday, The Pridwin Hotel’s kitchen is a place of good spirits, wit, jokes and energy, as the staff prepares for the dinner shift. A sign by the dishwashing station reads, “Please DO NOT put sharp knives in this water, Duja is very fond of his fingers.”

So far the sign is working, with Duja’s digits intact. (more…)

03/26/18 4:30pm
Anu and John Kaasik, the Shelter Island lions Club People of the Year

Anu and John Kaasik, the Shelter Island Lions Club People of the Year

Pride of Lions
The Shelter Island Lions Club is an organization that is a beacon of hope bringing practical actions to bear to help the lives of Islanders of all ages, and especially for those in our community who are in need.

Each year the Lions crown a Citizen or Citizens of the Year rewarding those who have sacrificed their time and efforts to make Shelter Island a better place. This year is no exception, with the Lions announcing that John and Anu Kaasik will receive their most prestigious honor at a reception at The Pridwin Hotel on May 24. (more…)

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…)

10/05/16 4:30pm
beverlea walz photo Chuck Kraus and Ken Pysher at the 2015 Lions Club Scallop Dinner.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Chuck Kraus and Ken Pysher serving it up at the 2015 Lions Club Scallop Dinner.

One of the longest running annual fall traditions on Shelter Island is the Scallop Dinner sponsored by the Lions Club.
Lovers of the delectable little shellfish will be glad to know the tradition returns this Saturday, October 8 when the Shelter Island Lions Club hosts its 61st Annual Scallop Dinner at the Pridwin Hotel. (more…)