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…)

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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…)

02/10/17 8:00am
Conversation heart petit fours made from white cake with layers of apricot and raspberry. (Photo courtesy of Red Maple at The Chequit).

Conversation heart petit fours made from white cake with layers of apricot and raspberry. (Photo courtesy of Red Maple at The Chequit).

February is for lovers.

O.K., so the treeless landscape and the cold, bleak days of winter may not make this the most romantic of seasons on Shelter Island, but Valentine’s Day is next Tuesday, and for those in the know, this is a great place to woo and wow the people who mean the most to you.

Here’s how — and where — to do it. (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…)

05/27/16 10:00am
ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Nautical-themed tablewear and candles at Dabney Lee.

ANNETTE HINKLE PHOTO Nautical-themed tablewear and candles at Dabney Lee.

With Memorial Day weekend typically marking the beginning of the summer season on Shelter Island, 2016 is less about new businesses than returning businesses. (more…)