02/26/19 4:30pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
All aboard! Jack Kiffer and the recently purchased van he hopes to use ferrying patrons to and from The Dory.

Call him a Jack-of-all-trades since he does practically everything at The Dory, from opening and closing each day, working the bar, organizing the in-season staff for dinners and drinks to planning special events such as the mid-summer jazz festival.

This season, owner Jack Kiffer is about to assume a new role — chauffeur. (more…)

07/20/18 2:00pm
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO Peggie Ehlers, the maker behind Nuna Knits, chatted with market-goers about Angora rabbits and what goes into the creation of a great sweater or hat.

SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO
Peggie Ehlers, the maker behind Nuna Knits, chatted with market-goers about Angora rabbits and what goes into the creation of a great sweater or hat.

On Saturday mornings, from 10:30 to noon outside the old Capital One bank at the corer of West Neck and Menantic roads, Eric Goodman organizes Market 21, a “true maker’s market” that aims to bring together the best artisans, craftspeople and food makers from around the East End. (more…)

07/17/18 12:00pm
ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO Finley Shaw, right, and Adrienne Conzelman this week at Finley’s Fiction.

ANNABELLE WOODWARD PHOTO
Finley Shaw, right, and Adrienne Conzelman this week at Finley’s Fiction.

Many Shelter Islanders look forward to summer as an opportunity not only to relax, but to relax while simultaneously — and usually, slowly — bettering their brains with books. Finley’s Fiction, a new bookstore located across the street from the Chequit’s White Hill Cafe hopes to help patrons do exactly that by offering a carefully-curated selection of new releases, literary classics and beach reads. (more…)