06/23/19 11:00am

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When I opened this new book by Jamie Brenner, generally described as a leading author of beach reads, my expectations were simple. Sun, surf, sand, romance, probably lust. Then, the very first page set the scene at The American Hotel, in our sister village of Sag Harbor, and I was hooked. (more…)

06/23/19 8:00am


When I do the Shelter Island 5K I always learn something new.

It’s a chance to experience a big chunk of Shelter Island on foot, in the company of others, with water provided every mile or so. At last weekend’s event, I learned that about 60 people, from all over France, make their way to the Island every year to participate in the 10K and 5K. I was informed of this by a woman whose English is probably better than mine, although her native tongue is French.

I was impressed. (more…)

06/21/19 1:24pm


The Shelter Island Public Library has arranged for popular novelist Adriana Trigiani to appear at their annual Book and Author Luncheon on Saturday, June 22 at Gardiner’s Bay Country Club. (more…)

06/21/19 8:00am

JASON GREEN PHOTO Tom Cronin, left, and Toby Green, bound for Florida, and the record book

Continuing our adventures with Shelter Island’s thrill-seeking buddies, Toby Green and Tom Cronin — two middle-aged family men who still have much exploration left in their lives — here’s the news. (more…)