Martin Mayer died at age 91 on Aug. 1 at his home on Shelter Island.
Martin was a prolific author, journalist and critic. Effortlessly able to balance work and so many other aspects of his life, he took an interest in nearly everything around him and found a way to write about it.
Our columnist’s stone grill was built in the summer of 1942.
Like most of us I spend a great deal of time during the summer barbecuing. You just can’t beat the scent of different meats being grilled, filling the late evening summer air.
The Shelter Island Interdisciplinary Committee has produced an initial draft of resources, which will be available in January, to guide residents, relatives, caretakers and others on where to seek assistance from town services. (more…)
ARTSI celebrates its 10th birthday this year.
The Artists of Shelter Island group celebrates its 10-year anniversary with its annual open studio tour on Aug. 17 and 18, from noon to 5 p.m. Sixteen local artists of various disciplines and styles will welcome visitors to their studios and show their latest works.
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO A royal view.
I was 11 when my father parked a brand-new Pontiac in our driveway. He named her Yvonne because he liked the way Yvonne LeMans rolled off his tongue.
On our first ride I sat on the back seat with my two sisters, bound for outer space. The motor sounded like the roar of a lightly-sedated tiger; the upholstery was clean and smooth. We rode around the block with my dad at the wheel, and my mother in the passenger seat. (more…)