By Susan Carey Dempsey & Julie Lane
The awnings are unfurled, extra ice is piled high, shops are bursting with new inventory and summer staffers are reporting for work. The unofficial kickoff to the long-awaited summer season is here.
Here’s a guide to restaurants and shops around the Island that will be welcoming shoppers and hungry customers for Memorial Day Weekend. (more…)
MARIE EIFFEL PHOTO
Marie Eiffel’s Market will be offering endive reset pastries as an alternative to flowers on Mother’s Day.
Lots of Island restaurants and shops will be open in time for Mother’s Day. Here’s a selection of special features being planned to honor Mom on her day. Restaurant reservations are advisable.
REPORTER FILE PHOTO
Making us proud
To the Editor:
“This trip changed my life.” (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO A ‘bike route’ but no ‘bike lanes.’
Sharing the road
To the Editor:
I read with interest the story “Safer biking?” in the July 5 Reporter.
It contained a thorough discussion of a number of options, and not ones I was entirely aware were pending. Some years ago I participated as Town Engineer in a survey at the county/state level in which thoughts were solicited concerning bicycling strategies here, but I was unaware that options had progressed this far. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | Presents under the tree.
“Why can’t every day be like Christmas?”
I was listening to Elvis singing that song last week while my grandchildren decorated my Christmas tree. They had a great time. And when they were finished, we went to Bella Vita and picked up a pizza. While they placed the ornaments in the best locations, they sipped hot chocolate I bought earlier at the Eagle Deli. (more…)