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…)
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTOS
Cold didn’t dampen the spirit of the season at tree lighting.
Temperatures hovered in the 20s on December 5 when Islanders huddled together at Police Headquarters for the annual lighting of the Town Christmas Tree. Thanks to a steady program of music and the spirit of joy of the season, no one seemed concerned about the cool air.
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The brand-new Clark Gallery, opening May 24 in the Heights, features the work of Rory and Joel Gevis .
Islanders have waited patiently — or not so — for the start of summer. This weekend will mark another beginning, with a host of new businesses opening on the Island. (more…)