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12/21/18 4:30pm


Have a winter cough keeping you up at night? Vicks VapoRub ­— on your feet — will settle it down.

New Year’s Eve champagne lost its bubbles? Drop in a raisin and they’ll magically return. (more…)

10/04/18 4:30pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island's Black Cat Books.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO Shelter Island’s Black Cat Books.

I was at Black Cat Books on North Ferry Road one morning last week when it was raining hammers and nails outside, the torrent thudding against the door that has a sign listing opening and closing hours and, at the bottom, “Other times by chance or appointment.” (more…)