Courtesy Photo Christina Alger’s ‘Girls Like Us,’ debuted at Number 13 on The New York Times bestseller list last month.
Cristina Alger has perfected the character of the smart, spunky heroine, which she showcased in “The Banker’s Wife,” last year’s successful novel. She’s followed up that tour de force with a crime novel this summer, “Girls Like Us,” which debuted at Number 13 on The New York Times bestseller list last month.
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Which is your go-to fork, North or South?
As a Shelter Islander, do you tend to identify with the North Fork or the South Fork?
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Elisabeth Heimann with artist Melora Grifis.
On August 18, people came from all over the Hamptons and the North Fork to participate in the 9th annual Artists of Shelter Island (ArtSI) Open Studio Tour. Fourteen local painters, sculptors, potters, mixed media artists, and one woman who creates “works that show surprise,” opened their in-home studios to tour participants — sometimes serving watermelon and other snacks, always eager to talk about their lives and works.
The Reporter interviewed three artists about their respective mediums, messages, and relationships to Shelter Island.
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Our situation is unique here
To the Editor:
We don’t always get to choose who we fall in love with. We don’t get to choose where we live until we are adults and ready to enjoy land of our own. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | ‘Keith’s Nervous Breakdown’ offers a margarita mix and a rum punch mix.
North Haven resident Jimmy Buffett may have been “wasted away again in Margaritaville,” but he certainly wasn’t there alone.
According to Nielsen CGA, a joint venture between New York-based Nielsen and CGA Strategy, United Kingdom, a 2016 survey indicated that the margarita is the most popular cocktail in the United States.
That’s great news for Shelter Island’s Art Williams who recently became chief operating officer of “Keith’s Nervous Breakdown,” a new ultra-premium margarita mix that’s just hitting market shelves. (more…)