07/14/19 8:00am

ROZ DIMON PHOTO
Maeve Kyne-Purcell interacts with the DIMONscape of Havens House.

A painting that takes 300 years of history and makes it into a single work of art will be open to the public at The Shelter Island Historical Society on Sunday, July 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. during the exhibit’s opening reception. 

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07/08/19 10:00am

50 YEARS AGO IN HISTORY

David Bowie released his single, “Space Oddity,” just nine days before Apollo 11 landed on the moon.

Russia launched an unmanned Luna 15 to the moon.

“Easy Rider,” starring Dennis Hopper, Peter Fonda and Jack Nicholson was released.

The Rolling Stones released “Honky Tonk Women” as a single.

And on Shelter Island . . . (more…)

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06/07/19 8:00am

TIM PURTELL PHOTOS
Horsechestnut flowers.

Common Horsechestnut

Latin Name: Aesculus hippocastanum

Locations: A week ago common horsechestnut trees were in full bloom in various parts of the Island. Some stood out along Smith Street and a large specimen commanded attention in front of Havens House.

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12/04/18 12:00pm

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
New construction at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House on South Ferry Road. Most of the new construction will be below ground and will be open to the public in June.

Repairing, redoing and updating an old house is always a voyage of discovery, with the past often brought into vivid relief, providing answers and, as often as not, more questions.

That was the case when architect William Pedersen and builder Chris Fokine began work to bring the Shelter Island Historical Society’s home, the 18th century Havens House on South Ferry Road, into the 21st century. (more…)

11/03/18 8:00am

JAMES DAWSON PHOTO
Ms. Dimon with ‘Kalashnikov’ at the exhibit opening at Carter Burden Gallery.

Island artist Roz Dimon’s work is featured in a new exhibit at the Carter Burden Gallery called  “GUNS!……LOCKS!……CHAINS!” along with fellow artists Scott Geyer and Jay Moss. The exhibit opened in October and is on display at the New York City gallery through Thursday, November 8. (more…)