12/05/14 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO New owners David Bowd, left, and Kevin O'Shea at the Chequit tag sale Saturday that raised more than $6,000 for the Tot Lot.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO New owners David Bowd, left, and Kevin O’Shea at the Chequit tag sale Saturday that raised more than $6,000 for the Tot Lot.

First impressions can hide as much as they reveal. But if you come away from a first encounter with someone with a feeling that they’re open and interested in you, then the relationship is already established on good terms.

So it was with David Bowd and Kevin O’Shea, who recently paid $3.35 million for the Chequit Inn. Last Saturday Mr. Bowd and Mr. O’Shea introduced themselves to Shelter Island by holding a tag sale at the historic inn in the Heights where everything from spoons to sideboards were going for incredibly low prices. (more…)