08/05/19 2:00pm

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Jennifer Dowling Keller and Matt Rowe were married over the Fourth of July holiday weekend in an intimate ceremony on the beach in Carmel, Calif., surrounded by their children, Sylvie, Rhys, Behn, Dax, Sóley and baby girl on the way.

Jenny is the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. Alan Casey and Mary Beth Dowling of Shelter Island and granddaughter of the late Dr. and Mrs. Alan and Mary Dowling of Shelter Island.

The Rowe Family resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

07/12/19 2:00pm

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Families having fun with sparklers and glow sticks while waiting for the 2018 fireworks to begin.

The beloved July 4 tradition of the Shelter Island Fireworks show will blast off on Saturday, July 13, from 9 to 9:45 p.m. over Crescent Beach. 

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07/12/19 12:00pm

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Live music on Shelter Island.

TGIF! At Isola Bar & Restaurant, Sara Mundy plays live music every Friday night from 7 to 10 p.m. Kick back with a cocktail and a taste of modern Italian cuisine.

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07/12/19 10:00am

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Mr. Lomuscio shares some summer safety tips courtesy of the Senior Center.

I spent the Fourth of July soaking up the sun at Shell Beach. It was a glorious day with warm temperatures, clear skies and bright sun. And despite the fact that it was probably the busiest day of the year at that beach, one can always find a relatively private spot at the water’s edge.

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07/05/19 2:00pm

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The colorful Aviation cocktail at SALT.

After a summer that took a while to launch, with a cold, rainy spring that overstayed its welcome, we have reached the 4th of July week, when weekends stretch into weeks of vacation time and relaxation begins to sink in. What better way to segue from a sunny beach day to a soft summer evening than a visit to one of our local establishments to wind down? We live in a resort town, after all, so why not savor their best hospitality? Pull up a barstool for yourself, and one for a friend. Feeling like you have all the time in the world, let an expert prepare you a libation that takes some careful curating – or shaking, or stirring.

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