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By Susan Carey Dempsey & Julie Lane

The awnings are unfurled, extra ice is piled high, shops are bursting with new inventory and summer staffers are reporting for work. The unofficial kickoff to the long-awaited summer season is here.

Here’s a guide to restaurants and shops around the Island that will be welcoming shoppers and hungry customers for Memorial Day Weekend. (more…)

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AMBROSE CLANCY  PHOTO |Morning breaking over Silver Beach.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO |Morning breaking over Silver Beach.

I was recently speaking with my 11-year-old granddaughter, Myla, who lives on the Island, about what would be a good subject for my next column. She said, “Pop Pop, why don’t you write about the start of summer and all the kids coming out here to visit with their grandparents?” (more…)

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As for last week’s photo (below), the logo of the Tuck Shop, Captain C. Stone felt an obligation to write: “It would be tragic if I couldn’t recognize the first place I visited on Shelter Island about 35 years ago. I eat ice cream almost every night all summer. Pat Sulahian is my second mom.”

And Lukas Hommertt also wrote in identifyng one of the Island’s summer sweet spots.

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JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO