08/30/16 6:03am
A scene from the Shelter Island Country Fair. (Credit: beverlea Walz photos)

A scene from the Shelter Island Country Fair. (Credit: Beverlea Walz photos)

A country fair, an art show and a duck race for charity — yes it was quite a weekend for the Shelter Island community.

And we were there to capture it all.

Check out our pics from the Shelter Island Country Fair, the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Art Show and Craft Fair and the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race. (more…)

08/28/16 3:40pm
Credit: Bay Street Theater/Lenny Stucker

Credit: Bay Street Theater/Lenny Stucker

In this presidential election year when issues related to class, race and gender are all rearing their heads — often in the ugliest of ways — there’s a lot to love about sitting in a dark theater and taking in a good old-fashioned musical like “My Fair Lady.”

Turns out there are a lot of parallels as well. (more…)

08/26/16 6:02am
north fork yard sales tag sales

(Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Whether you’re looking for unique tchotchkes to decorate the mantel or are on the hunt for vintage clothing, you’re in luck: Here are a few scheduled yard, garage and tag sales from Friday, August 26 to Sunday, August 28.

Find a sale nearby as listed in the classifieds section of the August 25 edition of the Shelter Island Reporter and The Suffolk Times. (more…)

08/26/16 6:01am
Up top is Michael Reiter and left to right is Win Bascome, Paul Davis, Linda Zavatto, Laura Zavatto, Punch Johnston, George Goodleaf and Andy Brady, With with  Vivian Ganter and Amy Zavatto kneeling.

Up top is Michael Reiter and left to right is Win Bascome, Paul Davis, Linda Zavatto, Laura Zavatto, Punch Johnston, George Goodleaf and Andy Brady, With with Vivian Ganter and Amy Zavatto kneeling.

More than 2,200 birds were roasted and served up for the annual Shelter Island Fire Department Chicken Barbecue.

The event was held on Saturday, August 20, at Fireman’s Field, at Burns and North Cartwright roads, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.

See our photos below. (more…)

08/25/16 10:52am
COURTESY PHOTO Actor Gianni Russo, who was in “The Godfather” movies, will be on Shelter Island Saturday as “the ambassador” for Don Corleone Vodka.

COURTESY PHOTO
Actor Gianni Russo, who was in “The Godfather” movies, will be on Shelter Island Saturday as “the ambassador” for Don Corleone Vodka.

Actor and singer Gianni Russo will be on Shelter Island Saturday promoting Don Corleone Vodka.

He chose to bring the Don Corleone Vodka to the Island because of long standing relationships with Billy Schmidt and Townsend Montant of Shelter Island Wines and Spirits on Bridge Street. (more…)