The Menantic Yacht Club (MYC) is back for another season of Sunfish racing. The 2016 season ended with the MYC hosting a very successful Women’s North American Sunfish Championship regatta. The 2017 season may see the MYC racing against some other Sunfish clubs in the area. Stay tuned for developments. (more…)
Sugar kelp, one of the most widely cultivated seaweeds in the world, could be a viable Long Island crop. (Credit: Courtesy)
It’s a nutritious and sustainable crop taken from our local waters, but you’ve likely never tasted it.
It’s kelp, and this ingredient will be featured at a tasting dinner prepared by chef Noah Schwartz at noah’s on Friday, June 23. A portion of proceeds will benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO They’re off! The start of Saturday’s 38th annual Shelter Island 10K.
The 38th annual Shelter Island 10K attracted nearly 2,000 athletes Saturday competing under overcast skies, temperatures in the mid-70s and thick, humid air, which took its toll on some runners over the 6.2-mile circuit of the Island. (more…)
Town Landing at Bootleggers Alley. (Credit: Ambrose Clancy)
In addition to all the attention Shelter Island has been receiving lately from the likes of Coastal Living and other magazines and blogs, now it looks like the Wall Street Journal has officially discovered it too, thanks to a piece that ran on June 15 entitled “Home Buyers flock to Shelter Island” (paywall).
The article begins by touting the fact it takes just five minutes to travel by ferry from the Hamptons to Shelter Island, which it bills as an 8,000 acre island offering “a rich history, scant traffic and gentler prices.” (more…)