05/10/16 6:00am
A scene from the author's recent bike tour of Shelter Island.

A scene from the author’s recent bike tour of Shelter Island.

The only way to get to Shelter Island is by boat, and when you take the North Ferry from Greenport, your voyage is 10 glorious minutes of salty air, sailboats, seabirds and charming Victorian cottages. With that kind of introduction, it’s easy to imagine the ferry is taking you back to an earlier time.  (more…)