12/22/16 1:24pm
All pictures by Monique Singh-Roy

All pictures by Monique Singh-Roy

While Shelter Island sits near the end of the North Fork, don’t ever lump them together.

The displays here on the ‘Rock’ are as unique as its residents. While much of the North Fork is decorated with bright lights and color, Shelter Island décor is more natural, rustic and individualistic.

Here’s a look at 10 Shelter Island holiday displays you don’t want to miss. (more…)

10/11/16 6:00am
Greg Ofrias presenting an egg cream to go. (Credit: Ambrose Clancy)

Shelter Island Pharmacy owner Greg Ofrias presenting an egg cream to go. (Credit: Ambrose Clancy)

Deciding to visit Shelter Island is in many ways booking passage to the past.

Things are noticeably slower here, especially this time of year, and a small town feel from simpler times is apparent from the tiny, white-painted Justice Hall to small groups of people in front of the post office catching up on news and gossip with neighbors. (more…)

02/11/16 3:20pm
Credit: Getty Images

Credit: Getty Images

Card companies, florists and candy shops conspire to keep Valentine’s Day alive, and although options to celebrate may be limited in the depths of an Island February, love will find a way.

While many restaurants have closed for the season, a few are vying for lovebirds to choose their eateries as part of the celebration. (more…)