02/12/16 6:36am
A room at The Chequit. (Credit: Jane Beiles)

A room at The Chequit. (Credit: Jane Beiles)

It may be freezing cold outside and the ground is still covered with snow and ice, but British Vogue Magazine is already thinking summer — summer on Shelter Island specifically.

The Island and the Chequit Inn received a major shout out in the British fashion magazine’s February 2016 issue.

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12/24/15 2:30pm
All of North Ferry's vessels are decorated with Christmas greenery (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

All of North Ferry’s vessels are decorated with Christmas greenery (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Christmas on Shelter Island is a quiet time of year.  The crowds are long gone and many shops, restaurants and hotels have shut for the season.

But left to celebrate are the year-round residents, business owners, town officials and public servants who have made the beautiful town looks festive and homey for the season. (more…)

12/04/15 11:00am
(Photo Credit: The Chequit)

(Photo Credit: Salt Hotels)

Fresh off an extensive renovation and successful summer season, The Chequit is ready to celebrate the holiday season.

On Saturday, Dec. 12, the Shelter Island hotel will host its inaugural holiday tree lighting party and benefit. The party will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. in the hotel lobby. There will be ornament and cookie decorating stations set up for children, a Santa photo booth and lots of cookies and other baked goods for sale.

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09/24/15 6:00am
The Ram's Head Inn on Shelter Island (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

The Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island  (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Put on your lederhosen and belly up to the bar, because Oktoberfest is coming to the Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island.

The historic restaurant and inn will host their first Oktoberfest celebration next month on Saturday October 17, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (more…)

09/02/15 11:00am

Erik's Breakfast

Nutritionists say it’s the most important meal of the day and Shelter Island offers plenty of options to choose from. Whether you’re looking for a classic sit-down breakfast, a lazy brunch or a grab-and-go, here are some great options when you’re on the Rock. (more…)