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…)
The North Ferry to Shelter Island. (Credit: File photo)
It’s past midnight on Shelter Island and you’ve just finished a night of dancing at The Dory or cocktails at Sunset Beach. You panic. Have I missed the ferry home? You rush from the bar to the dock only to find the last boat has just set off towards Greenport.
Don’t miss the boat. Here are your handy ferry schedule guides so you don’t find yourself scrambling for last minute accommodations on the Rock.
Just another dusk off South Ferry. (Credit: Eleanor P. Labrozzi)
Those of us who live on Shelter Island know that it’s a unique place and one reason is because if you live here you must use the ferry. (I am aware that many locals have access to the secret tunnel, but the last time I mentioned the tunnel I got in trouble, so let’s not go there. Literally.)
For Islanders, locals, visitors, those just crossing the Island to get somewhere else, rich, poor, young or old — and that covers just about everyone — these ferry boats are the common bond that unites us all. And oh, do we have stories. (more…)