08/17/16 2:14pm
The crowd at Sunset Beach Restaurant on Shelter Island. (Credit: Amanda Lubin)

The crowd at Sunset Beach Restaurant on Shelter Island. (Credit: Amanda Lubin)

Editor’s Note: My First Summer on the North Fork was an eight-week series of columns written by a young teacher taking the summer off and staying on the North Fork for the first time. She visited Shelter Island for her final installment.  (more…)

04/07/16 3:21pm
Sunset at Crescent Beach on Shelter Island (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Sunset at Crescent Beach on Shelter Island
(Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

It appears that Vogue’s fashionistas have a soft spot for the East End.

An article posted on the magazine’s website April 4 titled “7 Great Island Vacations — No Passport Required” extols the virtues of eastern Long Island  — especially those of the North Fork and Shelter Island. (more…)

12/26/15 6:05am
Cricket, safely leaning against a rock, off duty from clearing brush and restoring pasture land. (Credit: Halsey Quinn)

Cricket the goat, off duty from clearing brush and restoring pasture land at Sylvester Manor. (Credit: Halsey Quinn)

It’s been quite a year for the folks on Shelter Island. As the Island settles in for winter and looks to 2016, here’s a review some of the year’s high points:

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08/25/15 2:36pm
Many parts of Shelter Island are easily accessible to pedestrians (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Many parts of Shelter Island are easily accessible to pedestrians
(Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Most people who have never visited Shelter Island assume they need a car to traverse the island. But that is not entirely true. (more…)

08/18/15 12:41pm
Glamour Magazine September cover  (Credit: Tom Munro)

Glamour Magazine September cover
(Credit: Tom Munro)

Glamour magazine’s September issue is one of the most anticipated of the year, but local subscribers have an added bonus to look forward to this season: The cover and main fashion spread, starring model Karlie Kloss, were shot on Shelter Island.

Glamour’s crew told us they shot both the cover and interior photograph series at a private residence on the secluded island, but kept mum on additional details.

“We found the perfect location that suited our concept,” a Glamour magazine rep said.  (more…)