From the down home flavor of the Shelter Island Pharmacy to the upscale, yet laid back vibe at SALT, we pride ourselves on telling our readers about the fun places to eat and play on Shelter Island.
And we look forward to bringing you all the best Island happenings in 2017.
These were our most-read Shelter Island stories of the year.
5. The laid-back waterfront recipe behind Shelter Island’s SALT
Where locals are treated like celebrities and celebrities are treated like locals.
That’s how we described Shelter Island’s SALT in a summer profile in the Long Island Wine Press.
4. New York Times’ best-reviewed restaurants on Shelter Island, North Fork
The New York Times quietly ended its coverage of the Long Island dining scene this year, but here you can see some of their most favorable reviews of year’s past.
3. We love the old-fashioned counter at Shelter Island Pharmacy
This love letter to the counter at Shelter Island Pharmacy was one of our most-read posts of the year. Although the story was written in 2015, it’s a fun article to revisit, especially if you are missing the Island.
2. The Ram’s Head Inn presented its new ‘Harbor Hall’
Everything old is new again at the Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island.
In the midst of a $20,000 renovation to the bar, lounge and guest rooms, owners James and Linda Eklund are turning back the clock and restoring their historic inn to its original state.
1. HGTV’s Island Life came to Shelter Island
“Island Life” is a program that profiles real people as they house hunt on the island of their dreams with a realtor and film crew in tow. The HGTV series filmed on Shelter Island this year.