06/22/18 6:10am

Okay visitors — and year rounders with faulty memories — here’s the skinny for those in bikinis.

Shelter Island has some 20 miles of coastline that ranges from sandy beaches with shallow waters and lifeguards to rustic spots that offer beauty and seclusion but with a little less polish. If you’re “just visiting” you may feel that beach access is a treat to be enjoyed only by residents but that is not the case here.

Whether you’re visiting for the summer or just a day, here’s a guide to the ins and outs, do’s and don’ts of Shelter Island Town’s beaches. (more…)

05/27/15 9:38am
David Bowd, left, and Kevin O’Shea the new owners of The Chequit. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

David Bowd, left, and Kevin O’Shea the new owners of The Chequit. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

Shelter Island businesses are gearing up for the summer of 2015 to make our lives more interesting, easier and hopefully, a whole lot tastier. The biz buzz this year is on the new and the revamping of some old favorites, as well as the addition of several professional service providers. (more…)