12/06/16 6:00am

20 Sunshine Rd

This four-bedroom, 3.5-bath traditional on Shelter Island is anything but.

Set on just under an acre, it offers everything you need for a lifetime of outdoor living and entertaining.

“It has a beautiful patio, pool, cabana and outdoor fireplace,” said listing agent and realtor Debra Von Brook Binder of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. “This would appeal to the majority of people who are coming out here.” (more…)

09/20/16 6:00am

9 Wheeler Rd

While most people think of Shelter Island in terms of traditional capes and classic farmhouses, it does have quite a few contemporary homes like this one on Wheeler Road.

The unusual exterior may draw most of the attention, but this spacious five bedroom, three and a half bath house has much more to offer.

“It’s unique. And a lot for the money,” said Linda McCarthy of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. (more…)

08/17/16 2:02pm
The crowd at Sunset Beach Restaurant on Shelter Island. (Credit: Amanda Lubin)

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

As we reach mid-August, the reality that school is approaching has set in, and I’m realizing my summer days on the North Fork are coming to an end. As a way to celebrate the end of the season, I decided to “go big” with three of my girlfriends.

So, on one of the hottest days in August, my friends forsook their jobs in Manhattan, and we jumped on the ferry to Shelter Island. I set my sights on Sunset Beach Hotel and Restaurant for my final column.  (more…)

07/18/16 6:00am
The Hoodat Loungers open up Shelter Island Jazzfest Saturday. (Courtesy Photo)

The HooDoo Loungers open up Shelter Island Jazzfest Saturday. (Courtesy Photo)

Joe Lauro is a man inspired by music. He’s also driven to share it with others.

Before selling his Shelter Island home and moving to Sag Harbor a few years back, Mr. Lauro frequently hosted live music events in the barn on the property where he lived for 15 years.   (more…)

07/07/16 7:52am
Shelter Island Fireworks

Fireworks over Shelter Island. (Credit: Eleanor P. Labrozzi)

The 59th annual Shelter Island Fireworks are not the only exciting event occurring this weekend as the efforts and vision of Shelter Island Fireworks, Inc. and local businesses will infuse the weekend with excitement and community. (more…)