07/12/16 7:52am
Marie Eiffel Market is now in Greenport (Credit: Lauren Lustgarten)

Shelter Island’s Marie Eiffel Market is now in Greenport (Credit: Lauren Lustgarten)

Her business empire already includes a women’s clothing store, a children’s clothing store, a catering business, as well as the popular eatery Marie Eiffel Market on Shelter Island.

Now Ms. Eiffel is expanding her reach to Greenport, opening a temporary café inside the Village Cinema on Front Street.

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05/25/16 7:34am
A Shelter Island view from the 'Kissing Rock.' (Credit: Charity Robey)

A Shelter Island view from the ‘Kissing Rock.’ (Credit: Charity Robey)

Shelter Island is more than a charming, boring version of the Hamptons, a bucolic identity that travel writers have stuck on it. The island has welcomed visitors for two centuries with a contrariness that comes with being able to roll up the gangplanks every night and let the rest of the world go to hell. There’s a lot here, especially for people willing to bike or float, and a long summer day is enough time to get a taste.  (more…)

05/12/16 12:14pm
Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Courtesy Greenport Farmers Market)

Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Greenport Farmers Market)

Summer and farm stands are synonymous on the North Fork. Everyone has their favorite and it helps to be in the know when it comes to finding your go-to vendor at local farmers markets.

Here is an opening-day schedule for farmers markets near the North Fork and Shelter Island: (more…)