While on Shelter Island, be sure to stop at Bliss’ Department Store on Bridge Street in the Heights. Bliss is known as “the store with a little bit of everything,” and is still run the old-fashioned way. For the past 40 years, the Bliss family has owned and operated the store. Only one other family has run a business in the building, which has been in use since 1927. (more…)
Kyle’s on Shelter Island is trying something new this summer. Weekend evenings, Kyle’s will be open for dinner. This new venture is the result of husband and wife team Fritz Beckmann and Allison Katz, who are excited to be joining the Shelter Island community. The couple has entertained the idea of a restaurant business on the East End for some time now, and says this opportunity came “at the perfect time.” (more…)
Photo by Giles Clarke | David Shillingford, center, presents a random cookie tray as a trophy to Marcus Rickard of the UK team for winning Saturday’s cricket fundraiser for the ambulance corps. David’s son Digby provides support.
The great English game is coming to Shelter Island
And no, it isn’t in honor of the birth of the royal baby.