REPORTER FILE PHOTO |Jo Ann Kirkland
The pile of sand-encrusted snow that lived in the corner of the Reporter’s parking lot for the entire winter is finally gone. At the beach, piping plovers are building their nests, although a snowy owl was spotted just a day before. After the winter we had, even he doesn’t know it’s time to fly away. Maple trees shoot out the tiniest buds, forsythia bloom and our friends return from warmer places. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Becky Smith at her Shelter Island Florist shop stands ready to fill your Easter order and to help you prepare for spring plantings.
Perhaps a furious and prolonged winter has taken its toll on Shelter Island restaurant owners. Just a few of them are planning to open for Easter dinner. But enough will be operating to give you choices if you want to avoid staying home and doing the cooking yourself. (more…)
This haunting still image is an aerial of South Ferry, part of a remarkably beautiful video created by Matt Rhode.
Here’s a stunningly beautiful video of the Island’s south coastline, and South Ferry boats docking and disembarking.
The artist at work here is Islander Matt Rohde, who used a small drone-like device to shoot the slow and graceful swoop of images. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | ‘Homage to Andy’ by KC Bailey.
It’s time to celebrate the art of poetry at the Shelter Island Historical Society’s Havens House Barn on Saturday, April 19 at 4:30 p.m. with a poetry reading and art show. (more…)