07/24/18 6:00am
07/24/2018 6:00 AM

Seated at the black piano in a gathering space in The Shores, 24-year-old Brian Connolly fixes his sheet music and begins playing his first song. 

In a half-circle around him are a dozen smiling Peconic Landing residents. When he concludes a number, they all clap softly. He stands, shuffling through his music to pick a new tune. He then sits and lets his fingers dance over the keys, repeating the sequence multiple times during his hour-long visit.  READ

07/16/18 6:56pm
07/16/2018 6:56 PM

My name is Jay Damuck and I’m the owner of Shelter Island Kayak Tours.

I usually come down here at nine in the morning, after opening up my little shop in the middle of town. I set up my equipment for the day, and usually the phone starts ringing right around 9 or a little before 9. I do my first kayak tour at 10 in the morning, so it’s a busy morning usually. READ

06/25/18 6:10am
06/25/2018 6:10 AM

As Hallockville Museum Farm executive director Herb Strobel will tell you, there are few places left on Long Island that maintain the feel of centuries past quite like the Northville property he manages. READ

06/18/18 7:00pm
06/18/2018 7:00 PM

Hi, I’m Brian Mealy. I’m the library clerk at Floyd Memorial Library.

A normal responsibility is, when we first open we get the things from the dropbox, we check everything in and then we open the library and turn the computers on. We listen to messages if we have messages. We try to prepare things that come in for patrons, like books and videos. READ

06/04/18 7:00pm
06/04/2018 7:00 PM

My name is Dawn Hedberg and this is my bookstore, Black Cat Books. We’re on Shelter Island. My husband, Mike, and I have run this bookstore on Shelter Island for 10 years. READ