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Rumba Rum Bar

Rumba Rum Bar

July 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If you’re looking for a relaxed, casual atmosphere with the appeal of a Caribbean island and great food, pilot your boat through the Shinnecock Bay and up to the dock at Rumba Rum Bar. Throw a cover-up over your beach or boating wear, slip on a pair of flip-flops, and you’ll fit in nicely here. […]

Picking the Proper Sunglasses

Picking the Proper Sunglasses

May 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

As soon as the weather warms, boaters and beachgoers search for summer sunglasses. They will stop at the department store counter and try on several pairs, look for the best bargains at the flea market, model a few styles while looking at tee shirts in a shop by the shore, and perhaps end up buying […]

August 2014 Featured Writer

August 2014 Featured Writer

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Effie Speyer is a food blogger with interests in the culinary arts, as well as literature and theater. She’s spending the wee hours of the night polishing up her debut novel. http://cheffieskitchen.livejournal.com/

The Fifth Season

The Fifth Season

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Among the many restaurants in Port Jefferson Harbor, The Fifth Season will not only please the palette, but delight all of your other senses as well. Whether you choose to dine on the porch glimpsing the boats across the way, or upstairs at a window seat overlooking the Long Island Sound, you can relax to […]

Universal Stories

Universal Stories

February 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

. A Chilling Tale Set Nearby Book review by Effie Speyer In his debut novel, The Face of Fear: A Powers and Johnson Novel, R.J. Torbert utilizes the infamous ghost mask from the Scream movie franchise. That’s not all that’s instantly recognizable, however — the location for this murder mystery is set in the village […]

Floating Food Safety

Floating Food Safety

May 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

. One boating safety measure that is sometimes overlooked is the care we take with the food we bring onboard.   Though many boats are equipped with full kitchens and proper refrigeration, some depend solely on coolers. If your boat is refrigeration-free, however, dining onboard can still be enjoyed safely with the proper use of […]

July 2010 Featured Writer

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Effie Speyer has previously contributed book reviews and an article on food safety. Her interests are in the culinary arts, literature and exploring the quaint and historic towns of Long Island.

JONES BEACH by Joseph Szabo

JONES BEACH by Joseph Szabo

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If you enjoy photography books, along with nostalgia and a few good laughs, this is a book you are sure to enjoy.

Oheka Castle: A Book Review

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Oheka Castle: A Book Review
Effie Speyer