02/28/15 11:00am
Credit: Courtesy photo

Paleolithic by Adam Cohen (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Meet artists Adam Cohen of Roxbury, N.Y., and Robert Moore of New York at a reception Sunday, March 1, from 3 to 5 p.m., at Jamesport Manor Inn’s Rosalie Dimon Gallery. A show of Cohen’s abstract paintings and Moore’s encaustic-infused photography is on view there through April 29. (more…)

02/28/15 9:00am
Credit: Katharine Schroeder

The members of ‘Basically Baroque’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A cello, a flute, a violin and a keyboard are the only instruments the members of Basically Baroque need to fill a room with the beautifully sweeping melodies of sonatas like “Tri-Sonate,” a piece by 18th-century German composer Johann Joachim Quantz.

Last Thursday, the quartet did exactly that as they rehearsed at the Southold home of friend Ginger Jones for two free performances in early March at Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport and Shelter Island Presbyterian Church. Aside from Quantz, both concerts will feature music by composers Joseph Haydn, John Loeillet and Georg Philipp Telemann. (more…)

02/28/15 7:00am
2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the first North Fork harvest. Winemakers like Regan Meador are changing the way (Credit: Randee Daddona)

2015 marks the 40th anniversary of the first North Fork harvest. Today a new crop of winemakers, like Regan Meador pictured above, are experimenting with unusual grapes and fermentation methods. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

The first commercial Long Island wines (my own Hargrave Vineyard cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir and sauvignon blanc) were harvested in 1975, 40 years ago this coming autumn. Since then, Long Island’s wine industry has expanded to include 3,000 acres of vineyards, with over 60 licensed producers of which more than 40 are open to the public for tastings. (more…)

02/27/15 1:27pm
Nicole, Elijah and Jared Jeonette of From Scratch Farm outside the barn they hope to lease at Peconic Land Trust's Agricultural Center at Charnews Farm. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Nicole, Elijah and Jared Jeanotte of From Scratch Farm outside the barn they hope to lease at Peconic Land Trust’s Agricultural Center at Charnews Farm. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A Huntington Station couple is one step closer to having their organic chicken farm up and running after signing an agreement with Peconic Land Trust on Thursday to lease seven acres at the organization’s agricultural center in Southold. (more…)