07/03/15 6:00am
Beasley of Coffee Pot Cellars. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Beasley of Coffee Pot Cellars. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Whether you find them lounging in a sunny spot in the tasting room, sniffing along the barrel racks in the winery or running through the vines, many dogs call the North Fork’s vineyards their home. Some pooches, like Remi at Macari Vineyards, keep their owners company while blending wines like the tasty Dos Aquas red and white. Others, like Beasley at Coffee Pot Cellars, even have a wine named after them. (more…)

07/03/15 6:00am
Find a great bargain this weekend. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Find a great bargain this weekend. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Whether you’re looking for unique tchotchkes to decorate the mantel or are on the hunt for vintage clothing (or maybe an octagonal fish tank!), you’re in luck: There are a few scheduled yard and tag sales between Riverhead and Greenport from Friday, July 3 to Sunday, July 5.

Read on to find the perfect sale for you, as listed in the Classifieds section of the July 2 edition of the Riverhead News-Review and The Suffolk Times. (more…)

07/02/15 6:32am
Dennis McDermott of American Beech. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Dennis McDermott of American Beech. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Restaurateur Dennis McDermott has confirmed an opening day for American Beech, his newest Greenport venture.

“We’re shooting for mid-July … -ish,” he said recently while touring the Stirling Square restaurant, which is owned by attorney Brent Pelton and will be operated by McDermott. (more…)

07/02/15 5:36am
Credit: Lenn Thompson

Credit: Lenn Thompson

Do you hear that? People are still talking about the “rebirth of rosé” in this country and how under-appreciated the style is. But whether you call it blush, vin gris or just plain pink, rosé isn’t coming back. It’s here already. In full force.

There has never been more rosé available locally, in terms of both styles and volume. (more…)