01/15/19 5:48am

There’s something about Instagram that makes the North Fork even more beautiful and hosts Grant Parpan and Michelina Da Fonte try to get to the bottom of it in this week’s podcast.

Listen in as they talk about some of their favorite accounts to follow, the best places to shoot and just how powerful a tool the social media platform can be here.

The Northforker Podcast tackles a different North Fork lifestyle topic each week. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts to hear each episode as soon as it’s published.

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01/13/19 6:00am

The Shed Bowl. (Credit: The Shed)

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Eating healthier and losing weight is consistently one of the most popular New Year’s resolutions. Though brown bagging and meal prep are common ways to ensure top nutrition, healthier restaurants on Long Island allow diners to enjoy a guilt-free meal without the hassle of cooking. These spots don’t limit your choices to standard greens and grilled chicken with dressing on the side, either. Expect creative twists on good-for-you dishes that will make healthy eating convenient and delicious. (more…)

01/13/19 6:00am

Gore Mountain. (Courtesy: I Love New York)

Come snow season, there are a few choices: Run from it (hello, Florida), hide from it (hello, hibernation) or run to it. East Coast mountains and trails offer skiers a chance to experience both novice and white-knuckle slopes — not to mention cool accommodations and boisterous taverns. Who needs the Alps? Hit these closer-to-home slopes this winter break. (more…)