10/09/15 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: Here are a few scheduled yard and tag sales between Riverhead and Orient from Friday, October 9 to Monday, October 12.

Read on to find a sale nearby, as listed in the Classifieds section of the October 8 edition of the Riverhead News-Review and the Suffolk Times.


10/08/15 7:30am
Adam Conover. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Adam Conover. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

For Adam Conover, a 2000 graduate of Shoreham-Wading River High School, seeing himself on television didn’t exactly live up to his expectations.

“I had seen it so many times from the website that it didn’t have as big an impact as I thought it would,” he said.

By “it,” he meant his new show on TruTv, “Adam Ruins Everything.” The show, which debuted Sept. 29 and airs Tuesday nights at 10 p.m., is exactly as it sounds. Mr. Conover spends half an hour ruining the way the audience thinks about everything — engagement rings, Toms shoes, polygraph tests — while also making them laugh about it. (more…)

10/08/15 7:00am
Wine tasting at Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue. (Credit: Chris Lisinski photo)

Wine tasting at Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue. (Credit: Chris Lisinski photo)

They’re coming! They’re coming! Hide in your homes.

Actually, they are already here and they aren’t nearly as bad as I’m probably making them sound. Who am I complaining about — while simultaneously mocking them just a bit? The pumpkin-pickers. The day-trippers from points west looking for a good old-fashioned day in the “country” with their families.

I like to joke about them and, yes, I do complain about them now and again, but I have a decidedly love-hate relationship with them. (more…)

10/07/15 12:13pm

Jeff Marrone outside his pizza truck which he named "Pizza Rita" after his late grandmother. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The ride on the East End’s newest food truck is a little bumpy. It tops out at about 45 miles per hour and even if there was a radio, you probably wouldn’t be able to hear it over the roar of the rig’s original engine.

But that’s just the price owner Jeffrey Marrone of Orient pays for the rustic charm of serving traditional Neopolitan-style wood-fired pizzas out a fully restored mid-century pickup truck. (more…)