04/22/14 4:00pm
The North Ferry from Greenport to Shelter Island leads foodies from Wine Country to a small island with several great restaurants. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

The North Ferry from Greenport to Shelter Island leads foodies from Wine Country to a small island with several great restaurants. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

With sweeping views west to Pipes Cove, east to Gardiners Bay and ahead to the bluffs of Shelter Island Heights, the North Ferry ride from Greenport offers a 15-minute introduction to the geography, geology and climate of Long Island’s North Fork. Some people say you can taste the North Fork in the food and wine produced from its fruits, vegetables and animals.  (more…)

04/22/14 1:00pm

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Northforker.com presents our latest “Experience North Fork” Giveaway. We are giving away great prizes through rafflecopter, which means you “like,” “follow,” “pin” or “join” to enter to win. To increase your odds, re-tweet the giveaway and earn double the entries. We welcome our newest partner, Island’s End Golf and Country Club. (more…)

04/22/14 11:51am
Tasting room staffer Jenny Smith pours a glass of red at Pellegrini Vineyards in Cutchogue. (Credit: Rachel Young)

Tasting room staffer Jenny Smith pours a glass of red at Pellegrini Vineyards in Cutchogue. (Credit: Rachel Young)

It could be argued that tasting room employees are the unsung heroes of any winery.

Those who pour wine — an unglamorous job in many respects —  face, among others, the challenge of learning everything there is to know about the wines they serve and keeping visitors informed and entertained.  (more…)

04/21/14 1:01pm

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With winter ending and spring arriving, Long Island residents will soon face that humid, sweltering heat that comes with every summer season.

But this summer you don’t have to be miserable in the heat.

Flanders Heating and Air Conditioning has a number of tips and products to help anyone survive this upcoming season. (more…)