05/28/15 11:00am
The new 750-gallon saltwater tank at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport. (Credit: Kendall Stark)

The new 750-gallon saltwater tank at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport. (Credit: Kendall Stark)

Imagine spending seven consecutive hours scraping away at the grime encrusted on the glass of an enormous fish tank.

Katie Marino, who works at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center said this was the most challenging part of restoring the East End Seaport Museum and Maritime Foundation‘s saltwater display. (more…)
05/27/15 11:19am
An aerial view of the beluga whales spotted off the north shore of Long Island. (Credit: Riverhead Foundation for Marine Preservation and Research, courtesy)

An aerial view of the beluga whales spotted off the north shore of Long Island.
(Credit: Riverhead Foundation for Marine Preservation and Research, courtesy)

Three beluga whales traveling from Canada were spotted in Shoreham last night and could be on their way for a rare North Fork visit. (more…)

05/27/15 9:38am
David Bowd, left, and Kevin O’Shea the new owners of The Chequit. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

David Bowd, left, and Kevin O’Shea the new owners of The Chequit. (Credit: Beverlea Walz)

Shelter Island businesses are gearing up for the summer of 2015 to make our lives more interesting, easier and hopefully, a whole lot tastier. The biz buzz this year is on the new and the revamping of some old favorites, as well as the addition of several professional service providers. (more…)