04/25/15 8:00am
Greenport artist Cindy Pease Roe holds up bookmarks created from her painting. (Photo by Barbaraellen Koch, file )

Greenport artist Cindy Pease Roe holds up bookmarks created from her painting. (Photo by Barbaraellen Koch, file )

Fellow North Forkers may remember the self-guided exploration of local artwork known as the Greenport Gallery Walks.

For several years in the early aughts, gallery owners opened their doors the third Saturday of every month from June through November to allow people to peruse the artwork.

That event trailed off in recent years when the recession caused many Greenport galleries to close, according to Sirens’ Song Gallery owner and Greenport Business Improvement District promotion liaison Caroline Waloski.

Fortunately, the local art scene is on the up-and-up and the concept of the Greenport Gallery Walk is making a comeback. (more…)

04/25/15 7:00am
Walter Channing and Molly Seagrave Channing. (Credit: Courtesy of Dana Shaw, The Southampton Press)

Walter Channing and Molly Seagrave Channing. (Credit: Courtesy of Dana Shaw, The Southampton Press)

Walter Channing, founder of Channing Daughters Winery in Bridgehampton, died on March 12, as winds blew the cold winter away and the sap in his vines began to flow again. His beloved wife, Molly, and daughters, Francesca, Isabella, Sylvia, and Nina, were by his side.  (more…)

04/24/15 12:00pm
East End Arts gallery director Jane Kirkwood (left) and maintenance employee Bob Loetscher Jr. hang a watercolor and ink cartoon by David Folk of Cutchogue titled "Friends at the Beach." (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

East End Arts gallery director Jane Kirkwood (left) and maintenance employee Bob Loetscher Jr. hang a watercolor and ink cartoon by David Folk of Cutchogue titled “Friends at the Beach.” (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The key animator of the feature film ‘Walking Life’ juried East End Arts’ all-media exhibition called “The Cartoon” this week. Artist Matthew Langland of New York City met gallery director Jane Kirkwood at a small gallery show in New York. She asked him to be a juror and he accepted the assignment, which featured 100 entries, 40 of which were chosen for the exhibit. (more…)

04/24/15 8:00am
There are lots of deals to be had at yard sales across the North Fork. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file photo)

There are lots of deals to be had at yard sales across the North Fork. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch file photo)

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 Mattituck and Greenport from Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26.

Read on to find the perfect sale for you, as listed in the Classifieds section of the April 23 edition of the Riverhead News-Review and The Suffolk Times. (more…)