01/16/19 6:10am

Altman’s Needlearts on Love Lane is more than an art supply store, it is a place to come together. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

On Monday mornings, passionate crafters gather at Altman’s Needlearts on Love Lane. Their ages range from nine to 80-something with skill sets just as varied. They come together to create crafts of all kinds — knitting, crocheting, needlework — nothing is off the table, aside from any talk of politics or religion, which is strictly prohibited. (more…)

01/08/19 6:10am
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Colleen McCaffery inside Aura, her Mattituck yoga studio. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

New Year, new you?

Trite sayings aside, getting in shape is a top resolution for many come January. If you’re looking to drop a few pounds or simply lead a more active lifestyle, here is a guide to some of the North Fork’s gyms and yoga studios to check out in 2019. (more…)

01/06/19 6:10am

The Blue Goose opened in September. (Credit: Greater Patchogue)

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Chances are a lot has changed since your last visit to Patchogue.

The South Shore village has been witnessing a resurgence in recent years, leading more and more new businesses to open seemingly every month.

This is certainly true of its increasingly diverse culinary scene. If you haven’t been to Patchogue in the last six months, here are five new restaurants that give reason to return. (more…)

01/03/19 6:00am

Brent Pelton is northforker’s 2018 Person of the Year. (Credit: Kaylyn Ahrenstein)

The streets of Greenport Village twinkled extra brightly this holiday season. The inaugural Winter Wonderland holiday walk united more than 65 local businesses in a spirited holiday display competition.  (more…)