An aerial view of the Long Island Sound in Greenport. (Credit: Bridget Elkin)
As an aerial photographer, Bridget Elkin has a unique view of the North Fork. On a regular basis, the East Marion resident pilots a drone a few hundred feet above creeks, beaches, and rows of corn or vines, sharing the beauty she discovers with more than 9,000 Instagram followers at @northforkgrown.
But it’s not just from that rarely explored vantage point that Elkin fell in love with the place she’s called home for the past several years.
“Even just running an errand, I’m often stopped in my tracks and find myself needing to stop to take a photograph,” she said. “Photographers talk about the golden hour, but every hour on the North Fork is truly special.” (more…)
The sunset at the Pridwin Hotel Wednesday evening. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
As I sat on the expansive lawn of the Pridwin Wednesday evening watching the sun set into the Peconic Bay, I gave some thought to what it is that makes the hotel’s weekly summer cookouts so great. (more…)
Since we launched northforker more than three years ago, we’ve been occasionally writing about the lunches we eat. In the past year and a half alone, we’ve written about more than 30 menu items we’ve sampled. (more…)