File photo: The scene at the first North Fork TV Festival in Greenport. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)
The North Fork TV Festival, a three-day event in September at the Greenport Theatre on Front Street, announced its lineup of television show premieres, awards and guests, who will include actor Chris Noth of “Law and Order” and “Sex and the City” and Cat Greenleaf, host of “Talk Stoop with Cat Greenleaf.”
The brand new Southold Farm + Cellar tasting room. (Credit: Regan Meador courtesy)
On Friday, Southold Farm + Cellar’s second day back in business after more than a year, co-owner and winemaker Regan Meador tells me he has just killed five scorpions. They commonly crawl along his 62-acre property and can range in size from the diameter of a quarter to the length of a human palm, he says.
This cozy cottage with water views is listed at $1,850,000. (Credit: Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty)
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This summer cottage in Riverhead sits atop a bluff along Long Island Sound and offers water views from all rooms.
Homeowners can access the beach with private steps on their property leading down to the sand. There one can kayak or canoe in the water, with a place nearby to store boats, said listing agent Maryann Iacono of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty.(more…)
Beach plums freshly picked from the beach (All pictures by Monique Singh-Roy)
This story was originally published in October 2016. We are reposting it in anticipation of beach plum season.
Beach plums aren’t typically found in supermarkets, but the fruit — which looks more like supersized blueberry or grape than a plum — makes some of the most flavorful jam I’ve ever tasted.
Since Colonial times, and likely before, the wild fruit, which grows on the North and South forks, has been harvested to make preserves, jams and jellies. According to Cornell University, which undertook a nearly 20-year project to establish the beach plum as a commercial crop, it’s native to the Northeastern U.S.(more…)