The first Monday in November is a date that gets every seafood lover’s mouth salivating.
It is opening day of bay scallop season.
These delicious morsels are only available during the winter months and the demand is always high for them. In the days leading up to the opener, scallopers ready their dredges, dig out their viewing boxes, and service their dive gear. (more…)
Reach for the stars at the Custer Institute and Observatory’s 38th annual Astronomy Jamboree weekend, set for Friday, November 4 through Sunday, November 6.
The annual three-day event, hosted by the Southold astronomical observatory, includes lectures, celestial observations and the chance to get to know other astronomy enthusiasts. The event is open to both those new to astronomy and seasoned star-gazers. (more…)
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Another tall ship is headed for the North Fork.
El Galeón, a replica of a 16th century Spanish galleon, is expected to dock in Greenport Harbor on Monday, according to village officials. Tours will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 18, according to Greenport Village Administrator Paul Pallas. Admission will be $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Children under five are free. (more…)
The postman’s unofficial creed — “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night” — applies just as much to postal patrons in the North Fork’s small hamlets as it does to postal employees themselves. (more…)