06/02/17 6:00am

Driving along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, you might notice kinetic sculptures made from recycled shovels turning with the wind.

They’re among several metal creations that dot the landscape outside Giles Nursery.

What you might not realize is that they’re the handcrafted work of nursery owner Eric Giles, whose home and workshop are also located on the property.

Every one of his sculptures is made from recycled materials. (more…)

03/31/17 6:30am
Fred TerrySr. outside Lobster Roll Northside in 2015. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Fred Terry Sr. outside Lobster Roll Northside in 2015. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy, file photo)

The Lobster Roll Northside in Baiting Hollow and the adjacent North Fork Tasting Room have changed hands.

Michael McCann has taken over the two businesses and will rename the 100-seat restaurant Sound Bistro, according to Lobster Roll founder and property owner Fred Terry Sr. (more…)

03/04/17 4:05pm
The main tasting room at Riverhead Ciderhouse in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

The main tasting room at Riverhead Ciderhouse in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

There’s a little something for everyone at Riverhead Ciderhouse in Baiting Hollow.

The new tasting room, featuring cider, beer, wine and food, opened Friday on Sound Avenue, where it was recently approved to operate under a 90-day permit during Long Island Winterfest. (more…)

02/27/17 9:30am
The Copperage Inn in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

The Copperage Inn in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Sometimes looking forward to a mid-week night out with friends is what you need to get through the work week.

Enter Girls Night Out at Cooperage Inn in Baiting Hollow, a long-running special that offers a $22 two-course price-fixe for women on Wednesday evenings beginning at 3:30 p.m. The deal also includes $5 cosmopolitans and $15 bottles of wine, as well as $3 and $5 desserts. (more…)

01/05/17 6:00am
LiV Baiting Hollow

Long Island Spirits in Baiting Hollow celebrates 10 years today. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Long Island potato country might have ceded that title to wine long ago, but today marks 10 years in business for the local potato vodka maker.

And owners are celebrating a decade of business with 10 percent discounts on bottles and merchandise during January.

Long Island Spirits, which makes LiV vodka, Rough Rider bourbon and whisky, Pine Barrens whisky, Deepwells gin and Sorbetta liqueurs, was officially founded on Jan. 5, 2007. It was the first distillery on Long Island since the 19th century, according to its website. The tasting room opened in June 2008. (more…)