11/24/15 7:00am
Fred Terry serves up potato candy. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Fred Terry serves up potato candy. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

When it comes to food, everybody knows the North Fork for its organically grown produce, natural baked goods and fresh-caught seafood.

But other North Fork culinary traditions create a heritage that links to the past through recipes and dishes adapted from the Old World.

One of those is potato candy, which was a holiday favorite in Fred Terry’s childhood home. Terry, who owns The Lobster Roll Northside in Baiting Hollow and the Lobster Roll in Amagansett, was born and raised on the North Fork and is descended from one of its oldest families. (more…)

10/18/15 11:32am
Volunteer Nicole with mini-horse Red at the farm on Thursday afternoon. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Volunteer Nicole with mini-horse Red at the farm on Thursday afternoon. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Many of the animals living at North Shore Horse Rescue and Sanctuary in Baiting Hollow have been saved from lives of neglect and abuse, but it might be the volunteers and visitors there who are the ones really being rescued. (more…)

09/25/15 6:31am

Owner Fred Terry is selling Lobster Roll Northside (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

At age 71, the announced sale of a restaurant might signal retirement for many, but slowing down is not on Fred Terry’s agenda.

After 16 years owning the Lobster Roll Northside in Baiting Hollow, and more than 50 years in the restaurant business, Terry is simply shifting his focus a bit.

“Frankly the whole full service restaurant idea was becoming a bit cumbersome, unless you have a big extended family,” Terry said. “Now I have a big extended family, but they all have different careers.” (more…)

07/26/15 5:12am
Regina Marie of Levittown, Erika Halpin of East Northport and Kim Ciorciari of Famingdale, staffers with "The Boot Kickers" instructional line dancing company, put on a show at Country Fest Long Island on Saturday, July 25. The festival was held at the Dorothy P. Flint 4-H camp in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Regina Marie of Levittown, Erika Halpin of East Northport and Kim Ciorciari of Famingdale, staffers with “The Boot Kickers” instructional line dancing company, put on a show at Country Fest Long Island on Saturday, July 25. The festival was held at the Dorothy P. Flint 4-H camp in Baiting Hollow. (Credit: Vera Chinese photos)

Country Fest LI 2015 is rocking the 4-H Camp in Riverhead this weekend with live country music, local vendors, crafts, monster truck rides, food, dancing and more.

The two-day, family-friendly event continues today. Tickets are $14 and are available at the door.

Check out our photos of the event below. (more…)

07/20/15 1:37pm
Credit: @LydiaKessel Instagram

Credit: @LydiaKessel Instagram

Reality TV star Scott Disick could barely muster a smile when he posed for a photo with a Shoreham-Wading River High School sophomore at CVS/Pharmacy in Wading River last week.

The photo of Disick, who is best known for dating now ex-girlfriend Kourtney Kardashian, appeared on US Weekly’s website last week.

It was the first time a photo of Disick appeared in the media following the announcement of his breakup with Kardashian, with whom he has three children. The pair reportedly split after he was spotted partying with another woman in France. (more…)