09/22/17 6:00am

A scene from the 2015 East End Maritime Festival. (Credit: Jeremy Garretson)

The East End Maritime Festival comes to Greenport Village this weekend, with music, entertainment, kayak races, fair vendors, lighthouse tours and more.

The three-day event, hosted by East End Seaport Museum, kicks off with the Land & Sea gala on Friday night (click here for tickets). The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 and from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24.

Visit eastendseaport.org for more information.

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09/09/17 1:46pm

Christopher McDonald and Chris Noth at the North Fork TV Festival.

Mr. Big came out to celebrate the small screen in Greenport Friday evening.

Chris Noth, whose Sex and the City character was referred to only as “Big” until the series finale, received the first “Canopy Award” at the second annual North Fork Tv Festival at the Greenport Theatre.

The event, now in its second year, is a showcase for independently produced television pilots in search of a distribution platform. It features three days of pilot screenings, panel discussions and parties. (more…)

09/08/17 5:43pm

Did we see you last night at the North Fork TV Festival northforker-sponsored after party at Noah’s?

Check out our photos from the event below.

The second-annual festival continues today and Saturday, Sept. 8 with screenings, panels and more parties. Actor Chris Noth is set to receive the first “Canopy Award” during tonight’s festivities. Visit northfork.tv to see the full schedule.
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09/06/17 9:50am

A scene from an East End Seaport Museum lighthouse cruise. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Visit some of the oldest and most storied lighthouses from here to Rhode Island during a lighthouse “super cruise” next week.

Riders will visit 12 lighthouses during the annual cruise sponsored by the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation. The event is set for Monday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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09/05/17 6:10am

The recently opened Barba Bianca, located directly on Preston’s Wharf, offers one of the North Fork’s best backdrops for dinner.

But what really attracts us to this bayfront establishment is the inventive way owner Frank DeCarlo (who you might know from New York City’s Peasant) makes use of what is called trash fish or junk fish.

At Barba Bianca — so named for the white beards of the fishermen of days past — you’ll find dishes made with mantis shrimp and bluefish among the offerings.

Here are some things you might not know about this Manhattan turned East End chef.  (more…)