10/13/17 6:01am

One of the pieces in artist Sherri Wolfgang’s exhibit Nick.e.lo.de.on.

The William Ris Gallery in Jamesport will showcase painter Sherri Wolfgang’s series Nick.e.lo.de.on, 11 life-size paintings that explore youth, dance, strength and the male form.

Wolfgang, who lives in Westport, Conn., is a contemporary renaissance artist known for her figurative works. She worked in illustration for 20 years and has been showing her work in galleries for the past 10 years.

“We’re known for variety and diversity,” said Mary Cantone, owner and director of the gallery. “It’s totally different from what I’ve done. I think this is going to work well.” (more…)

09/22/17 6:01am
Petillant Naturel Albariño

Jamesport Vineyards Petillant Naturel Albariño. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Jamesport Vineyards has added a trio of unusual, easy-drinking sparklers to its portfolio.

Look for a pink grapefruit-colored syrah, an amber cabernet franc and a straw yellow albariño (the northforker favorite) made in the pétillant naturel style in the tasting room this fall. (more…)

09/02/17 6:33am

A session at the Long Island Buddhist Meditation Center in Jamesport. (Credit: Madison Fender)

Parnel Wickham is the only daughter in a family with roots in Cutchogue that date to 1699. Her father, John, was an iconic farmer who was widely known across Suffolk County. Her mother, Anne, a church organist, was the granddaughter of the minister at Mattituck Presbyterian Church, who was also a local historian.  (more…)

08/26/17 6:32pm

The Jamesport Farm Brewery held its grand opening Saturday afternoon as dozens of people celebrated Long Island’s first “farm to pint” brewery.

“It’s turning out well,” said Anthony Caggiano, the co-owner of the brewery along with Melissa Daniels. “We really didn’t know what was going to happen, but I think just by the amount of people here, I think we’re doing OK.”

The opening day featured live music, outdoor games and a food truck from Christopher Michael Catering. (more…)

08/09/17 6:04am

Room 41 by Holly Hunt is included in the “Abandoned Beauties” show at Clovis Point.

Photographer Holly Hunt first entered the world of the deserted four years ago, when she crawled into a hole in the ground four and “ended up in a basement somewhere.”

She was on a mission to capture images and, camera in hand, she’s been shooting abandoned prisons, hospitals, factories and residences ever since.

Now Hunt is presenting her first solo show, “Abandoned Beauties,” at Clovis Point in Jamesport. It includes close-ups of discarded dolls and toy trucks, images from a closed psychiatric facility, photos of defunct and debris-ridden factories and more. (more…)