Dressed as a six-pack of Greenport Harbor Ale: Nancy Burke of Peconic, Carl and Ronnie Morales of Oyster Bay, Diane and Rob Hawley of Boston, and Mike Liegey of Puerto Rico. (Credit: Photos by Elizabeth Wagner)
Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. celebrated Halloween a little early this year with its annual costume party on Saturday, Oct. 21. We were there and spotted some super clever North Forkers in costume.
See the pics by contributing photographer Elizabeth Wagner below. And if you see a northforker shutterbug out and about, be sure to cheese it up for the camera. (more…)
A bottle of Lenz Winery 2010 Old Vines Merlot. (Credit: Lenn Thompson)
If you’ve been drinking Long Island wines for very long, you’ve most certainly heard a winemaker or tasting room staffer compare the North Fork and its wines to Bordeaux and its wines, particularly Right Bank Bordeaux. (more…)
In the 1960s, Southold Town was home to approximately 100 farmers, most of them focused on growing potatoes.
Now the only potato farmer left in Peconic, Gene Wesnofske is celebrating his 50th year in business at Wesnofske Farms.
“I’m happy that we’ve lasted this long,” he said. “This is a tough business. When we moved out here in ’67, there was probably, in Southold Town, there might have been like 100 farmers … now we’re down to a handful from the Mattituck line to Orient … So to survive 50 years is a great accomplishment and to have my family behind me and helping out is even greater.” (more…)
Glenn Tilbrook, the lead singer and guitarist for the popular 1970s British band Squeeze, will perform at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Peconic Friday, Aug. 4 as part of the brewery’s Summer Under the Stars concert series. READ MORE