12/08/18 6:00am

Dan Burke and Greg Martin at Long Ireland Brewing Co. on Pulaski Street. (Credit: David Benthal)

In New York State, 2018 was the year of craft beer.

With 400 breweries now operating across the Empire State, the beer boom hit record proportions this year. (more…)

10/29/18 6:10am
Riverhead Farmers Market

Lucy Senesac at the Riverhead Farmers Market in 2015. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo)

The indoor Riverhead Farmers Market will return to downtown Riverhead next month in a new location.

The market is moving into 54 East Main Street, which was previously a consignment shop. It is just a few steps down the road from its former location at 17 East Main Street and is similar in size, but comes with an added luxury the old space lacked: heat. (more…)

10/27/18 6:10am

Despite being the largest, most populated hamlet on the North Fork, Riverhead also has a bit of an underdog tag.

With a sprawling commercial business corridor that skews more big box than mom and pop, and a downtown in a forever state of revitalization, it’s easy to overlook so many of the qualities that make Riverhead a special place.  (more…)

10/05/18 6:10am

Co-owners Lauri and Matt Spitz behind the bar at the new tasting room. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Let’s raise a glass.

Moustache Brewing Co. unveiled its newly expanded Riverhead tasting room Thursday.

The 1,400-square-foot tasting room is more than three times the size of its original 400-square-foot space — and not too far away either. (more…)