01/25/17 6:02am
Linh Trieu

Linh Trieu holds up a braised short rib sandwich at Wednesday’s Table in Southold. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

As clichéd as might sound, Linh Trieu admitted, Sept. 11 prompted her to reassess her life’s direction. Specifically, she said, the terrorist attacks made her realize she no longer wanted to work as a web designer for Bloomberg in Manhattan, where she had spent the past four years.

“I always wanted to cook,” the 39-year-old said during a recent interview at Wednesday’s Table, the Southold café she co-owns with sister Lena Tanzi. “So at that point I was like, you know what? I’m gonna do it. Screw it. Life’s too short.” (more…)

01/10/17 6:00am

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A six-bedroom Georgian-style carriage house now on the market in Southold comes with a notable piece of local history.

Set on 1.1 acres of secluded perennial gardens, the $1.6 million property once comprised a section of Eastward, one of the North Fork’s first estates.

“It has quite an interesting story,” said Douglas Elliman real estate agent Victoria Germaise, who holds the listing with Thomas McCloskey. (more…)

12/20/16 6:00am
The back room of the opera house has a comfortable seating area. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

The back room of the opera house has a comfortable seating area. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

The Southold Opera Company hosted its first performance Sunday: a standing-room-only concert of holiday music in the former Southold United Methodist Church, which has undergone renovations since this past summer. The program featured the Southold Opera Choir, a local children’s choir and members of the French American Choir of New York.

Professional opera singer and teacher Anne-Julia Audray and her husband, Olivier Chazareix, purchased the church in July 2015 with plans to turn it into the opera company’s new home. When it came to redesigning the building, Audray said it was important for her to preserve much of the structure’s features.

“The original building was beautiful,” she said, adding that she was particularly drawn to the former church’s acoustics, which are perfect for opera performances. (more…)

12/06/16 6:10pm
Brady Rymer will perform a free concert at Mitchell Park in 2014. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Brady Rymer will perform a free concert at Mitchell Park in 2014. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Brady Rymer, Southold’s own Grammy nominee, has been nominated for the prestigious award for a third time.

Rymer and his band, the Little Band That Could, were nominated last Tuesday for Best Children’s Album for this year’s record, “Press Play.”

“You’re blown away,” Rymer said. “It’s excitement and it’s a nice, big honor.” (more…)