06/28/17 6:00am

A scene from the first Alive on 25 in Riverhead in July 2016. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Riverhead is gearing up for the return of its biggest block party.

The Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association has set the dates for its second annual Alive on 25 events, a Main Street block party featuring live music, food and other vendors. And the first one is coming up in just two weeks. (more…)

06/09/17 5:59am

Peonies at Spirit’s Promise Horse Rescue, located on Blossom Hollow Ranch. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

If you are in need of a little soul therapy this month, you’re in luck.

Spirit’s Promise horse farm and equine sanctuary is continuing its “Peonies for Ponies” event every Sunday in June.

For $5 per person (ages 5 and up), you get a tour of the horse farm and can visit the one acre field of in-bloom peonies.

“They are done blooming in July so it’s a very special time,” said farm manager Jessie Siegel. “It’s a full experience. Last week, nobody had their phones out, everybody was in the moment.” (more…)

05/23/17 9:34am

A scene from the 2016 Love Lane Street Fair. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

From street fairs to the famous Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival, there are many East End early summer traditions that you don’t want to miss.

Here are 10 North Fork and Shelter Island events to check out this summer. And as always, visit northforker.com/events for more NoFo happenings. (more…)

05/19/17 6:03am

A scene from the 2015 Back to the Bays 5K. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork? Northforker has you covered.

Here are five events set for this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional happenings.

Editor’s Note: The Back to the Bays 5K has been cancelled. Still wanna run? Check out the Out Run Rett 5K.

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05/16/17 6:00am
Tango will be one of the pooches performing in this weekend's North Fork Dog Dock-Diving Festival. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Tango will be one of the pooches performing in this weekend’s North Fork Dog Dock-Diving Festival.
(Credit: Courtesy photo)

You don’t need feathers to fly!

Greenport Harbor Brewing Company and Harbor Pet have teamed up to create a unique charity event: The first ever North Fork Dog Dock-Diving Pet Expo.

On Saturday and Sunday, May 20 and 21, dogs of all shapes and sizes will charge down a runway and fling themselves through the air into a pool of water. This may not seem like a big deal until you consider that some dogs flown distances of 30 feet. Impressive! (more…)