“Due to its proximity to farmland and sea, the North Fork food scene is getting rave reviews as a food destination,” wrote author Annemarie Kropf. “On the drive, you may be tempted to stop at farm stands selling everything from potatoes and fresh eggs to fruits and ducks,” the article states. (more…)
Captain David Berson will serve as Grand Marshal of the East End Maritime Festival. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
It would be romantic, but ultimately inaccurate, to say Captain David Berson was drawn to sailing as part of some existential quest for meaning. The truth is that a life on the water is a future his father, a New York City chemist, often fantasized about but wasn’t able to realize.
“He always had dreams of going out to sea, but living through the Depression and taking care of his parents, he never had a chance to,” said Capt. Berson, grand marshal of this weekend’s East End Maritime Festival in Greenport. “But he instilled his pipe dream in me.”(more…)
A scene from the first Alive on 25 in Riverhead in July. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
It’s Tumbleweed Tuesday here on the North Fork and the northforker staff is reminiscing about a summer filled with new eats, fun festivals and some of the best weather we can remember in recent years.
From bartender profiles, to the first Alive on 25 street fair in Riverhead, to a dolphin pod spotted in Greenport, northforker was there to cover the food, wine and fun news stories that matter to you.
Here are our 25 most read stories of the summer. (more…)