04/13/18 6:10am

Porto Bello is back for the season on Thursday, April 19.

We’re running free from Old Man Winter’s grip. Temps are expected to get into the 60s for the first time in a while this weekend, just in time for some more spring openings.

Here are a few more signs that spring 2018 has arrived on the North Fork and Shelter Island. (more…)

02/14/18 6:06am

Tanger Outlets has partnered with northforker to host a series of seasonal events at its outlet center in Riverhead this year beginning March 3.
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01/26/18 6:02am

Pete Stevens has been setting up shop inside his former Greenport bookstore in recent days to watch it be converted into a toy store. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

For 37 years, Pete Stevens was all about books.

Art books, photography books, rare books, fiction, non-fiction, first editions, an American Atlas from 1838 — all manner of used books. He found them at estate sales and yard sales and he bought them from other dealers. He sold them at his store, The Book Scout, which first opened at 455 Main St. and later relocated to his iconic, piled high to the ceiling space down by the waterfront at 128 Main St.  (more…)