09/17/17 6:51am

It’s time to celebrate Oktoberfest on the North Fork. (Credit: Digital Cat, Flickr, https://www.flickr.com/photos/14646075@N03/)

Here are the seven most-read stories this week on northforker.com. To keep up with food, wine, real estate and lifestyle news on the North Fork, like us on Facebook, check out our Instagram page (@The_Northforker) and follow @northforker1 on Twitter.   (more…)

09/14/17 6:01am

Katelyn Knapp holds a copy of “N is for North Fork” inside her studio. (Credit: Katelyn Knapp, courtesy)

The new children’s book “N is for North Fork” aims to make bedtime reading more interactive.

The 30-page softcover book, self-published by Southold photographer Katelyn Knapp, gives young children an opportunity to work on their ABCs while also learning about some of the region’s best places for families to visit. And kids will probably enjoy donning a pair of 1950s monster movie-style red and blue glasses to view the book’s 3-D images. (more…)

09/13/17 10:02am

The patio of this Mattituck house — originally part of the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair — features a table topped by a spinning wagon wheel and surrounded by tractor-seat chairs. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

The walls of North Fork homes are often filled with stories of the area’s founders or multi-generational farm families, but one Mattituck house has ties to the 1939-40 New York World’s Fair, according to its listing agent. The home, a wooden hunting lodge, served as a beer and food pavilion for Albany-based Beverwyck Brewing Company at the fairgrounds in Queens. (more…)