12/06/18 6:10am

Designer Alex Vinash was inspired by skiing the Swiss Alps for the holiday display at American Beech. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Greenport Village storefronts are upping the ante on holiday decorating this season. The inaugural Winter Wonderland holiday walk has united more than 65 local businesses in a spirited holiday display competition.  (more…)

05/18/18 6:10am

Alex Vinash and Brent Pelton inside the American Beech hotel reception and boutique located in Greenport’s Stirling Square. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Fashion designer Alex Vinash is debuting his 2018 Resort Collect in Greenport.

The Argentinian-born designer, who operates a clothing boutique at American Beech in Stirling Square, is unveiling more than 40 new looks at the Greenport American Legion on Saturday, June 2.

“Having the show in Greenport is super special to me,” Vinash said. (more…)

05/08/18 6:10am
Aqua by American Beech

Aqua by American Beech has 18-rooms with a coastal vibe. (Courtesy photos)

The duo behind American Beech in Greenport is opening a new luxury hotel in Aquebogue.

Aqua, an 18-room hotel located at the former Cove Place Inn on Bay Avenue, is currently undergoing extensive interior and exterior renovations ahead of its Memorial Day weekend opening. Owners Brent Pelton and Alex Vinash purchased the beachfront property earlier this year. (more…)

07/18/17 6:01am

Alex Vinash and Brent Pelton inside the American Beech hotel reception and boutique located in Greenport’s Stirling Square. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The revitalization of Greenport’s Stirling Square will be virtually complete with the anticipated opening of American Beech hotel reception and boutique this weekend.

Proprietor Brent Pelton hopes the new 500-square-foot storefront will serve as an inviting spot, enlivening the entrance to the Stirling Square complex which also contains 1943 Pizza Bar, the Italian specialty store Basso, design studio Open Space as well as Pelton’s New American restaurant, also called American Beech.

“It’s really important to pull life toward the front of the square,” Pelton said in a recent interview inside the new space. “I’m super proud and I’m super excited.” (more…)