03/31/16 10:24am
John Liegey and Rich Vandenburgh on the bottling ling on Wednesday. (Credit: Pauk Squire)

Greenport Harbor Brewing Company co-founders John Liegey and Rich Vandenburgh on the bottling line. (Credit: Paul Squire)

As the spring season kicks off and the North Fork comes back to life, many businesses — think wineries, breweries and restaurants — are looking for help. Who knows? You might find an awesome job out here. (more…)

12/24/15 6:01am
Reporter Monique Singh-Roy (left), Pashka Bellia and Laurie Reichert, both of Massapequa, aboard the tour bike. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Reporter Monique Singh-Roy (left), Pashka Bellia and Laurie Reichert, both of Massapequa, aboard the tour bike. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

We’re counting down the top coolest stories of 2015 on northforker.com. We will publish one story on our list per day, every day, until Jan. 1.

Coming in at number 9 is when Brew Crew Cycles hit the streets (more…)

11/17/15 6:10am

Revelers dressed as Santa filled downtown Riverhead Saturday. (Credit: Paul Squire)

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry, you’d better not pout, I’m telling you why, SantaCon is coming to town  — again.

That’s right: Mark your calendars because Riverhead’s second annual SantaCon Pub Crawl is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5.

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07/21/15 10:23am
Reporter Monique Singh-Roy (left), Pashka Bellia and Laurie Reichert, both of Massapequa, aboard the tour bike. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Reporter Monique Singh-Roy (left), Pashka Bellia and Laurie Reichert, both of Massapequa, aboard the tour bike. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

As we pull out of the parking lot, the wind whips my hair, the radio cranks Quiet Riot’s “Come on Feel the Noise” and cars slow down to gawk as we reach our maximum pedaling speed — a whopping three miles an hour.

Whoever said “It’s not the destination, but the journey” probably had Brew Crew Cycles, two 14-seat bicycles that tour Riverhead’s breweries, in mind. The bikes would be a great way to meander around Riverhead, even if you’re not headed to a brewery. But more on the destinations in a bit. (more…)