12/20/16 6:02am
Browder's Birds whaler sweaters are now available. (Credit: Holly Browder, courtesy)

Browder’s Birds whaler sweaters are now available. (Credit: Holly Browder, courtesy)

Browder’s Birds in Mattituck is now offering 100 percent wool heirloom whaler sweaters made from its flock of heritage Cotswold sheep.

Similar to fishermen’s sweaters but woven in different patterns, they’re available in royal navy, wolf gray and natural in men’s sizes extra small to extra large. (more…)

06/03/16 6:00am
Syrah grapes at Jamesport Vineyards, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a great Friday night deal. (Credit: vera Chinese)

Syrah grapes at Jamesport Vineyards, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a great Friday night deal. (Credit: vera Chinese)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork this weekend?  Northforker has you covered.

Here are nine events to check out. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional ideas. (more…)

05/27/16 7:00am
Riverhead Street Painting Festival

East End Art’s Community Mosaic Street Painting Festival in Riverhead. (Credit: Stephanie Smith)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork this holiday weekend? Whether it’s festivals, parades or barbecues, northforker has you covered.

Here are 10 events to check out. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional ideas. (more…)

05/12/16 12:14pm
Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Courtesy Greenport Farmers Market)

Produce for sale at the Greenport Farmers Market. (Credit: Greenport Farmers Market)

Summer and farm stands are synonymous on the North Fork. Everyone has their favorite and it helps to be in the know when it comes to finding your go-to vendor at local farmers markets.

Here is an opening-day schedule for farmers markets near the North Fork and Shelter Island: (more…)

12/16/15 5:16am
Terrariums from The Weathered Barn in Greenport would make a lovely gift for nearly anyone on your list. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Terrariums from The Weathered Barn in Greenport would make a lovely gift for nearly anyone on your list. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Maybe you need to find a gift for someone who has everything. Or perhaps you’re tired of presenting gift cards to the mall year after year.

We hear you. That’s why we scoured the region for out-of-the-box crowd-pleasers for the 2015 holiday season.

The North Fork offers plenty of options for unique, artisanal items and memorable experiences for people of all ages. Here are 10 unique gifts to help you finish your list. (more…)