08/26/16 9:32am
Riding the carousel at Mitchell Park. Credit: Randee Daddona, file)

Riding the carousel at Mitchell Park. Credit: Randee Daddona, file)

It happened: Amid the chaos of childrearing, you somehow found yourself with a day free from errands, sports practices, birthday parties and other obligations. Now, however, you’re left wondering how to keep your family — not to mention yourself — entertained.

Northforker Kids has you covered. Plan your next day trip in the area by checking out the following boredom-busting suggestions. Whether your children are toddlers or tweens, these ideas are sure to keep them smiling. You’ll have fun, too!  READ

05/28/16 6:20am
Girls films in Greenport in 2013. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

Girls films in Greenport in 2013. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

Ever since you were little, you might have wanted to be like some of the people you watched on the big screen. Now, thanks to a piece published in the New York Post May 23, you can at least vacation like them.  (more…)

03/18/16 3:46pm
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Claudio’s in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The National Restaurant Association classifies Claudio’s in Greenport as the “oldest, same-family run restaurant” in the United States. It’s a distinction the Claudio family is proud of and one that will still be relevant when they open their doors for the 2016 season next month.  (more…)

11/01/15 5:05pm
Credit: @Secaida33 Instagram

Credit: @Secaida33 Instagram

Jimmy Fallon was once again spotted in Greenport Village this weekend, this time dining at Claudio’s and posing for photos with fans on Front Street.

The Tonight Show host shared a photo of the famed restaurant’s menu with his 4.2 million Instagram photos, thanking the 145-year-old eatery and its staff for making the best chowder and giving it a shoutout for being family-owned. (more…)

08/11/15 11:01am
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Brian Kavanagh of Claudio’s on one of his last day’s in the kitchen. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

It’s been 24 years since Brian Kavanagh, executive chef at Claudio’s, took over the kitchen at the Greenport restaurant.

But last Sunday, Aug. 9, Kavanagh made his award-winning chowder there for the last time before retirement.

“We did some hugs,” Kavanagh said of his final day. “We had a gathering and I had to do a little speech, which I stink at, but it was nice. I’ve been getting hugs all week.” (more…)