12/10/16 11:23am

white-flower-farmhouse-1024x768With the holiday season upon us, we’re taking the legwork out of shopping for décor. We’ve hand-selected the perfect blend of mid-century and rustic items to decorate your home and prepare you for stylish entertaining throughout the holidays. And, the best thing is, all of these items can be purchased within one block. Now how’s that for convenience? (more…)

05/06/16 12:43pm
Carol Lindley and Rory Klinge, owners of re:design (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Carol Lindley and Rory Klinge, owners of re:design. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

When one enters re:design, a new repurposed, modern and vintage furniture store in Southold, the eye is immediately drawn to a large galvanized steel shelf unit near the doorway.

The item, which sits atop spindly metal legs and has a wooden tabletop, is a striking piece of furniture. It’s also just one example of Rory Klinge’s craftsmanship.

“We did an estate buyout and that was in the garage,” Klinge said during an interview in the new Main Road space. “My son picked up the hairpin legs somewhere, which were perfect, and I had this old shuffleboard floor. The pieces were just meant to be together.” (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…)

11/27/15 10:37am

Smallbiz

After waiting on long lines outside big box stores and circling parking lots three or four times trying to find a decent spot during the Black Friday craziness, it’s time to  your support for local small business owners and their goods.

Tomorrow Nov. 28 is Small Business Saturday, a day  when local businesses from Riverhead to Orient (and across the country) are offering special deals and discounts.

Here are 10 Small Business Saturday deals on the North Fork:

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