07/14/15 6:02am
Credit: Kendall Stark

Credit: Kendall Stark

From tall ships, to multi-million dollar yachts, to fireboats, many spectacular vessels can be seen in Greenport. But for some, the most fascinating ones are not the most gargantuan.

Testing the waters in the Greenport harbor by the Shelter Island Ferry, The East End Seaport Museum’s model yacht club met for the first time last month.

Ed Chimney, an organizer at the museum and founder of the club, said that the club will meet every third Saturday of the month through October at the museum starting at 1:30 p.m. Upcoming events will be held on July 18, Aug. 15, Sept. 19 and Oct. 17. (more…)

09/21/14 7:00am
The Greenport Maritime Festival continues today, Sunday.

The Greenport Maritime Festival continues today, Sunday.

The 2014 Greenport Maritime Festival continues today with an oyster shucking contest, the Paul Drum Breakfast Fundraiser, vendors, live music and more. (more…)

09/20/14 7:00am
The 2013 Greenport Maritime Festival parade

Mermaid Jewel, played by Anne Dittmeir, at last year’s parade accompanied by several dozen children who participated in the “Little menfolk” costume contest. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

The 2014 Greenport Maritime Festival continues today with oysters, fun on the water and the opening day parade. (more…)

09/16/14 1:00pm
Tickets are still available for Friday's A Land and Sea Greenport Gala.

Tickets are still available for Friday’s A Land and Sea Greenport Gala.

Greenport Village is in for a very special evening: Five-hundred lucky guests will sneak down Bootleg Alley to arrive at “A Land and Sea Greenport Gala.” (more…)

09/12/14 9:00am
bug lighthouse maritime festival greenport

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s ‘Bug Light Ale,’ named in honor of the storied lighthouse, will debut at the Land & Sea Gala on Sept. 19. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. will unveil a brand new beer in tribute to the Long Beach Bar “Bug Light” Lighthouse in time for the Greenport Maritime Festival. (more…)

08/02/14 9:00am
Otto Schoenstein at his home. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Otto Schoenstein at the East End Seaport Museum in Greenport. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Otto Schoenstein, one of the founders of the East End Seaport Museum & Marine Foundation and an advocate to rebuild the Long Beach Bar Lighthouse, will be celebrated at the 25th annual Greenport Maritime Festival this September. (more…)