09/23/17 9:54am

The 2017 East End Seaport Museum’s Land & Sea Gala held at the Greenport Yacht & Shipbuilding Company.

The 28th annual East End Maritime Festival in Greenport kicked off Friday night with the Land and Sea Gala.

More than 20 local restaurants served up tastes accompanied by liquid refreshment from local wineries and beverage producers. The Maritime Festival continues Saturday and Sunday. See more photos below and check back for additional coverage from Saturday’s events. (more…)

09/06/17 9:50am

A scene from an East End Seaport Museum lighthouse cruise. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Visit some of the oldest and most storied lighthouses from here to Rhode Island during a lighthouse “super cruise” next week.

Riders will visit 12 lighthouses during the annual cruise sponsored by the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation. The event is set for Monday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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10/12/16 9:20am
The costume parade returns for Riverhead's Halloween Fest (Courtesy Katharine Schroeder)

There will be a costume parade during Riverhead’s Halloween Fest. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder , file photo)

Ready or not, here comes Halloween. From haunted houses to ghostly corn mazes to costume parties, there is something for everyone on the North Fork and Shelter Island this spooky season.

Here are 13 Halloween happenings. (more…)

09/24/16 4:37pm
The Land and Sea gala kicked off the East End Maritime Festival. (Credit: Kysten Massa)

The Land and Sea gala kicked off the East End Maritime Festival. (Credit: Kysten Massa)

The 2016 Maritime Festival kicked off with a Land and Sea Gala on the waterfront at the Greenport Yacht and Shipbuilding grounds in Greenport Friday night.

Hundreds of people enjoyed tastings from nearly two dozen local restaurants, North Fork wineries, spirit producers and Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. while listening to live music on a picture perfect evening. The event included raffles and a photo booth sponsored by northforker.

The festival continues on Saturday and Sunday. [Click here for the Greenport Maritime Festival 2016 schedule] (more…)