12/12/16 2:04pm
Oysterponds Historical Society Holiday House Tour

The decor inside Cindy Schmidt’s home was a standout during the Oysterponds Historical Society 2016 Holiday House Tour. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A handful of Orient and East Marion residents opened their homes Saturday for Oysterponds Historical Society’s 31st annual holiday house tour.

The self-guided event featured new and old homes dressed in seasonal finery. It included six houses in Orient and two in East Marion, as well as four historic buildings.

More than 150 people attended, with all proceeds benefiting Oysterponds Historical Society. (more…)

12/07/16 12:05pm
Orient Holiday House Tour

The East Marion home of Cindy Schmidt was on the Oysterponds Historical Society Holiday House Tour in 2012. The home is not included on the tour this year. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Step inside the holiday-themed and decorated homes of East Marion and Orient residents to celebrate the season and help a good cause.

Oysterponds Historical Society hosts its annual Holiday House Tour this Saturday, December 10 from noon to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour features new and old homes dressed in seasonal finery. (more…)

12/02/16 5:59am
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | The crowd at Noah's on Front Street Sunday.

The crowd at The Frisky Oyster during Shellabration. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

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

Here are eight events set for this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional happenings.

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10/20/16 6:02am
Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast was recently listed with Douglas Elliman for $1.2 million. (Credit: Douglas Elliman)

Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast was recently listed with Douglas Elliman for $1.2 million. (Credit: Douglas Elliman)

Quintessentials Bed and Breakfast, located in one of four 19th-century sea captains’ homes in East Marion, recently hit the market.

Longtime owner Sylvia Daley, a finance executive turned innkeeper, is selling the business to focus on her family. The property and business have been listed at $1.2 million. (more…)

10/11/16 6:03am
George Hirsch. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

George Hirsch. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Food lovers are invited to celebrate the autumn harvest by sharing in a North Fork Sunday supper created by TV Chef George Hirsch and food writer Alex Goetzfried at Sep’s Farm in East Marion later this month.

Grilled and smoked meats will be served along with just picked farm vegetables, salads and sides. There will also be fresh baked cobbler for dessert and herbal iced tea. Craft beers and wine will be sold separately. (more…)

08/26/16 6:00am
The Fork and Anchor crispy chicken sandwich. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The Fork and Anchor crispy chicken sandwich. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Earlier this week, I dropped by East Marion’s Fork and Anchor, which is hands down one of my favorite stops for grab-and-go sandwiches.

As usual, I opted for an email receipt. The proof of purchase was detailed: crispy chicken with Sriracha mayo on sourdough with lettuce, tomato and American cheese.

Our executive editor, Grant Parpan, who has been forwarded all my emails since before I embarked on 12 weeks of maternity leave in May (and who also happens to be my husband), received the receipt, too. His response consisted of just one word:

“UGH.” (more…)