01/13/17 6:04am
A cup of hot chocolate from Aldo's Café in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A cup of hot chocolate from Aldo’s Café in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Editor’s Note: A version of this story was originally published in January 2016

Think this isn’t a great time to visit the North Fork with little ones in tow? In reality, the lack of crowds, fun cold-weather activities and this season’s above-average temperatures make the region a perfect place to spend a winter weekend day with the fam.

Most of the farm stands are closed and the vines aren’t looking as pretty, but there are still many family-friendly ways to have a North Fork outing.

Here are four ways to pass the time with the kids on the NoFo this winter. (more…)

09/28/15 8:45pm
The coffee roaster at North Fork Roasting Co. (Credit: Jenilee Morris, courtesy)

The coffee roaster at North Fork Roasting Co. (Credit: Jenilee Morris, courtesy)

Today, Tuesday Sept. 29, is National Coffee Day and that means a few deals and freebies across the North Fork.

Americans love their coffee and consume 400 million cups of it per day, according to the National Coffee Association and the Specialty Coffee Association of America. That makes us the leading consumer of coffee in the world. (more…)

01/18/15 12:30pm
Spicy's Riverhead

Spicy’s Riverhead

Sponsored By Riverhead Care Center.

Riverhead Care Center offers residents outstanding patient care in a beautiful, elegant setting which promotes recovery and independence. From our warm and inviting lobby to our breathtaking outdoor patio and gardens, residents and their families feel at home in our home!

There’s no denying that it is cold outside. You’re probably experiencing some cabin fever, so why not brave the cold and get out of the house for a bit. If you need a little temptation, the residents at Riverhead Care Center have several picks for great comfort food to enjoy during lunch at affordable prices. These North Fork eateries are perfect for those on a fixed income, and will surely leave you cozy inside.

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