02/09/17 6:01am

In a second-floor loft overlooking Main Street in Greenport, Alexa Suess creates magic with a blowtorch and a pair of pliers.

It’s there that the Greenport native, a graphic designer and silversmith, makes jewelry and other wearable pieces that infuse elements of nature with brass, silver and gold. (more…)

01/19/17 6:00am

Elizabeth Sweigart spends her days surrounded by hundreds of items, each with its own story to tell. The 26-year-old said she’s always been drawn to old things, whether it be a vinyl record or antique piece of clothing.

It still shocks her, she said, that nearly four years ago she opened her own vintage shop in Greenport selling many of those items.

“It was pretty spontaneous,” Sweigart said. (more…)

01/18/17 9:15am
Little Creek Oysters hosts 'Vinyl Night' on Thursdays this winter. (Credit: Little Creek Oysters, courtesy photo)

Little Creek Oysters hosts ‘Vinyl Night’ on Thursdays this winter. (Credit: Little Creek Oysters, courtesy photo)

It’s a record pop-up shop that also serves oysters and beer.

Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market is hosting “Vinyl Night” from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursdays this winter.

Here’s how it works: Dust off your favorite old (or contemporary!) records and bring them down to the Bootleg Alley shop. If you’re feeling brave, you’re free to put them on the turntable and introduce fellow customers to your tunes. (more…)