05/22/18 6:10am

Ruthie Beamish takes sanctuary in her quiet Orient home near the sea. She has a befitting, albeit stressful, job at the local museum, a teenage daughter growing into her own and a not-quite-ex-husband. Their home is their nest egg— her daughter’s college fund, retirement account — and a hard fought investment. (more…)

08/29/17 6:03am

Ian Wile shucking at Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market in Greenport on a Saturday afternoon in July. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

The briny waters of Long Island Sound, Gardiners Bay and Peconic Bay not only surround the North Fork, but spill inland, too, filling an intricate web of salt marshes, tidal creeks, lagoons and small bays that scent the air and nourish an abundance of marine creatures.  READ

04/26/17 6:01am
Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market in Greenport recently landed on a Zagat list of six restaurants worth the drive from New York City. (Credit: Little Creek Oysters, courtesy)

Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market in Greenport recently landed on a Zagat list of six restaurants worth the drive from New York City. (Credit: Little Creek Oysters, courtesy)

Little Creek Oysters in Greenport is worth the drive for day-tripping city dwellers.

So says Zagat in a post titled “Day Trip: 6 Restaurants Worth the Drive from NYC” published on April 14. (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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10/05/16 5:59am
Freshly shucked oysters. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file photo)

Freshly shucked oysters. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder, file photo)

Celebrate the North Fork’s favorite bivalve this Sunday, Oct. 9, at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co.’s fourth annual Oyster Festival.

Held at the brewery’s Greenport location, the event is presented in conjunction with Little Creek Oysters and celebrates Long Island’s rich history in oyster cultivation. (more…)