12/16/14 10:30am
Photo by Cyndi Murray | Lots of choices at The Broken Down Valise in Mattituck.

Photo by Cyndi Murray | Tough decisions at The Broken Down Valise in Mattituck.

The August 2010 issue of Playboy magazine described a dive bar as: “A church for down-and-outers and those who romanticize them, a rare place where high and low rub elbows—bums and poets, thieves and slumming celebrities. It’s a place that wears its history proudly.”

We at northforker.com agree with that sentiment. Here are a few “dive” bars on the North Fork that welcomed us on a recent crawl as they always do with open arms and cheap drinks. For that, we thank you. (more…)