06/24/17 6:01am

Jazmin Carrillo donates supplies to a student in December. (Credit: David Benthal)

On a December trip to San Antonio, Guatemala, Jazmin Carrillo and several friends took a group of students from Programa Suenos to a theater.

Never before had the children, some as old as 13, witnessed a live performance. READ

07/28/16 7:00am
(Credit: Vera Chinese)

(Credit: Vera Chinese)

Throw on an apron and get out a wooden spoon, because local chefs are ready to judge your sauce.

Victoria Witczak of Cutchogue, 11, will host the first-ever Victoria’s NoFo Tomato Sauce Boss Contest on Thursday, Aug. 11, from 4 to 6:30 p.m. She’s inviting locals to bring a pot of their homemade red sauce to Jason’s Vineyard in Jamesport, where she’ll crown someone the “Sauce Boss.”  (more…)

07/13/16 10:02am
hot dogs

Photo: A 2010 Nathan’s hot dog eating contest. (Credit: flickr.com / Space Pirate Queen)

You probably don’t think of hot dogs when you’re at Lucharitos in Greenport, but that’s what they’ll be serving tonight (a lot of them).

Owner Marc LaMaina said he teamed up with Coney Island Brewing Company to host their first-ever hot dog eating contest tonight, July 13, at 8 p.m.

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