02/02/18 5:43am

Fish and chips at Greenport Harbor Brewing Company. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

It takes stamina to get through February. Months of cold, dark days have left us wistful for summer and craving soul-warming bites to fuel us through to spring. North Fork chefs get it. (more…)

01/10/18 6:23am

Rich Daly of Ice Melodies will be on hand for the first Tanger Weekends event March 3. (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Tanger Outlets has partnered with northforker to host a series of seasonal events at its outlet center in Riverhead this year.  READ

01/06/18 7:09am

Chicken noodle soup at Love Lane Kitchen (Credit: Krysten Massa)

Soggy socks, numb fingers, a tight back — ah, the joys of shoveling. Frigid temps and buckets of snow leave much to be desired this time of year, but solace can be taken in the soul-warming nourishment from a piping hot bowl of soup.  (more…)

02/03/17 6:02am
blackbean burger

A black bean burger at Love Lane Kitchen. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It’s February on the North Fork. At times it can feel like the whole East End is riding out the winter on the warm shores of Waikiki, but there are many business owners who stay behind to feed the hungry masses.

Here are a handful of eateries serving lunch to locals and midweek visitors all winter long.
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11/15/16 6:01am
Stay at the Ram's head Inn on Shelter Island this fall.

Stay at the Ram’s Head Inn on Shelter Island this fall.

The crowds have thinned, the summer heat is gone and the off-season is officially upon us.

Many hotels offer special deals to entice visitors to the North Fork during the fall. Here are three of them. (more…)

08/15/16 6:03am
Hoblin in front of her creation at Little Creek Oysters in Greenport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Hoblin in front of her artwork at Little Creek Oysters in Greenport (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Her chalkboard art has become ubiquitous on the North Fork, especially in Greenport, where her work adorns the walls of restaurants like First & South, 1943 Pizza Bar and the Little Creek Oyster Farm and Market.

It’s hard to believe that Kara Hoblin got into the medium that launched her artistic career by accident.

“I’ve had a long journey where I had to make a lot of changes and let a lot of stuff go,” Hoblin said. “Some of those when chalk came into my life.” (more…)