When I look back each week at the most popular content on our website, it’s usually the stories and videos that told our readers something they didn’t know. That might include the opening of a new business, the dates for a popular upcoming event or a profile about someone unknown to the majority of our audience. (more…)
Doug Cooper of Cooper Farms in Mattituck proved an able cover model for this month’s issue of northforker magazine. (Credit: David Benthal)
When people hear that I live more than a half-hour from our office in Mattituck, they seem genuinely concerned about the time I spend commuting.
But unlike folks who roll out of bed at 5 a.m. to catch a train or beat the Long Island Expressway traffic into the city, my commute is spent traveling on Route 25 or Sound Avenue through Jamesport and Mattituck. (more…)
When we began discussing the possibility of northforker.com back in 2012, the big question was always: “Who is going to do all this work?”
We had no doubt that with the North Fork’s changing demographics — fewer natives and more newcomers — a website aimed at reaching second-home owners and visitors to the North Fork was something we needed to pursue. We recognized the stories published in our Southold, Riverhead and Shelter Island newspapers, while exceptional, were no longer enough to reach everyone interested in our communities. (more…)