09/29/18 6:00am

A bird’s eye view of Mattituck. (Credit: David Benthal)

If we were to pick one word to describe Mattituck, it would have to be “central.”

Located on the western edge of Southold Town, it’s positioned at the center of the North Fork.

But liked a baked apple pie you might pick up at a local farm stand, the hamlet itself is elevated by all the good stuff in the middle. READ

07/28/18 6:10am

Depending on your direction of travel, Orient typically serves as the beginning or the end.

The Cross Sound Ferry, located just west of the very tip of Orient Point, is the gateway to and from New England.

A “Welcome to New York” road sign greets you as you exit the boat and begin your journey along Route 25.

But for those traveling to the North Fork from the west, Orient is a welcome escape from other parts of New York and the last stop on the road. (more…)

05/26/18 6:13am

A bird’s-eye view of Greenport. (Credit: David Benthal)

Four years ago we launched an online interactive contest to see what our readers felt was the best hamlet or village on the North Fork. It was the most anticlimactic game of all time as Greenport, a heavy favorite going in, stomped everyone en route to the title.  (more…)