12/08/17 6:02am
Oysterponds Historical Society Holiday House Tour

The decor inside Cindy Schmidt’s home was a standout during the Oysterponds Historical Society 2016 Holiday House Tour. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Step inside the holiday-themed and decorated homes of East Marion and Orient residents to celebrate the season and help a good cause.

Oysterponds Historical Society hosts its annual Holiday House Tour this Saturday, December 9 from noon to 4 p.m. The self-guided tour features new and old homes dressed in seasonal finery. (more…)

11/28/17 10:02am

This Orient home is listed for $1,585,000. (Credit: The Corcoran Group)

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For beach and sunset lovers, the quintessential beach house is waiting for you on Harbor Road in Orient.

“It is an extremely magical place,” said listing agent Lisa Gillooly of The Corcoran Group. “It captures the sunrise and sunset from the same house. And it is in one of the most beautiful villages in of all of the North Fork — Orient.” (more…)

11/10/17 6:00am

Nicki Gohorel inside the Orient Country Store. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)

Wherever in the world Nicki Gohorel goes, she’s sure to leave space in her suitcase for new spices and other flavors she discovers.

She’ll spend at least an hour perusing local markets for new inspiration to use in recipes for her custom nut butter business, Simply Nicki, and in dishes at the Orient Country Store, where she works.

“I am a supermarket addict,” she said. “It’s just all the new things you see and the food. I need to fill my suitcase.” (more…)

03/24/17 6:05am
The historic Latham-Beebe house in Orient. (Credit: courtesy)

The historic Latham-Beebe house in Orient. (Credit: Douglas Elliman Real Estate courtesy)

Built over 160 years ago, one of the newest houses on the market has one of the oldest stories to tell.

The former Orient home of Daniel Terry Latham was built on Main Road house using materials brought over from New London. Conn. When his relative Emma Latham married Oscar Beebe in 1899, he gave the house to them. (more…)

03/03/17 6:02am
Lloyd Ziff in front of a wall of photos at his home in Orient Point. (Credit: Lloyd Ziff)

Lloyd Ziff in front of a wall of photos at his home in Orient Point. (Credit: Lloyd Ziff)

Lloyd Ziff didn’t consider himself a professional photographer until 1999, at which point he said he “decided take his photographs out from under the bed.”

Although the Orient Point resident, 74, had years ago taken an array of now-famous pictures of singer Patti Smith and photographers Robert Mapplethorpe and Annie Leibovitz, he didn’t feel ready to share more of his work with the world until last year, when he published two books: “New York: Photographs: 1967-2014” and “Los Angeles: Photographs: 1967-2014.” He’ll discuss both during an illustrated lecture at Floyd Memorial Library in Greenport at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 5. (more…)