Ryan Harned, 2014 Little Mr. Mattituck, with Liam Springer, last year’s winner. (Credit: Kendall Stark, file)
Get ready to stroll along Love Lane and Pike Street in Mattituck this Saturday to enjoy local food, crafts and raffles at the 39th annual “Old Fashioned Street Fair” hosted by the Mattituck Chamber of Commerce.
The event runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes the crowning of Little Mr. and Miss Mattituck — a beloved community tradition.
“We’re very fortunate that it’s so successful and taken on a life of it’s own,” chamber president Terry McShane said. “Our goal is to get the ‘Made in China’ stuff out and get more local artists, artisans and craftspeople in.”
A redesigned couch table. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)
A wooden table so dark it’s nearly black stands in the corner of a Mattituck shop.
The table’s body and legs are very thick but still classic looking -— sort of in the British colonial style. At about two feet by three feet, it’s not very wide, but it’s nearly four feet high, making its use and origins quite the mystery.
But this table with an unknown past will soon be reborn as something else. (more…)