09/20/19 6:00am

Cotswold sheep are known for long curls and strong wool. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

While North Fork farmers have turned their attention to fall crops, mid-September brings a different kind of harvest at Browder’s Birds. Twice a year, professional shearer Tabbethia Haubold of Long Island Yarn and Farm in Yaphank visits the Mattituck farm to shave wool from the 21-member Cotswold flock.  (more…)

09/20/19 5:55am

R|Evolution hosted a sneak-peek opening event Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Tanger Outlet Center in Riverhead. (Courtesy photo)

A new Tanger Outlets pop-up shop is promising a different kind of retail experience that brings to life products once only available online.

R|Evolution is bringing digital-based direct-to-consumer brands together under one roof for nine months at the Riverhead outlet center. The 2,500-square-foot space allows customers who typically have to shop online for the participating products, an opportunity to peruse a brick-and-mortar storefront lined with displays and knowledgeable associates. READ

09/18/19 6:00am

The Greenie vending machine in Southold. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

Hunting for buried treasure need not be a childhood daydream.

That’s part of the idea behind Greenie Supply & Tackle, a conceptual North Fork-based shop that aims to inspire imagination, creativity and an appreciation for natural surroundings.  (more…)