06/25/19 6:00am

The North Fork music scene could be described as atypical.

Unlike other communities where a particular venue might dominate the scene, featuring headlining artists and, in some cases, hosting major concert events, music here often takes a back seat to all the other things to do.

Yet it’s ever present. (more…)

06/25/19 5:55am

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No expense was spared in the construction of this cedar shake traditional home in Peconic. Situated on just shy of 2.5 acres with private access to Richmond Creek, the house offers the best of the North Fork lifestyle, flanked by water and rolling farmland as far as the eye can see.

“This is an idyllic North Fork location,” said listing agent Kristy Naddell of Douglas Elliman International Realty. “The creek access from this property is great for kayaking, paddle boarding and fishing.” (more…)

06/24/19 6:00am

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Ever meet a staffer who greets you with a smile at a local restaurant or bar and say, “I wish I got to know more about that person.”

It happens to our staff all the time as we come across interesting people with big personalities making a living at cafés, markets, wineries and shops across the North Fork. (more…)

06/24/19 5:55am

We get it, your fur baby is part of the family and there’s no reason Fido should have to stay at home with puppy eyes while you explore the North Fork’s wineries and vineyards.

Here are nine dog-friendly vineyards that welcome man’s best friend to come along for the ride. (more…)

06/23/19 6:00am

The bacon breakfast sandwich on a bacon maple glazed doughnut.

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Next level comfort food is the recipe for the “illegally good” food at Prohibition Kitchen in Port Jefferson.

The 35-seat restaurant opened in the former Kimi Japanese Restaurant on Main Street in April with a menu of fun-sounding, sinfully delicious bites such as the Dirty Mother Clucker — aka fried chicken served on a glazed doughnut.
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06/23/19 5:59am

The fireworks in Orient last year. (Credit: Jeremy Garretson)

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Long Island will be lighting up the sky in honor of the red, white and blue as people celebrate Independence Day at firework shows.

There are plenty of ways to celebrate this year as Fourth of July falls on a Thursday, giving us two weeks worth of festivities between June 29 and July 13. (more…)

06/22/19 6:00am

Sisters Sydney and Samantha Squatrito unveiled their baking truck, For Goodness Cakes Co., outside Fox Hollow Farm in Baiting Hollow earlier this month. (Credit: Dominick Portela)

Two sisters. One dream. 

People driving along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow can expect to spot a teal-colored baking truck outside Rottkamp’s Fox Hollow Farm most days this summer. 

Sisters Sydney and Samantha Squatrito of Port Jefferson Station held a grand opening for their baking truck, For Goodness Cakes Co., outside Rottkamp’s June 8. Despite weeks of preparation for their first day, Sydney, 24, said they sold out in two hours. (more…)