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2019 marked the first full year of northforker branching out beyond the North Fork to share stories “Off the Fork.”
Now with an archive of more than 120 posts, our Off the Fork series is meant to give readers suggestions for things to do in other parts of Long Island and beyond. With each post, we try to tell the story of a person place or thing that evokes some sense of the North Fork, even if there may be no obvious connection.
In some instances they’re stories of people who come to the North Fork or once lived and worked here. In each case these are posts about things we’re interested and believe our readers will too.
Here’s a look back at one Off the Fork post from each month of 2019.
It’s safe to say that Huntington has one of, if not the very best, downtowns in all of Long Island. With a bounty of restaurants, retail, nightlife and culture, it’s easy to spend an entire day there without running out of things to explore. Read more …
Follow Carissa’s the Bakery on Instagram and you’ll likely find yourself making excuses to head to East Hampton each time a photo of the bakery’s dreamy pies, cakes and croissants pops up in your feed. Yes, that flourless chocolate cake topped with flower petals is as good as it looks. Read more …
It was billed as “three days of peace and music,” but Woodstock was so much more. No one expected the massive crowd that arrived — and despite the many challenges, the event was largely peaceful. In 1969, from August 15 to 18, the rains came, the sun returned, the music played and history was made. Read …