The ‘Clam Man’ Bob Bourguignon counts out some blue claws for Val Abbate of Southampton (center) and her father-in law Gus Abbate of East Meadow Friday when the seafood stand opened on Flanders Road. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Gus Abbate of East Meadow and his daughter-in-law Val Abbate of Southampton were first in line at 11:45 a.m. Friday to buy crabs in front of Bob Bourguignon’s seafood stand at his home on Flanders Road.
“Oh, definitely we are first in line,” Ms. Abbate said. “We try to get here a 1/2 hour early and we always get the crabs. There is none better and the price is right.” (more…)
Field of sunflowers at Crescent Duck Far on Main Road in Aquebogue. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
The first full week of summer has flown by and the North Fork is all abuzz. So stop and take time to look around at what summer has to offer in between the sounds of sizzling barbecue grills and the jingle of the Mister Softee truck coming down the block.
I took some time this week to take in the scenery before this busy holiday weekend started. I suggest you do the same and smile! (more…)