09/14/19 6:00am

Peter Lynch of Rockville Centre carries pumpkins to the cash register at Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm as his family watches. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Pumpkin season has returned to the North Fork — and that means flavored lattes and craft beers will be cropping up at local cafes and breweries. But it is not just beverages that get an infusion of pumpkin come October — and it’s not all pumpkin pie either. Stephan Bogardus, executive chef at The Halyard at Sound View in Greenport, often takes a savory approach to the seasonal squash. (more…)

09/11/19 6:00am

The Pumpkin Patch at Shamrock Christmas Tree Farm opens Saturday. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

One of the North Fork’s most recognizable Christmas tree farms is getting into the u-pick pumpkin business. Starting this Saturday, Sept. 14, The Pumpkin Patch at Shamrock Christmas Tree Farm will be open on weekends, offering u-pick pumpkins, children’s train rides and fireside wine and cider tastings. (more…)

09/09/19 6:00am

Rica owner Dr. Kristina Ivy at her Main Road pop up. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

Bath, body and beach-chic lifestyle goods company Rica is extending its stay in Southold.

The Red Hook-based skincare company popped up on the Main Road in June for a two-month summer stay, but will stick around through the end of the year, selling its line of all natural, hand made body butters, oils, perfumes and cleansers. (more…)

09/08/19 6:01am

Brightwaters Farms in Bay Shore.

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Come late September, visitors from points west hit the road to harvest u-pick pumpkins on the North Fork.

We get it. The North Fork is a magical place come the fall with prime pumpkin picking at several local farms.

But for those looking to skip the traffic and stay a little closer to home, there are a handful of Long Island pumpkin patches bursting with charm and the seasonal bounty. (more…)

09/08/19 6:00am

The 96-room Marram hotel in Montauk held its soft opening in August. (Credit: Read McKendree)

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If you’re looking for a zero-stress fall getaway, there’s a new beachfront boutique resort designed for relaxation. Situated directly on the Atlantic Ocean, the 96-room Marram hotel recently opened in Montauk. (more…)