Articles by

Kate Nalepinski

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…)

08/30/19 6:00am

Charlie Manwaring at Southold Fish Market. (Credit: David Benthal)

For some people on the North Fork, the fish life is the only one they’ve ever known.

That’s certainly the case for Southold Fish Market owner Charlie Manwaring, who proudly recalls waking up at daybreak in his youth to go scalloping near Robins Island with his father, a commercial fisherman.

“It was a big thing for us,” Manwaring recalls. “During scallop season, you woke up early and you had to be the first one there.” (more…)

08/17/19 6:00am

Owners Ashley Knight and Chris Chobor inside The Juice Box on Shelter Island. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

Snake Bite, Sweet Goods, Triple Threat, Home Town.

What may sound like a list of eclectic band names is actually a sample of organic juice and smoothie options available at The Juice Box, the first mobile organic juice truck on Shelter Island. (more…)

07/10/19 6:00am

Owner Chinita Hard is using General Good as a platform to help others. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

One woman’s passion for social service has prompted her to open a pop-up retail shop in Greenport – devoted to giving back.

General Good, located across from the IGA, partners with more than 30 businesses that donate funds, shelter, food and jobs at equitable wages to underrepresented or underpaid individuals.  (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…)

02/21/19 6:00am

The peach dragon smoothie and southwest soup are the perfect healthy meal combo for a blustery February day. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

Simply Sublime, the petite corner restaurant on the Main Road in Cutchogue, is the quintessential lunch stop for the health conscious, people with restricted diets or folks who are just craving a tasty bite.

Juices, smoothies, açaí bowls, soups and salads are staples of the eatery, with a lengthy list of drinks and sandwiches sure to please vegans, vegetarians and those with gluten-allergies. (more…)