03/20/15 9:00am
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Brian and Evan (Huber) visiting goats at Goodale Farms in Aquebogue. (Credit: Laura Huber)

This winter has been a long one. Like most of you moms and dads out there, your kids have been probably driving you a little crazy. The good news is there are great things you can do to get your kids psyched for spring and sunshine.  (more…)

03/06/15 8:00am
Evan Huber enjoys an afternoon at the Riverhead Free Library. (Credit: laura Huber)

Evan Huber puts on a puppet show at the Riverhead Free Library. (Credit: laura Huber)

Like most people, I spend way too much time on my phone. I’m a pretty regular Facebooker, Tweeter and Instagrammer, and I also spend a lot of time reading articles, looking things up and watching weather reports. (Will spring ever get here?)  (more…)

02/06/15 9:00am
Evan Huber (6), Emily Tedesco (6) and Brian Huber (8) at the Riverhead Grill on Sunday. (Credit: Laura Huber)

Evan Huber (6), Emily Tedesco (6) and Brian Huber (8) at the Riverhead Grill on Sunday. (Credit: Laura Huber)

How many times have you come home from work, stared at the sole block of cheese in the refrigerator and thought, “let’s go out to dinner tonight.” Simple … unless you have children, that is.

And if your kids are like our kids, they each only eat five things. And the five things one kid eats, the other kid won’t touch. Also, our little guys, like most others, hate sitting still for more than five minutes.

Chain restaurants make it really convenient to dine with kids, featuring cutesy menus, crayons and plenty of ice cream. But for comparable prices, you can have a great family meal, support a local business and give your kids a new favorite restaurant.  (more…)

08/13/14 7:00am
Last year's Polish Wedding at the Polish Town Fair and Festival in Riverhead. (Credit: Cyndi Murray, file)

Last year’s Polish Wedding at the Polish Town Fair and Festival in Riverhead. (Credit: Cyndi Murray, file)

August weekends in Riverhead aren’t just about days at the beach, wineries and farmstands. There’s one weekend each year here that’s all about heritage … and having fun.

The 40th annual Polish Town Fair and Polka Festival comes to Riverhead’s Polish Town this Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 16-17.  (more…)