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Michelina Da Fonte

06/17/19 6:01am

There’s plenty to eat and drink at First Fridays on Love Lane. (Credit: Elizabeth Wagner)

First Fridays on Love Lane is a locavore’s dream come true.

With more than 15 local vendors selling mostly food and beverages, it’s not difficult to spend the entire evening eating and drinking your way down the street.

While you can definitely make a night out of that, at this month’s First Friday I challenged myself to consume only a handful of items forcing me to be strategic in my choices.

Here are the five things I tried at June’s First Friday. (more…)

05/26/19 6:00am

End the weekend at Great South Bay Brewery. (Credit: Great South Bay Brewery)

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Hopefully your weekend plans include spending time on the North Fork. And, while all good things must come to an end, the journey home doesn’t have to be a boring drudge on the LIE.  Whether your adventure involves traveling Long Island’s north or south shore we have an itinerary to get you back home while making some fun stops along the way. (more…)

01/27/19 6:00am

Grab a cocktail at Vauxhall during your perfect day in Huntington. (Credit @vauxhall_huntington/Instagram)

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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. (more…)

11/30/18 5:55am

A scene from the 2017 Home for the Holidays Showhouse. (Credit: David Benthal)

Once again, we’ve scoured the North Fork to find inspired, practical gift suggestions for our readers.

From stocking stuffers to unique handcrafted items and grand gestures, here’s a locally focused guide to gifts that will make the special people in your life happy or round out your own personal wish list.  (more…)