El Galeón sailed into Greenport Village on October 17. (Credit: Grant Parpan)
Greenport was once again a tall ships destination when El Galeón, a veritable floating museum from Spain, paid a visit in October.
The 170-foot, 495-ton replica is fashioned after a typical 17th-century Spanish galleon, which sailed between the 16th and 18th centuries and primarily transported spices, livestock and slaves. (more…)
The Corchaug Singers, led by William Roslak, will perform at Our Lady of Ostrabrama Church on Friday. (Credit: Emily Greenberg)
Remembering the true meaning of Christmas is the spirit behind Friday’s annual Candlelit Christmas Concert at Our Lady of Ostrabrama Church in Cutchogue.
The concert is loosely based on the Nine Lessons and Carols service, which has been performed at Kings College in Cambridge, England, since 1878. It celebrates the birth of Jesus in nine short bible readings, interspersed with Christmas carols, hymns and choir music.
“We take a more secular approach; it’s less formatted,” said Southold resident William Roslak, who leads the group. “We don’t have nine lessons. We have five readings: one is biblical and the others are pieces of poetry.” (more…)
Long Island Sound is the stunning backdrop to this four-bedroom, three and a half bath house set on the dramatic bluffs of Wading River.
At just under two acres, this Crescent Court home offers a peaceful retreat.
“The property is particularly beautiful,” said Valerie Goode, the listing agent and owner of Colony Realty in Jamesport. “It has 150 feet of beachfront with a private beach. That’s a fantastic lot.” (more…)
Roman Roth, winemaker and partner at Wölffer Estate Vineyards. (Credit: Randee Daddona)
Two Wölffer Estate Vineyard 2013 reds have been named to a ‘Best of 2016’ list by a critic at one of the wine world’s most influential publications.
Mark Squires of Robert Parker’s Wine Advocates chose the Sagaponack vineyard’s 2013 Fatalis Fatum as one of the East Coast’s best wines and the winery’s 2013 Caya Cabernet Franc as a 2016 best value. The list included selections from the East Coast, Portugal, Greece and Israel/Lebanon. (more…)