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Best of the North Fork

For our second Best of the North Fork awards, our team debated (and debated, and debated) the top spots in the area in 50 categories, from lobster rolls and vintage shops to tasting rooms and takeout. Read on for our picks for the best in breathe: yoga & pilates classes, beaches and parks, live music spaces, kids’ activities and more. And have your say in our Readers Choice Awards poll.


Best of the North Fork Readers’ Choice

Best Yoga & Pilates Classes — The Giving Room, Southold

Best Gym and Fitness Studio — Underground Training, Southold

Best Spa and Salon — Blue Sage Day Spa, Mattituck

Best Live Music Space — Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, Greenport and Peconic

Best Local Band — Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks

Best Marina — Strong’s Water Club, Mattituck

Best Kids’ Activity — Mitchell Park Carousel, Greenport

Best Local Landmark — Horton Point Lighthouse, Southold

Best Park — Orient Beach State Park, Orient

Best Downtown — Greenport Village

Best Hiking Trail — Mashomack Preserve, Shelter Island