04/09/19 6:00am

The cover of the September issue photographed by David Benthal.

For the second straight year, the September issue of northforker was awarded Best Magazine in the New York Press Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.

The special “Working Waterfront” issue paid tribute to the North Fork and Shelter Island fishermen, boat captains and others who rise early each morning to make their living on The Long Island Sound and Peconic Bay. (more…)

03/28/19 6:01am

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Garden of Eve in Riverhead reopens for the 2019 season on April 12. (Credit: Carrie Miller)

It may have been a mild winter, but that no way dulls the anticipation of spring. The warmer weather is returning and so are North Fork businesses. Here are a handful of signs that spring has arrived with the planned opening of some of your favorite places.


02/25/19 6:10am

Longer days and warmer temperatures are heading our way. March 20 is the official start of spring, but before buds break at local wineries and chickens hatch at area farms, these North Fork locales are offering plenty to do to get us through the last push of winter.

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02/10/19 6:00am

Harborfront Park has a walking trail perfect for taking in the scenery. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

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There’s something intrinsically romantic about downtown Port Jefferson. The charming Main Street is lined with brick exterior storefronts and the harbor sparkles even on the coldest of winter days. Sneak away with your significant other and explore all the seaside village has to offer this Valentine’s Day.