06/09/19 6:00am

Hometown Flower Co. started popping up at businesses, farmers markets and events across Long Island last month. (Credit: Christine Castoro)

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You’ve probably grabbed a quick bite from a food truck and may have even sipped a craft cocktail from a bar truck — but how about picking up a personalized, seasonal bouquet from a flower truck?

Mobile florist Hometown Flower Co., which began popping up at Long Island businesses, farmers markets and events last month, is offering customers the opportunity to do just that. The company aims to raise awareness and demand for locally grown flowers by providing access to them in areas where small-scale farmers are traditionally unable to reach because of transportation limitations. (more…)

05/05/19 5:55am
Chef Bruno Oliveira sits at the bar at Konoba in Huntington. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

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Chef Bruno Oliveira has carved out a slice of his American dream, with a little Croatian flavoring. Oliveira teamed up with Daniel Pedisich, his one-time boss at wine bar Bin 56, to open Konoba Craft Kitchen & Tasting Lounge in Huntington Village in February. 

The eatery with a focus on Croatian and Mediterranean dishes, located in Hush Bistro’s old digs on Gerard Street, is a half-mile down the street from old Bin 56, but a long way from where Oliveria started.

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04/07/19 6:00am

Kerber’s Farms is one of the last remain working farms in Huntington. (Credit: Kerber’s Farms)

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Kerber’s Farm began innocently enough with the construction of a chicken coop in 1941. What was first as a poultry farm was quickly complemented with a farm stand and pie shop. For decades, Kerber’s Farm stood at the same location on Huntington’s Pulaski Road, serving the community fresh produce, chicken, eggs and baked goods. (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…)