Perhaps the most talked-about issue on the North Fork these days is how to house our working young in an area where real estate prices continue to rise and job opportunities remain scarce.
College graduates are finding it difficult to stay in the area, families looking to buy a house can’t always afford to, and business owners lament the lack of housing for their employees. So how did we get here and what is being done about affordable housing? READ
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.
There are several spots across Riverhead where the Peconic River can be enjoyed in all its glory. Earlier this week we made stops along the way, from the Route 105 overpass to the downtown Riverfront to Grangebel Park to capture some of the river’s beauty.
One Minute on the North Fork is a weekly series showcasing the natural beauty of the North Fork. Each week we visit a specific area and share a series of nature shots.
There may be less to do on the North Fork in winter, but if you search hard enough you’ll find some really great events that will snap you out of the winter doldrums.
Or you can let us do the searching for you.
Each week, Northforker staffers Grant Parpan and Michelina Da Fonte are picking an event worth checking out on the North Fork plus a weekday activity we think our readers will enjoy. This week’s episode is sponsored by California Closets.