05/25/19 6:00am

1463 Northville Turnpike, 2019, photograph on aluminum, 24 x 36 in. (Credit: Stephen Capozzoli)

A new multi-location artist exhibition is encouraging people to depart from their usual route to get a new perspective on the art being created on the East End.

Aptly entitled “Detour,” the exhibit showcases the paintings, sculptures and photographs of 13 East End artists at three locations in Riverhead and Southold. The show, presented by East End Arts in Riverhead, gives insight into the divergent forms, techniques and routes each artist takes to arrive at their finished work. The pieces are reflections and interpretations of the environment and surroundings of the East End. (more…)

04/17/19 5:58am
Lisa Dabrowski of Cutchogue peels a root. (Credit: northforker file photo)

Strawberries, sweet corn and pumpkins get much fanfare when they hit farm stands each summer. But before the produce of the sweet, juicy and U-pick varieties return, there’s the arrival of another vegetable: horseradish.

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04/10/19 6:02am

The colorful eggs at 1760 Homestead. (Credit: Larry Kaiser)

As many North Fork families are preparing to color Easter eggs, you may consider a no-dye option. The ones bought from the grocery store — traditionally white or brown in hue — are often hard boiled and dipped into water dyed with artificial food coloring. Pink, blue and green eggs are fun to make in the kitchen, but nature has its own way of coloring eggs — plus you can scramble them once they’re done doubling as festive holiday décor. (more…)

04/08/19 6:00am

Party guests prepare horseradish in 2015. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

There’s an annual party that occurs each spring in Riverhead that people will tell you is the best foodie event on the North Fork.

It’s not hosted by a local chef or winery and there’s no advertising budget associated with it. It’s not even really open to the public.  (more…)

04/05/19 5:55am

Craft’d is coming soon to downtown Riverhead. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

A new restaurant and bar is opening in downtown Riverhead with a name reflective of its menu offerings.

Craft’d is coming to the former Vines & Hops location on East Main Street this June. The 48-seat restaurant and bar will focus on craft cocktails and beer along with a soon-to-be finalized menu of bar food, small plates and entrées. (more…)