06/20/19 6:00am

RNGY wines are available by the flight, glass or bottle at the Riverhead tasting room. (Credit: Madison Fender)

The rebranding of Martha Clara Vineyard into RGNY is not just in name only. Under new ownership, the Riverhead vineyard’s tagline “Modern Tradition” is evident in all facets of the operation from décor to winemaking philosophy. (more…)

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…)