10/26/17 6:02am

Something special is cooking in South Jamesport.

One weekend per month, Peter Berley, a James Beard Foundation Award-winning cookbook author and chef, opens his home there to up to eight students seriously looking to improve their culinary skills.

They enter his sunny home kitchen, which features butcher block counters, a 12- to 14-seat baker’s counter, a wood-burning oven and brightly colored tiles. Using high quality ingredients — like eggs and raw milk from Ty Llwyd Farm in Riverhead or kale from Berley’s own backyard garden — they learn to cook like pros. (more…)

08/02/17 6:02am

Participants in the Broads on Boards class. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It’s 7 a.m. and I’m walking down a sandy beach in South Jamesport with a group of North Fork women and preparing to climb atop a paddleboard for the first time in my life.

Mattituck resident Cherryl Bradley surveys the early morning sun rising above a mirror-like Peconic Bay and says the thing we’re all thinking: “Oh my gosh, this seriously couldn’t be better.” (more…)

07/29/15 6:51am


With a $2.7 million price tag, of course this new-to-the-market South Jamesport includes elegant touches like wood floors, two complete master suites and a media room.

But what makes this Peconic Bay Boulvard property really stand out are the sweeping views of the bay and access to 130 feet of undisturbed, sandy beach. Many of the rooms feature large windows which allow for lots of natural light as well as the sight of the gentle waters of Peconic Bay lapping in the background. (more…)

07/29/15 6:20am
A scene from South Jamesport Beach on July 28, 2015. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A scene from South Jamesport Beach on July 28, 2015. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Are you at the office, clacking away at your keyboard in between scrolls through your news feed and missing your North Fork weekend?

Here are some scenes to take you back to our pebbly shores and breezy weather. These shots were snapped at South Jamesport Beach under clear skies on Tuesday. (more…)