09/16/18 6:05am

The annual Great Jack-O’-Lantern Sail. (Credit: Long Island State Parks)

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Fall isn’t all about pumpkin picking and hay rides. Head off the fork to discover family fun across Long Island this autumn.

From a fishing festival to a clam chowder contest, there are plenty of events to fill your weekends. (more…)

07/06/18 5:10am

The North Fork Link will make stops at key destinations from Riverhead to Greenport. (Credit: Vanessa Gordon)

*EDITOR’S NOTE: As of Thursday, July 26 North Fork Link service has been suspended.

There will be a new way to get around the North Fork starting Saturday. Luxury shuttle service North Fork Link is offering complimentary transportation to and from popular destinations between Riverhead and Greenport starting July 7. (more…)

06/16/18 7:28am

The 64th annual Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival officially kicked off Thursday with hulling night. The hundreds of volunteers who helped prepare all the strawberries for the festival received a strawberry daiquiri.

The four-day festival features a full slate of events Saturday, including the crowning of the Strawberry Queen at 3 p.m. and the return of the shortcake-eating contest at 5 p.m.

For a full schedule of events, click here. (more…)

03/12/18 10:53am

The American Legion Burton Potter Post 185 opened for the first public skate Sunday with nearly 150 skaters showing up. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

On the morning of her 62nd birthday, Dottie Stevens’ family asked how she’d like to celebrate.

The longtime Greenport resident thought for a moment before recalling the day offered a long lost opportunity in her community.

“I want to go roller skating,” she told them.

She wasn’t alone.

The Burton Potter American Legion Post 185 reopened for its first public skating session in more than a decade Sunday and nearly 150 community members returned to the Third Street building. For some, it was the first time they’d ever laced up skates. For others, it was an afternoon of memories flooding back.  (more…)