A view from my parent’s deck overlooking Corey Creek in Southold. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
I was fortunate enough to be invited to the Cutchogue home of Arnold and Karen Blair a few weeks back. You may not recognize their names, but perhaps you’d recognized their garden. Their slice of heaven spans more than three acres above the Peconic — a stretch that encompasses manicured fauna, preserved wetlands and beaches — a true testament to the glory of the North Fork landscape. (more…)
Doug Cooper of Cooper Farms in Mattituck proved an able cover model for this month’s issue of northforker magazine. (Credit: David Benthal)
When people hear that I live more than a half-hour from our office in Mattituck, they seem genuinely concerned about the time I spend commuting.
But unlike folks who roll out of bed at 5 a.m. to catch a train or beat the Long Island Expressway traffic into the city, my commute is spent traveling on Route 25 or Sound Avenue through Jamesport and Mattituck. (more…)
Ruthie Beamish takes sanctuary in her quiet Orient home near the sea. She has a befitting, albeit stressful, job at the local museum, a teenage daughter growing into her own and a not-quite-ex-husband. Their home is their nest egg— her daughter’s college fund, retirement account — and a hard fought investment. (more…)