11/30/19 6:00am

Rock candy necklaces from Orenda in Greenport. (Credit: David Benthal)

Once again, we’ve scoured the North Fork to find inspired, practical gift suggestions for our readers. From stocking stuffers to unique handcrafted items and grand gestures, here’s a locally-focused guide to gifts that will make the special people in your life happy or round out your own personal wish list.

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07/20/19 6:00am

Owner Laura O’Brien opened Fez & Ivy on the Main Road in Southold. (Credit: Erika Peters)

A new décor and design shop, Fez & Ivy, has arrived in Southold. Interior designer and Greenport resident Laura O’Brien is offering a chic blend of traditional American antiques and vintage home accessories and furniture, along with globally inspired goods at her Main Road storefront. (more…)

07/10/19 6:00am

Owner Chinita Hard is using General Good as a platform to help others. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)

One woman’s passion for social service has prompted her to open a pop-up retail shop in Greenport – devoted to giving back.

General Good, located across from the IGA, partners with more than 30 businesses that donate funds, shelter, food and jobs at equitable wages to underrepresented or underpaid individuals.  (more…)

05/09/19 6:00am

Staff was bringing in merchandise to the Main Street store on Tuesday morning. (Credit: Cyndi Zaweski)

A British clothing and accessories brand with a memorable name is coming to Greenport.

FatFace is slated to open in the former Goldmith’s Toys location at 136 Main Street today, Thursday, May 9. The toy store moved to 128 Main Street last year.

Founded in 1988, the causal-chic brand includes lines for women, men and children along with footwear and accessories. Shoppers can expect FatFace’s summer line to be on full display when the store opens, selling everything from flip flops to hoodies and chinos.

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05/18/18 6:10am

Alex Vinash and Brent Pelton inside the American Beech hotel reception and boutique located in Greenport’s Stirling Square. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Fashion designer Alex Vinash is debuting his 2018 Resort Collect in Greenport.

The Argentinian-born designer, who operates a clothing boutique at American Beech in Stirling Square, is unveiling more than 40 new looks at the Greenport American Legion on Saturday, June 2.

“Having the show in Greenport is super special to me,” Vinash said. (more…)

05/02/18 6:00am

R.E.N. Design Company stocks home goods and decor. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

A décor and custom furniture shop has opened in the long vacant Wading River Garage space. R.E.N. Design Company offers one-of-a-kind home accents and made-to-order furnishings handcrafted by owners Jason and Samantha Nagorski.

The Wading River couple opened R.E.N. out of a passion for woodworking and design. Jason has been making furniture for more than decade while Samantha, who has a background in photography and graphic design, has been doing arts and crafts for as long as she can remember.  (more…)