11/13/18 6:16pm

It’s hard to go out anywhere on the North Fork these days without admiring the work of chalk artist Kara Hoblin. The founder of the North Fork Art Collective has designed signs and menu boards for many restaurants and wineries that are certain to capture your attention when you’re in their presence. (more…)

11/08/18 6:10am

The sun hasn’t quite come up as Marin Brennan gets to work at Bedell Cellars on a brisk October morning. “It wakes you right up,” she says, unfazed by the autumn winds gusting through the vineyard and potent fermentation aromas swirling as grapes are pressed.

The harvest is nearly done, although a few stragglers — merlot, cabernet franc, petit verdot — remain.

As grape clusters come off their vines, much work remains in the cellar. That work will be completed this year by a team of women.  (more…)

10/25/18 5:55am

The North Fork looks so beautiful from the ground, but what does it look like from up above?

In this new recurring Northforker TV segment, our Michael Vee will fly his drone over various places across the region.

First up for October, Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm in Northville.

Filmed and edited by Michael Versandi

Sponsored by Cheese & Spice Market

10/24/18 6:05am

Since 2017, Carly and Jonathan Copeland have been operating the food truck at 8 Hands Farm in Cutchogue, providing a unique “farm to food truck” experience North Fork foodies have come to love.  (more…)

10/17/18 6:04am

There’s a slogan used by chambers of commerce across the country that reads live, work, play.

It’s a great way to go through life if you think about it. You do what you have to do so you can live and play the way you want to during the hours you’re not working.

When we created northforker.com in 2013, we borrowed a bit from this philosophy and made each of our categories verbs, thinking it made for a more active and playful reader experience.

And when we launched our magazine last year, we stuck with that theme and built in sections for the four verbs that best summed up our content: eat, drink, live and breathe.  (more…)