11/11/16 6:02am
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Inside the Southold home of last year’s contest winners George and Sandra Berry. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A life-sized Santa Claus climbing a ladder near a front door. An antique manger decorated with vintage multi-colored bulbs. A Christmas village with a decades-old Lionel train set running through it.

These are just a few of the sights we have seen in our Deck the Halls holiday decorating contests, during which we’ve visited more than 30 of the best-decorated homes on the North Fork.

This time, we hope to see even more holiday spirit as we bring the contest back for a third season. The winner will once again receive a $1,000 gift certificate to Riverhead Building Supply, the contest’s grand prize sponsor. (more…)

09/14/16 6:01am

landandseainvite2outlines-1We’re giving away two tickets to the Land & Sea Gala, the kickoff event for the Greenport Maritime Festival.

Enjoy tastes from local restaurants and sips from local vineyards during the party, which is now in its 26th year.

The gala takes place on Sept. 23 at the Greenport Yacht and Shipbuilding property (201 Carpenter Street, Greenport.)

Twenty three restaurants, three spirits sponsors and six wineries will participate.

Here is how to enter: (more…)

05/04/16 9:00am
Credit: Randee Daddona

Credit: Randee Daddona

We had a great reaction to our last giveaway, so we’re giving away another four free tickets to the Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center! This prize is valued at $112.

Visit our Facebook page and like the post advertising the contest to enter the sweepstakes.

You can also share or comment on the post for extra entries.

The winner will be chosen at random and announced Friday, May 6 at 3 p.m. Good luck!

For more information on the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center visit longislandaquarium.com.

04/07/16 8:00am
(Credit: Caroline Rochetta Photography)

Robert Surozenski, a Southold High School graduate, and his wife Sara won a free wedding at Brecknock Hall in 2015. (Credit: Caroline Rochetta Photography)

A local veteran couple has the chance to win a free wedding at the exquisite Brecknock Hall in Greenport.

Each year Peconic Landing partners with local businesses to offer a free Veterans Day wedding to a military couple. It is the sixth year the Greenport retirement community has offered the contest, dubbed the Veterans Day Wedding Giveback. (more…)

07/22/15 12:56pm

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Editor’s note: A winner has been selected. Thanks for playing.

We’re giving away a pair of 2-day VIP tickets to the upcoming FOLD (Freak Out Let’s Dance) Festival at Martha Clara Vineyards.

The concert, organized by music producer Nile Rodgers, will feature big-name acts like Beck, Pharrell Williams, Duran Duran and Chaka Khan over two days this August. (more…)