10/16/19 6:00am

Credit: Farm Country Kitchen

As the seasons change and we begin to enter the cooler months there’s just one thing we’re not ready to give up: dining and imbibing al fresco.

Borrowed from Italians, the phrase “al fresco” means “in the cool air,” and while cool air can be refreshing, having a fire pit or outdoor fireplace nearby makes the outdoor experience all the cozier.

Here are our five picks for venues across the North Fork offering outdoor warmth. (more…)

03/01/19 10:25am

Signage outside Basso in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

A new small plates restaurant is coming to Stirling Square in Greenport.

Terra by American Beech from property owner Brent Pelton is replacing the cicchettie and wine bar Basso. Pelton, a Manhattan attorney, purchased the square in September 2014. He first opened the American Beech restaurant and boutique hotel in the largest buildings occupying the square in 2015. (more…)

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…)

05/08/18 6:10am
Aqua by American Beech

Aqua by American Beech has 18-rooms with a coastal vibe. (Courtesy photos)

The duo behind American Beech in Greenport is opening a new luxury hotel in Aquebogue.

Aqua, an 18-room hotel located at the former Cove Place Inn on Bay Avenue, is currently undergoing extensive interior and exterior renovations ahead of its Memorial Day weekend opening. Owners Brent Pelton and Alex Vinash purchased the beachfront property earlier this year. (more…)