06/12/17 6:01am

Harbor Books in Sag Harbor. (Credit: BJ Gamboa)

It’s just about summertime on the East End.

Get your toes in the sand or throw yourself into a hammock while you unplug and read a book.

Forget the two-day drone drop. Hop in your convertible or pedal your beach cruiser down to one of these local havens and meet your fellow bibliophiles.

Here are three places to pick up some summer reading while you visit the East End.


10/18/16 6:02am
Aaron Paul talking to a member of "The Path" production staff when he spots the Northforker camera.

Aaron Paul, talking to a member of “The Path” production staff, spotted Northforker’s camera. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy photos)

Hollywood came to Greenport on Monday when a crew from the Hulu series “The Path” shot several scenes in the village, including Front Street, Carpenter Street and even inside Claudio’s restaurant. (more…)

07/13/15 6:00am


Robin Newman wants young readers to chase down clues and solve the mystery of a lost dessert with the characters of her new book, “A Wilcox and Griswold Mystery: The Case of the Missing Carrot Cake” (Creston Books, 2015).

The early chapter book follows two mouse detectives who call themselves “MFIs,” or Missing Food Investigators, and work from a shoebox on Ed’s farm in the hunt for that titular piece of cake.

Newman, who is a Manhattanite and Orient weekender, said that the libraries of the East End have helped influence her in her writing career.

“I love the libraries on the North Fork,” said Newman, an attorney turned children’s author. “The children’s sections are warm and inviting, and they have incredible free programs.” (more…)