03/11/15 12:26pm
Brew Crew Cycles is bringing pedal-powered brewery tours to Riverhead. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Brew Crew Cycles is bringing pedal-powered brewery tours to Riverhead. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

You can say goodbye to trudging across pockmarked parking lots during your Riverhead craft brewery tour — there’s a new ride coming to town.

Two 14-person pedal-powered bicycles are rolling in and will shuttle patrons among downtown’s three breweries starting April 18. (more…)

12/11/14 2:19pm
Crooked Ladder Brewing Company co-owner Duffy Griffiths unloads empty barrels as his sales manager Nate Payne brings them inside to be washed and filled. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

Crooked Ladder Brewing Company co-owner Duffy Griffiths unloads empty barrels as his sales manager Nate Payne brings them inside to be washed and filled. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)

The rise of the craft beer industry in the past few years has been well documented by the national media.

In fact, The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Budweiser is shifting its marketing strategy to combat the proliferation of microbreweries — and even smaller nanobreweries — and enhance its appeal to a younger audience as loyal Bud fans age and a new generation of beer lovers gravitates toward specialty brews. (more…)

07/30/14 1:00pm
Tim Steiskal of Patchogue has made a habit of dominating North Fork triathlons in recent years. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Tim Steiskal of Patchogue has made a habit of dominating North Fork triathlons in recent years. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Hey, North Fork runners, swimmers and cyclists. There is still time to register for the Riverhead Rocks Olympic Distance triathlon on Sunday, Aug. 3. (more…)

07/13/14 8:00am
Credit: Photos by Vera Chinese

Credit: Photos by Vera Chinese

More than 150 people held out tiny cups adorned with the Polish eagle to sample eastern Long island’s fine craft beer at the inaugural Summer Beer Tasting Festival in Riverhead on Saturday. (more…)