09/28/15 8:45pm
The coffee roaster at North Fork Roasting Co. (Credit: Jenilee Morris, courtesy)

The coffee roaster at North Fork Roasting Co. (Credit: Jenilee Morris, courtesy)

Today, Tuesday Sept. 29, is National Coffee Day and that means a few deals and freebies across the North Fork.

Americans love their coffee and consume 400 million cups of it per day, according to the National Coffee Association and the Specialty Coffee Association of America. That makes us the leading consumer of coffee in the world. (more…)

08/03/15 4:27pm
Series star Marc Feuerstein is also directing this episode (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Series star Mark Feuerstein is also directing this episode
(Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Mattituck Airbase is usually a hot and empty airfield this time of year — not exactly the place you’d expect to see TV stars. But a crew from the USA series ‘Royal Pains’ was there today to shoot an upcoming sequence for their eighth season. (more…)

03/09/13 1:19am

COURTESY PHOTO | The Peconic Water Sports company plans to offer a number of aquatic recreational opportunities, such as wakeboarding, out of Greenport beginning this summer.

Joey Flotteron of Greenport began working for Global Boarding in Sag Harbor when he was 17. Robb Reid, the company’s owner, taught him how to coach watersports.

“I’ve been riding these bays my whole life,” said Mr. Flotteron, now 23. “Growing up, I used to watch my dad water ski. As soon as I was old enough to, I started trying.”

Taking the skills he developed, he has now launched Peconic Water Sports LLC, the North Fork’s first water sports company, which will moor its boats at Preston’s Dock overlooking Greenport Harbor.

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