12/03/16 6:01am

Revelers dressed as Santa filled downtown Riverhead at the first SantaCon. (Credit: Paul Squire)

Revelers dressed as Santa filled downtown Riverhead at the first SantaCon. (Credit: Paul Squire)

It’s time to get your Santa on.

SantaCon, Riverhead’s annual holiday pub crawl, returns on Saturday, December 10 for a third year. (more…)

10/12/16 9:20am
The costume parade returns for Riverhead's Halloween Fest (Courtesy Katharine Schroeder)

There will be a costume parade during Riverhead’s Halloween Fest. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder , file photo)

Ready or not, here comes Halloween. From haunted houses to ghostly corn mazes to costume parties, there is something for everyone on the North Fork and Shelter Island this spooky season.

Here are 13 Halloween happenings. (more…)

02/05/16 3:05pm
The 24-foot video wall at Smitty's All-American Grill in Riverhead during the World Cup final this summer. The bar is one of many on the North Fork with great Super Bowl specials this week. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

The 24-foot video wall at Smitty’s All-American Grill in Riverhead during the 2014 World Cup. The bar is one of many on the North Fork with great Super Bowl specials this weekend. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister, file)

Root for the Denver Broncos or Carolina Panthers right here on the North Fork with other football fans this Sunday.

Here’s a rundown of some of the best places to watch the Super Bowl, along with the number of TVs at each location and some of their specials. Kick-off is 6:30 p.m. 

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11/17/15 6:10am

Revelers dressed as Santa filled downtown Riverhead Saturday. (Credit: Paul Squire)

You’d better watch out, you’d better not cry, you’d better not pout, I’m telling you why, SantaCon is coming to town  — again.

That’s right: Mark your calendars because Riverhead’s second annual SantaCon Pub Crawl is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5.

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11/11/14 2:23pm
(Joe's Garage & Grill courtesy photo)

(Joe’s Garage & Grill courtesy photo)

We can’t always go out to eat, so there is never a bad time to learn how to cook a great meal in your own kitchen. And with holiday parties on the horizon, what better way to wow your guests than with a delicious dinner a North Fork chef taught you how to cook? (more…)

07/10/14 1:00pm
Lucharitos' Strawberry Margarita (Cyndi Murray file photo)

Lucharitos’ Strawberry Margarita (Credit: Cyndi Murray file photo)

Sometimes unwinding with a midweek cocktail or glass of wine with the girls is just what you need to get you through to Friday.

Here are three get places to enjoy some drinks and catch up with the ladies on a North Fork summer night.   (more…)