A cup of hot chocolate from Aldo’s Café in Greenport. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Editor’s Note: A version of this story was originally published in January 2016
Think this isn’t a great time to visit the North Fork with little ones in tow? In reality, the lack of crowds, fun cold-weather activities and this season’s above-average temperatures make the region a perfect place to spend a winter weekend day with the fam.
Most of the farm stands are closed and the vines aren’t looking as pretty, but there are still many family-friendly ways to have a North Fork outing.
Here are four ways to pass the time with the kids on the NoFo this winter. (more…)
As the temperature drops — er, at least, while it’s supposed to be dropping — so does the number of family-oriented things to do on the North Fork. That’s why these weekday deals at the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center could prove to be very useful to North Fork parents. (more…)
The Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center will host a penguin sleepover on Nov. 23.
Well, that’s one way to sleep with the fishes.
Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center is hosting a sleepover celebration of penguins on Nov. 22 from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. (Editor’s note: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated the date as Nov. 23.)
Discovery, Optimum kicked off “Shark Week” at the long Island Aquarium on Saturday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
Andy Casagrande, a shark expert, cameraman and on-air personality for Discovery Channel’s “Shark Week,” knows what not to do when faced with an enormous great white in the open sea.
“If you act like prey, they will treat you like prey,” Casagrande told the crowd gathered at Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center in Riverhead on Saturday. “Don’t try to swim away. Not even Michael Phelps can out-swim a great white shark.” (more…)