06/02/19 6:00am

Cowfish has some of the best views in Hampton Bays. (Credit: Cowfish)

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What better way to embrace the warmer weather than dining al fresco at some of Long Island’s great waterfront restaurants?

From Bay Shore to Montauk, these five eateries prove the North Fork isn’t the only place to dine for those looking to pair great food with great views.

Next in our ‘Off the Fork’ series, we travel to the waterfront.

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05/26/19 6:00am

End the weekend at Great South Bay Brewery. (Credit: Great South Bay Brewery)

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Hopefully your weekend plans include spending time on the North Fork. And, while all good things must come to an end, the journey home doesn’t have to be a boring drudge on the LIE.  Whether your adventure involves traveling Long Island’s north or south shore we have an itinerary to get you back home while making some fun stops along the way. (more…)

12/16/14 10:30am
Photo by Cyndi Murray | Lots of choices at The Broken Down Valise in Mattituck.

Photo by Cyndi Murray | Tough decisions at The Broken Down Valise in Mattituck.

The August 2010 issue of Playboy magazine described a dive bar as: “A church for down-and-outers and those who romanticize them, a rare place where high and low rub elbows—bums and poets, thieves and slumming celebrities. It’s a place that wears its history proudly.”

We at northforker.com agree with that sentiment. Here are a few “dive” bars on the North Fork that welcomed us on a recent crawl as they always do with open arms and cheap drinks. For that, we thank you. (more…)