07/20/14 7:00am
The "Paint and Sip" concept, where students sip vino during an art lesson, is growing in popularity on the North Fork. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The “Paint and Sip” concept, where students sip vino during an art lesson, is growing in popularity on the North Fork. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

It took Bunny Agers 65 years before she ever put a paint brush to canvas. But last week after finishing her first painting — a lighthouse against a seaside backdrop — she stepped back to admire her creation. (more…)

06/20/14 7:00am
 The painting was created by John Aicher Jr. last summer and depicts the waters of Southold's Hog Neck Bay. It was born of emotions for his sister Annie, his sister-in-law Susan, and his cousin Mary, all of them battling breast cancer. (Courtesy photo)

The painting was created by John Aicher Jr. last summer and depicts the waters of Southold’s Hog Neck Bay. It was born of emotions for his sister Annie, his sister-in-law Susan, and his cousin Mary, all of them battling breast cancer. (Courtesy photo)

Enjoy an afternoon of art, North Fork wine and homemade hors d’oeuvres all while helping fund the fight against breast cancer this weekend at Mattebella Vineyards

09/23/13 1:00pm
Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Two of the rescued horses at Baiting Hollow Farm, 12-year-old Laredo (left) and 20-year-0old Sir Galahad, the great great great grandson of Man of War.

Photo by Barbaraellen Koch | Two of the rescued horses at Baiting Hollow Farm, 12-year-old Laredo (left) and 20-year-0old Sir Galahad, the great great great grandson of Man of War.

The North Fork made news in the past couple of weeks with two piece in The New York Times, a great piece in The Huffington Post and also Equitrekking.com. For more North Fork news, you can always get your fill at The Suffolk Times, Riverhead News-Review and Shelter Island Reporter. (more…)

07/05/13 12:00pm
wine tasting photo by carrie miller

Photo by Carrie Miller

Summer is in full swing, which means the vino is flowing freely at wineries across the North Fork.

Planning a trip to one of the 30-plus tasting rooms in the area? Then take heed from these local winery managers, staffers and winemakers, who shared their thoughts about having a good time, pacing oneself — and not pouring leftover wine in the tip jar. (more…)