12/02/16 5:59am
KATHARINE SCHROEDER PHOTO | The crowd at Noah's on Front Street Sunday.

The crowd at The Frisky Oyster during Shellabration. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Looking for something to do on the North Fork? Northforker has you covered.

Here are eight events set for this weekend. As always, visit northforker.com/events for additional happenings.


11/04/16 6:03am
Greenport's carousel Mitchell Park

Credit: Paul Squire

Greenport’s carousel in Mitchell Park has come a long way.

Built around 1920 in North Tonawanda, N.Y., the carousel, purchased by Grumman in Calverton, was used for company picnics and community events. In 1995, the plant closed, and Greenport — with the help of then-Mayor David Kapell — won a donation contest for the carousel.

Since then, it moved about the village and was touched up, said Gail Horton, a local history buff and member of the village’s carousel committee.

“It’s been a wonderful asset to our village,” she said. (more…)

08/26/16 9:32am
Riding the carousel at Mitchell Park. Credit: Randee Daddona, file)

Riding the carousel at Mitchell Park. Credit: Randee Daddona, file)

It happened: Amid the chaos of childrearing, you somehow found yourself with a day free from errands, sports practices, birthday parties and other obligations. Now, however, you’re left wondering how to keep your family — not to mention yourself — entertained.

Northforker Kids has you covered. Plan your next day trip in the area by checking out the following boredom-busting suggestions. Whether your children are toddlers or tweens, these ideas are sure to keep them smiling. You’ll have fun, too!  READ

08/09/16 9:36am
Photos by Katharine Schroeder

Photos by Katharine Schroeder

Greenport Village was rocking Monday night as it hosted the weekly ‘Dances in the Park’ at Mitchell Park on Front Street.

Hundreds gathered on the lawn and soon took to the dance floor, enjoying the music of Somethin’ Fresh, a popular band that plays 80’s freestyle and R&B.

The dances continue through the summer. For information visit greenportvillage.com.

See the pics below. (more…)