12/23/18 5:55am

Scarpetta Beach restaurant. (Credit: Gurney’s Montauk Resort and Seawater Spa)

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Braving the crowds and frigid temps to watch the ball drop in Times Square is overrated. If you’re more interested in five-course dining, beach party vibes and day-after pampering, you might consider marking the beginning of 2019 at The End. (more…)

10/19/16 6:02am
Sylvester Manor is allegedly haunted by some of Captain Kidd's murdered men. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Slylvester Manor is allegedly haunted by some of Captain Kidd’s murdered men. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Author and historian Kerriann Flanagan Brosky finds that, today, more people believe in ghosts than not.

“We are all at different stages in our journey and if it’s not your time to believe, it’s not your time,” she said.

A rather succinct answer for nonbelievers, but Flanagan Brosky is too busy investigating paranormal behavior and writing books about it to worry about skeptics. (more…)

04/11/16 6:09am
Edith Fullerton, LIRR Pres. Ralph Peters, President Roosevelt, and Hal Fullerton during Roosevelt’s 1910 visit to the experimental farms. (Credit: SCHS Collection)

Edith Fullerton, LIRR Pres. Ralph Peters, President Roosevelt, and Hal Fullerton during Roosevelt’s 1910 visit to the experimental farms. (Credit: SCHS Collection)

Photographer Hal B. Fullerton is synonymous with Long Island the way Alfred Stieglitz is to New York City and Ansel Adams to the American west. The late 19th century photographer’s work is considered to have significantly contributed to the development of the nearly 120 miles of land just east of Manhattan.

Now a new exhibit featuring 70 Long Island photographs by Fullerton is on display at the Suffolk County Historical Society in Riverhead. (more…)

02/03/16 11:33am
(Credit: Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation)

(Credit: Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation)

It was found malnourished and lethargic, but this furry, tired-looking baby seal is now on the mend in Riverhead.

The pup had first been sighted Monday by a passerby on a Hampton Bays beach and was initially monitored by The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation.

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08/03/15 4:27pm
Series star Marc Feuerstein is also directing this episode (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Series star Mark Feuerstein is also directing this episode
(Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Mattituck Airbase is usually a hot and empty airfield this time of year — not exactly the place you’d expect to see TV stars. But a crew from the USA series ‘Royal Pains’ was there today to shoot an upcoming sequence for their eighth season. (more…)