05/18/19 6:00am

Russell McAleavey and Sommer Constabile of Astoria at Chowderfest. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The annual New Suffolk Chowderfest is returning to the waterfront Memorial Day weekend. Now in its 11th year, the family-friendly event hosted by the New Suffolk Waterfront Fund draws hundreds to the small hamlet to kick off the summer season.

“We’ll have 35 gallons of chowder this year,” said New Suffolk Waterfront Fund chair Patty Lowry. “Everyone can enjoy it while taking in the most beautiful water views on the North Fork.” (more…)