10/27/19 10:12am

Blue Point Brewing Co. put its mark on the old Briarcliff clock tower this year. (Credit: Blue Point Brewing)

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Patchogue Village has gone from up-and-coming foodie haven to the county’s top dining destination over the past decade with reservations a must on a weekend and places still packed well into the night. (more…)

01/06/19 6:10am

The Blue Goose opened in September. (Credit: Greater Patchogue)

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Chances are a lot has changed since your last visit to Patchogue.

The South Shore village has been witnessing a resurgence in recent years, leading more and more new businesses to open seemingly every month.

This is certainly true of its increasingly diverse culinary scene. If you haven’t been to Patchogue in the last six months, here are five new restaurants that give reason to return. (more…)

08/08/17 10:31am

Guests at last year’s Family Fun Night in Patchogue. (Courtesy: greaterpatchogue.com)

Looking for some recommendations from the northforker team for events a car or ferry ride away this week? 

Here’s four events and activities happening “off the fork.” READ MORE

07/08/16 9:59am

Alive After Five 2016 from Benny Migs Photo on Vimeo.

Modeled after the great Alive After Five in Patchogue, the four-date Alive on 25 series, launched by the Riverhead Downtown Business Improvement District, begins next Thursday, July 14.

The street fair will continue with food, drinks, music and more in downtown Riverhead every other Thursday through August, alternating with Alive After Five, which kicked off in Patchogue last night.

Our friends at greaterpatchogue.com and bennymigsphoto.com covered the first Alive After Five of the season Thursday and shared with us their photos and a time-lapse video to give readers on the North Fork who have never ventured out to the Patchogue event a bit of the flavor.  (more…)

01/14/16 9:00am
Downtown Patchogue during an 'Alive After Five' event last summer (Credit: Michael White/GreaterPatchogue.com

Downtown Patchogue during an ‘Alive After Five’ event last summer (Credit: Michael White/GreaterPatchogue.com

Imagine thousands of people filling the streets of downtown Riverhead, enjoying ice-cold beers and listening to music on a balmy summer’s evening.

It could happen if the Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association’s plans to host evening street fairs on multiple Thursdays this summer come to fruition. (more…)