05/07/15 10:00am
Randee Dadonna

Photojournalist Randee Daddona shows off her Emmy on Monday. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The work of photojournalist Randee Daddona first landed on the cover of a New York City tabloid at the tender age of 13.

Then a student at Mark Twain Junior High School for the Gifted and Talented in Coney Island, Ms. Daddona (née Post) and her classmates were on a field trip in Brooklyn when they stumbled upon some breaking news: An unlicensed driver had just backed into a mounted police officer, pinning him and his horse between her bumper and a parked taxi. The troupe of aspiring photographers saw an opportunity in calamity.  (more…)

10/16/13 11:30am
craft beer north fork long island wine press

Photo by Randee Daddona

Merlot. Chardonnay. Stout?

The North Fork is a perpetual expanse of vineyards, but four local craft breweries — Greenport Harbor Brewing Company, Long Ireland Beer Company, Crooked Ladder Brewing Company and Moustache Brewing Company — are introducing palates to hops-poppin’ variety via noteworthy beers.

This assemblage of artisan beer makers is not competing fiercely for consumers, either. They are committed to expanding together by spreading locally produced beer on the North Fork. A true companion to our native grape-mashers has arrived.