10/06/16 12:13pm
Some of the refined items for sale at Pearl Cottage. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Some of the refined items for sale at Pearl Cottage. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Add another business to Southold’s growing list of vintage furniture and home goods shops.

Sisters Laura Hansen and Susan Hansen Fasano are bringing their country chic style to Main Road in the form of their pop-up store, Pearl Cottage, which opens today.

“This is really a culmination of what we like, rustic and refined,” Susan said. “We mix in a little bit of the new amongst the old.” (more…)

07/21/15 10:23am
Reporter Monique Singh-Roy (left), Pashka Bellia and Laurie Reichert, both of Massapequa, aboard the tour bike. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

Reporter Monique Singh-Roy (left), Pashka Bellia and Laurie Reichert, both of Massapequa, aboard the tour bike. (Credit: Monique Singh-Roy)

As we pull out of the parking lot, the wind whips my hair, the radio cranks Quiet Riot’s “Come on Feel the Noise” and cars slow down to gawk as we reach our maximum pedaling speed — a whopping three miles an hour.

Whoever said “It’s not the destination, but the journey” probably had Brew Crew Cycles, two 14-seat bicycles that tour Riverhead’s breweries, in mind. The bikes would be a great way to meander around Riverhead, even if you’re not headed to a brewery. But more on the destinations in a bit. (more…)