08/17/16 2:02pm
The crowd at Sunset Beach Restaurant on Shelter Island. (Credit: Amanda Lubin)

The crowd at Sunset Beach Restaurant on Shelter Island. (Credit: Amanda Lubin)

As we reach mid-August, the reality that school is approaching has set in, and I’m realizing my summer days on the North Fork are coming to an end. As a way to celebrate the end of the season, I decided to “go big” with three of my girlfriends.

So, on one of the hottest days in August, my friends forsook their jobs in Manhattan, and we jumped on the ferry to Shelter Island. I set my sights on Sunset Beach Hotel and Restaurant for my final column.  (more…)

05/29/15 7:00am
BBQ Bill's Pig Stop cockail

Photo by Carrie Miller

The sun has set, it’s after dinner, but you don’t want the night to end. Or maybe you just spent the day at the beach and are looking to enjoy those great happy hour specials. Either way, an expertly crafted cocktail can enhance the experience.

Here are five North Fork spots to grab a drink this summer. (more…)

07/27/13 2:00pm

waterfront restaurants north fork

Island = Water. Choosing to live (and visit) surrounded by water, it makes sense that we love to dine in a restaurant with a water view.

The North Fork and Shelter Island have many — and nothing sets the mood like a great view.

The shores are dotted with fine-dining and casual options to take in a meal on the water. (more…)