12/14/16 10:59am
Jamesport Manor Inn in Jamesport.

Jamesport Manor Inn in Jamesport. (Credit: Randee Daddona)

Looking to stay out of the kitchen on Christmas Eve? Many North Fork eateries will be open, with some offering something special the night before Christmas.

Here are five North Fork restaurants serving a decadent Christmas Eve menu on Saturday, Dec. 24. (more…)

04/13/16 9:40am
Try giving mom North Fork grown orchids instead of roses. (Cyndi Murray photo)

(Cyndi Murray photo)

Start planning: Mom’s special day isn’t that far away. Here are some places to take her for a Mother’s Day brunch on the North Fork and Shelter Island. The holiday is set for May 8 this year. (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…)