Hundreds of bunker, their mouths yawning open as they gape for oxygenated water and to clean their gills, were filmed swimming in the Peconic River Wednesday.
It’s a sign that a harmful algal bloom, known as mahogany tide, could soon cause another large fish kill in the river. READ
With beer, wine, vodka and sake already established enterprises on the North Fork, it would seem that every alcoholic beverage has been tapped, right? Wrong. (more…)
Hampton Coffee Co. unveiled a fourth store on Sunday morning with a ribbon cutting ceremony at its new Aquebogue location.
It is the first North Fork storefront for the company, which operates in Southampton, Water Mill and Westhampton Beach. READ
It was considered a gamble when chefs Gerry Hayden and his wife, Claudia Fleming, left successful careers in the New York City dining scene to open a high-end farm-to-table restaurant in Southold. (more…)
Riverhead Faculty Community Theatre has long been a labor of love for its members. They see is as a way to work with friends on a creative project, bring a little culture to the area and, of course, experience the rush that an applauding audience brings.
Opening day at the 2014 indoor Riverhead Farmer’s Market. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
Expect a central location to grab your farm-fresh eggs, organic produce and baked goods when the indoor Riverhead Farmer’s Market returns to downtown Saturday, Nov. 14.
After expanding to two days per week last season, the market will once again only be open on Saturdays, according to Riverhead Business Improvement District Management Association president Ray Pickersgill. The weekly event will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through the end of April. (more…)
Things are about to get spooky once again in downtown Riverhead for the second annual Edgar Allan Poe Festival. READ
What do you think of when you hear the term “Long Island wine?”
Does it call to mind supple, sophisticated bottles of cabernet franc and merlot, or a crisp sauvignon blanc that pairs perfectly with oysters harvested from Peconic Bay? Or maybe, for you, Long Island wine is less synonymous with the product itself, but a summer day spent “out east” drinking rosé and laughing with friends?
In the 42 years since Alex and Louisa Hargrave planted the first commercial vineyard in Cutchogue, the industry, like that of any burgeoning wine region, has experienced periods of significant change in both atmosphere and reputation.
And until recently, there has never been a large-scale, unified effort to create a brand. READ