Booker T, left, along with lead guitarist of the Booker T Band, Vernon “Ice” Black.
Nine years ago today, current owners Bob and Dianne Castaldi purchased the Suffolk Theater. And close to a year ago, the East Main Street venue opened its doors to the public for the first time in over 20 years.
On Sunday night, the theater took another welcome step back in time as music legend Booker T. took the stage. Meanwhile, the theater as a whole has its sights set on a stronger sophomore year moving forward.
Read more about the event and changes at the theater on northforker.com.
Kevin Spacey stars in ‘House of Cards’ (Netflix promotional photo).
The Netflix series “House of Cards” made headlines Friday when President Barack Obama tweeted “No spoilers.” If you haven’t seen the first four episodes of the show’s second season, what follows is a bit of a spoiler. And if you’re a Long Island winemaker, it might spoil your day.
Read all about it and watch the scene at northforker.com
RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO | Two Goldberg’s Famous Bagels stores — one in Riverhead and one in Mattituck (pictured) — will open this spring, owner Mark Goldberg said Friday.
The owner of Goldberg’s Famous Bagels said the two new stores he’s launching on the North Fork — the first in downtown Riverhead, the second in Mattituck — will both be open by May 1. (more…)
Jackie Wilsberg, Love Lane Sweet Shop owner, ties up a gift on Thursday. Barbaraellen Koch photo.
The 24 hours preceding Valentine’s Day: for most retailers it’s a frenzied time, with a mad dash of last-minute shoppers picking up gifts for their sweetheart.
But what changes when, like Thursday morning on the North Fork, heavy snowfall makes it hazardous to venture outdoors, let alone go shopping?
As it turns out, most local retailers said, not much.
RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO | Bean and Bagel co-owner Joanne Leibold at the Calverton restaurant Wednesday morning.
Warning: don’t be fooled by the name ‘Bean N’ Bagel Café.’
Though the eatery on Route 25 in Calverton currently offers a variety of foods well beyond those in the restaurant’s title, the Bean N’ Bagel will soon be offering even more: specifically, pizza.
North Fork Chocolate Company owner Ann Corley, right, with executive chef Steve Amaral at their Tanger Outlets location Tuesday. (Rachel Young photo)
North Fork Chocolate Company’s temporary lease at the Tanger Outlets food court in Riverhead expires this month, owner Ann Corley said Tuesday, but the Calverton-based artisanal sweets manufacturer has no plans to leave the mall altogether. (more…)
Champian Fulton performs at Clovis Point Winery in Jamesport | Katharine Schroeder photo
Slushy remnants from recent snowfalls didn’t stop hundreds of people from packing East End wineries and performing arts centers for Long Island Winterfest’s Live on the Vine kickoff weekend — and attendance is expected to improve once the snow melts, festival co-organizer Pat Snyder said Monday. (more…)
RACHEL YOUNG PHOTO | Maryann’s in Wading River is closed while its owner waits for the restaurant to receive its liquor license.
Maryann’s in Wading River is temporarily closed while its owner waits for the restaurant to receive its liquor license — and for the region’s recent deluge of blustery winter weather to ease up. (more…)