A colorful mural on East Main Street seemed destined to be taken down a couple of weeks ago after the building owner’s architect said that it would be removed as part of a facade alteration.
But an effort by Caitlyn Shea — the artist who created the mural last summer — to save the piece of public art seems to have worked: the mural has proven too popular to remove. READ
Ansar Johnson of Riverhead hula hoops during the JumpstART event in Riverhead Friday night. (Credit: Estefany Molina)
East End Arts held its annual JumpstART festival in downtown Riverhead Friday evening. READ
Brett Chizever was the type of student who hated, more than anything, to be late to class.
The two-day FOLD Festival concluded with performances from Duran Duran, Chaka Kahn, Janelle Monae, Nile Rodgers and more at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead Wednesday. READ
Hours after his Tuesday night show in Bay Shore wrapped up, Gene Casey pulled into his driveway at his one-acre Southold property, weary from the road.
He’d driven for more than an hour after the latest performance of his ubiquitous band, Gene Casey & the Lone Sharks. Now, after a quick run to the store for a bottle of white wine, he was ready for home.
Beck takes the stage at the FOLD Festival at Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead on Tuesday, Aug. 4. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)
It’s a testament to music producer Nile Rodgers’ sway and influence that he was able to convince some of the biggest acts in music — including the two most recent Grammy Album of the Year winners — to play a concert at a Riverhead vineyard better known for hosting weddings than music festivals. (more…)
The artist behind a East Main Street mural that may be removed as part of new construction is now fighting back. READ
Superstar music acts Beck, Pharrell Williams, Duran Duran and others will light up the North Fork during the two-day FOLD (Freak Out Let’s Dance) Festival this week.