The first Flanders Food Truck Festival — where visitors can get Italian food in one place and tacos just a few feet away — got underway Friday evening at Truth Community Church on Bell Avenue. READ
The first day of the North Fork Dog Dock-Diving Competition kicked off at Greenport Harbor Brewing Co. in Peconic on Saturday.
Dozens of dogs — both dock-diving novices and experienced pros — leapt off a dock into a 20 by 40 foot pool. (more…)
In this week’s edition of One Minute on the North Fork we visited the historic Horton Point Lighthouse in Southold. (more…)
When Edwin Tuccio, owner of North Quarter Farm and Tweeds Restaurant and Buffalo Bar, both in Riverhead, first realized one of his bison had given birth to a black calf in 2009, he was shocked. At the time, Tuccio was president of the National Bison Foundation. After making a handful of calls to other bison raisers, he realized how rare it was for a calf to be black.
Now those rarities have become almost a yearly occurrence at the farm.
“I don’t know how it happens; it just happens,” said Tuccio, who now has three newborn black calves on the farm. Two of the newest black bison were born the first week in May and a third was born Monday. “For some reason my herd throw off these very rare black bison.” (more…)
East End Arts held its 2017 ARTworks Spring Gala Saturday night where honorees including Senator Ken LaValle, Rev. Maryanne McElroy and Peconic Landing. READ
It was a Friday morning and Lillian Baglivi sat in her room at The Shores at Peconic Landing in Greenport. Sunlight trickled in through her large window, lighting the side of her face. She has a comfortable room, decorated with old photos and household memories from the past. READ
It’s Thursday night in Greenport Village and something that could be mistaken for a sea monster is lying on the Railroad Dock behind the East End Seaport Museum.
The crimson beast was pulled, fighting and squealing, from the 45-degree water and laid on the dock, where it eventually turned white and met its demise.
It’s squid season in Greenport Harbor. (more…)