01/19/17 11:24am
01/19/2017 11:24 AM

Elizabeth Sweigart spends her days surrounded by hundreds of items, each with its own story to tell. The 26-year-old said she’s always been drawn to old things, whether it be a vinyl record or antique piece of clothing.

It still shocks her, she said, that nearly four years ago she opened her own vintage shop in Greenport selling many of those items.

“It was pretty spontaneous,” Sweigart said. READ

01/18/17 4:35pm
01/18/2017 4:35 PM

Greenport’s ice rink at Mitchell Park has become a North Fork staple during the winter.

“I think it’s a great thing that we have this here in Greenport,” said Mattituck resident Beth Winter.

Winter said her daughter Victoria began taking lessons at the rink two years ago and now comes back every year. READ

01/12/17 12:09pm
01/12/2017 12:09 PM

For as long as he can remember, Bakithi Kumalo recalled during a recent interview, music has been the center of his life. The 60-year-old South Africa native, who grew up in a family of musicians and is a longtime bassist for Paul Simon, has made a living doing what he loves.

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01/06/17 5:45am
01/06/2017 5:45 AM

 

One of Riverhead’s biggest sporting events takes place each August, tucked away on the town basketball court on Horton Avenue.

Despite very little promotion, it manages to draw thousands of spectators, as 10 teams from Riverhead and as far away as New York City and New Jersey sweat it out for bragging rights and a cash prize. READ