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09/06/15 8:00am
09/06/2015 8:00 AM
Designed by SHoP Architects in the late 1990s, Greenport's Mitchell Park features a harborwalk and marina, carousel pavilion and camera obscura. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Designed by SHoP Architects in the late 1990s, Greenport’s Mitchell Park features a harborwalk and marina, carousel pavilion and camera obscura. (Credit: Courtesy photo)

Bill and Coren Sharples have amassed quite the résumé since 1996, the year the part-time Orient Point residents launched their Manhattan firm, SHoP Architects.  READ

07/05/15 8:11am
07/05/2015 8:11 AM
The line to get on the Sagres at 1 p.m. Saturday after more than 1,000 people had already stepped on board. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

The line to get on the Sagres at 1 p.m. Saturday after more than 1,000 people had already stepped on board. (Credit: Grant Parpan)

Months of planning went off without a hitch as the 2015 Greenport’s Tall Ships Challenge kicked off Saturday. The ships were in place, the vendors were set up and the visitors came by the carload, as they lined up to see the majestic vessels.  (more…)

07/04/15 2:32pm
07/04/2015 2:32 PM
Mayor Hubbard proclaims the start of the Tall Ships festival. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Mayor George Hubbard proclaims the start of the Tall Ships festival. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A small ceremony to officially kick off Greenport’s Tall Ships festival was held in Mitchell Park Saturday morning.

Master of Ceremonies Captain Dave Berson welcomed all five captains to the Village, telling them “Greenport Village has always been a harbor of refuge and a shelter for ships. Greenport has always welcomed sailors since it was settled and it welcomes you now.”

He also pointed out that Greenport is the smallest community hosting the Tall Ships this year. (more…)