05/12/15 3:08pm
05/12/2015 3:08 PM
Deana Rayburn of North Fork Crunch. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

Deana Rayburn of North Fork Crunch. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

At the Stony Brook Incubator in Calverton, entrepreneurs turn their dreams into reality.

With the mentoring they receive and education in food preparation, they prepare, package and move their products onto store shelves.  (more…)

05/12/15 12:47pm
Check out the 'eat and drink' directory listings here (http://northforker.com/eat-and-drink/)

Check out the ‘eat and drink’ directory listings here (http://northforker.com/eat-and-drink/)

Maybe you’ve noticed some changes to our website in recent weeks. But since the changes haven’t included a total revamping of the website, we figured we’d bring them to your attention since in the end, we’re making the changes to improve the user experience both for our readers and advertisers. (more…)

04/07/15 11:54am
04/07/2015 11:54 AM
Joyce and Robert Pellegrini at the Cutchogue vineyard in 2001. (Credit: Judy Ahrens file photo)

Joyce and Robert Pellegrini at the Cutchogue vineyard in 2001. (Credit: Judy Ahrens file photo)

Robert Pellegrini, the co-owner and founder of Pellegrini Vineyards in Cutchogue, died at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport on Saturday.

He was 76.

Read a complete obituary at northforker.com.

03/07/15 7:18pm
03/07/2015 7:18 PM
Everywhere you looked downtown Saturday, including at Diggers, green was the color of choice. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Everywhere you looked downtown Saturday, including at Diggers, green was the color of choice. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

“We are getting our Irish on,” said Sue Wells of Jamesport, who was dressed to impress and sharing the day with friends at Long Ireland Saturday for the inaugural St. Patrick’s Day-themed pub crawl dubbed “The March of the Leprechauns.”

See more photos from the event at northforker.com.

02/07/15 11:05am
02/07/2015 11:05 AM
Jack’s Waterfall performs Friday night at The Suffolk Theater. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Jack’s Waterfall performs Friday night at The Suffolk Theater. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Organizers for the 2015 Winterfest are expecting to event to draw at least 10,000 additional people to the East End this season, up from about 7,500 last year. The six-weekend festival features live music and more at North Fork vineyards, restaurants and concert venues.

On Friday night at The Suffolk Theater, Winterfest officially kicked off. Read more about the event and see photos at northforker.com.

03/17/14 2:36pm
03/17/2014 2:36 PM
A ruben club at Digger's. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

A reuben club at Digger’s. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day today? Don’t forget a few Irish items that come straight from the North Fork.

No St. Patrick’s Day celebration is complete without corned beef and the North Fork’s only Irish pub Digger’s Ale’s & Eats in Riverhead has a fantastic reuben sandwich. Their massive Ruben is made to satisfy. The chef uses top round cuts of beef instead of traditional brisket, which makes for a thicker, juicier sandwich.

Read the rest of the items on northforker.com