The Southold Historical Society is presenting “Clink! A Toast to Long Island Wine,” a visual essay exhibition of the history of wine on Long Island.
The historical society took a unique crowdsourcing approach to curate the exhibit. Members of the community and the wine industry were asked to donate or loan artifacts that showcased the beginnings and growth of North Fork vineyards. READ
Four centuries after explorer Adriaen Block sailed the East River into Long Island Sound, mapping the area and discovering that Manhattan and Long Island are separate islands, Greenport documentarian Thomas Halaczinsky has retraced the journey.
He explored about 70 islands in his travels from New York Harbor to Fishers Island Sound aboard his sailboat, Sojourn, and documented the experience for his new book, “Archipelago New York.” READ
Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced the launch of a new website Thursday designed to inspire the community to support local and independent businesses throughout the county. READ
In 2016, Southold native Samantha Hokanson left the bright lights of New York to begin a journey across the globe.
She had never been to Cambodia. She didn’t speak the language and didn’t know the people she would live with in Svay Rieng Province, the southeasternmost province in the nation that borders Vietnam. READ
This North Fork local is finally living her dream.
Ann Burger, who records under the name Ann Paul, has recorded two CDs, a blend of pop, folk, and rock, and is working on her third. READ
The Old-Fashioned Street Fair in Mattituck is on the move this summer — just around the block.
This weekend’s 41st annual fair will take place on Old Sound Avenue instead of Love Lane and Pike Street. READ
A drainage project at the Suffolk County-owned North Fork Preserve that started last Monday has sparked controversy with local conservationists.
The $200,000 project, expected to take about six months to complete, is to stop flooding from the 307-acre preserve onto Sound Shore Road by building three large sumps inside of it. To the north of the road is the Long Island Sound. READ
Some rain early Thursday morning and soaring temperatures this weekend may be just what local corn crops need to be ready for Fourth of July. READ
Triangle Sea Sales, Greenport’s nautical and marine shop, will be closing after 46 years, and co-owner Elaine Henry calls the end of an era “bittersweet.” READ
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Independence Day. Since the Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year, two weekends’ worth of festivities will be happening across the North Fork between June 30 and July 7. READ