From a guest’s perspective, one of the best aspects of a wedding is crowding as many friends and relatives as possible into a photo booth and snapping a few pictures with various silly props. But given the size of most machines, it’s difficult to involve more than three or four people. READ
Last year, Yusuf Alptekin visited Greenport for a bike ride with a friend. He went home a first-time business owner.
Alptekin, a Turkey native, plans to open a Mediterranean café and restaurant spanning three storefronts this spring.
It takes passion, discipline and respect to make it as a performer. Part-time North Fork resident Tricia Scotti has learned this in her nearly three-decade career as a vocalist and guitarist. Now, she wants to share her professional knowledge with her latest undertaking: the vocal lesson service Sing Sessions, which will begin operating from a Mattituck storefront later this month.
Bilal Altintoprak always wondered about the potential for the Hart’s True Value Hardware building on Main Road in Southold as he drove around for his pool construction and renovation business, but he said he “never imagined” he’d get the chance to one day purchase the building.
The Lucky Bee, the Manhattan-based eatery which hosted a popular pan-Asian cuisine pop-up restaurant in Greenport this fall, will open a permanent spot in the village this year. (more…)
It’s hard to sum up exactly what role Lucy Senesac plays at Sang Lee Farms in Peconic.
Customers of the certified organic operation might find her selling Romanesco cauliflower and ginger scallion dip at a weekly farmers market. Maybe she’s the one handing out a recipe for potato leek soup to winter CSA members. She certainly can be seen in the fields pulling rows of Korean radishes from the ground before the first frost.
After more than 60 years of ownership by the Levin family, the Sound View in Greenport was sold in mid-January to Eagle Point Hotel Partners.
Jan. 11: The Levin family sells its motel and restaurant businesses, The Sound View in Greenport, to Eagle Point Hotel Partners. READ
As the warm weather retreats, so do many of the customers of East End businesses that offer locally made products. But sales for some of these companies may taper off less than usual this season with the addition of the new Long Island Welcome Center in Dix Hills, where a Taste NY market is selling local food and goods in an effort to promote tourism.
The Southold Town Planning Board on Monday unanimously approved the site plan for a Threes Brewing East beer production facility in Cutchogue. READ