East End Farmers Market is opening May 9 in the back of Mattituck Florist on Love Lane. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
A new farmers market is opening in Mattituck next month.
On Thursday, Southold Town gave the green light to a handful of local business owners and growers who have been working since November to open an outdoor farmers market in the back parking lot of Mattituck Florist on Love Lane. (more…)
Brewer Yacht Yard & Marina worker Eric Scharpf applies varnish to a Cape Dory-brand sailboat in the Greenport yard’s maintenance area. (Credit: Paul Squire)
About two weeks before the Greenport fishing season begins to ramp up, the docks downtown remain quiet, save for the whipping wind and driving rain.
On Tuesday, dockhands were preparing to wrap tires with canvas to use as bumpers for the docks at Claudio’s Marina. “It’s a little cold to do anything else,” said owner Jerry Tuthill. But come May 1, when the docks open for business, Greenport’s historic working waterfront will be bustling again. It’s a part of Greenport’s identity that shows no sign of drifting away. (more…)
Lucharitos illuminated sign has cause controversy. (Marc LaMaina credit photo)
After months of back and forth, popular Mexican restaurant Lucharitos Taqueria & Tequila Bar in Greenport will get to keep its illuminated sign.
But owner Marc LaMaina still is in no mood to celebrate. (more…)
Jill Schroeder leading a Zumba class at her former JABS studio in Mattituck. (file photo)
The East End Women’s Network is honoring North Fork fitness instructor Jill Schroeder as their 2014 “Woman of the Year.” (more…)
Jet’s Dream in Greenport is closing after 18-years on Main Street. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
After 18 years in business, JET’s Dream boutique on Main Street in Greenport will close its doors at the end of the month.
High overhead costs and owner Joann Tamin’s chronic health problems played a role in making the tough decision to close the store, she said Tuesday. JET’s Dream, which Ms. Tamin described as an “eco-boutique” where “every day is Earth Day,” is slated to close Wednesday, April 30 — just one month after she decided to give up the business. (more…)
Bryan Villanti is opening up Vines N’ Vittles on Front Street in Greenport. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch photo)
A new eatery will be opening up shop in coming weeks in the space that formerly held Pagano’s Little Italian Place.
Bryan Villante will be launching Vino N’ Vittles at 110 Front St., offering local wines and full menu ranging from scallops to shrimp scampi to burgers.
Read more about it on northforker.com
Splish Splash recently broke ground on Battle for Mutiny Bay, which is expected to debut when the park reopens in late May.
For the second year in a row, Splish Splash will have a new ride when it reopens next month.
Read all about it on northforker.com
Jeanne Scott, right, holding her grandchild, Dylan Ryan, outside Landscape Adventure in Jamesport. Pictured with her daughters, from left, Julie Murphy holding her daughter, Sophie, Katie Scott Ryan and Rebecca Riccio. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Jeanne Scott, owner of Landscape Adventure in Northville, remembers a time when the supermarket didn’t carry flowers and big-box stores like Lowe’s and Home Depot — with all their plants and garden products — didn’t exist.
Pet groomer Katie Capichana will continue to operate in back of the former Feed Bag location in Cutchogue. (Cyndi Murray photo)
The end of an era for one local business owner is the just the beginning for another. (more…)
Last January, Matt Spitz, right, looks at the space that will now be his brewery’s tasting room. (Credit: Gianna Volpe, file)
The Moustache Brewery tasting room will open April 19 and the owners of the Riverhead brewing company announced their plans in a most unique way. (more…)