01/13/17 6:00am
01/13/2017 6:00 AM

Tricia Scotti

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.


01/12/17 2:49pm
01/12/2017 2:49 PM

Long Island Pool Care

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.


01/06/17 5:42am
01/06/2017 5:42 AM

Sang Lee Young Farmers Camp

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.


12/21/16 6:00am
12/21/2016 6:00 AM


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.