07/15/18 6:00am
07/15/2018 6:00 AM

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

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07/14/18 9:14pm
07/14/2018 9:14 PM

The World’s Longest Sunfish Race Around Shelter Island, NY is an unpredictable event in an unpredictable sport.

A case in point was the 48th edition hosted Saturday by the Southold Yacht Club. The nautical marathon, a 25-mile counterclockwise circumnavigation of Shelter Island, featured one twist and turn after another, a number of lead changes and an eye-opening ending. At one stage, with a lead pack of eight boats within 150 yards of each other, it appeared as if there would be a sprint to the finish, but John Eckart would have none of it. READ

07/14/18 6:00am

A Southold resident has turned his knowledge of and passion for Chinese culture into a new calling as an artist.

Robert Oxnam’s artwork is on display at the William Ris Gallery in Jamesport , in an exhibit called “Chinese Inspiration/North Fork Creation.”  Over 40 pieces of sculpture, color photographs and ink drawings will be on view there until Aug. 12. READ

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07/13/18 9:47pm
07/13/2018 9:47 PM

With the dog days of summer for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League having arrived, both the North Fork Ospreys and Westhampton Aviators have cooled off in the summer heat.

In the case of the Ospreys, however, it hasn’t really been like they have been super hot at any point this season. The fact that the fifth-place Ospreys currently are positioned to nab the wild-card spot for the five-team playoffs is a testament to the team’s pitching. It certainly hasn’t been because of its hitting. READ