09/14/18 6:01am
09/14/2018 6:01 AM

Five people spoke in support of Eastern Front Brewing Co. at a public hearing before the Southold Planning Board Monday evening. The Mattituck brewery is seeking site plan approval to reopen its Main Road tasting room.

“I own property here in Mattituck and I’m totally in favor of this application, so I hope you guys will take it into consideration,” said resident Mike Hughes. READ

09/06/18 6:00am

For Marty and Ted Griffin, taking over the family business wasn’t a convenience, but a necessity.

“It was right in the middle of the Vietnam War. Dad died at 45, I was only 13,” Ted recalled solemnly last week, shortly after closing on the sale of their iconic family garage. “It was a trying time.” READ

08/31/18 5:55am
08/31/2018 5:55 AM

Visitors to the North Fork encounter dozens of options for farm-to-table fare, along with wineries and bucolic farm and water views to enjoy.

Potential employees have their pick, too. From restaurant line cooks and buspeople to tasting room staff and hotel workers, newspaper classified sections and websites like Indeed and Craigslist are brimming with employment opportunities in the hospitality industry.

As that industry booms, however, hiring managers are struggling to find staff. READ

08/28/18 5:26am
08/28/2018 5:26 AM

I’m Caroline Waloski and I am the curator at The Sirens’ Song Gallery in Greenport, 516 Main St.

I’ve been here now 13 years. Not only do I show my own work, but I show the work of local and international artists.

I’ve been interested in art since I was little kid, but I studied at the Cooper Union in New York City and I also studied at Pratt Graphic Center and the School of Visual Arts. I’ve been doing this for quite a few years now. I have also a background in advertising and promotion design, but now that I’m semi-retired, I’m doing my artwork totally. READ

08/25/18 6:04am
08/25/2018 6:04 AM

As children, wearing tutus and ballerina slippers, skip through the doors of Main Stage Dance Academy in Greenport next month to begin a new dance season, everything will look the same.

The blue sign on the white building will still be there. The wood floor beneath their feet will be the same one they’ve leaped across for years. 

But one major part of the business will be different — its owner. READ