05/12/15 12:52pm
05/12/2015 12:52 PM
Check out the 'eat and drink' directory listings here (http://northforker.com/eat-and-drink/)

Check out the ‘eat and drink’ directory listings here (http://northforker.com/eat-and-drink/)

Maybe you’ve noticed some changes to our website in recent weeks. But since the changes haven’t included a total revamping of the website, we figured we’d bring them to your attention since in the end, we’re making the changes to improve the user experience both for our readers and advertisers. (more…)

10/25/14 1:47pm
10/25/2014 1:47 PM
‘Ladies of the evening’ were rumored to have entertained customers at dance halls like the Worthwhile Lodge in Peconic, seen here in a 1939 photo. (Credit: Courtesy)

‘Ladies of the evening’ were rumored to have entertained customers at dance halls like the Worthwhile Lodge in Peconic, seen here in a 1939 photo. (Credit: Courtesy)

The story of Madam Pamn, born Bessie Kitchens, is just one element of a rarely acknowledged but conspicuous period of local history.

That aspect of our past is now the subject of Southold Historical Society’s newest exhibit, “No Peeking: A History of Prostitution in Southold Town,” on view through Dec. 13 at the Reichert Family Center’s Cosden Price Gallery on Main Road.

Read more about the exhibit at northforker.com.

08/15/14 10:04am
08/15/2014 10:04 AM
The team at Macari Vineyards & Winery celebrates the news. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

The team at Macari Vineyards & Winery celebrates the news. (Credit: Vera Chinese)

In a competition that included 835 wines, 20 hard ciders and eight spirits from across New York, Macari Vineyards & Winery emerged on top as “Winery of the Year” in the annual New York Wine & Food classic.

Read more about the vineyard’s reaction to the award on northforker.com.

07/22/2014 1:45 PM
Chris Johnson of CJ’s American Grill in Mattituck gives the teens a cooking demonstration. (Credit: Claire Leaden)

Chris Johnson of CJ’s American Grill in Mattituck gives the teens a cooking demonstration. (Credit: Claire Leaden)

A half dozen students competed in the inaugural teen cook-off at Mattituck High School on July 17. The event was sponsored by non-profit community group The North Fork Alliance Youth Advisory Council.

Judges from three local restaurants picked the winner.

Find out who won and more at northforker.com.

03/18/14 6:19pm
03/18/2014 6:19 PM

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After nearly 3,700 votes were cast over six days, the first round of voting in northforker.com’s Game of Hamlets concluded Tuesday afternoon.

The field of 16 was trimmed to eight as the quarterfinals will now run until next week.

To find out which hamlets are still alive, click here to see the bracket at northforker.com.

Be sure to promote your favorite hamlet on Facebook and Twitter.