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Labor Day Weekend: North Fork Restaurant Luce & Hawkins Boasts Free Gallery Opening this Sunday

Jamesport restaurant Luce & Hawkins presents a gallery opening this Sunday with Max Moran’s painting.

The Hamptons: Alec Baldwin and Neighbors Feast at Peconic Land Trust Quail Hill Farm Event

Alec Baldwin, looking a bit ruddier and beefier than the suave Jack Donaghy on 30 Rock, sat amidst friends and neighbors at an event Saturday night to support Quail Hill Farm, the Peconic Land Trust’s 30-acre tract in Amagansett. Baldwin is a major supporter of the event. East End dining hot spots like Nick and [...]

Pizza Find: Long Island Pie is Tops

It’s possible to stumble on great pizza in the most unexpected places. Take Mattituck on Long Island’s North Fork where we lucked into The Sicilian and its outstanding pies. Mattituck is situated in the middle of Long Island’s North Fork. Abundant vineyards? Check.  Farmstands brimming with fresh-pick produce? Check. The shimmering waters of the Peconic? [...]

Corn Dinner, Dessert: Sweet Corn Ice Cream

Claudia Fleming is one of America’s great pastry chefs. These days, you can find the former Gramercy Tavern pastry chef and her luscious desserts at the North Fork Table and Inn in Southold on Long Island’s North Fork. If you missed the other courses for the all corn dinner, here they are: Drinks Snack: All [...]

North Fork on Long Island: Starbucks Hits the Area

On Sunday, we drove out to our rental house in Southold on the North Fork of Long Island. When we pulled into Southold, the first thing we saw was the new Starbucks planted squarely in the middle of this small hamlet, which boasts New England frame houses and a homey feel. This is not a [...]