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More than Meets the Bivalve – Friday Night Bites & Other Happenings at Little Creek Oysters

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In 2014 Rosalie Rung & Ian Wile of Little Creek Oyster Farm restored an old bait & tackle shack on Bootleg Alley in the heart of the Greenport to create the first “U-shuck” joint on Long Island (and possibly the East Coast). Three years later the North Fork oyster renaissance is exploding, and Little Creek Oysters has become something of an institution on the East End. While educating greenhorn shuckers and shelling out a dizzying…

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Greenport – Bohemian Capital of the NoFo Art Scene

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Greenport has become a beacon to artists over the past ten years. Whether it’s the seaside ambience, the local food scene, or just something in the air – there is a bohemian draw here that’s undeniable. Perhaps it’s the proclivity of North Forkers to stay low-key even in the face of booming tourism and exploding popularity – rivaling that of their Hamptons neighbors to the south – that has made them the anti-hip heroes of…

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Lori Guyer of White Flower Farmhouse, the Joanna Gaines of Southold

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Meet Lori Guyer, the woman behind White Flower Farmhouse, a quaint little antique shop in downtown Southold. Lori is a natural born collector, with a knack for decorating and a love for vintage trinkets. Farmhouse antiques are her specialty, and she leaves no stones un-turned in the hunt for old treasures. Tools, pulleys, door knobs, spigots, nuts & bolts; you’ll find a regular vintage hardware store at her shop in addition to the typical antique…

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On the Air with Noah Doyle of the North Fork TV Festival

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Earlier this week we spoke with Noah Doyle, who founded the North Fork TV Festival with his wife Lauren. After their success last year, the North Fork TV Festival is back in 2017 with a star studded cast of panelists, four premieres of independent TV pilots, and the first annual North Fork TV Festival Canopy Award, which is being received by Actor Chris Noth (Law and Order, Sex and the City). The 2017 North Fork…

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Full Snail Ahead – Catching Up with Taylor Knapp of Peconic Escargot

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Last week we had a chance to catch up with Taylor Knapp of Peconic Escargot. Taylor is a local chef with experience working at the world famous Noma in Denmark (2 Star Michelin), as well as a handful of other restaurants in NYC before finding his way to the North Fork. He was inspired to create Peconic Escargot during his tenure as Executive Chef at First and South in Greenport. According to his website, he…

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Broads on Boards: Cherryl Bradley and Sue Halladay of Adventure Paddleboards

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Fitness buffs turned paddleboard gurus Cherryl Bradley and Sue Halladay run a burgeoning paddleboard business at Jamesport Bay Suites; running fitness programs like floating yoga and the beginner oriented “broads with boards.” We tracked them down for a little bit of Q&A. Q: Do you live on the North Fork? AP: I do, I live in Greenport. I consider myself a Northforker not a Southforker. If I have to label myself. Q: But you didn’t…

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Growing Places with Ben Gonzalez and Dave Daly of Southold Bay Oysters

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Q: What made you want to get into the oyster business? A: After we purchased a home on the North Fork we decided we wanted to live here full time. We got tired of the long commutes on the LIRR or the Jitney every Friday and Saturday just to stay for the weekend. So in 2015 we moved out East to start Southold Bay Oysters, with the hopes of eventually making it a commercial oyster…

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Beth Young of the East End Beacon on Slow News

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Q: You founded and publish the website and print newspaper the East End Beacon.  How did you get into journalism? A: I started by delivering the Sag Harbor Express—I was working on boats about 20 years ago, answered an ad for delivering papers, and in a couple weeks they had me writing stories. I was there for about 8 years. While I was working there I finished my bachelor’s degree and went to Columbia’s Journalism…

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The Experienced William Ris Gallery Plants New Roots on the North Fork

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Chatting with Mary Cantone (pictured), the gallery owner & director Q: The William Ris Gallery is relatively new on the North Fork, but it’s not a new gallery, right? A: This year is the gallery’s 51st anniversary. My mother and brother founded the gallery in 1966 in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Harrisburg. William Ris was my brother; we renamed it for him after he died, very young, in 1970. I was 14 when they founded the gallery. I was exposed to exceptional work from the…

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Inside Honoring the Hands, Thursday at Martha Clara

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David Page of Shinn Estate Vineyards, Anne Kauffman Nolon, President and CEO of HRHCare Community Health, and New York Times Chief Wine Critic Eric Asimov at Honoring the Hands 2016 Interview with Anne Kauffman Nolon, MPH. If you can’t attend, please consider donating. Q: Honoring the Hands is a fundraiser for HRHCare. So, what’s HRHCare? Anne: HRHCare is 501c (3) nonprofit health care organization designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). We started in Peekskill in 1975,…

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