Suffolk County, NY Lifestyle

Dickey’s Executes Multi-Unit Franchise Deal in Suffolk County, N.Y.

Texas-style barbecue restaurant signs development agreement to add five more locations. Dallas, Texas, Dec. 06, 2021 // GLOBE NEWSWIRE // - Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is growing at a rapid pace as the world’s largest barbecue franchise continues its development push in the Northeast. Dickey’s announced today that the company has...
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New restaurant proposed for the riverfront

A new restaurant is proposed for a small property on the eastern end of the Peconic Riverfront. The restaurant is being proposed on a .06 acre site just west of the Turkuaz Grill and the aquarium. The property is currently host to a blighted and vacant two-story residential building, referred to as the “green building” that was an office and in retail use in 1985, according to a staff report filed by Building and Planning Administrator Jefferson Murphree.
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School Notebook: Long Island students welcome furry friends

Furry four-legged friends have been aiding in education efforts across Long Island. Many schools have brought lessons to children and teens about the important roles that dogs can play in such fields as therapy and law enforcement — and, in some cases, inviting the canines into the classrooms. The Sachem...

East End Food Market Offers Local Goods for Off-season Shoppers

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. East End Food Institute’s new East End Food Market project enjoyed a successful kickoff on Saturday, November 27, bringing in-person and indoor one-stop shopping for locally sourced produce, wine, foods and crafts back to Riverhead in the former location of Homeside Florist at 139 Main Road.

10 Places to Discover in Huntington, Long Island

Huntington in Suffolk County is one of Long island’s trendiest and most diverse downtowns, featuring a few dozen restaurants and shops as well as historic and natural sites. Huntington’s downtown is located in the larger town of Huntington, which also includes Cold Spring Harbor, Northport, and Lloyd Harbor. Huntington is the eastern terminus of the Gold Coast mansions of Long Island’s North Shore, and a few of these exquisite homes still exist today. Huntington is also a destination for art lovers, antique collectors, and concertgoers. Here is our guide to the top 10 places to discover in Huntington.

10 Great North Fork Holiday Gift Ideas for 2021

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. So you’re doing a little holiday shopping on the North Fork and need some gift ideas? You’ve come to the right place. Check out these 10 presents your loved ones are sure to cherish!. Art by Isabelle Haran-Leonardi. Consistently voted Dan’s...

Visit the Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium for Thanksgiving weekend

The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Reichert Planetarium, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport will be open Thanksgiving weekend, Friday through Sunday, November 26 to 28. Visitors can take a guided tour of the Vanderbilt Mansion, decorated for the holidays by Ethan Allen and local garden clubs. Tour times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday are 12:30, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, and 3:30 pm.

2021 Holiday Happenings & Shows in the Hamptons & North Fork

Get our Hamptons Insider newsletters delivered direct to you. The holiday season is upon us and while gift shopping is certainly one way to get into the spirit, there are plenty of other ways that are just a bit more fun for everyone here in the Hamptons and North Fork. Take a sneak preview of what holiday shows are coming up, as well as select Christmas and Chanukah events on the East End.

Suffolk County SPCA Offers Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips

The holiday season is fast approaching. As you prepare for the first family feast of the season, the Suffolk County SPCA asks that you remember your pets in the preparation of these festivities. Avoid feeding your pet table scraps--as this may cause at a minimum weight gain, and we all...
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Thanksgiving Day Pet Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Day is fast approaching. With multitudes making plans for festive dinners and possibly preparing to travel to see loved ones, it is important to not forget about the furry members of the family. With this in mind, the Suffolk County SPCA and Animal Care Centers shared tips on how...

Holiday Shopping Destination: Riverhead embraces diversity, elegance

Like the Peconic River that runs through it, Riverhead keeps rolling along with new stores that add ethnic diversity and Hamptons elegance to a historic downtown set for a major renewal project. Riverhead’s downtown has long been anchored by the Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center, making it the only...
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Free Turkey? Great. Can You Cook It?

Fresh or frozen, brined or spatchcocked, roasting a turkey with all the trimmings can be a fairly expensive and labor-intensive holiday undertaking. For those who may find them too expensive, there’s help available in various forms. Food pantries, school groups, religious institutions, community-minded businesses, and even the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office have been distributing turkeys to those in need.

Brewport Coffee House in Bellport celebrates grand opening Nov. 24

Long Islanders can now sip seasonal brews as the holidays approach at this brand-new coffee spot, all within one of Suffolk’s most picturesque backdrops: downtown Bellport Village. The Brewport Coffee House opened Nov. 1 with limited hours as new brewmasters Joe SanFilippo and Keith Dawson continue to refine their craft...

High-end steakhouse Chops in the works for Patchogue; opens this winter

Main Street is finally getting a high-end steakhouse. So many locals and frequent visitors to Patchogue have been clamoring for this, and it’s coming in the form of Chops, the brainchild of John Sarno (pictured above), the owner of three Village Idiot restaurants in Suffolk County, as well as Drift 82 on the Patchogue River.

Cross off your shopping list in Patchogue

Back in its heyday, Patchogue Village was known as Suffolk County’s largest outdoor shopping area. The village maintained that title throughout the 1950s and ’60s and even into the ’70s. Though, admittedly, Patchogue’s not quite there now, it’s gotten pretty close, with dozens of retail businesses in the downtown Patchogue area and counting.