FOOD & DRINK
Floating into Christmas like…: The Chequit reveals its annual holiday gingerbread “house” this weekend
This year’s Chequit gingerbread scene, created by pastry chef Mazie Galle. (Photo credit: Eleanor P. Labrozzi) Tucked away on the second floor of the Chequit, behind a set of swinging doors adorned with a handwritten sign that says, “Santa’s Workshop – stay out!” Mazie Galle and a team of enthusiastic crafty volunteers have been hard a work baking, piping, smoothing, adorning and constructing this year’s holiday gingerbread masterpiece, a stunning replica of the North Ferry and 26 of the historic hillside homes of the Heights, along with the Ferry House, Union Chapel and pharmacy, leading to the storied inn.
These hampton bays, NY based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around hampton bays..
Discover Riverhead: Unveiling the Top 5 Delis in Town
This article presents a tour of five delightful delis in Riverhead. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? We'd love to hear your experiences, so feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section below!
Tantalizing Tastes: Top 3 Delis You Must Visit in Greenport
In this article, we're exploring three delightful delis in Greenport. Have you had the chance to visit any of them yet? If you have, we'd love to hear from you. Please share your experiences in the comments section below!
Lucky winner hits for $2M+ at NY casino
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — One lucky New York resident won big Tuesday at Jake’s 58 Casino Hotel on Long Island, casino officials told PIX11. The Suffolk County resident, who wished to remain anonymous, won the $2,294,411.78 jackpot on their fourth spin of the Wheel of Fortune machine, according to the PIX11 report.
Holiday Celebrations, Cider Workshops & More from the East End 'Food Seen'
‘Twas the first day of December and the holiday cheer begun. In kitchens and restaurants, a festive feast is spun. The ovens were roasting, the chefs donned their caps. For foodie tales and tidings, let’s unwrap the wraps. Kick off the holiday season and stop by the East Hampton...
Holiday Hamptons-Style at These Cozy Winter Brunch Spots
Nothing beats a cozy winter brunch during the holidays to warm the bones, soothe the nerves and remember that the best things in life usually come out of a kitchen. Whether it’s get-togethers with friends, holiday gift-swaps, or just a memorable mid-day meal to re-charge before the merry-making, brunch in style at these winter brunch hotspots across the Hamptons.
Savor the Sips: Top 3 Must-Try Cafes in Bridgehampton
The focus of this article is on three unique cafes located in Bridgehampton. Have you had the pleasure of visiting any of these yet? If yes, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences. Please feel free to share your comments below!
The Hamptons’ Newest Neighborhood Bar, Kizzy T’s
The wait is over—the new bar Kizzy T’s is bringing late-night food and foosball back to East Hampton! From the team at KPasa and Kumiso, the new bar has the invaluable benefit of experienced owners who know how to have success in the Hamptons. Just in time for the off-season, sporting a fresh Japanese-influenced concept, late-night kitchen, and a game room.
Things to Do on the North Fork This Week, December 1–7, 2023
Enjoy all the North Fork has to offer with great live shows, an art exhibition, outdoor adventures and more local fun events this week, December 1–7, 2023. “Jingle Shells” Decorating Party at Corey Creek. Saturday, December 2, noon. Help Corey Creek decorate their Christmas tree while you enjoy...
Dan’s Picks: 10 Things to Do This Weekend in the Hamptons & North Fork
Dan’s Papers editorial team’s top things to do in the Hamptons and North Fork (in date and time order) this weekend, December 1-3, 2023. Enjoy a free-wheeling exhibition with 20 selected bicycles, 25 photographs, two art videos and other artworks on the theme. The exhibition is open Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5 p.m.
Long Island local wins $2.29M at Jake’s 58 casino
ISLANDIA, N.Y. (PIX11) — A lucky Suffolk County local won $2.29 million at Jake’s 58 Casino Hotel on Tuesday, casino officials said. The winner, who wants to remain anonymous, hit the $2,294,411.78 jackpot on their fourth spin on the Wheel of Fortune machine. “The anticipation and excitement of a multi-million-dollar winner at Jake’s 58 had […]
Scratch-off success: Suffolk County man wins $3 million lottery prize
GreaterBabylon coverage is funded in part by The Argyle Theatre, where Broadway comes to Babylon. Click here for your tickets to Disney’s Mary Poppins, performing Nov. 9 through Dec. 31. A West Babylon man has won $3 million playing New York Lottery’s Multiplier Craze scratch-off game. Vincent Burzotta...
Rise and Dine: The 3 Must-Try Breakfast & Brunch Destinations in Riverhead
In this article, we explore three delightful Breakfast & Brunch spots in Riverhead. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts. Please share your experiences in the comments section below:
10 things to do this December
Well, here we are: December. As we rejoice in all the holiday cheer and prepare for 2024, here are some North Fork events this month that we are excited to check out. One of our favorite wintery events kicks off Saturday! The 12th annual Shellabration allows you to sample a multitude of locally caught, creative bites from Greenport’s culinary best, with proceeds benefitting the Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program’s Back to the Bays initiative as well as the SPAT Program to fund marine habitat and shellfish restoration (you know we need it!!). The event runs both Saturday and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m., with purchased wristbands ($35) getting you discounted $8 tastes and $5 drink pairings from designated eateries. Find more information and purchase wristbands here; click here to find out where to pick up your wristband and let the Shellabrating begin!
Meet Dan's North Fork Cover Artist Diane Alec Smith
The latest cover of Dan’s Papers North Fork showcases the art of lifelong Cutchogue resident Diane Alec Smith. Smith’s portfolio of mostly acrylic paintings captures the bucolic elegance of East End landscapes and waterscapes. Here, she discusses her “Early Morning Light” cover painting, her creative process and what she finds most rewarding about her role as artist and teacher.
Weekend Update, Dec. 1: Pairings, markets, ornament making and lightings, oh my!
‘Tis the season to embrace the spirit of the holidays — and what better way to usher in the myriad festivities than a full immersion in the numerous happenings across the North Fork? As we usher in December and prepare to bid farewell to the year, a medley of merriment arrives this weekend. The calendar is filled with a multitude of markets, dinners that promise culinary fireworks and many experiences waiting to be unwrapped. Here are a few events we look forward to checking out this weekend.