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Riverhead Country Fair

Riverhead Country Fair

October 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

Celebrating the agricultural heritage of the town of Riverhead, the fair entertains visitors with great food, rides (amusement and pony), works of original artists and authors, and 300 competitions such as woodcarving, largest tomato, and tallest sunflower. The fair takes place on October 8 from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm just opposite the town docks. […]

Montauk Fall Festival

Montauk Fall Festival

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The annual Montauk Fall Festival is a family friendly weekend hosted by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. It features Octoberfest foods, carousel rides, chowder, Long Island wines, and fresh local produce. On Saturday, October 7 and Sunday, October 8 activities take place on the Green in the center of Montauk each day from 11:00 am […]

Stars and Stripes Festival

Stars and Stripes Festival

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The annual Stars and Stripes Fall Festival in East Rockaway is a highlight of late summer! The fun takes place alongside the Talfor Boat Basin Friday, September 15 through Sunday, September 17. The family-friendly festival features a band, DJ, food, carnival rides, face painting, and vendors. Stay for Saturday’s fireworks — they’ll fill the sky […]

City Island

City Island

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

City Island in the Bronx is a popular spot for boaters looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of other areas of New York City. Bordered by the Long Island Sound on the south, Eastchester Bay on the west, and City Island Harbor on the east, this boater’s haven is located diagonally opposite […]

Pack Your Bags!

Pack Your Bags!

March 1, 2017 by · Leave a Comment 

.   Plastic bags accompany just about every purchase we make — even for an item we could easily carry out without one. The numbers are staggering: U.S. consumers annually use approximately 380 billion plastic bags to transport purchased goods for an average of only 12 minutes! After those dozen minutes, what happens? Bags that […]

Arden Kitchen & Bar

Arden Kitchen & Bar

March 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

  A few minutes’ walk from Port Jefferson Harbor, I saw a sign on the street directing me upstairs for good food. The sign wasn’t misleading. Arden is a spot for dining Wednesdays through Sundays, a place for brunching on Sundays, a venue for dancing to a hot DJ and a cool band (sometimes vice […]

Huntington Waterfront Festival

Huntington Waterfront Festival

January 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Boating takes center stage at the Huntington Waterfront Festival on Sunday, May 22 from 10:00 am through 5:00 pm at Mill Dam Park, Halesite. There will be harbor and emergency vessel tours, live entertainment, food, nautical antiques, home decor, and art. The day will also feature contests and prizes for all ages. Mill Dam Park […]

Charles Dickens Festival in Port Jefferson

Charles Dickens Festival in Port Jefferson

November 12, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Port Jefferson is an enticing destination during the warmer months, but it’s also appealing to stroll around this seaside village in nippy weather while sipping a warm beverage and soaking in festive holiday cheer.  As if even more incentive was necessary to visit, characters will be reenacting Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in December. […]

Stars and Stripes Fall Festival

Stars and Stripes Fall Festival

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

If it’s September, it’s time for the annual Stars and Stripes Fall Festival in East Rockaway! This year all the fun takes place Friday, September 18 through Sunday, September 20. The festival is filled with entertaining activities for everyone. Situated next to the Talfor Boat Basin, the festival will feature music, food, carnival rides, clowns, […]

Stars and Stripes Festival

Stars and Stripes Festival

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When September rolls around, excitement builds for the annual Stars and Stripes Fall Festival in East Rockaway. The fun takes place next to the Talfor Boat Basin on Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18. The festival is family-friendly, featuring a band and a DJ, food, carnival rides, face painting, and vendors. There’s a bonus […]

Montauk Fall Festival

Montauk Fall Festival

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. The Montauk Fall Festival is a family friendly weekend hosted by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce. It features music, Octoberfest foods, carousel rides, chowder, and local beers and wines. On Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9, activities take place on the Green in the center of Montauk from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm […]

Greenport Maritime Festival

Greenport Maritime Festival

September 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Sea lovers, fun seekers, foodies, shoppers, and history buffs are all in their glory at the annual Greenport Maritime Festival. The East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation, which hosts the festival as a fundraiser for its educational activities, celebrates Greenport’s nautical past and its vibrant present. Now in its 27th year, the festival takes […]

ALure Chowder House & Oysteria

ALure Chowder House & Oysteria

April 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

After spending the day on the boat exploring the Peconic River and visiting Greenport and Shelter Island, the topic turned to dinner. Immediately, everyone proposed ALure. Though the interior dining area and full bar were inviting and the fireplace would comfort in other seasons, we happily sat outside, watching the boat traffic in the adjacent […]

The Tastes of Autumn

The Tastes of Autumn

October 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Autumn is the perfect time for purchasing gorgeous fresh picked produce at your local farmers market. I love the various varieties of seasonal squash, abundant leafy greens, and colorful, crisp apples that grace the stands. It’s this abundance that inspired me to devote an entire episode of the new season of Jazzy Vegetarian, my public […]

September’s South Shore Events

September’s South Shore Events

September 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

South Shore boaters will enjoy fun events this September. The Marine and Outdoor Recreation Expo will take place on Sunday, September 14, from noon through 4:30 pm at Captree State Park. There will be live music and arts and crafts exhibitors, and a variety of activities including touch tanks, marine biology, renewable energy, paddleboard lessons, […]