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Discover Jamesport

The hamlet of Jamesport, first settled in the 1690s, was originally called Aquebogue then Lower Aquebogue. In 1833, James Tuthill and his family settled the area south of Lower Aquebogue, which then became known as “Jamesport.”

2017 Off to a Strong Start

As spring ushers in, the North Fork real estate market is off to a strong start. Seasonal rentals are up from last year and sales are robust. Waterfront properties and the Village of Greenport continue to be the hottest markets.

Petite Living on the North Fork

They say less is more and that is just what these quaint and cozy “tiny gems” on the North Fork are. They are in great locations with many of the same luxuries as their larger counterparts. Come live your North Fork dream and enjoy these petite properties.

Jamesport’s Main Road Biscuit co.

To make a perfect biscuit, you must take care to neither overwork nor underwork the dough. Overworked dough results in a tough biscuit. Underworked, it will crumble apart and never achieve its full potential.

Vintage Lens

Looking at Steven Schreiber’s arresting photography, it’s hard to imagine that the 58-year-old artist only began working in the medium six years ago. After a quadruple bypass in 2011 he turned his life around, getting a degree in photography and graduating with honors.

Paris Is Your Oyster

Luxury comes at a price, and nowhere is the old chestnut more true than in the rarified world of Paris boutique hotels. But between the weak euro and the strong dollar, the city‘s most delightful indulgences have suddenly become a lot more affordable.

Zen in the Berkshires

I confess. I ate a packet of Dunkin’ Donuts Munchkins en route to my weekend getaway at Canyon Ranch. Not exactly a promising portent for visiting this almost three-decade old temple of wellness tucked into the Berkshires.

Getting a Green Light

Tis the season for the Pantone Color Institute to declare its color of the year. For 2017 it is shade number 15-0343, AKA “greenery” -- a bright “yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring.” The color authority doesn’t just pick a random hue. Its researchers spend the prior year observing trends from fashion to décor. What they noted: fashion houses from Michael Kors to

Homey and Happening

As soon as you open the door to aMano, an Italian eatery in Mattituck, there is a hominess that hits you. Maybe it’s the long, burnished mahogany bar alive with happy tipplers. Or the warren of intimate rooms that flow seamlessly into each other.

North Fork Confidential

One of the secret joys of living in a summer resort year-round is, in a word, winter. On the North Fork, that’s when you can tour the wineries at leisure; enjoy the stretch limo-free-roads; dine at the area’s best restaurants, no need to book ahead; walk the beaches in solitude;

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