A Person of Honor – Otto Schoenstein

Otto Schoenstein was chosen by the East End Seaport Museum and Marine Foundation as the Person of Honor for its 25th Annual Maritime Festival. The following story is from a meeting this writer had with Mr. and Mrs. Schoenstein.

Property Showcase – Big E Farm

Sheri Winter Clarry of Corcoran takes us on a tour of the Entenmann Family Farm. On the North Fork of Long Island, there’s a place, where horses race, grapes ripen in the sun, livestock roam the pastures and everlasting memories are made. This breathtaking place is called Big E Farm.

Celebrating The Fall Harvest

Autumn on the North Fork is a time to harvest the ripened grapes at the vineyards, pick great pumpkins for Halloween, and enjoy fresh apples and peaches from the orchards. Fall festivals are held at many farms and vineyards all along the North Fork to celebrate the harvest.

WM. J. Mills and Co. Sailmakers

The battered sign hanging on the far wall of the Wm. J. Mills and Co. Sailmakers showroom shows its age. ‘Established 1880’ it says, the year an enterprising Scottish immigrant named William Mills hung this very shingle outside his freshly-minted workshop in Greenport, which in those years was a commercial fishing hub.