The Expressions of Tony Villar

When not seen surfing or heard strumming his guitar at Ditch Plains, Montauk in his free time, Tony Villar can be found performing at open mic sessions in Riverhead, Sag Harbor, and Springs. Vines & Hops Café in Riverhead, owned by Jeff McKay and his wife Christine, is also currently exhibiting Villar’s artwork throughout the summer featuring three of his sculptures.

Spirits Promise

“Please do not pity them. Instead help them; do something” is not just a motto for Spirit’s Promise, a Horse Rescue Program at Blossom Hollow Ranch in Riverhead, but a mantra. The founder, Marisa Charles, has rescued thoroughbreds, Manhattan 9/11 police horses, and even horses who were at auction and about to be sold into horrible plights. With about 150,000 horses going to slaughter every year, Spirit’s Promise is a sanctuary, a haven, for these creatures that had nowhere else to go.

North Fork Designer Showhouse

Commencing on August 14th, the North Fork Designer Show House will once again open its doors. For more than three weeks, the North Fork will be treated to fun, food, and flair. The idea to do this came from seven friends who got together one day, and realized they all wanted to do some type of event for the community…

The North Fork Rocks This Summer

What better way to spend some warm summer days and cool summer nights on the North Fork than listening to great music at the vineyards, parks, and other venues. As August arrives, the sounds of summer can be heard …

A Summer Classic

The billowy blue hydrangea is the iconic summer flower of the East End of Long Island. Bushes covered with blue balls of blossoms echoing the summer sky are everywhere in summer gardens on both the North and South …

Covering the Waterfront

Unless you’re a boater or an old timer or a birder, chances are you’ve never clapped eyes on Conkling Point. Shaped like a a curved arm, this natural treasure consists of a protected bay, tidal wetlands, and a narrow sand island.