It Starts With A Conversation

“We kind of fell into the furniture business purely by accident,” says Debra Gildersleeve, owner and designer of Renee’s in Mattituck concerning her and her husband, William. What started as a small boutique in 1978…

Best Deals on the North Fork – August 2016

This .86-acre property has 120 feet of bulkhead and a floating dock with direct access to Peconic Bay right outside the back door! Space to expand the 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath meticulously maintained Mediterranean-flavored ranch

When in Orient…

What with all the quaint towns on the North Fork, it seems unfair to play favorites, but there’s no denying that  with its gorgeous old houses, leafy streets, and syrupy marine light, Orient has a charm all its own.

Seaside Gardening Secrets

We East Enders, whether we are here year round or just for the summer, love our gardens. The rich blue flowers of hydrangeas are summer icons, their lovely blossoms echoing the sky above. And fall brings masses of Montauk daisies.

Eastward – Ho!

Perhaps because it has no bars, restaurants, or souvenir shops, Orient, the easternmost village on the North Fork, isn’t as popular with summer visitors as its neighbors to the west. Yet for the writers, artists, architects, farming families, and nature-lovers who live here, Orient’s secluded location at the end of a causeway is a big part of its allure.