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Shelter Island, an 8,000-acre island situated between the North and South Forks, is surrounded by Shelter Island Sound on three sides and Gardiners Bay on the fourth side.
Landing a spot on Forbes magazine’s list of the most beautiful towns in America could be a bit of mixed blessing. How to deal with all that attention?If you’re a locale like Greenport, which was among the chosen few in 2011, careful stewardship combined with an influsion of youthful energy means you continue to flourish.
Here’s a great way to escape winter’s cold and bluster:  spend a day indulging your summer dreams at the New York Boat Show. Showgoers will be among the first to view Cobalt’s sleek new R Series.  With the widest interior cockpit in their class, an especially spacious bow, luxurious styling and unparalleled performance, these boats make ideal partners for Long Island’s big water.
quaint boutiques, and local stores are filled with items ranging from chic clothing, accessories and leather goods to unique jewelry and crafts, children’s toys, luxury pet apparel, local wines, gourmet cheeses, and fine chocolates.
Orient, originally named Poquatuck, after the Native American tribe that resided in the area, is located at the easternmost tip of the North Fork of Long Island. It is surrounded by the Long Island Sound on the North and Gardiners Bay on the South.
Marking its 175th anniversary as an incorporated village in 1838, Greenport, was settled in 1682, and was originally a major fishing and whaling port. Located near the easternmost tip of Long Island’s North Fork, Greenport borders Long Island Sound on the north and the Peconic Bay on the south.
“Greenport’s downtown waterfront is the gem of our Village with The Mitchell Park Marina and Carousel welcoming visitors and residents year round. Greenport is a walking Village that offers many shops, restaurants and art galleries. As a long time resident and recently elected Village Trustee,  I have a deep love for this Village.
The family-owned farm is thriving on the North Fork. With its diversity of local and organic vegetables, fruits, pies, goat cheese, and fun activities for the kids, North Fork farmstands are a gourmet’s delight. Here is a variety.
Exciting news for North Fork boaters and lovers of the waterside lifestyle! Strong’s Marine, a well-known and respected name in the marine business for four generations, acquired the historic Matt-a-Mar marina location this spring – with plans to offer one of the finest boating destinations on Long Island Sound.
Originally built by the architect R. Thomas Short in Art Deco style, it opened in 1933 during the Great Depression and flourished until 1987 when the rise of the multiplex cinemas forced it to close its doors, but not for good. In 1994, the Town of Riverhead purchased it and then in 2005, Dianne and Bob Castaldi, whose firm Castle Restoration and Construction, Inc. specializing in historical renovations, purchased the theater with an eye to both restoring it to its grand glory and reinventing it into a new state-of-the-art performing arts center.