EDIT-Southold.indd The hamlet of Southold was settled in 1640 by English Puritans from New Haven Colony in Connecticut. It is reported to be the first English settlement on Long Island and the oldest English town in New York State. Celebrating its 350th birthday in 1990, it will celebrate its 375th birthday in 2015! A quaint village surrounded by farms, vineyards, and beaches, with Long Island Sound to the north, Southold Bay to the east, and Little Peconic Bay to the south, it is ideal for summer vacationers, retirees, and full-time residents alike.

Jamesport Country Store 2013_edited-1 The holiday season is once again upon us. All along the North Fork, specialty shops, 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. Make your holiday shopping spree a special celebration by helping to boost the local economy and enjoy the many splendid gifts the North Fork has to offer at holiday time.