Slice a name off your Christmas list.
S&S Corner Shop is exactly what you would expect from the husband-and-wife team behind Stanley & Sons: a beautiful, well-curated and locally focused space.
Decoys were originally a tool meant to help hunters shoot birds to eat. In Sag Harbor, Bob Hand Sr. elevates them from tool to art.
These treats are so good they’ll make your old dog want to learn new tricks just for the reward.
When the wine barrels are past the prime of making their art, Pascal Zugmeyer, Z Wine Guy, makes the wine barrels into an art all their own.
The miniature food sculptures look good enough to eat.
Feeling uninspired in your Easter Egg dyeing? Consider what this Springs resident does. You will not believe the last two egg images.
It takes a sour woman to make a good pickle—or so writes Michael Chabon in his novel, The Yiddish Policemen’s Union, clearly oblivious to the pleasures of Horman’s Best Pickles and the not-at-all-sour young man behind them. Of course, our own Jeanne Hodesh is better informed, having spoken with Nicholas Horman himself back in the summer of 2009.
To protect place names, in 2005 the Joint Declaration to Protect Wine Place Names & Origin was signed in Napa Valley. Since then 19 regions have signed the declaration including Long Island, which joined in 2010.
So what will it be, a glass of merlot or some compost tea? As Brian Halweil learned in his 2005 piece, “Grapes Without Pesticides,” the grapes, at least, seem to prefer the latter.
Beer drinkers, rejoice. You held out for a hero on the grape-happy East End and, according to the results of our 2014 Local Hero Awards, you found one in the Montauk Brewing Company.
Everyone’s heard of death by chocolate, but what about murder by mushroom? As E.L. Wyves learned in her 2005 interview with members of the Long Island Mycological Society, the latter is much more likely (and, obviously, much less fun).