Industry Boom On Long Island Has Southold Mulling Moratorium On New WineriesIt started small with just three wineries in the 1970s. Now there are more than 50, and the industry on Long Island is still growing.
5 Best Wineries, Vineyards On Long IslandWhether you're looking for a romantic spot or a lively tasting room, here are five Long Island wineries worth visiting
Residents: Serious Road Safety Concerns Persist In North Fork Winery CountryIs the North Fork of Long Island overwhelmed by wineries? Lawmakers and locals say as tourism has risen, so do safety concerns.
Suffolk County Digging Out From Storm That Dumped 2 Feet Of SnowGov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that about 500 pieces of equipment, plows, dump trucks, front end loaders, are on their way to Suffolk County from New York City and the mid-Hudson Valley.
Some 'New York' Wines May Be Made In Part From Out-Of-State GrapesWhen you buy a bottle of wine, you think you are paying for vintages made in a specific region – but what are you really getting?
Heat Wave Could Damage Crops, Impact Prices For Local ProduceThis has been an especially tough growing year. The spring growing season was stunted due to cool temperatures and rain, and now a week long unrelenting burst of humid heat is taxing fields and farm stands across the East End.
One Tank Trips: Long Island's North Fork Wine CountryThe North Fork of Long Island is wine country and locals in the towns of Peconic and Southold say that if you spend the day there, your cares will wash away.
Big Event Bicycle Ban On Long Island's North Fork Met With Mixed OpinionsA bicycle ban is drawing the ire of some Long Islanders. But many who live on the North Fork say they are sick of swarms of riders clogging their scenic East End roads.
Long Island's East End Named One Of World's Best Wine DestinationsLong Island's wine industry is getting some international attention this month, as it celebrates 40 years of growth.
Jones Beach State Park Closed Until Further Notice; Boardwalk May Have To Be ReplacedSuperstorm Sandy has substantially damaged historic Jones Beach State Park and swamped a beach at nearby Robert Moses State Park deep under roiling seawater.
Perfect Growing Weather Has Made For Vastly Better Pumpkin Crop This YearPumpkin prices were way up and farmers were counting their losses at this time last year, but picture-perfect growing weather has provided a much sunnier outlook a year later.