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Last chance of the season to experience North Fork Designer Showcase

For the past few years the twelve-room manse of Cutchogue Presbyterian Church has been taken over by designers and converted into a showcase called the North Fork Designer Show House. This season the house was redecorated by a new roster of interior designers and the house’s neighbor to the west, Jessica Lee, has allowed them to use her large red 19th century barn, covered outdoor seating area, hoop house and primitive potting shed. Four designers who participated in both of the 2014 shows will be decorating these spaces along with several new designers. The large garden in back of the house, connecting to the Lee residence, will be outfitted with decorative vignettes. The beneficiaries of the showcase are local charities, … Continue reading

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Romantic Lighthouse Tours in the Heart of Wine Country?

Nothing evokes the romance of the past like a lighthouse. Most people who have visited the North Fork of Long Island have seen pictures of the Long Beach Bar lighthouse, also known as the “Bug Light,” but are unaware that thanks to the East End Seaport Museum (the organization was instrumental in funding the rebuilding of the lighthouse after it was destroyed by arsonists in 1963), you can visit this lighthouse. And what better way to wrap up a romantic mid-week stay to any one of the beautiful NFBBA North Fork wine country bed and breakfasts than a lighthouse tour. The lighthouse, off the western tip of Orient Beach State Park, at the entrance to Orient Harbor, was originally built … Continue reading

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2015 Summer Showcase Concert Series starts tonight and goes through the summer

    The 2015 Summer Showcase Concert Series is underway in Southold and it’s celebrating it’s 25th season at Silversmith’s corner. The town green, also known as Silversmith’s corner, on the corner of Young’s Avenue and the Main road, is where they are held. It is a Wednesday night series and starts at 7:30 p.m. The next one is the Island Jazz Ensemble on July 8th. The schedule is: July 8 -Island Jazz Ensemble July 15 -Gene Casey and the Lone Sharks July 22 -North Fork Singer Songwriter Night July 29 -Hidden City Orchestra August 5 -To Be Announced August 12- Pocket Change August 19 -Greenport Band Although Donations are accepted, admission is free, so all you need to bring … Continue reading

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Last Chance to See Great Live Acts This Weekend

This weekend is the last weekend you can see all the great live acts performing in the line up for the 8th annual Live on the Vine, Long Island Winterfest. And they’re going out with a bang- more acts than ever including the iconic 10,000 Maniacs playing at the Aquarium! So make the last week of Live On The Vine special by booking a stay at one of the great B&B’s of the North Fork Bed and Breakfast Association. And to help you figure out which one of these amazing acts you want to see we have listed the schedule and collected a sample video of each act to help you make up your mind. Make sure you go to … Continue reading

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Celebrate Spring with Live on the Vine on the North Fork!

  Listening to great music and enjoying good wine seems like the best way to spend the first weekend of Spring. But to make the best weekend even better, book a romantic stay at one of the NFBBA’s great North Fork Bed and Breakfasts! It seems like every week of this year’s Live on the Vine they are adding more and more performers. To help you decide amongst this dizzying array of talent, we’ve made it easy for you to find the exact performances you want to attend by listing the schedule and including YouTube video clips of each performer. This way you can know beforehand if the music is right for you. Make sure you go to our website … Continue reading

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s weekend with a musical tour of the North Fork’s wineries

Week four of the Long Island East End 8th annual Winterfest, also happens to be St. Patrick’s day weekend. What better way to celebrate than a musical tour of the wineries of the North Fork and a romantic stay at North Fork Bed and Breakfast. As always, we’ve made it easy for you to find the exact performances you want to attend by listing the schedule and including YouTube video clips of each performer. This way you can know beforehand if the music is right for you. Make sure you go to our website at NFBBA.org to see if any of our Bed and Breakfasts have availability or are offering specials for the event. MARCH 13, FRIDAY CASSANDRA HOUSE HOTEL … Continue reading

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Third week of Live on the Vine heats up- find the event you want to attend

Week three of the Long Island East End 8th annual Winterfest, Live on the Vine starts on Friday. And again we’ve made it easy for you to find the exact performances you want to attend by listing the schedule and including YouTube video clips of each performer. This way you can know beforehand if the music is right for you. As an extra special bonus, the weather looks like it is going to be agreeable this weekend, so you can attend your events without fear of snow or rain!. Make sure you go to our website at NFBBA.org to see if any of our Bed and Breakfasts have availability or are offering specials for the event. FRI. MARCH 6 BAKITHI … Continue reading

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We make it easy for you to decide which Live on the Vine Winterfest event to attend!

The 2nd week of the Long Island East End 8th annual Winterfest, Live on the Vine starts on Friday and sorting through the almost 20 performances this weekend could be a daunting task, but we’ve made it easy for you by listing the schedule and including YouTube video clips of each performer. This way you can know beforehand if the music is right for you. We’ll be posting the weekly schedule and clips every week for the duration of the 6 week festival. Make sure you go to our website at NFBBA.org to see if any of our Bed and Breakfasts have availability or are offering specials for the event. FRI., FEBRUARY 27 JAY SCOTT HOTEL INDIGO – BISTRO 72 … Continue reading

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