Alex Vinash and Brent Pelton inside the American Beech hotel reception and boutique located in Greenport’s Stirling Square. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
The revitalization of Greenport’s Stirling Square will be virtually complete with the anticipated opening of American Beech hotel reception and boutique this weekend.
Proprietor Brent Pelton hopes the new 500-square-foot storefront will serve as an inviting spot, enlivening the entrance to the Stirling Square complex which also contains 1943 Pizza Bar, the Italian specialty store Basso, design studio Open Space as well as Pelton’s New American restaurant, also called American Beech.
“It’s really important to pull life toward the front of the square,” Pelton said in a recent interview inside the new space. “I’m super proud and I’m super excited.” (more…)
Captain Will Lieblein’s personal history on the Peconic Bay stretches back decades. His grandfather, William Sr., founded Port of Egypt before Will was born and the business remains in the family to this day. READ
Sugar kelp, one of the most widely cultivated seaweeds in the world, could be a viable Long Island crop. (Credit: Courtesy)
It’s a nutritious and sustainable crop taken from our local waters, but you’ve likely never tasted it.
It’s kelp, and this ingredient will be featured at a tasting dinner prepared by chef Noah Schwartz at noah’s on Friday, June 23. A portion of proceeds will benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension Marine Program. (more…)
Keith and Ali Bavaro inside the tiki bar at the all new PORT Waterfront Bar and Grill. (Credit: Vera Chinese)
A pair of Shelter Island restaurateurs are bringing their brand of laid-back waterfront dining across the moat.
Keith and Ali Bavaro recently opened PORT Waterfront Bar and Grill on Greenport’s Third Street. It’s an offshoot of Shelter Island’s SALT, which they also own. There you will find steamed clams, lobster rolls and burgers which you can enjoy while overlooking the North Ferry and Greenport Harbor.
“It’s a come as you are, feel good kind of place with approachable food and a local, seafood-driven menu,” Mr. Bavaro said. (more…)
Steamed pork and sesame dumplings served at the Manhattan restaurant The Lucky Bee. (Credit: The Lucky Bee, courtesy.)
The Lucky Bee, the Manhattan-based restaurant which hosted a popular pan-Asian cuisine pop-up restaurant in Greenport last fall, will NOT open a permanent spot in the village this year as previously reported.
But the Bee will still serve its dishes in Greenport this summer. (more…)