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Fun on the North Fork 2012

From left to right: Michael Cronin, of Huntington;

From left to right: Michael Cronin, of Huntington; Michelle Leclaire, of Bay Shore; Joe Kehl, of East Islip; Patricia Loviglio, of East Islip; Kristin Diamandis, of Melville; Matt Perciavalle, of Melville, attend the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012) Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Wineries, farms, waterfront dining: There's something for everybody on Long Island's North Fork. Check out how people have been passing the time. You may find something you want to indulge in.

Jon Salois, of Manhattan, drinks a cup of
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Jon Salois, of Manhattan, drinks a cup of Curious Traveler Shandy at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

From left to right: Michael Cronin, of Huntington;
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

From left to right: Michael Cronin, of Huntington; Michelle Leclaire, of Bay Shore; Joe Kehl, of East Islip; Patricia Loviglio, of East Islip; Kristin Diamandis, of Melville; Matt Perciavalle, of Melville, attend the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Christie Brown, of Brooklyn, sips a cup of
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Christie Brown, of Brooklyn, sips a cup of Curious Traveler Shandy at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Jennilee Morris, owner of Bonnie Jean's Casual American
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Jennilee Morris, owner of Bonnie Jean's Casual American Eatery, prepares chicken crepes for a cooking with cider demonstration at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Peconic Bay Winery general manager James Silver holds
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Peconic Bay Winery general manager James Silver holds a cup of True Believer Sparkling Hard Cider at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Steve Carpou, of Medford, smokes a chocolate cigar
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Steve Carpou, of Medford, smokes a chocolate cigar at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Eddie Ayala performs live music at the Hard
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Eddie Ayala performs live music at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

From left to right: Susan Matejov, Christie Miegl,
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From left to right: Susan Matejov, Christie Miegl, Kara Matejov, Amanda Colban and Jean Miegl, all of Seaford, attend the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Tom Fattah, of Bellmore, holds a cup of
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Tom Fattah, of Bellmore, holds a cup of Angry Orchard Hard Cider at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Mark Morton, of Goshen, N.Y., serves Doc's Draft
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Mark Morton, of Goshen, N.Y., serves Doc's Draft Hard Cider at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Emily Margulis, of Dix Hills, enjoys a cup
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Emily Margulis, of Dix Hills, enjoys a cup of Angry Orchard Hard Cider at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Geoff Schroeder, of Greenport, pours a cup of
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Geoff Schroeder, of Greenport, pours a cup of True Believer Hard Cider for Ashley and Justin Snider, of Port Jefferson, at the Hard Cider Festival at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Mother and daughter bartenders Danielle McBride, 21, and
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Mother and daughter bartenders Danielle McBride, 21, and Vicki McBride, 48, both of Cutchogue, pour glasses of red and white wines at Vineyard 48. On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that draw people from all over the Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Trudy Obrien, 29, of Bellmore, celebrates before her
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Trudy Obrien, 29, of Bellmore, celebrates before her wedding next Saturday, with her bridal party at Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue. On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that draw people from all over the Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue offers wine
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On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue offers wine tastings that draw people from all over Long Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Formerly Bidwell Vineyard, the 33-acre estate on Route
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Formerly Bidwell Vineyard, the 33-acre estate on Route 48 in Cutchogue, reopened eight years ago as Vineyard 48. On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that draw people from all over the Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue is one of the
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Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue is one of the many destinations on the North Fork. One of its most popular wines is the Peach Wine NOFO. On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that draw people from all over the Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Aleks Schafer, left, 21, Nick Johnson, 21, and
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Aleks Schafer, left, 21, Nick Johnson, 21, and Joe Verderber, 21, all of Riverhead, enjoy hand-rolled cigars at Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue. On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that draw people from all over the Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that
Photo Credit: Jessica Stallone

On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that draw people from all over the Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Lauren Cirillo, 22, of Smithtown, and Jacqueline King,
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Lauren Cirillo, 22, of Smithtown, and Jacqueline King, 22, of North Babylon, sip riesling and champagne at Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue. (Sept. 29, 2012)

DJ Michael Anthony, 31, of Lindenhurst, spins some
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DJ Michael Anthony, 31, of Lindenhurst, spins some sets at Vineyard 48 in Cutchogue. On Saturdays, Vineyard 48 offers wine tastings that draw people from all over the Island. (Sept. 29, 2012)

Lyn Fay, 39, and her son Edward, 2,
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Lyn Fay, 39, and her son Edward, 2, of Southold, pose for a picture behind bars at the Greenport Jail and Police Museum during the Greenport Maritime Festival. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Lisa Dabrowski, 43, of Cutchogue, holds her pet
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Lisa Dabrowski, 43, of Cutchogue, holds her pet duck, Roxy, at the Greenport Maritime Festival. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Grace Dinizio, 11, of Greenport, stands victorious after
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Grace Dinizio, 11, of Greenport, stands victorious after winning the rib eating contest at the Greenport Maritime Festival. Dinizio was not only the lone female in the contest, but also the youngest participant. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Andrew Stamas, 17, of Bayside, Queens, competes in
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Andrew Stamas, 17, of Bayside, Queens, competes in the rib eating contest outside Claudio's Restaurant during the Greenport Maritime Festival. (Sept. 22, 2012)

The Kings of the Coast Pirate Troupe, left
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The Kings of the Coast Pirate Troupe, left to right, James Lusciano, Thomas McKenna, Jason Fierro and Jeff Heyman, on ground, finish their sword fight on the shore of Greenport Harbor at the Maritime Festival. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Christopher Dolce, 14, of Cutchogue, leads in the
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Christopher Dolce, 14, of Cutchogue, leads in the kayak derby by several yards during the Greenport Maritime Festival. Dolce was one of the youngest contestants in the race. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Contestants in the kayak derby during the Greenport
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Contestants in the kayak derby during the Greenport Maritime Festival push off from the shore for the first heat of the race. (Sept. 22, 2012)

Susan Irwin and Mark Shehan, of Westhampton, receive
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Susan Irwin and Mark Shehan, of Westhampton, receive a free bottle of wine at the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Patrick Marchand, of Cutchogue, stands next to his
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Patrick Marchand, of Cutchogue, stands next to his 1969 Porsche at the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue (Sept. 15, 2012)

Steven Kaufman and his fiancee, Erika Zizzo, both
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Steven Kaufman and his fiancee, Erika Zizzo, both of Oyster Bay, attend the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at the Peconic Bay Winery in Cutchogue. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Ginger Sagau, of Holbrook, and her granddaughter, Kimberly
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Ginger Sagau, of Holbrook, and her granddaughter, Kimberly Lombardi, of Centereach, sit on Sagau's 1992 Porsche at the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at Peconic Bay Winery. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Ken Gutwein, of Glen Cove, sits inside his
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Ken Gutwein, of Glen Cove, sits inside his 1989 Porsche at the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at the Peconic Bay Winery. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Peter Portanova, co-chairperson of the Metro New York
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Peter Portanova, co-chairperson of the Metro New York Region Porsche Club of America, and his wife, Adele, attend the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at the Peconic Bay Winery. (Sept. 15, 2012)

A 1969 blue two-door Porsche is among the
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

A 1969 blue two-door Porsche is among the cars at the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at the Peconic Bay Winery. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Barbara and Don Coburn, chairpersons of the Metro
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Barbara and Don Coburn, chairpersons of the Metro New York Region Porsche Club of America, attend the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at the Peconic Bay Winery. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Peter and Joanne Schneider, of Long Valley, N.J.,
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Peter and Joanne Schneider, of Long Valley, N.J., enjoy a glass of wine at the 47th annual Vintage Car Rally at the Peconic Bay Winery. (Sept. 15, 2012)

Unique Antique Designs recently opened in May on
Photo Credit: Kathleen Fordyce

Unique Antique Designs recently opened in May on Route 25 in Southold. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Daryl Malter recently opened her store, Unique Antique
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Daryl Malter recently opened her store, Unique Antique Designs, on Route 25 in Southold. She sells specialty items including vintage corkscrew wine openers, works by local artists and aprons sewn from vintage clothing. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Southold storeowner Michael Braverman stands outside b.Home with
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Southold storeowner Michael Braverman stands outside b.Home with the store's manager Edgar Cortes. They tried to lure end-of-summer visitors into the store with an outdoor display. (Sept. 2, 2012)

When owner Michael Braverman opened b.Home in Southold
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When owner Michael Braverman opened b.Home in Southold six years ago, he said he wanted "everything in the store to be special." (Sept. 2, 2012)

Kevin Shannon, one of the co-owners of Complement
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Kevin Shannon, one of the co-owners of Complement the Chef cooking and home store, said there is no place quite like Southold. (Sept. 2, 2012)

Paul Dichtl, 53, of Calverton, was one of
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Paul Dichtl, 53, of Calverton, was one of the first bowlers on the lanes at The All Star, a new bowling alley in Riverhead. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Bowlers enjoy the lanes and the food at
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Bowlers enjoy the lanes and the food at the opening night of The All Star, a new bowling alley in Riverhead. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Robyn Schneider, 16, of Riverhead, is congratulated by
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Robyn Schneider, 16, of Riverhead, is congratulated by friends after bowling a strike at the opening night of The All Star, a new bowling alley in Riverhead. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Robyn Schneider, 16, of Riverhead, is congratulated by
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Robyn Schneider, 16, of Riverhead, is congratulated by friends after bowling a strike at the opening night of The All Star, a new bowling alley in Riverhead. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Friends cheer on a bowler at the opening
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Friends cheer on a bowler at the opening night of The All Star, a new 28-lane bowling alley in Riverhead. (Aug. 30, 2012)

Karolina Wysocka, 24, and Marek Wasaznik, 50, of
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Karolina Wysocka, 24, and Marek Wasaznik, 50, of the Ballroom Dance Factory in Patchogue performed an international waltz during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

A couple dances together during the inaugural Enchanted
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A couple dances together during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

Karolina Wysocka, 24, and Marek Wasaznik, 50, of
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Karolina Wysocka, 24, and Marek Wasaznik, 50, of the Ballroom Dance Factory in Patchogue performed an international waltz during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

Karolina Wysocka, 24, and Marek Wasaznik, 50, of
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Karolina Wysocka, 24, and Marek Wasaznik, 50, of the Ballroom Dance Factory in Patchogue performed an international waltz during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

From left, Karolina Wysocka, Marek Wasaznik and Andrea
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From left, Karolina Wysocka, Marek Wasaznik and Andrea Golembe bow to the audience after performing during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

Joseph B. Smith and Andrea Golembe of Ballroom
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Joseph B. Smith and Andrea Golembe of Ballroom Evolution danced a foxtrot/bolero fusion and a Viennese waltz during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

James West, 52, and Dorina Katrati, 30, of
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James West, 52, and Dorina Katrati, 30, of the Arthur Murray School of Dance dance the tango during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

Guests perform a line dance during the inaugural
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Guests perform a line dance during the inaugural Enchanted Evening Ballroom Show and Benefit Dance at the Polish Hall in Riverhead. (Aug. 31, 2012)

More than 200 rubber ducks crosses the finish
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More than 200 rubber ducks crosses the finish line at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

At left, Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce director
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At left, Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce director Heather Reylek, 59, with first-place winner Amber Williams, 50, of Shelter Island at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

More than 200 rubber ducks were thrown into
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More than 200 rubber ducks were thrown into the waters of Chase Creek as spectators cheered on their favorites at the inaugural Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race on Sunday. (Aug. 19, 2012)

Andrew Semon, 18, of Orient Point, lands a
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Andrew Semon, 18, of Orient Point, lands a trick at the Greenport Skate Park Festival. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Tim Miller, 16, of Hampton Bays, skated against
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Tim Miller, 16, of Hampton Bays, skated against other teens at the fourth annual Greenport Skate Park Festival. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Dale Norklun, 15, of Southold, skates against other
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Dale Norklun, 15, of Southold, skates against other teens at the annual Greenport Skate Park Festival. (Aug. 12, 2012)

Southold Historical Society volunteers Marie Scalia and Adriana
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Southold Historical Society volunteers Marie Scalia and Adriana Nollet, both of Southold, add toppings to Walter Jackson's ice cream at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Alex Hillenbrand, of Mattituck, carves a bird at
Photo Credit: Ursula Moore

Alex Hillenbrand, of Mattituck, carves a bird at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Tommy Cain, 9, of Louisville, Colo., enjoys his
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Tommy Cain, 9, of Louisville, Colo., enjoys his ice cream at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Kids enjoy the parachute game at the 25th
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Kids enjoy the parachute game at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Warren McKnight, of Riverhead, performs during the 25th
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Warren McKnight, of Riverhead, performs during the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Sydney Reilly, 6, of East Meadow, rides a
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Sydney Reilly, 6, of East Meadow, rides a pony at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Three-year-old Sophie Heidemann, of Southold, makes a silly
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Three-year-old Sophie Heidemann, of Southold, makes a silly face for the camera with her dad, Mark Heidemann, at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Visitors take a closer look at the Ann
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Visitors take a closer look at the Ann Currie Bell House at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Shelby Pickerell, 16, of Southold, plays sock toss
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Shelby Pickerell, 16, of Southold, plays sock toss at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Blacksmith Jon Folk, of Cutchogue, makes a nail
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Blacksmith Jon Folk, of Cutchogue, makes a nail at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Kids participate in a potato sack race at
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Kids participate in a potato sack race at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Southold Historical Society events coordinator Walter Jackson eats
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Southold Historical Society events coordinator Walter Jackson eats strawberry ice cream at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

Southold Historical Society director Geoffrey Fleming at the
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Southold Historical Society director Geoffrey Fleming at the 25th annual Ice Cream Social in Southold. (Aug. 4, 2012)

A North Fork band, The Wild Mangos, perform
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A North Fork band, The Wild Mangos, perform for the crowd Saturday at the 21st Lobsterfest sponsored by the Southold-Greenport Rotary Clubs at Founders Landing Beach. (July 28, 2012)

Pete Miller, 56, of East Marion, left, prepares
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Pete Miller, 56, of East Marion, left, prepares lobsters with other volunteers Saturday at the 21st Lobsterfest sponsored by the Southold-Greenport Rotary Clubs at Founders Landing Beach. (July 28, 2012)

Volunteers prepare lobsters for the crowd attending the
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Volunteers prepare lobsters for the crowd attending the 21st Lobsterfest Saturday sponsored by the Southold-Greenport Rotary Clubs at Founders Landing Beach. Between 800 and 900 people were expected. (July 28, 2012)

A guest looks over the lobsters Saturday at
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A guest looks over the lobsters Saturday at the 21st Lobsterfest sponsored by the Southold-Greenport Rotary Clubs at Founders Landing Beach. (July 28, 2012)

Gary Ostroski, 55, of Greenport, grills steaks Saturday
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Gary Ostroski, 55, of Greenport, grills steaks Saturday at the 21st Lobsterfest sponsored by the Southold-Greenport Rotary Clubs at Founders Landing Beach. (July 28, 2012)

Carol Gold, 69, of Mattituck, with one of
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Carol Gold, 69, of Mattituck, with one of her marine landscapes at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

Photographer Diane Woodcheke, 45, of Calverton, with her
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Photographer Diane Woodcheke, 45, of Calverton, with her work at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

Carol Gold, 69, of Mattituck, shows customers a
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Carol Gold, 69, of Mattituck, shows customers a piece of art at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

An abstract painting done in acrylics by Bill
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An abstract painting done in acrylics by Bill Rosario, 34, of Rocky Point, at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

Bill Rosario, 34, and Nicole Fontana, 33, of
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Bill Rosario, 34, and Nicole Fontana, 33, of Rocky Point at their booth during the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

Barbara Bilotta, 51, of Mount Sinai with her
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Barbara Bilotta, 51, of Mount Sinai with her acrylic and resin artwork at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

Whitney Bilotta, 26, of Manhattan, poses next to
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Whitney Bilotta, 26, of Manhattan, poses next to her acrylic and resin artwork at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

Jim Sabiston, 58, of Bay Shore displays his
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Jim Sabiston, 58, of Bay Shore displays his photographs at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

A mixed media painting by Riverhead native Bryan
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A mixed media painting by Riverhead native Bryan Landsberg, 34, at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

A display of mixed media paintings by Riverhead
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A display of mixed media paintings by Riverhead native Bryan Landsberg, 34, at the third annual North Fork Chamber of Commerce Art Show in Greenport. (July 21, 2012)

One of the owners of Sherwood House Vineyards,
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One of the owners of Sherwood House Vineyards, Brian Sckipp, enjoys a glass of wine during Wine Camp at his vineyard in Jamesport. (July 16, 2012)

Wine Camp attendees Sandra Watson, left, and her
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Wine Camp attendees Sandra Watson, left, and her mother, Monica Watson, both of Manhattan, enjoy a toast at Paumanok Vineyards. (July 16, 2012)

Wine Camp attendees Fran, left, and Joe Lasker
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Wine Camp attendees Fran, left, and Joe Lasker of Center Moriches, Edna and Ken Koenig of Juneau Beach, Fla., and Ellen and Paul Collins of Williston Park enjoy a toast at Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue. (July 16, 2012)

Wine Camp attendees Joanne, left, and Jeff Gabrielle
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Wine Camp attendees Joanne, left, and Jeff Gabrielle and Vince and Lou-Ann Verdile, of Saratoga, N.Y., enjoy a toast at Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue. (July 16, 2012)

Wine Camp attendees Kim, left, and Joel Goldberg,
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Wine Camp attendees Kim, left, and Joel Goldberg, of Baltimore and Carol Rudin and Pete Gerike of Whiting, Ind., enjoy a toast at Paumanok Vineyards in Aquebogue.

Kathleen McCormack pours wine for Paumanok Vineyards owner
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Kathleen McCormack pours wine for Paumanok Vineyards owner Ursula Massoud, right, and Wine Camp director Darolyn Augusta. (July 16, 2012)

Wine Camp attendee Lou-Ann Verdile, left, shares a
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Wine Camp attendee Lou-Ann Verdile, left, shares a laugh with Paumanok Vineyards owner Ursula Massoud. (July 16, 2012)

Paumanok Vineyards owner Charles Massoud explains the growing
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Paumanok Vineyards owner Charles Massoud explains the growing process to people attending Wine Camp. (July 16, 2012)

Paumanok Vineyards owner Ursula Massoud, left, introduces Edna
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Paumanok Vineyards owner Ursula Massoud, left, introduces Edna Koenig to one of the Aquebogue business' brands during a Wine Camp presentation. (July 16, 2012)

Paumanok Vineyards owner Ursula Massoud explains the fermentation
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Paumanok Vineyards owner Ursula Massoud explains the fermentation process. (July 16, 2012)

Ellen, left, and Paul Collins enjoy an education
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Ellen, left, and Paul Collins enjoy an education in tasting with Fran and Joe Lasker at Sherwood House Vineyards in Jamesport Monday. It was the first day of the four-day Wine Camp, which educated attendees on the winemaking process. (July 16, 2012)

Elena Rodilico, 8, of Huntington, and Lauren Martin,
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Elena Rodilico, 8, of Huntington, and Lauren Martin, 8, of New Jersey, show off their face paint at the Greenport Arts and Crafts Fair. (July 15, 2012)

The Greenport Arts and Crafts Fair celebrates its
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The Greenport Arts and Crafts Fair celebrates its 21st year. Among the organizers, from left: Greenport Rotary Club president Eileen Solomon of Mattituck, club member Lydia Wells of Greenport and event co-chairman Buddy Johnson of Southold

Rich Weiss, 67, of Riverhead, a vendor at
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Rich Weiss, 67, of Riverhead, a vendor at the Greenport Arts and Crafts Fair, sells necklaces he made of "beach glass" collected from around the North Fork. (July 15, 2012)

Loretta Martin, 76, a former Massapequa Park resident
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Loretta Martin, 76, a former Massapequa Park resident who now lives in North Carolina, knits while she waits for customers at the Greenport Arts and Crafts Fair. She's been making jewelry for at least 10 years. (July 15, 2012)

Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, poses with Katrina
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Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, poses with Katrina Jones and Dimitra Pando, both 7, Little Miss Mattituck 2012 and 2011 after the contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. (July 14, 2012)

James McKinnon, 11, asks Carson Russell questions during
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James McKinnon, 11, asks Carson Russell questions during the Little Mr. Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. (July 14, 2012)

Top row: James McKinnon, 11, and Donielle Cardinale,
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Top row: James McKinnon, 11, and Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president; bottom row: Dimitra Pando, Katrina Jones, 7, Jacen Gallo, 6, and Rudy Bruer pose at the Little Miss and Mr. Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. Katrina and Jacen were named this year's Little Miss and Mr. Mattituck. (July 14, 2012)

Jacen Gallo, 6, celebrates his victory at the
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Jacen Gallo, 6, celebrates his victory at the Little Mr. Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. (July 14, 2012)

Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, asks Alexander Piscatelli,
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Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, asks Alexander Piscatelli, 6, questions during the Little Miss Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. (July 14, 2012)

Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, asks Violet Johnson,
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Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, asks Violet Johnson, 6, questions during the Little Miss Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. (July 14, 2012)

A woman shoots a photo of the girls
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A woman shoots a photo of the girls on stage during the Little Miss Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. (July 14, 2012)

Dimitra Pando, 7, the 2011 Little Miss Mattituck,
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Dimitra Pando, 7, the 2011 Little Miss Mattituck, stands on stage at the 35th annual Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair on Love Lane. (July 14, 2012)

Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, asks Emma Aydin,
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Donielle Cardinale, Mattituck chamber president, asks Emma Aydin, 6, questions during the Little Miss Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair. (July 14, 2012)

Jackie Gatz helps Ally Righi, 8, get ready
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Jackie Gatz helps Ally Righi, 8, get ready for the Little Miss Mattituck contest at the 35th annual Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair on Love Lane. (July 14, 2012)

Suzanne DeRose, a volunteer at the Kent Animal
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Suzanne DeRose, a volunteer at the Kent Animal Shelter in Calverton, pets Saffron, a pit bull mix, at the 35th annual Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair on Love Lane. (July 14, 2012)

The Little Miss Mattituck contest at the Mattituck
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The Little Miss Mattituck contest at the Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair drew more than 100 onlookers. (July 14, 2012)

Love Lane Caterers served sandwiches outside at the
Photo Credit: Alexi Knock

Love Lane Caterers served sandwiches outside at the 35th annual Mattituck Old Fashioned Street Fair on Love Lane. (July 14, 2012)

Thomas Spackman, of Greenport, mans the camera under
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Thomas Spackman, of Greenport, mans the camera under instructor Paul Stoutenburgh's watch as part of the North Fork Audubon Society Environmental Film Club. (July 5, 2012)

Claire O'Kane, of Orient, and Thomas Spackman, of
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Claire O'Kane, of Orient, and Thomas Spackman, of Greenport, learn how to use a haul-seine net with instructor Paul Stoutenburgh as part of the North Fork Audubon Society Environmental Film Club.

Wendy Smith, 40, and her 2-year-old son Mickey,
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Wendy Smith, 40, and her 2-year-old son Mickey, of Southold, after winning a prize at the Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport on Friday. (July 6, 2012)

Stephanie Chapeton, 4, of Greenport laughs on one
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Stephanie Chapeton, 4, of Greenport laughs on one of the rides at the Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport on Friday. (July 6, 2012)

Attendees rode The Zipper at the Greenport Fire
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Attendees rode The Zipper at the Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport on Friday. (July 6, 2012)

The Forster family plays a carnival game at
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

The Forster family plays a carnival game at the Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport on Friday. (July 6, 2012)

Juliana Guarrera, 6, smiles as she attempts to
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Juliana Guarrera, 6, smiles as she attempts to climb a rock wall at the Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport on Friday. (July 6, 2012)

Aaron Adams, 8, Hannah Shank, 6, and brother
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Aaron Adams, 8, Hannah Shank, 6, and brother Dylan Shank, 3, of Southold ride the Safari Train at the Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport on Friday. (July 6, 2012)

Christopher Andreou, 13, of Flushing, Queens, shoots a
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Christopher Andreou, 13, of Flushing, Queens, shoots a basketball at the Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport on Friday. (July 6, 2012)

The Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

The Greenport Fire Department's 40th annual carnival in Greenport featured a Ferris wheel and other attractions for visitors this weekend. (July 6, 2012)

Children ride decorated bikes in the parade during
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Children ride decorated bikes in the parade during the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Evan Lewis, of Orient, rides along the parade
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Evan Lewis, of Orient, rides along the parade route during the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Peter Werden, Joe Papa and Bob Hulsmann, all
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Peter Werden, Joe Papa and Bob Hulsmann, all volunteers at the Oysterponds Historical Society, ride along the parade route during the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Maddie Bramson, of East Marion, with dogs Harper
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Maddie Bramson, of East Marion, with dogs Harper and Nya, rides in the back of her grandfather Bob Bramson's pickup truck during the Heritage Day parade in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Thomas Mastrangelo waves a flag as his older
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Thomas Mastrangelo waves a flag as his older brother Franklin sings "God Bless America" at the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Amal Chaudhuri, of Orient, was one of about
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Amal Chaudhuri, of Orient, was one of about 300 people who attended the Oysterponds Historical Society's Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

North Fork Chorale members John Sampieri, Michael Manuelian
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

North Fork Chorale members John Sampieri, Michael Manuelian and Larry Sutter sing with the group at the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Community members ride in the parade during the
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Community members ride in the parade during the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Community members ride and walk along the parade
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Community members ride and walk along the parade route during the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Members of the Gillooly and Sharman families enjoy
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Members of the Gillooly and Sharman families enjoy the Heritage Day celebration in Orient. (July 1, 2012)

Members of North Fork Chorale sing on the
Photo Credit: Erin Geismar

Members of North Fork Chorale sing on the steps of Old Point Schoolhouse during the Oysterponds Historical Society's Heritage Day celebration. (July 1, 2012)

Concert-goers dance Friday as the Martha Clara Vineyards
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Concert-goers dance Friday as the Martha Clara Vineyards of Riverhead began its summer concert series with Paul Mahos and New Life Crisis. (June 29, 2012)

Concert-goers dance Friday as the Martha Clara Vineyards
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Concert-goers dance Friday as the Martha Clara Vineyards of Riverhead began its summer concert series with Paul Mahos and New Life Crisis. (June 29, 2012)

Concert-goers dance Friday as the Martha Clara Vineyards
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Concert-goers dance Friday as the Martha Clara Vineyards of Riverhed began its summer concert series with Paul Mahos and New Life Crisis. (June 29, 2012)

The Martha Clara Vineyards of Riverhead started it
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The Martha Clara Vineyards of Riverhead started it summer concert series Friday with Paul Mahos and the New Life Crisis. Band members are, from left, Jeff Allegue, Paul Mahos, and Steve O'Brien. (June 29, 2012)

Paul Mahos of New Life Crisis performs Friday
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Paul Mahos of New Life Crisis performs Friday in the first summer concert at the Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. (June 29, 2012)

Paul Mahos of New Life Crisis performs Friday,
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Paul Mahos of New Life Crisis performs Friday, the start of the summer concert series at the Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead. (June 29, 2012)

Paul Mahos of New Life Crisis performs Friday
Photo Credit: Michael Cusanelli

Paul Mahos of New Life Crisis performs Friday as the Martha Clara Vineyards in Riverhead starts its second year of a summer concert series. (June 29, 2012)

Mineola resident Gary Solomon, 44, dances with his
Photo Credit: Ann Luk

Mineola resident Gary Solomon, 44, dances with his son, Benjamin Solomon, 5, at Jamesport Vineyard's Wine, Beer and Oyster Festival with Blue Point Brewery on Father's Day. They danced to acoustic tunes played by the local band, Dawg Star Compromise. (June 17, 2012)

Tasting manager Michelle Wilkins, 33, pours a cup
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Tasting manager Michelle Wilkins, 33, pours a cup of Blue Point Brewery's Blueberry Ale during Jamesport Vineyard's Wine, Beer and Oyster Festival with Blue Point Brewery on Father's Day. (June 17, 2012).

Jason Baron, left, 31, spends his first Father's
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Jason Baron, left, 31, spends his first Father's Day at Jamesport Vineyards with his 1-year-old son, William, during the Wine, Beer and Oyster Festival with Blue Point Brewery on Sunday. William was able to wander around the large field of grass and grapevines and meet new people, like Dante Zangrillo, 7, and his father, Vincent Zangrillo, 57. (June 17, 2012)

Shirley resident Artie Reilly, right, 52, dances with
Photo Credit: Ann Luk

Shirley resident Artie Reilly, right, 52, dances with friends at Jamesport Vineyard's Wine, Beer and Oyster Festival with Blue Point Brewery on Father's Day. He danced to music played by local bands Reckoning, Electrix and Dawg Star Compromise. (June 17, 2012)

Music and outdoor eating at Jamesport Vineyards in
Photo Credit: Ann Luk

Music and outdoor eating at Jamesport Vineyards in Jamesport.

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