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Same Name, New Vibe

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here Now, it’s more than the ferry that connects the two forks of Long Island. Claudio’s Restaurant of Greenport, an iconic and famed eatery for over 100 years, is now under the same management as Sag Harbor’s trusted establishment, Sen Restaurant, and the

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Unmatchable Spirit

This article first appeared in The Independent Newspaper. Read more about #EverythingEastEnd here   Once a whaling village, Greenport has been making a splash in the beverage industry. For beer, there’s the Greenport Harbor Brewing Company and now, for spirits, there’s a new kid on the block, Matchbook Distilling Co. The team behind this “bespoke

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Live Energized

Never have I ever inhaled salt by the gram full — until now. Sound View in Greenport is the home of a halotherapy spa, Salt Live Energized, that pumps enough salt into the air that you can see it accumulating on surfaces. It’s enough white dust to make Tony Montana dart for the door. If

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Hard Nocks: It Will Knock You Out

Growing up, my professional athletic aspirations in high school were equally divided between becoming a Rip Curl-sponsored surfer or a kick boxer — both of which never came to fruition, of course. The latter came after I joined a local gym where amateur boxers trained. Two of them taught women’s kickboxing lessons. Before and after

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Vintage, Darling

(This article first appeared in the November 8, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   More than just something to wear, vintage clothing has the power to take us back in time. Every decade is defined by a fashion trend and nowadays vintage is the new vogue. No one knows that more than Houston native

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North Fork Oysters & Greenport Brew

(This article first appeared in the September 13, 2017 issue of The Independent Newspaper)   “Drink and eat local,” John Liegey, co-founder of Greenport Harbor Brewing, echoed over the phone. I’m on a three-way call with him and Ian Wile, owner of Little Creek Oyster Farm & Market. The two first met approximately five years

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Chalk Art: Long Islands Latest Masterpiece

(This article first appeared in the August 24, 2016 issue of The Independent Newspaper- as a prequel to the post write up seen here)   Picture the word “love” drawn out in front of your eyes on a black chalk board. Waves, underwater creatures, and flowers all morphed to form the letters L, O, V,

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28 Days of Food & Drinks

Get ready for 28 new flavors to add to your foodie bucket list! The number 28 was originally inspired by a blog documenting my Golden Birthday Adventure. This number transitioned into an entire series on how to live life to the fullest. After Springing to Action comes a more concise post about my true passion-

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