Environmentalists Try To Save Calverton Area Land From Developer

Environmentalists Try To Save Calverton Area Land From Developer

Environmentalists Trying to Save Calverton Area Land This past Memorial Day I was honoring our military and thinking about its influence here in the Calverton area. For decades Riverhead has had difficulties with its most valuable asset, a large undeveloped tract of commercial property. In March 2017, the town of Riverhead endorsed a letter of …

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Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton

Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton

Fair Trade Chocolate from Stony Brook University Incubator in Calverton I have a fondness and respect for other small business owners and entrepreneurs in Calverton. Ben Conard is a young entrepreneur who created a company called Five North Chocolate two years ago. The incubator in Calverton has given him a way to live out his …

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Creative Recycling in Baiting Hollow

Creative Recycling in Baiting Hollow

Creative Recycling at Giles Nursery in Baiting Hollow Baiting Hollow is my home and there is lot more here than meets the eye. As you drive along Sound Avenue in Baiting Hollow, you may notice some kinetic sculptures and other metal creations. They grace the grounds of Giles Nursery where Eric Giles handcrafts them from …

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Enjoy Live Music in Calverton

Enjoy Live Music in Calverton

Enjoy live music in Calverton and surrounds Baiting Hollow Farm Vineyard in Calverton often has musicians performing, and the live music draws a large, enthusiastic crowd. Rickey Roche This singer and acoustic guitarist has been performing on Long Island for many years. He has cultivated a wide-ranging solo act and often plays at the Baiting …

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Riverhead Has Some Great Mexican Taquerias

Riverhead Has Some Great Mexican Taquerias

Taco Bout It opens in Main Street, Riverhead If you enjoy authentic Mexican food, you will be pleased to know that another Mexican Taquero, Taco Bout It, has opened its doors in Main Street, Riverhead.  It occupies the space where Las Mexicanas operated until it closed its doors a few months ago. It joins several …

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Baiting Hollow is the best of both worlds

Baiting Hollow is the best of both worlds

  Vacation From Big City Stresses For me, Baiting Hollow offers the best of both worlds. The landscape is dotted with golf courses, nurseries, farm stands and vineyards. Many wineries operate within 30 minutes drive. The hamlet has rural charm but also offers the convenience of being close to the Long Island Expressway.   Baiting …

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Eating at Cooporage Inn in Baiting Hollow

Eating at Cooporage Inn in Baiting Hollow

Great for Meals, Bring a Friend or Two My home and business are in Baiting Hollow, and I take pride in patronizing local businesses. One of these is Cooperage Inn which is located only 3.5 miles from the Long Island Expressway. It has great ambiance and is well supported by our growing local community.  It …

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3 Reasons Businesses Fail

3 Reasons Businesses Fail

3 Main Reasons for Failure First let’s get one thing out of the way. Starting a business is hard work. There are no shortcuts.  Businesses fail for three main reasons.  You have to be willing to put in long hours and tons of research if you want to make it work. Depending on what you …

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Negotiation Strategies for Success

Negotiation Strategies for Success

Top Three Negotiation Strategies for Business Success If you’re going to succeed in business, you have to understand the art of negotiation. There’s no way of getting around that. Every day we negotiate with our customers, our coworkers, and our boss. We may not perceive it as negotiation, but that’s what it is. Understanding successful …

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Stepping Stone Failures

Stepping Stone Failures

Learning to Lead Yourself so You Can Lead Others Any great leader will tell you they’ve failed many times in their life. The difference between them and mediocre managers is that they kept on going. They didn’t wallow in self-pity or allow it to affect their decision-making. I know from direct experience that failures are …

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