Category: Calverton

Calverton is one of Howard Wool’s favorite towns in Long Island, New York. Howard shares his picks for sites, events and happenings and why you should visit

Honoring Service Families this July 4th

Honoring Service Families this July 4th

 Celebrate July 4th Happy Fourth of July! This Independence Day is sure to be a hot one, so I am planning on some classic summer activities with family and friends–swimming in the pool, popsicles for the kids, hot dogs and burgers on the grill. At night, we will set off some small-scale fireworks, and hopefully …

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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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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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Great Long Island Driving Roads

Great Long Island Driving Roads

No winding mountain roads but Long Island has some drives if you know where to look I cannot wait for spring. I love to cruise in my car and take my friends or grand kids for rides. I splurged last year and bought myself my dream car –  Porsche 911.  Long Island provides some amazing …

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Being A Happy Business Owner

Being A Happy Business Owner

The Joys of Running a Small Business I have worn many hats in my professional life. I’ve been a teacher, failed business owner, and a successful business owner. A happy business owner is a hat I now wear. Through all of this, I know what it takes to be successful and much of that comes …

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