From Luxury Listings NYC: The ocean foam may be frozen on the beaches but the hunt for second homes on Long Island’s East End is hardly chilled. On the North Fork — the 30-mile long peninsula in Suffolk County — small vineyards, farm-to-table restaurants, microbreweries and the sea air attracts buyers year-round, hungry for a less-frenzied summer experience than what is found in the nearby Hamptons. Ironically enough, that lower-key lifestyle is big business for real estate. [more]
With a rustic vibe, farm-to-table eateries and an influx of affluent hipsters, is the North Fork the new Brooklyn?