Waterfront History Still Evident In Greenport, NY
Originally known as Green Hill, the son of the pastor who founded the original settlement in Southold, built a timber frame home from the shores of Sterling Creek. Years later, the harbor became an active shipping and whaling port since the harbor never froze over during the winter season, With the change in economic use, the name was changed from Green Hill to Greenport to reflect the active maritime waterfront. Jerry Cibulski- Century 21 Albertson Realty
- Greenport Village has become a destination for those looking for a diverse food culture. With ties to the waterfront, you can find Little Creek Oysters overlooking the harbor with picnic tables filled with revelers of the oyster selection available on the menu. Fun for everyone, you can shuck your own or order them prepared. With lessons on hand, you can enjoy the challenge and experience of opening you own with gloves and knives at the ready. To commemorate the event, be sure to pick up a Go Shuck Yourself T-Shirt in the gift section of the shop.
- For a more refined dining experience, look for Barba Bianca on the docks in the former Scrimshaw location. or seek out The Frisky Oyster with an incredible selection on the menu and a very inventive drink menu. Further down Front St you will have to try Noah's. With both indoor and outdoor dining, Noah's offers a tapas menu that is never disappointing.
- If you are looking for quick and easy, with a fun vibe and light on the wallet are a few "must do" destinations. Lucharitos has plenty of style points with the dining area, menus and plating of this hub of fun and laughter. A few doors away is Ralph's Famous Italian Ices in Greenport. Quick and easy on a warm summers day and something for everyone. Can't please a fussy one in your group, try Flavors Dessert Cafe, there is sure to be something on the menu.
The heart of Greenport Village is Mitchell Park. The park comes alive Monday evenings during the summer season with free to the public, music in the park series. Bring a blanket and a chair along with your dancing shoes and have a great evening on the water with fun, laughter and the perfect time to catch up with friends.