Good Morning!

• We’re expecting partly sunny skies today, with a high temperature near 57 degrees and isolated showers after 2 p.m. It will be partly cloudy overnight, with a low around 44. Saturday will be sunny, with a high near 63, and Sunday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 65.

• The Riverhead community filled the ballroom of the Hotel Indigo Wednesday night to give pieces of their mind to the developers looking to build up to 10 million square feet of new buildings alongside the runways at the Enterprise Park at Calverton. Read our full coverage.

• Tonight is the full moon and you can celebrate with a Full Moon Night Hike at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge this evening at 8 p.m. (Registration is required, along with $20 or $10 for members at or with the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt at the South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. (Free, more info is at

• The Ninth Annual Title Wave New Works Festival kicks off this evening at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor, with four bold new plays currently in development, all written by female playwrights. More info is at

• The Hampton Bays Fire Department at 106 Ponquogue Avenue in Hampton Bays will host a New York Blood Center blood drive tomorrow, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Appointments are recommended and can be made online here.

• The North Fork Environmental Council is holding a Repair Café tomorrow, May 6 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Greenport’s Floyd Memorial Library at 539 First Street. Volunteer repair coaches are needed to help members of the public repair items ranging from clothes to household appliances to bicycles, and everyone is encouraged to attend. To volunteer, email

• The Old Town Arts & Crafts Guild at 28265 Main Road in Cutchogue holds its annual Open House Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate the Arts Guild’s 75th Anniversary and find unique gifts made by North Fork artists.More info is at

• “Regeneration,” an exhibition on view through May 7 at East End Arts two downtown Riverhead galleries, will be the site of two events this weekend — a “Sound Bath” in the 11 West Main gallery with meditation DJ Daniel Lauter on Saturday, May 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and a final closing tour in both the 11 West Gallery and the main gallery at 133 East Main Street with artist Ted Thirlby and art historian Franklin Hill Perrell on May 7 at 10 a.m., followed by a salon discussion at the new coffee shop Mugs on Main at 33 East Main Street.

• The East Hampton Library plays host to a free film Screening of “Underwater Dreams” on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. , sponsored by East Hampton Town Anti-Bias Task Force. In the film, the sons of undocumented Mexican immigrants learn how to build an underwater robot from Home Depot parts and defeat engineering powerhouse MIT. Register by calling 631.324.0222 Ext. 3

The high tides on the East End for the next two days are as follows:

May 5
Plum Gut Harbor: 10:25 a.m., 10:33 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 9:33 a.m., 9:41 p.m.
Greenport: 11:02 a.m., 11:10 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 11:59 a.m.
Sag Harbor: 10:57 a.m., 11:05 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:24 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:02 a.m., 12:31 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 9:25 a.m., 9:44 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 7:34 a.m., 7:53 p.m.

May 6
Plum Gut Harbor: 11:07 a.m., 11:13 p.m.
Montauk Harbor: 10:15 a.m., 10:21 p.m.
Greenport: 11:44 a.m., 11:50 p.m.
Mattituck Inlet: 12:07 a.m., 12:42 p.m.
Sag Harbor: 11:39 a.m., 11:45 p.m.
New Suffolk: 12:32 a.m., 1:06 p.m.
South Jamesport: 12:39 a.m., 1:13 p.m.
Shinn. Bay Entrance: 10:06 a.m., 10:23 p.m.
Shinn. Inlet: 8:15 a.m., 8:32 p.m.

And that’s the way things look at dawn’s light here today.

Beth Young
Beth Young is an award-winning local journalist who has been covering the East End since the 1990s. She began her career at the Sag Harbor Express and, after receiving her Masters from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, has reported for the Southampton Press, the East Hampton Press and the Times/Review Media Group. She founded the East End Beacon website in 2013, and a print edition in 2017. Beth was born and raised on the North Fork. In her spare time, she tinkers with bicycles, tries not to drown in the Peconic Bay and hopes to grow the perfect tomato. You can send her a message at

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