NYC Getaways, Uncategorized, wine, winery tours

Brotherhood Winery- America’s Oldest Winery

Experience the enigmatic atmosphere of Brotherhood Winery by taking a leisurely stroll through our vast network of underground cellars.  Excavated by hand in the late 19th Century, the dimly lit cellars house over two hundred oak barrels and feature a crested vault containing some of the oldest vintages in America. Our team of knowledgeable guides… Continue reading Brotherhood Winery- America’s Oldest Winery

food, NYC, pizza, Uncategorized

The Pizza Pedigree of a Native New Yorker

In New York City, we are spoiled in our choice of world class food. With all the choice that surrounds us, pizza remains the one thing every New York foodie is an authority on. As a kid growing up in Flatbush, the Brooklyn of the early 70’s spoke to me through my nose and my… Continue reading The Pizza Pedigree of a Native New Yorker

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Fire Island Beaches To Reopen After Sharks Caught Nearby

  UPDATE- Beaches To Reopen After Sharks Caught FIRE ISLAND IS SHARK TOWN USA  A Primer Track all tagged sharks at    htp://abc7ny.com/pets-animals/teen-bitten-by-shark-off-fire-island-officials-confirm/3782461/ http://www.nydailynews.com/news/ny-news-fire-island-sharks-20180718-story.html https://www.newsday.com/long-island/suffolk/fire-island-shark-1.19902393 http://longisland.news12.com/story/38674867/police-respond-to-reports-of-2-possible-shark-attacks-off-fire-island https://www.google.com/amp/s/nypost.com/2018/07/18/two-people-bitten-in-possible-shark-attacks-off-fire-island/amp/ https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Shark-Attack-New-York-Long-Island-Robert-Moses-Fire-Island-State-Park-488513691.html%3famp=y https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.wfsb.com/story/38675016/teen-among-two-people-bitten-by-sharks-off-long-island https://www.kxan.com/news/national-news/two-people-injured-in-shark-attacks-along-new-york-coast/1309587923     NY, NJ & CT Party Boat Reports 

Fishing, New York, Uncategorized

New York, Connecticut And New Jersey State Saltwater Fishing Records

  New York State Marine Fishing Records Marine Fish Records As of May 6, 2015 Species Weight (Lbs) Angler Date Albacore (False) 16.38 John Skinner, Wading River, NY 10/18/2009 Albacore (Longfin) 81.15 Billy Turnbull, Key Colony Beach, FL 10/08/2011 Atlantic Bonito 12.49 Angelo Peluso, Port Jefferson, NY 10/17/2003 Black Sea Bass 9.00 Sal Vicari, Bronx,… Continue reading New York, Connecticut And New Jersey State Saltwater Fishing Records

Fishing, NYC, party boats, Uncategorized

NYC Party Boats

BROOKLYN/SHEEPSHEAD BAY PARTY BOATS PARTY BOAT LISTINGS AND Updated REPORTS (with links) with useful TIPS AND GENERAL RULES (scroll past listings)! IF YOU KNOW A PARTY BOAT THAT I AM MISSING, PLEASE FORWARD A LINK AND I WILL CREATE A LISTING eringoscratch@gmail.com A lifetime of fishing around NYC and the amazing recipes I’ve gathered along… Continue reading NYC Party Boats

Fishing, New York, Uncategorized

YES! Updated 2018 New York State Saltwater Fishing Regulations

Yes, there is a Spring Blackfish season! Effective Date: March 30, 2018 Marine Recreational Fishing Limits Species Size Limits (1) (Total Length in Inches) Possession Limits (Number of Fish) Open Seasons Winter Flounder 12 2 April 1 - May 30 Striped Bass: Hudson River (north of George Washington Bridge) 18 - 28 or >40 1… Continue reading YES! Updated 2018 New York State Saltwater Fishing Regulations