Planners Take a First Look at Bridgehampton CVS Proposal

Posted on 20 August 2014

The Southampton Town Planning Board last Thursday, August 14, took its first look at a proposed plan to build a CVS pharmacy on a vacant parcel on Montauk Highway and the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike.

East Hampton Town Board to Hold Special Meeting on Aircraft Noise

Posted on 20 August 2014

The East Hampton Town Board will hold a special meeting next week to give residents from the North and South forks the opportunity to express their concerns about aircraft noise.

East Hampton’s First Annual Sustainability and Renewable Energy Fair

Posted on 20 August 2014

Solar energy companies, inventors, beekeepers, musicians and environmentalists gathered on the grounds of Miss Amelia’s Cottage in Amagansett on Saturday, August 16, for the first annual Sustainability and Renewable Energy Fair.

ZBA Says It Will Approve Sotheby’s Office

Posted on 20 August 2014

The Sag Harbor Village Zoning Board of Appeals, in a straw vote on Tuesday, August 19, said it would approve the application of Sotheby’s International Realty to lease the former offices of The Sag Harbor Express at 35 Main Street.

Shattering Artistic Boundaries in Sag Harbor

Posted on 20 August 2014

Post-post-colonial Jamaica, the pollution crisis in China, and the inked up working class of Ohio seem like unusual choices for an art show, and that’s the point.

Talkhouse and Tooker: Remembering the East End’s 19th Century Legends

Posted on 20 August 2014

William Wallace Tooker was 5 years old when he found his first Algonquian flints while roaming the meadows near Conkling’s Point in Sag Harbor. When he was 18, Montaukett Indian and local legend Stephen “Talkhouse” Pharaoh gave him an arrowhead and by the time he was 20, Mr. Tooker was photographing his friend for the iconic portrait that now resides in the National Anthropological Archives of the Smithsonian Institution.

Whether Legal or Criminal, Street Art Brings Art to the People

Posted on 19 August 2014

A few years ago, Chris Stain was arrested for spray painting graffiti in a public space. While on probation for the crime, he was commissioned $60,000 to paint a mural, also in a public space. As the line between “graffiti” and “mural” gets thinner, the public is beginning to catch up in understanding the common thread—art.

In East Hampton, Box Art Auctioned to Aid East End Hospice

Posted on 19 August 2014

A 14-year-old tradition continues over the coming weeks with the auction of a number of ornamentally decorated boxes to benefit East End Hospice. In 2000, supporters of the facility gathered the support of about 100 local artists, each of whom was asked to transform a single wine or cigar box into a work of art. The success of the enterprise, both artistically and monetarily, has enabled it to continue as a highlight of the late summer each year since.

Rubber Duckies Off to the Races on Shelter Island

Posted on 19 August 2014

Bath time’s favorite icon is coming to Shelter Island. Some 500 rubber ducks will float down Chase Creek this Sunday, August 24, at the third annual Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce Duck Race.

Art and Fashion Legends to Host a Conversation at the Parrish Art Museum

Posted on 19 August 2014

Design legends—and East End residents—Ross Bleckner and Calvin Klein will share their experiences in a conversation moderated by Edward Nardoza at the Parrish Art Museum on Sunday, August 24.

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A Conversation With

Shanette Barth-Cohen

Posted on 20 August 2014

Shanette Barth-Cohen is the executive director of the Hampton Classic. She discusses her involvement and what the famous horse show has in store this year. How did you get involved in the Hampton Classic? Well, this is my ninth year as executive director. In horse sports I was a kid who rode and competed here [...]

Arts

John Lithgow on Love Is Strange

Posted on 21 August 2014

Love Is Strange fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor.  Ira Sachs’ moving character piece opens this Friday in New York and L.A., and will expand to Long Island theaters on September 19. Sachs wrote the script with Mauricio Zacharias, his collaborator on his previous, semiautobiographical film, Keep the Lights On. That [...]

Calendar

Calendar August 14 through August 28

Posted on 11 August 2014

Sean Lee will perform as part of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival Outdoors THU AUG 14 Northwest Creek and Harbor Paddle, 8:30 a.m., East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, meet at the parking lot at the end of Northwest Landing Road, BYO kayak, canoe, or paddleboard, life vest required. Leader: Sarah-Jane Lynn, (631) 268-6273. SAT AUG [...]

Classifieds

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Posted on 21 August 2013

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Community

Talkhouse and Tooker: Remembering the East End’s 19th Century Legends

Posted on 20 August 2014

William Wallace Tooker was 5 years old when he found his first Algonquian flints while roaming the meadows near Conkling’s Point in Sag Harbor. When he was 18, Montaukett Indian and local legend Stephen “Talkhouse” Pharaoh gave him an arrowhead and by the time he was 20, Mr. Tooker was photographing his friend for the iconic portrait that now resides in the National Anthropological Archives of the Smithsonian Institution.

Government

Proposed Rental Registry in East Hampton

Posted on 20 August 2014

The East Hampton Town Board discussed a proposed law for a rental registry at its Tuesday, August 19, work session.

Harvest

Sag Harbor’s George Hirsch Just Wants Food Done Right

Posted on 15 April 2014

Local chef George Hirsch is celebrating the 20th anniversary of his popular public television program, “Living It Up” with a new WLIW series featuring some of the East End’s brightest culinary artisans.

Local Business

Furnishing Coastal Homes on the East End

Posted on 20 August 2014

Patricia McGrath believes that everything she sells in her store has a potentially perfect home. Coastal Home on Bridgehampton’s Main Street sells new and vintage art, furniture and home finishings to Hamptonites looking for that coastal, homey feel.

Main Street 2012

Sustaining Variety in a Perfect World

Posted on 16 February 2012

By Claire Walla Lisa Field was manning the register at the back of the Sag Harbor Variety Store one recent Thursday afternoon when an old man, awkwardly holding a small piece of insulated fabric, approached the counter. “Do you have any Velcro?” the man asked skeptically. Without missing a beat, Field reached over to a [...]

Police News

Multiple Injuries in East Hampton Village Car Accident

Posted on 17 August 2014

At least two people were injured in a car accident in East Hampton Village on Sunday afternoon, police said.

Schools

Bridgehampton School District to Appoint New Athletic Director Wednesday

Posted on 21 August 2014

Bridgehampton School will appoint Eric Bramoff as its new athletic director at its meeting on Wednesday, August 27.

Sports

A Long Paddle from Montauk to Block Island for Charity

Posted on 13 August 2014

For the ninth time in 10 years a group of experienced stand-up paddlers and kayakers set out early Saturday morning on a journey from Montauk Point to Block Island. The 18-mile paddle was completed roughly six hours later, with 29 participants having raised more than $80,000 for the local non-profit Paddlers for Humanity, which works to improve the lives of children.

XO

Roller Hockey Heroes: A Bit Gray at the Temples, But Full of Passion

Posted on 23 October 2013

Though the New York Islanders will soon abandon Nassau Coliseum in favor of the Barclays Center in hipster Brooklyn, in the 1970s the team grew to be a hockey powerhouse and the pride of Long Island, culminating with the Islanders first Stanley Cup win in 1979-80. That same year the unsung US Olympic hockey team bested the USSR in a legendary Cold War match up. And in the Long Island suburb of East Northport, a group of boys was paying close attention … and they were inspired.

Xtras

Mural Gets a Makeover

Posted on 15 April 2014

    by Helen A. Harrison   You might think that we already know all there is to know about Jackson Pollock’s life and work, but you’d be wrong. For example, before Pollock’s 1943 mural arrived at Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, it had acquired a coating of varnish, as well as a heavy [...]