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Ice Cube Is Back and Still Yelling in 22 Jump Street

Posted on 12 June 2014

              Ice Cube (foreground) with Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum   Expected to outgross the original, 22 Jump Street opens Friday across the country, including in East Hampton.  I got a jump on the sequel.  On assignment for the Australian magazine, FilmInk, I was among a contingent of journalists [...]

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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 [...]

Flip, Flop and Fly to “Run & Jump”

Posted on 23 January 2014

by Danny Peary Run & Jump fits my category Movies That Should Play in Sag Harbor.  I was rooting for this splendid German-Irish co-production to be voted Best Narrative Feature at 2013’s Tribeca Film Festival.  It took a while but I’m delighted that this Friday it will be released theatrically, as well as debut on [...]

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Still Early, but a Big Win for Pierson Soccer

Posted on 27 September 2013

After an hour of tightly-played and highly-intense soccer, Jack Fitzpatrick found himself alone with only Southold goaltender John Charles Funke standing between him and the Pierson-Bridgehampton soccer team’s biggest win of the year so far.

Fitzpatrick, Pierson’s junior center-midfielder, was the beneficiary of two great passes from Jesus Padilla and Ian Barrett and scored the game winner with 47 seconds gone in double overtime.

Lady Whalers Go Up Against the Best

Posted on 27 September 2013

The Pierson-Bridgehampton girls soccer team, which has struggled in recent years, is re-building and got a close-up look this week at what the program’s desired result might look like.

With a budding group of young players, a dedicated senior class and a new head coach in Lisa DiRussa, the Lady Whalers earned their first win of the young season, a 3-0 victory over Smithtown Christian, on September 18. The team visited perennial powerhouse Mattituck on Friday, however, and came away with a 5-0 loss.

Getting the Soil Ready for Fall

Posted on 27 September 2013

With the days getting cooler and the nights getting longer, landscaping may be the last thing on your mind. But according to experts around the East End, autumn is the critical time for those looking to perfect their yards for next season.

“The fall is the best time to do everything,” said Ivan Roman, president of Heirloom Gardens in Water Mill. “What you do in the fall landscape-wise is going to basically set up your success or failure for the following season.”

Orchids Are Easy

Posted on 27 September 2013

Marders Landscape Services and Garden Center ( on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton will host a garden lecture on Sunday, September 29 at 10 a.m. entitled “Orchids are Easy”; On October 6, the garden lecture will focus on “The Planting of Fall Bulbs” and on October 13 a demonstration is planned on “Being Creative with [...]

Riverhead Contractor Takes Ultra Pro Challenge

Posted on 27 September 2013

A Riverhead contractor won the ULTRA Pro Challenge at Revco Lighting + Electrical Supply, Inc. in Southampton earlier this month. Many local contractors competed to install an ULTRA Ventilation Fan, which provides bathroom ventilation, with the quickest time. Winner Justin Winters of A & M Electric of Riverhead won with an installation time of five [...]

Hildreth’s Home Goods Goes Social

Posted on 27 September 2013

Hildreth’s Home Goods (, with locations in East Hampton and Southampton, has announced a new home in social media, having joined Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Yelp, and YouTube. To promote this new presence, Hildreth’s has announced a promotion where the company will donate $1 to the Coalition for Women’s Cancers at Southampton Hospital for every Facebook [...]

25-Percent Off Art at English Country Antiques

Posted on 27 September 2013

English Country Antiques (, with locations in Bridgehampton, Wainscott and Southampton, has announced a 25-percent off sale on all prints, paintings and artwork, including lithographs from Chagall, Picasso and Matisse. The company will also offer 20-percent off all special order upholstery, including Mitchell Gold & Bob Williams, Wesley Hall, Mr. And Mrs. Howard and & [...]