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Lady Whalers Win Opener

Posted on 23 September 2013

By Gavin Menu   The Pierson-Bridgehampton girls volleyball team won just one game all of last season. It took one match — the first of the season — for the Lady Whalers to match that total this fall. “So we’re off to a good start,” said Donna Fischer, who takes the reigns from Stacey DeRobertis [...]

Whalers Reload for New Season

Posted on 23 September 2013

By Gavin Menu It’s not every year that a program loses two players like Gabe Dennon and Dillon Decker, who helped lead the Pierson-Bridgehampton golf team to one of its best seasons in school history last fall. The Whalers also lost Jake Bennett and Brad Reiner to graduation in June but will still boast a [...]

Raising Escargot

Posted on 23 September 2013

After searching for fresh escargot to no avail, East End chef Taylor Knapp was about to give up when a friend joked that he should raise the snails himself.

“I kind of blew him off and dismissed it pretty quickly,” said Knapp, sitting on the porch of Greenport’s First and South Restaurant, where he is the head chef. “Then I got to thinking about it ‘cause it was in the slow season and we didn’t have anything better to do than think about crazy ideas like that. So heck, let’s go ahead and raise some snails.”

Helping Families Flourish

Posted on 23 September 2013

Rather than throwing in the towel when she found herself in a “huge fight” with her new husband just three weeks into their marriage, Dr. Jeannette Lofas decided to use herself as the guinea pig for a new business venture.

Dr. Lofas and her young son from a previous marriage had moved into her new husband’s home, which he shared with his four adolescent daughters. According to Dr. Lofas, she got along great with the girls while she was dating their father, but the dynamics changed once they became a stepfamily.

Yoga Teacher Training Program

Posted on 23 September 2013

Yoga Shanti (yogashanti.com) has announced it will host a 300-hour yoga teacher training program led by Colleen Saidman and Rodney Yee with world renowned and esteemed yoga teachers Richard Rosen, Richard Freeman, Heidi Fokine, Kari Harendorf, Manorama, and Susan Lippy Orem. The program will take place over eight weekends between November 2013 and May 2014 [...]

Meatless Mondays at Almond

Posted on 23 September 2013

Almond Restaurant & Bar (almondrestaurant.com) at One Ocean Road in Bridgehampton has announced the return of Meatless Mondays. The vegetarian three-course prix fixe is $35 and will be offered all night every Monday. Meatless Mondays (www.meatlessmondays.org) is a global initiative, whose goal is to help reduce meat consumption by 15-percent in order to improve personal [...]

They Are Still Lurking …

Posted on 23 September 2013

There is a false impression that the end of the summer season means the end of the threat of ticks. In reality, adult ticks are still in full force during the early fall months.   “Ticks are in search of blood meal into mid-November before the winter months arrive,” says Brian Kelly, tick and mosquito [...]

Fantastic Fall Offers at Salon Xavier

Posted on 23 September 2013

Salon Xavier (salonxavier.com) on Bay Street in Sag Harbor has announced a list of fall specials for clients. The new apple blossom and kumquat spa manicure coupled with a pedicure and blow dry is on special for $140, a $40 discount. The spa also offers the Thursday & Friday Euphoria, a facial and massage—60 minutes [...]

Fish on the Move

Posted on 23 September 2013

by Al ‘Big Time’ Daniels There’s sure some fall in the weather this week. Cool nights with temps in the 50′s. Flocks of grackles and swallows are on the move. Acorns are dropping and some of the trees are already changing color. The bay temps are still dropping and there seems to be a lot [...]

Missed Manners

Posted on 23 September 2013

After spending a week in New York City over Labor Day (in order to get out of Labor Day in The Hamptons), I found myself thinking about the way we behave in different places. In the city people held doors for me as I came and went. “Thank you” I said to everyone who treated [...]