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Michele Thompson

Posted on 22 January 2014

Michele Thompson is the first director of the Southampton Center, a multi-disciplinary arts center in the former Parrish Art Museum space in Southampton Village. Thompson comes to the East End from the 92nd Street Y where she is currently the director of adult education and the arts at 92Y and former director of 92Y Tribeca.

April Gornik

Posted on 15 January 2014

The Serve Sag Harbor board member talks about Cocktails & Conversation at The Corner Bar which she hosts this Sunday, January 19 from 5 to 7 p.m. as a fundraiser for the organization.

Ross Student Restores a Classic

Posted on 15 January 2014

Ask Sam Hamilton to name his passions and you’ll soon learn that cars are at the top of the list. Hamilton, a Sag Harbor resident, attends the Ross School — and last spring when it came time to decide on a senior project to compete his final year at Ross, he knew exactly what he wanted to do… Restore a classic car.

The SteelDrivers Bring Their Unique Brand of Bluegrass to Shelter Island

Posted on 14 January 2014

Each year around this time, fans of bluegrass music can count on getting their fix at the annual concert held at Shelter Island School. This year is no exception, and on Saturday, Sylvester Manor and the Shelter Island Town Recreation Department team up to present an evening of music by “The SteelDrivers,” a Grammy-nominated bluegrass band based in Nashville, Tennessee.

He Said, She Said: Talking About Sex at the Southampton Cultural Center

Posted on 14 January 2014

In the early 1990s, a self-help book by relationship counselor John Gray changed the world by highlighting the differences between genders — its title, “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” became a cliché for the many ways in which men and women simply do not connect. Now, we have “Sex: What She’s Really Thinking,” a new play enjoying its inaugural production at the Southampton Cultural Center (SCC).

Snowy Owls: Winter’s Visitors Come Calling in a Big Way

Posted on 14 January 2014

There’s a spectacular display going on right now around the beaches of the East End courtesy of some winged seasonal visitors who have ventured down to our neck of the woods from the frigid Arctic. It’s the wondrously white snowy owl — and by all accounts, this has been a banner season for sightings locally.

Calendar 01/09 to 01/26/14

Posted on 08 January 2014

  Outdoors   SAT JAN 11 How to ID Trees in Winter. 10 a.m. SoFo, 377 Bridgehampton Turnpike, Bridgehampton. Free for members, $7 for non-members, $5 for children. 537-9735. Point Woods Hike. 10 a.m. Meet on Camp Hero Road, Montauk. 668-3432. Stony Hill Woods Hike. 10 a.m. Meet at dirt pull-of on Abraham’s Path, ¼ [...]

Chief Michael Sarlo

Posted on 08 January 2014

The new head of the East Hampton Town Police Department, who began his job on January 1, talks about what’s ahead in the coming year.

Slip Sliding Away

Posted on 08 January 2014

Snow and sidewalks. It’s a combination we here on Sag Harbor’s Main Street know all too well every winter. During big storms, it can be difficult for business and building owners to keep up with demand. Shoveling, salting, then watching as more of the white stuff comes down or, worse yet, the standing water freezes [...]

A Fiat Fantasy

Posted on 08 January 2014

Osman Popovic, a native of Montegreno, has worked at The American Hotel in Sag Harbor for 23 years. And on December 24, Popovic, a waiter, got a Christmas bonus from his boss, Ted Conklin, like no other — a brand new Fiat convertible. Chalk it all up to the power of positive thinking.