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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.

Let’s Talk About Sex… No, Really!

Posted on 08 January 2014

Sex. It’s one of those things people just can’t seem to get enough of … especially when they’re talking about it. Which is why writer Ilene Beckerman and director Michael Disher have conceived a theatrical piece that delves into the minds of women by offering an “insider’s look,” if you will, at this most intimate of subjects.

Winter Heats Up With Dante’s “Inferno” (among other writings)

Posted on 07 January 2014

With the coldest temperatures in recent memory roaring into Sag Harbor this week, the first days of 2014 are turning out to be the perfect opportunity for delving into the depths of Hell. And at Canio’s Books on upper Main Street, that’s exactly what they’re doing all month long.

Calendar 12/26/13 to 1/14/14

Posted on 23 December 2013

On Friday, December 27, musician Bryan Campbell (above) performs in a Winter Jazz Concert at Canio’s Cultural Cafe with Steve Shaughnessy. The music begins at 5:30 p.m. at Canio’s, 290 Main Street, Sag Harbor.

Larry Cantwell

Posted on 23 December 2013

The supervisor-elect of East Hampton Town will take office on January 1, 2014.

The Resolution Solution in 2014

Posted on 23 December 2013

With a New Year on the horizon comes the inevitable slew of new resolutions. For most folks, top among them is the vow to be active and live a healthier lifestyle in the coming year. And while resolutions are based on the best of intentions, not long into the new year, the will and the way tend to recede and we revert back to our good old bad habits. Fortunately for those on the East End who are looking to get healthy in 2014, there is a place to turn for support — the Wellness Foundation.

Artwork That is Truly Salt of the Earth

Posted on 23 December 2013

For artist Bettina Werner, her inspiration is the salt of the earth — literally.

Skating on Thin Ice … and Other Fond Memories

Posted on 19 December 2013

By Annette Hinkle I’ll start by saying I’ve never been a great ice skater — but I’ve always been an enthusiastic one. And let me further clarify that statement — when I say ice skating, I’m not talking about circling endlessly around a Zambonied rink with hundreds of others — even on a very romantic rink [...]

We’re Thinking of You

Posted on 19 December 2013

It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again. As we head into this weekend, the final packages are being “wrapped and bowed” for placement under the tree. And come next week — we’ll be looking toward the annual winding down of the calendar. This is a time of magic and wonder for the kids, [...]

Wendy Chamberlin

Posted on 19 December 2013

The wildlife rehabilitator is the organizer of the Wildlife Preservation Coalition of Eastern Long Island, the group sponsoring an online petition protesting the Long Island Farm Bureau’s plan to hire USDA sharpshooters to cull the East End Deer herd this winter.