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B. Smith Found in New York City

Posted on 26 November 2014

ABC and CBS News are reporting that Barbara Smith has been found safe in New York City. According to media reports, Ms. Smith, who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, was found in a diner. There is no additional information available about her condition.

Neighbors Pan Project Before Sag Harbor ZBA

Posted on 25 November 2014

Three neighbors, citing the changing character of their neighborhood, turned out to oppose the application of Steven Barr, who appeared before the Sag Harbor Zoning Board of Appeals on November 18, seeking variances to enlarge the house he owns at 43 Howard Street.

Supervisor, Mine Operator Spar Over Water Testing

Posted on 25 November 2014

John Tintle, the owner of the Sand Land sand mine in Noyac has typically kept a low profile. But as he seeks state Department of Environmental Conservation approval for a permit to expand his operations amid heavy opposition, he has begun to take his case to the public.

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Tintle Says Sand Land Has Long and Legal History

Posted on 25 November 2014

To hear John Tintle tell it, the neighbors of his Sand Land mine, composting and recycling facility in Noyac simply want to make his business go away to increase their own property values.

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Reception To Put Spotlight on Nonprofits

Posted on 25 November 2014

Tuesday, December 2, is “National Giving Tuesday,” and All For The East End (AFTEE) will bring together the nonprofit community of the East End along with friends and supporters to focus attention on “giving local” as part of the national initiative.

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Carrot Tasting Goes to the Root of the Vegetable

Posted on 25 November 2014

It all started with a bland carrot.
Standing in his restaurant kitchen garden on the Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Turnpike in September of 2013, restaurateur and chef Colin Ambrose crunched down a newly harvested carrot fresh from the soil. It looked great—bright orange, long and tapered—but the flavor wasn’t there. Mr. Ambrose, who has been at the forefront of the local, fresh food movement on the East End since his days at the helm of the original Estia in Amagansett in the 1990s, hatched a plan then and there to gather together local farmers, gardeners and chefs in a growing experiment aimed at identifying keys to successfully cultivating different carrot varieties.
And the results were delicious.

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Community Calendar: Thursday, November 27 – Thursday, December 4

Posted on 25 November 2014

  Outdoors FRI NOV 28 Annual Walk-It-Off Walk, Southampton Trails Preservation Society, 10 a.m. to noon, meet at the end of Round Pond Lane in Sag Harbor. Leader: Dai Dayton, 631-745-0689. Day-After-Turkey-Day Hike in Barcelona, East Hampton Trails Preservation Society, 10 a.m., meet at the Sag Harbor Golf Club Clubhouse at the end of Barcelona [...]

Homespun Opens at Silas Marder Gallery in Bridgehampton

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Silas Marder Gallery on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton has announced a group exhibition, Home Spun, which will open on Saturday November 29 with a reception from 4 to 8 p.m. and remain on view through December 21. Home Spun explores various ways in which artists use traditionally craft-based materials and techniques to communicate [...]

Changing the Face of Architecture at The Parish Art Museum

Posted on 25 November 2014

The Parrish Art Museum will present the Long Island premiere of “Making Space/5 Women Changing the Face of Architecture” on Friday, November 28 at 6 p.m. The film, directed by Ultan Guilfoyle, will be screened with a Q & A with co-producers Alice Shure and Janice Stanton directly after. “The Parrish is committed to examining [...]

All Docs, All Day at the Hamptons Take Two Documentary Film Festival Next Week

Posted on 25 November 2014

The seventh annual Hamptons Take Two Documentary Film Festival will open Thursday, December 4 and run “all docs, all day” through Sunday, December 7 at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor. “2014 has witnessed another year of growth for the festival, increasing from three to four days of films and expanding to 32 documentaries,” said [...]