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Sag Harbor’s Wharf Shop Gears Up for the Holiday Season

Posted on 18 December 2014

Nada Barry and Gwen Waddington, the mother and daughter team behind The Wharf Shop in Sag Harbor, have a holiday tradition of their own: manning their toy store until the last gift of Christmas is purchased on Christmas Eve. But these ladies start gearing up for the holiday months in advance.

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Community Calendar, December 18 and December 25

Posted on 18 December 2014

Holiday Happenings THURS DEC 18 Free Holiday Concert, featuring Caroline Doctorow, Russ Seeger, and Job Potter & Friends, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., Ashawagh Hall, 780 Springs Fireplace Road, East Hampton. FRI DEC 19 Holiday Hands On Print Craft, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., also on Saturday, Hampton Library, 2478 Main Street, Bridgehampton. (631) 537-0015 or [...]

Snail of Approval Awarded to North Fork Table & Inn

Posted on 18 December 2014

Slow Food East End announced last week it has awarded its first Snail of Approval to the North Fork Table & Inn in Southold. Since it was founded a decade ago, the North Fork Table & Inn has offered diners a progressive American menu of seasonally inspired, locally sourced biodynamic and organic produce, fresh seafood [...]

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It’s a Wonderful Life Is Even More Wonderful on the Big Screen

Posted on 18 December 2014

Sure, you’ve watched or plan to watch It’s a Wonderful Life on television for the fifteenth or twenty-fifth consecutive December. But did you know that that you can also see Frank Capra’s incomparable Christmas classic in 35mm in a theater in New York City? The IFC Center at 323 Avenue of the Americas, off 4th Street, has been showing it several times a day and that will continue through holidays.

Colicchio to Leave Topping Rose House

Posted on 18 December 2014

Tom Colicchio will be leaving The Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton as of January 1, a spokesperson for the restaurant confirmed this week. “After years working closely together to create Topping Rose House, the much-lauded, one-of-a-kind luxury hotel and restaurant in Bridgehampton, New York, owners Bill Campbell and Simon Critchell and operator Tom Colicchio of Craft [...]

Condo Plan for Schiavoni Building Put on Hold

Posted on 17 December 2014

The former G.F. Schiavoni Plumbing warehouse on Jermain Avenue, which has been vacant for several years, has most recently served as a tableau for graffitti artists who have painted it with a giant pink whale, the word FREEDUM and a number of tags.

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ARB Okays Hand House Restoration

Posted on 17 December 2014

A plan to renovate the historic Captain David Hand House on Church Street in Sag Harbor was given the green light by the Sag Harbor Board of Historic Preservation and Architectural Review on Thursday, December 11.

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Bay Street Theater Announces “Grey Gardens, The Musical” Will Close 2015 MainStage Season

Posted on 16 December 2014

Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater Announced last week it will stage “Grey Gardens,” a musical, as the third production of its 2015 Mainstage Season, which runs May 26 through August 30. “Grey Gardens” will open July 28 and run through August 30, with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel and lyrics by Michael [...]

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The Glazzies Live at Stephen Talkhouse

Posted on 16 December 2014

Featuring original members and Sag Harbor residents Peter Landi and David Horn, The Glazzies will perform at The Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett on Friday, December 19 at 8 p.m. An alternative rock duo, the band is influenced by Dinosaur Jr., Nirvana and Local H. Originally formed in high school in 2008, Mr. Horn (on drums) [...]

Bridgehampton Man Charged After Knocking Down Utility Pole

Posted on 15 December 2014

Rafael M. Horcasitas, 53, of Bridgehampton was charged with leaving the scene of an accident and several traffic offenses, after he lost control of his pickup truck and struck a utility pole on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike near the Bay Burger restaurant Sunday evening around 6:30 p.m.

Southampton Town Police said Mr. Horcasitas fled on foot and was located and arrested at his home on the Turnpike about four hours later.