Category | Local Business

Poxabogue Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Posted on 02 April 2014

On “Poxy days,” Alfred and Robyn Poto would wake up their young children, Jennifer and Eric, get out the family bikes and head down Town Line Road to the Poxabogue Golf Center on Montauk Highway. After breakfast at the Fairway Restaurant, the family would spend their morning hitting golf balls on the range.

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Southampton Hospital Class Offers a Better Birthing Experience

Posted on 25 March 2014

Kate Westra’s first birth was similar to those experienced by most American women, a frightening and painful experience. “I felt completely unprepared and out of control,” she said of the birth of her son, Aidan, now six-and-a-half, in a Seattle hospital.

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Southampton Hospital Regional Dialysis Center Earns Accolades

Posted on 19 March 2014

Southampton Hospital’s Regional Dialysis Center, which is located at its Hampton Bays Atrium site, has been recognized for the third consecutive year for its patient safety program. The Five-Diamond Award is presented by IPRO’s End Stage Renal Disease Network of New York, which is dedicated to assisting dialysis and renal transplantation centers in establishing and [...]

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Raising Spirits: Farm Distillery Proposed for Sagaponack

Posted on 18 March 2014

The Foster Farm in Sagaponack, which is already known for its potatoes, might someday also be known for its vodka, if Dean Foster’s vision comes to fruition.

Mr. Foster, 45, who has been running many of the day-to-day operations of the family’s farm for more than a decade, said he wants to create “an estate style, small farm distillery” that would produce “world class, small batch spirits,” that could grow to include whiskies and brandies, on a farm with a wholesale firewood operation in Sagaponack that his family bought in 2012 to protect it from development.

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Sag Harbor’s Modern Day Rum Runners

Posted on 18 March 2014

Since its heyday as a 19th century whaling port, Sag Harbor has built a reputation as a hard-working town with a penchant for spirits — in more ways than one.
So perhaps it was inevitable in this day of micro-brews and locally sourced food stuffs that someone would produce a drink that evokes the flavor of yesterday.

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Cronemeyer Named Pastry Chef of Honest Man Group

Posted on 18 March 2014

Honest Catering has announced Rachel Cronemeyer has been named the new pastry chef of Honest Man Restaurants. In her new position, Rachel will oversee all dessert operations at all Honest restaurants including Nick & Toni’s, Rowdy Hall, La Fondita, Townline BBQ, Nick & Toni’s Café and Honest Catering. A Long Island native, Ms. Cronemeyer began baking at a young [...]

Eric Miller to Open Bay Kitchen Bar

Posted on 17 March 2014

Situated adjacent to a marina on the south side of Gardiners Bay, Bay Kitchen Bar ( on Gann Road in East Hampton is the latest venture of successful culinary pursuits from chef-restaurateur Eric Miller and partner, Richard Silver. Scheduled to open in April 17, Bay Kitchen Bar patrons will enjoy sunset views, refreshing cocktails and [...]

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Town & Country Welcomes Burch & Flaherty

Posted on 10 March 2014

Town & Country Real Estate ( has announced that Melissa Flaherty will join the firm’s Bridgehampton office. Ms. Flaherty, born and raised in Montauk, has returned to the East End after many years in Hawaii, first as student at the University of Hawaii in Manoa and then as the manager of Jimmy Buffet’s at the Beachcomber in Waikiki.

GeekHampton Hosts Internet Fraud & Scams Class

Posted on 10 March 2014

On Thursday, March 13 at 6:30 p.m., Greekhampton ( on Bay Street in Sag Harbor will host a free community class on Internet Fraud and Scams.

Kelley Earns Best of Houzz 2014 Award

Posted on 10 March 2014

Susanne Kelley, of Susanne Kelley Design in Sag Harbor, has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” by Houzz, the leading platform for home remodeling and design.