Category | Local Business

Loaves & Fishes Opens New Cookshop in Bridgehampton

Posted on 07 May 2015

By Dawn Watson Since the very beginning, family has been a key ingredient to the success of the Loaves & Fishes brand. The business began more than 30 years ago, when Anna Pump opened up the Loaves & Fishes Food Store in Sagaponack in 1980 with the support of her husband, Detlaf. In 1994, she [...]

Taking a Holistic Approach to the Fight Against Ticks

Posted on 27 April 2015

Mother and daughter team Dr. Larissa Fedorenko and Dr. Julia Fedorenko-Bitton worked together to create a holistic, all-natural tick- and mosquito-repellent.  By Stephen J. Kotz After a long, hard winter like this past one, people can be forgiven for thinking that just maybe deer ticks and all their creepy cousins, not to mention the many diseases [...]

Celebrating Spring, Seasonality & the Magic Hour at 1770 House

Posted on 22 April 2015

Regardless of the season, Chef Michael Rozzi’s favorite time of day is what he calls “the magic hour.”

Evoking the East End with Scented Candles

Posted on 13 April 2015

With gift shops lining the main streets of East End villages and hamlets, Brittany Torres, a 29-year-old Southampton entrepreneur and owner of the start-up business, Hamptons Handpoured, knows she has entered a crowded field. But she is confident the handcrafted candles she is making with essential oils and other, high-quality natural ingredients, will soon find a niche on store shelves—and better yet, a place in customers’ homes.

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Personal Stylist Sisters Open Boutique “For Every Girl” on Southampton’s Jobs Lane

Posted on 07 April 2015

It’s been a hard few years for mom-and-pops on the East End, with rents continuing to increase and more and more money coming in from out-of-town. But next month, when sisters Cara and Lisa Rooney hold the grand opening of their new boutique in Southampton, it’ll be a small win for family businesses.

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Local Physical Therapist Returns Home to Open Boutique Facility in Sag Harbor

Posted on 31 March 2015

High-tech machines and manipulators are dotted around the room in East End-native George Wilson’s new boutique physical therapy facility, which overlooks Bay Street, boat slips and the resident brace of ducks.

Sag Harbor Express Earns Honors in New York Press Association Better Newspaper Contest

Posted on 30 March 2015

The Sag Harbor Express was one of several East End newspapers to earn honors in the New York Press Association’s 2014 Better Newspaper Contest, the results of which were announced last weekend in Saratoga Springs. The Sag Harbor Express and the Manhattan publication, The Epoch Times, earned the most contest points for a single flag [...]

Flanders Heating & Air: A Family Business in a Changing World

Posted on 10 March 2015

Doug Matz, President and Owner of Flanders Heating and Air Conditioning, is a third generation heating guy. His grandfather started a heating and air conditioning business in 1948, and passed it down to his father. Mr. Matz worked for the family business for a while before it was sold. Then, after a few years working for someone else, he decided it was time to bring it back to the family.

Almond Expands Into Tribeca

Posted on 25 February 2015

Chef Jason Weiner now has another Almond to love, which brings the count up to four if one considers his lovely wife – namesake to the now three Almond restaurants owned by Mr. Weiner and partner, Eric Lemonides – as the brand-new Tribeca location had its official opening last Wednesday night.

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Two Luxury Condo Projects Get Ready to Open Their Doors

Posted on 16 February 2015

This spring, not one, but two Sag Harbor condominium projects will be completed and ready to welcome their first tenants. Together, Watchcase, the luxury condominium complex in the former Bulova Watchcase Factory on Division Street, and Harbor’s Edge, a condo development on West Water Street on the site of a former restaurant and night club, will add 78 apartments to the village’s residential stock. While its not a huge number of units in the scheme of things, the development of these two complexes, which will be purchased primarily as summer or weekend homes, says a great deal, not only about the financial security of those who will soon take up residence in Sag Harbor for at least part of the year, but also changing demographics on a national level.