Category | Local Business

Godfrey Joins JANGEORGe

Posted on 10 March 2014

Cait Godfrey has joined the team at JANGEORGe (

Hampton Jitney: On The Road for 40 Years

Posted on 04 March 2014

It was during the deep recession of 1973-74, a downturn made all that much worse by the emergence of a little understood force called the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, or OPEC, that Jim Davidson had an idea.

“He bought two vans with bike racks and envisioned an intra-town service for people who didn’t want to drive from East Hampton to Montauk or Southampton to Sag Harbor during the oil crisis,” said vice president Andrew Lynch.

And so, the Hampton Jitney was born 40 years ago.

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Stephens Retires as Classic Horse Show Manager

Posted on 03 March 2014

The Hampton Classic Horse Show announced this week that Steve Stephens is retiring as horse show manager. While Stephens will continue to be associated with the horse show as a member of its Horseman’s Advisory Committee, his retirement as horse show manager is effective immediately.

CMEE in the City Bash Raises $200,000

Posted on 03 March 2014

Last Tuesday, The Children’s Museum of the East End (CMEE) hosted their annual ‘CMEE In the City’ fundraising dinner at Apella in New York City. The evening was hosted by comedian, and former co-host of “The View,” Joy Behar, and honored former CMEE board officers Beatrice Alda, Natalie Barth and Victoria Graham, for their roles in the museum’s growth and success.

Monte is Grand Marshal for St. Patrick’s Parade

Posted on 03 March 2014

Paul Monte, President of The Montauk Chamber Of Commerce, has been named Grand Marshal for Montauk’s 52nd Annual St Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday March 23.

Rowdy Hall Launches Mug Club

Posted on 03 March 2014

Rowdy Hall ( on Main St. in the Parrish Mews in East Hampton, has announced the launch of a new mug club—the Rowdy Muggers officially launched March 1.

Final Push for Affordable Care Act

Posted on 25 February 2014

It’s pretty much all over but the shoutin’. After more than three and a half years of fiercely partisan political warfare, the federal Affordable Care Act, more commonly known as Obamacare, will be completely phased in this year.

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Montauk’s 7-Eleven is Highest Grossing in the Nation

Posted on 24 February 2014

Selling boogie boards and beer can turn quite a profit – in Montauk, that is. Opened in 2010 despite protests from vocal residents, the Montauk 7-Eleven is the chain’s top-grossing store in the United States.

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Business Briefs: Bridgehampton Pig Roasts

Posted on 21 February 2014

Bridgehampton Pig Roasts

On Friday, February 21 and March 14, Topping Rose House ( chef Ty Kotz will team up with local vineyards, Bedell Cellars and Wolffer Estate, respectively, to host two pig roast dinners at the Bridgehampton restaurant featuring seasonal ingredients culled from the South Fork paired with local wines.

The dinner is $75 per person and $35 per child (10 and under). Email Eliza Nordeman at for reservations or call the Topping Rose House at 537-0870.

Dismissing Rumors of Closure, Sag Harbor’s Conca D’Oro Continues Family Tradition of Pizza & Pasta

Posted on 17 February 2014

Every couple of years, Frank Venesina said, the rumors start to fly, as they have again this year, that Conca D’Oro, his family’s pizzeria and Italian restaurant on Sag Harbor’s Main Street, is going to close its doors.
“We have a lease with a few more years on it. We’re happy,” he said simply. The building’s owner, he added “has always been good to us. They’ve been renewing for close to 40 years. Rumors. What can you do?”

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