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Escaping to Video

Posted on 29 June 2012

By Emily J Weitz Long Island, and in particular the East End, has a history as a place of escape. Whether it was the Fitzgeralds summering on the North Shore or Jackson Pollock seeking solitude in the Springs in East Hampton, this spit of land has long carried people from the bustling city to the [...]

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Meal is a Toast to Local Foods

Posted on 22 June 2012

By Emily J Weitz The idea of getting closer to the source is not a novel one any more. In its fourth year and growing strong, the Eat/Drink Local Festival is proof of this. What began as an inspired thought from the offices of Edible magazine has grown to include hundreds of small businesses around [...]

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At the Design District’s Heart

Posted on 15 June 2012

By Emily J Weitz When Natasha Esch, a designer whose work has been featured in magazines like Elle Décor, laid her eyes on a run-down building on Madison Street, she saw the potential to help create an epicenter of design. She proclaims the area where Main and Madison split the East End’s Design District, and [...]

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Paw Prints 6/13/12

Posted on 15 June 2012

Paw Prints 6/7/12

Posted on 08 June 2012

The Short Short Story 3/22/12

Posted on 23 March 2012

Buddy, a caramel colored, loving, silly dachshund in backyard Tuesday. Enters large Red fox. I chase. Buddy’s face reflects…”Whoa… What just happened“ – Audrey Gaul

Sag Harbor Village Tentative Budget Proposes One-Percent Tax Increase

Posted on 21 March 2012

The tentative 2012-2013 budget for the Village of Sag Harbor will result in a one-percent increase in taxes for village residents, according to treasurer Eileen Touhy. With a projected 1.4-percent increase in the tax levy, the amount of money the village needs to raise through property taxes to fund the budget has not exceeded a [...]

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School Budget Appears to Come in Under Cap

Posted on 09 March 2012

By Emily J. Weitz At last Wednesday’s meeting of the Sag Harbor School Board, where the 2012-2013 budget was supposed to be finalized, a lot was accomplished and much more was discussed. However, a decision on the budget was not among the tasks checked off. “In all the conversations with business administrators in Albany over [...]

Filing Holes as Team Tryouts Set to Start

Posted on 02 March 2012

By Andrew Rudansky The winter months have come and gone, and before all of the heavy snow clothes have even made their way out of the closet we find ourselves on the cusp of spring. Heralding the arrival of the new season is the beginning of baseball season in high schools across Long Island. For [...]

Digging for Gold in the Archives

Posted on 10 February 2012

Helen A. Harrison When the Archives of American Art invited me to be the guest curator of a show celebrating Jackson Pollock’s 100th birthday, I jumped at the chance to dig into the original documents. His personal papers, which were donated to the Archives by his widow, Lee Krasner, have been digitized and are accessible [...]