Archive | July, 2010

Developers Hope Work at 21 West Water Street Condos Will Resume Soon

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu After three months of not receiving a paycheck for his work as the general contractor of the luxury condominium project at 21 West Water Street in Sag Harbor, Roy Wines IV, the president of Southampton-based RLW4 Construction, was left with no other choice but to walk off the job last October. [...]

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More Bumps in the Road for John Jermain Memorial Library

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu Members of the John Jermain Memorial Library board of Trustees have found themselves on a continuously rocky path as they move through the planning process for the expansion and renovation of Sag Harbor’s historic library, with village planners finding more questions than answers within the library’s most recent submission to the [...]

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Expansion Planned at Main Street Location

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Kathryn G. Menu Sometimes size does indeed matter. During a Sag Harbor Village Planning Board meeting on Tuesday, July 27 local developer James Giorgio’s architect Chuck Thomas presented an expansion plan for 127 Main Street, once the site of the highly criticized 5,500 square foot building proposed by Gruen Optika founder Jon Gruen half [...]

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Whalers are Due, Hopefully

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Andrew Rudansky The baseball idiom “he’s due” is used to describe a player in a slump that is bound to perform big. Before their 2004 World Series win the Boston Red Sox were due. In the search of Home Run number 600 Alex Rodriguez is due. The Sag Harbor Whalers are certainly in a [...]

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Men’s FastPitch Playoffs Come Into Focus

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Benito Vila With one week remaining in regular season play, the likely playoff pairings in for the Sag Harbor Mens’ Modified Fastpitch Softball League are still in question. This past week though saw Decker’s Scrubs and Beyel Plumbing and Heating come away with much-needed wins to close in on the last two playoff spots. [...]

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Oldak et al Take JY15 Contest

Posted on 30 July 2010

Testy weather made for an exciting day of races on Sunday for the JY 15 fleet out of Breakwater Yacht Club. An initial 10 knots from the west inevitably shifted south, only to swing north on the heels of threatening skies and 18 knots of gusty wind. Despite a drifting race committee boat and an [...]

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A Variety of Fitness Solutions Under One Roof

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Andrew Rudansky In the past five years, 264 Butter Lane has quickly become one of the premier fitness and wellness locations in the Hamptons. This former 13,000 square-foot potato barn is now home to several different businesses, each focused on physical fitness, each operating independently under one roof. While the barn has been the [...]

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Artists’ Watering Cans Help Tree Fund to Grow

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Ellen Frankman Sag Harbor Tree Fund member Neal Hartman was at a benefit auction in Key West, Florida four years ago in which organizers had enlisted participating artists to transform a small Adirondack chair into a piece of art. That’s when inspiration struck. As a means of fundraising, Hartman saw the idea as one [...]

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Sag Harbor Home Showcases Designers

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Francesca Normile At the end of a long driveway shaded by a canopy of full trees, is a 4.7 acre plot of land, quietly tucked away off Stoney Hill Road in Sag Harbor. Built upon those 4.7 acres is a 10,800 square foot, wood-shingled home, a swimming pool with little waterfalls pouring into it, [...]

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A Comic Actor Finds His Timing Late in Life

Posted on 30 July 2010

By Annette Hinkle Living up to the expectations of others, particularly the people who raised you, has never been easy — most adults have had to deal with the disappointment of a parent at some point in their lives. Bringing home bad grades, sketchy friends, or a spouse with incompatibility issues are just a few [...]

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