Archive | July, 2010

Max Eicke’s Design Inspiration

Posted on 23 July 2010

By Francesca Normile “I just turned 21 on Monday,” said Maximilian Michael Eicke “Which is good, because that sounds less obnoxious than being a 20-year-old business owner.” Eicke’s business is furniture design, something that is not entirely surprising as his parents, Michael and Elfi Eicke, are art and antique dealers as well as the owners [...]

Classical Summer with Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival

Posted on 23 July 2010

By Vee Benard Summertime in the Hamptons brings many different activities, from fireworks to film screenings to art exhibitions, and, thanks to Marya Martin founder of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, music is also amongst these offerings. Martin founded the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival in 1984 and has seen it grow from what was originally [...]

Tracy Mitchell

Posted on 23 July 2010

The general manager of Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theatre talks about the struggles her industry faces in the wake of a lackluster economy, the role of the theatre as a year-round community resource, and why she thinks the upcoming production of David Mamet’s “Romance” is sure to be a hit. Last fall, Bay Street Theatre [...]

Editorials

Posted on 23 July 2010

Water Woes The Suffolk County Water Authority has put the East End on notice. Officials maintain water usage hasn’t yet reached full blown crisis proportions, but the public’s reaction to their efforts is telling. It is interesting that rates of use remained unabated despite a vigorous campaign on SCWA’s part. We doubt that this most [...]

Letters July 22, 2010

Posted on 23 July 2010

Commemorating Long Beach To The Editor, Annette Hinkle’s review of the History of Long Beach Exhibit at the Sag Harbor Historical Society heightened the pleasure we already enjoyed while producing it. We need to point out that it is the Town of Southampton that will hold a ceremony to commemorate the Foster family’s gift of [...]

Groundbreaking in Water Mill: The Parrish begins construction

Posted on 23 July 2010

by Andrew Rudansky After more than a decade of planning and fundraising, construction has finally begun at the new Water Mill location of the Parrish Art Museum. A groundbreaking ceremony took place Monday in front of giant construction vehicles and the wooden stakes that marked the outline of the project. Governor David A. Paterson, U.S. [...]

Tornado Warning in Sag Harbor on Wednesday

Posted on 23 July 2010

The weather patterns in Sag Harbor Village on Wednesday, July 21, seemed more appropriate for the plains of Oklahoma than Main Street. The sky turned a grayish, green. Thunder crackled. And bolts of lightning flashed on land and sea. It was the perfect setting for an unlikely act of God. Over in Upton, Long Island, [...]

County Issues Water Warning to East End: Says no to yard, car and boat washing

Posted on 23 July 2010

Citing record water usage in Southampton Town, the Suffolk County Water Authority (SCWA) announced they would continue a Stage 1 water alert on the East End. On Friday, July 16, the Authority was pumping 500,000 gallons of water per minute, breaking the historic level of 480,000 gallons per minute during a heat wave in the [...]

Fence Draws Boards’ Ire

Posted on 23 July 2010

A wooden stockade fence erected around East End Venture’s Ferry Road property last month has drawn the ire of some village board members, who say it is illegal, not the fence approved for the property in October 2008, and that it obstructs a water view. Harbor Committee member Jeff Peters said on Monday the “illegal [...]

Last Minute Appeal Stymies Shinnecocks

Posted on 23 July 2010

A last minute appeal filed by a mysterious group calling themselves the Connecticut Coalition for Gaming Jobs has temporally stymied the Shinnecock Indian Nation’s bid for federal recognition. In mid-June, the Department of Interior which oversees the Bureau of Indian Affairs delivered a final approval which added the local Nation to the list of federally [...]