Archive | April, 2011

Baron’s Cove Inn Wants Restaurant

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu After gaining approval earlier this year to spruce up the aging Baron’s Cove Inn in Sag Harbor, the newest owners of the inn announced plans this week to build an 80-seat restaurant on the property in an effort to make it a family-friendly resort destination. However, according to Sag Harbor Village [...]

Rogers House Work Nearly Half Complete

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu The restoration of the Nathaniel Rogers House, the dilapidated former homestead that was built in Bridgehampton 187 years ago, is about halfway through the first phase focused on repairs to the foundation, new framing and a new roof. The Bridgehampton Citizens Advisory Committee on Monday received an update on the work [...]

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Something Fishy: Hundres of Alewives High and Dry

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Claire Walla The first thing you’d notice is the smell. Last week, the small stretch of Brick Kiln Road that passes over Ligonee Brook in Sag Harbor gave off a stultifying scent as pungent as a sushi shop in August without central air. It caught Richard Sawyer off guard. “I never would have noticed [...]

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Comfortable Food: Dining with a couple who want to make you feel at home

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Emily J. Weitz The comfort you feel when you walk in the front door of Out East, a new restaurant in North Sea, is no coincidence. Patrick French, a Sag Harbor native and Pierson graduate, sees that aspect of the business as integral. “It’s all about community,” he says. “I want to have coffee [...]

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Dig, Dig, Dig: The Highs and Lows of the Toughest Warrior Challenge

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Claire Walla While most Sag Harborites were in the middle of Mass, or Easter brunch or perhaps lethargically biding their time on that warm spring morning waiting for the promise of sunshine, I was lumbering through a pit of sand in the middle of the woods with a 44-pound Firestone P275/55R20 Destination LE tire [...]

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MTK Concert Approved, Now Wait on FAA

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Kathryn G. Menu Pending approval from the Federal Aviation Administration, (FAA) the MTK: Music to Know summer music festival has been approved by the East Hampton Town Board to take place at the East Hampton Airport in Wainscott this August. Final approval would move the festival away from an Amagansett farm on Montauk Highway, [...]

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Michael Wesch

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Annette Hinkle Professor and cultural anthropologist Michael Wesch of Kansas State University who will be at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton tonight to discuss “Social Media Will Change The … Whatever.” You spent two years studying the implications of writing on a remote indigenous culture in Papua New Guinea. Did you come up with [...]

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A Young Director Takes a Bow

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Annette Hinkle Traditionally, this is the time of year when most seniors are winding down their high school careers by finishing up class work, planning graduation parties and looking forward to the summer ahead and new adventures that will come with college in the fall. But Holly Goldstein is hardly traditional. This Pierson senior [...]

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Rite of Spring For Arts and Flowers: LongHouse opens for its 20th season

Posted on 27 April 2011

By Emily J. Weitz The LongHouse Reserve is a quiet 16 acres in the Northwest Woods of East Hampton, where art and nature mingle in perfect harmony. This intersection of art and nature is epitomized by Dale Chihuly’s blown glass spears, which jut out of the tranquil water like reeds. Throughout the sprawling property, some [...]

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Bisquits With A Taste of Spring

Posted on 22 April 2011

By Lauren Chattman I nearly had an accident on the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, jerking sharply to the left and screeching to an abrupt halt at the side of the road, when I saw Under the Willow’s new sign advertising scallions. That’s how eager I was to buy a local vegetable as soon as it was [...]