Archive | July, 2011

Dangerous Ospreys Defeated

Posted on 29 July 2011

by Andrew Rudansky After missing the playoffs the last two seasons, the Sag Harbor Whalers have finally reached the post season in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League. The Whalers clinched one of the four available playoff seeds this past weekend by taking three games out of four in a series with the North Fork Ospreys. [...]

Time to Show off a Little

Posted on 29 July 2011

Come August you will be in full summer swing. Sure, the ‘Back to School’ sales will start popping up soon and planning your Labor Day weekend menu will begin to occupy some corners of your mind. But until then the forecast is bright, filled with plenty of opportunities to show off some of your best [...]

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CD 1 Redux

Posted on 29 July 2011

By Karl Grossman It’s new for Suffolk County to be the setting for lavishly financed campaigns for Congress. Indeed, Otis G. Pike, with the longest tenure of a representative from Suffolk in Congress in modern times, made a point of having only the simplest campaign material. He wanted to demonstrate he was thrifty and frugal [...]

Designing for the Hamptons

Posted on 29 July 2011

by Courtney M. Holbrook Life on the East End has its aesthetic benefits. Sag Harbor has verdant fields and sandy beaches, high-priced shops and straight-from-the-water food. People who live or visit the East End can expect certain things: men will wear white pants, there will be a gallery opening on Saturday — and most houses [...]

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Posted on 29 July 2011

by Peter Hamilton Travis Super delicious, I am. At least according to 99.99% of all The East End’s most infectious ticks. Superstitious? Not so much. Now, to avoid what I believe as The Universe’s Awful Truth — down to the marrow of every clattering bone — that death’s foul, icy yawn shall be released upon [...]

Letters to the Editor 7.28.11

Posted on 29 July 2011

Decline Dear Bryan, Regarding Meghan’s Cottage in Sagaponack, I see a decline in our community when such a destruction is allowed to occur. In the long run it is us who will pay for allowing this to happen. Not only will we be cursed with yet another oversized McMansion but we will expected to pay [...]

Chic Chapeaux Benefit Trees

Posted on 29 July 2011

by Lucy De Souza During the summer months, it is almost impossible to walk down Main Street and not see event posters plastered all over store windows. But among a sea of fliers, one may catch your eye. The event is a fundraiser for the Sag Harbor Tree Fund and it will auction off funky, [...]

Inspired by the Bays

Posted on 29 July 2011

by Lucy de Souza Artist Carol Boye is no stranger to East End. “I’ve grown up on the water out here, I’ve been sailing here my whole life,” she said. In her spare time, Boye enjoys being out on the water not only sailing but crabbing, clamming and even helping an 85 year-old friend set [...]

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Games Halted by Rain, Thunder

Posted on 29 July 2011

by Andrew Rudansky Amidst a downpour of rain and thunderstorms this week, four teams have emerged to compete in the Sag Harbor Men’s Modified Fastpitch Softball League playoffs. T&S Mott, Sag Harbor Liquors, The Immaculates and Decker’s Scrubs all clinched their spots in the playoffs, leaving The Bridge and The Hysterical Society out in the [...]

Figueras and Cab Fall Short

Posted on 29 July 2011

by Emily J. Weitz Last Saturday marked the beginning of the 15th annual polo season at Bridgehampton Polo Club, and the high goal match proved as fast-paced as expected. The horses pounded the grass at Two Trees Stable despite the heat, and enthusiasts and socialites alike watched, captivated. Peter Brant’s White Birch took on Simon [...]