Archive | May, 2012

DEC Reopens Sag Harbor Shellfishing

Posted on 25 May 2012

Approximately 490 acres of shellfish lands in Sag Harbor Cove, Town of Southampton, is re-opening for the harvest of shellfish, the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today. These areas were closed on April 26, after DEC’s Bureau of Marine Resources detected saxitoxin, a naturally occurring marine biotoxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning, in [...]

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A Partnership of Painting and Conservation

Posted on 25 May 2012

By Joan Baum Light By the Water: Coastal Landscapes of the Sag Harbor Area by Plein Air Peconic, opening Memorial Day weekend at The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum, is inaugural in more ways than one. The exhibit marks the first time Plein Air Peconic is collaborating with The Whaling Museum in addition to The Peconic [...]

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Harnessing the Wind

Posted on 25 May 2012

By Karl Grossman “You have to think big in today’s world,” said William Moore, chief executive officer of Deepwater Wind. The company is poised to do “some path-breaking things” in harvesting wind power east and south of Long Island.  Deepwater Wind intends to construct offshore wind farms—each consisting of as many as 200 six-megawatt wind [...]

Sideways

Posted on 25 May 2012

by Hope Harris What do you think is happening in real estate?” I asked an owner/ manager of an East Hampton agency recently. “Is it going up, down, what?” “It’s going sideways”, he said. Two weeks ago there was a frantic flurry of activity. This week it’s as if the phone lines have been cut. [...]

The Bitter and the Sweet

Posted on 25 May 2012

Until 10 years ago, I had never heard of kale. I never ate it growing up, never noticed it at supermarkets, never saw it on restaurant menus. How times have changed! Last week when I dropped into the Green Thumb in Water Mill, I found no fewer than six varieties of the leafy green, including [...]

Music Fest Set to Go

Posted on 25 May 2012

by Emily J. Weitz Last September, The Sag Harbor American Music Festival turned the village into one giant musical performance, with 22 groups playing in 17 different venues over the course of two days. This year, Kelly Connaughton, co-artistic director of the festival, hopes to ride on the previous successes and to infuse new energy [...]

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Barbara Schwartz

Posted on 25 May 2012

The Sag Harbor Historical Society opens a new exhibit this weekend on the evolution of the Annie Cooper Boyd House. What do you hope to accomplish? We want to give people an idea of what life was like when the house was first occupied in 1795, and how it evolved through various ownerships. We’ll look [...]

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Letters to the Editor 5/24/12

Posted on 25 May 2012

Remember and Wear a Red Poppy Dear Editor, The measure of a man may be his willingness to serve his country.  The measure of a country may be its willingness to honor those who served to protect the free world.  Each year the American Legion Auxiliary reminds Americans of their debt to the veterans by [...]

Paw Prints 5/24/12

Posted on 25 May 2012

Editorials 5/24/12

Posted on 25 May 2012

Remember … Each year, we in Sag Harbor celebrate Memorial Day by honoring our veterans and remembering the men and women who died in combat while serving our country. Each year, the village hosts a parade, during which our local veterans march down Main Street to a soundtrack provided by our community band. And each [...]