Archive | July, 2012

Rethinking Interiors

Posted on 20 July 2012

By David McCabe   Local designers will help a local cause this weekend, when the 2012 Hamptons Designer Showcase, benefiting Southampton Hospital, opens to visitors. Several local designers have lent their hands to reinventing the interior of the post-modern shingle-style home on Flying Point Road in Water Mill. The kitchen in the house was entirely [...]

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New Direction Taking Flight

Posted on 20 July 2012

By Emily J Weitz   The Sag Harbor Whaling Museum tackles a great deal more than the history of Sag Harbor as a whaling community. The museum also hopes to capture the current vibrant culture of this town through its increasing number of art shows and musical offerings. The exhibition that opened this week ties [...]

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The Most Important Question Ever Asked

Posted on 20 July 2012

What if Dorothy had a cat? Instead of a…Toto? Now, before all you brindle Cairn fans get your short, wiry coats twisted up into a course scruff — I’ve nothing against your Terriers. Per se. After a recent rescreening of the 70th Anniversary Blu-ray Disc of The Wizard of Oz, it’s simply a question I [...]

A Season of Wellness

Posted on 20 July 2012

By Emily J Weitz   The Urban Zen Summer Wellness series kicked off last weekend with Rodney Yee and Colleen Saidman discussing the healing powers of yoga. Urban Zen, an organization founded by Donna Karan, has a mission that includes Preserving Cultures, Empowering Children, and Wellness. It is the third of these initiatives that will [...]

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Mina Margaretha Haug Cory

Posted on 20 July 2012

Mina Margaretha Haug Cory, 100, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 14, at the Hampton Care Center, Southampton. Mrs. Cory was born on September 29, 1911 in the Yorkville section of New York City. Following high school, she worked with her father, “a carriage harness maker” at his shop on East 75th Street where she [...]

Rita Boyer Simms

Posted on 20 July 2012

Rita Boyer Simms, age 78, has passed away at White Oak of Newberry, S.C. on July 16. She was born on February 1, 1934 to Herbert and Clara Langlois Boyer in Massena, N.Y. She graduated from Massena High School in 1955 and attended Albany Business School where she met Norman Simms in 1957. The two [...]

Ann Marie Jones

Posted on 20 July 2012

Ann Marie Jones, a lifelong resident of Sag Harbor, died on the morning of July 4 at the age of 93 surrounded by her children. She was the only child of Bill and Hattie Trimpin. Her father, a local plumber, was a Sag Harbor Village Trustee for 16 years and mayor for the five years [...]

Mollie Allen Healey

Posted on 20 July 2012

Amelia Biddle Allen Healey died on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 in Southampton Hospital after a brief illness at the age of 89. Known as Mollie, she was born July 31, 1922, and attended schools in Garden City, N.Y. As a young woman she worked in New York City for George Jensen and Abercrombie and Fitch. [...]

Posh vs. Poverty: Island Extremes

Posted on 20 July 2012

by Karl Grossman Poverty and extreme wealth on Long Island have been in the national spotlight in recent days. HBO last week broadcast a powerful documentary “Hard Times: Lost on Long Island.” Filmaker Marc Levin followed four Long Island families who suddenly became poor. They’re not rarities. A commission established by the Suffolk County Legislature [...]

Paw Prints 7/19/12

Posted on 20 July 2012