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Business Briefs: Bates Masi + Architects Celebrates Banner Year

Posted on 02 December 2013

Bates Masi + Architects Celebrates Banner Year

Bates Masi + Architects of Sag Harbor has announced the firm earned a total of 15 Design Awards in 2013, including the induction of Harry Bates and Paul Masi into the Interior Design Magazine 2013 Hall of Fame on December 4 in a black tie event at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan.

“I am proud that this year’s luminaries enrich the lives of their clients, our community and most importantly, the entire design world,” said editor-in-chief Cindy Allen.

The Hall of Fame Awards were established in 1985 and “recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to the design industry, in areas of architecture, interior design, furniture design and product design.” Previous inductees include legendary figures such as Albert Hadley, Frank Gehry, Clodagh, Antonio Citterio, Lauren Rottet, Robert A.M. Stern, David Rockwell and Philippe Starke.

Bates Masi also received four awards at the AIA Long Island ceremony at Oheka Castle on October 23rd. The grand award of the night titled the “Best of the Best” was awarded to the firm for the project Far Pond. Three additional Archi Awards for Excellence in Architecture for the projects Far Pond, Mothersill and Sagaponack House were also awarded to Bates Masi.

The AIA Peconic on November 16, awarded an Honor award to the project Mothersill and a Merit award to the Sagaponack House.

Bates Masi Architects, based on the East End of Long Island, has been practicing for 48 years and has completed a range of projects including residential, institutional and commercial located around the world.


Food Pantry Fundraiser

The law firm of Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, together with Suffolk County National Bank, will be holding a Charitable Giving Fundraiser to benefit the five following East End food pantries: Long Island Council of Churches Food Pantry and Open Arms Care Center Food Pantry in Riverhead, Community Action Southold Town (CAST) Food Pantry, Heart of the Hamptons Food Pantry in Southampton and Springs Food Pantry in East Hampton.

The event will be held on December 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Martha Clara Vineyards on Sound Avenue in Riverhead. There will be a prize basket drawing and live entertainment provided by Gene Casey & The Lone Sharks, Frank Latorre and the King Bees, and Who Are Those Guys. The $25 admission includes 25 Chinese Auction tickets and one door prize. There will also be a separate 50/50 Raffle. Catering services provided by Christopher Michael Catering and a cash bar will be open.

For more information call Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo at their Riverhead office at 727-2180.


Hampton Classic Flash Sale

Hampton Classic Horse Show, Inc. Executive Director Shanette Barth Cohen has announced the kick-off for its holiday flash sale, featuring Hampton Classic apparel, accessories, and souvenirs available on the show’s online store at The horse show will also continue its tradition of its two-for-one holiday poster sale—for each Hampton Classic poster purchased an unsigned additional poster will be shipped to you for free.

As a special, through Friday, November 29 post a picture that includes a Hampton Classic souvenir item or merchandise featuring the class logo to Instagram with the hashtag #HCstyling2013. Those who post our five favorite pictures will receive a special Hampton Classic prize.


Hampton Bear Coming to Hampton Kids

Starting this week, Hampton Kids ( at East Hampton Indoor Tennis ( will have a stuff-a-bear machine, air bath station, a selection of bears, unicorns, frogs and monkeys to stuff and tons of outfits to choose from.

For $35, children will be able to pick out their own stuffed animal, actually create it with its own unique outfit, a birth certificate and a special golden wish key to put inside your new cuddly friend.

For more information, or to schedule a visit to Hampton Bear or book a birthday party, call 537-4614.






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