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A Little Pantry Grows in Wainscott

A set of 15-year-old triplets put their heads together to think of a meaningful way to spend extra quarantine time and gave life to what is now the Little Free Pantry of Wainscott.

Jul 9, 2020

Left Out of Reopening Plan, Gym Owners Weigh Alternatives

Prohibited from opening their facilities since the economic lockdown began four months ago, the owners of South Fork gyms, yoga studios, and other fitness centers have been scrambling to create outdoor venues, online classes, and other ways to keep their businesses going. 

Jul 9, 2020

Many Behaved, Some Didn't Over Busy Holiday Weekend in East Hampton

The vast majority of businesses adhered to Covid protocols, but there were also "large gatherings and flagrant flaunting of the safety protocols we've all been trying to live by," Supervisor Peter Van Scoyoc said. Town police fielded "call after call after call."

Jul 8, 2020

Town Considers Legal Options on Condo Air Quality

In the continuing saga of the “manor house” condominium development on Accabonac Road in East Hampton, which remains vacant because of lingering elevated levels of volatile organic compounds in the units’ basements, the Ea

Jul 9, 2020

Another Union for Lee Zeldin

International Union of Operating Engineers Local becomes the eighth union endorsement for his congressional campaign.

Jul 9, 2020

A Lucky (Osprey) Chick Survives a Great Fall

A North Haven osprey nest was the scene of a dramatic rescue last week after part of it collapsed, dashing two chicks to the ground.

Jul 9, 2020

A serious accident on Old Montauk Highway in Montauk, in which five people were taken to the hospital, was the price of a teenage driver’s idea of “fun,” police reported this week.

Jul 9, 2020

When exiting his Uber near 701 Montauk Highway late last Thursday night, Anthony Alfonso said he and his friends were arbitrarily attacked by an unknown group of men.

Jul 9, 2020

On Friday night as the holiday weekend began, a gray 2019 BMW was eastbound on Old Montauk Highway in Montauk, near Fir Lane, when it hit a parked Chevrolet, swerved into the oncoming lane, veered back onto the shoulder, and wound up in bushes by the roadside.

Jul 9, 2020

Chase Wintjen of East Hampton, 27, was headed east on Jermain Avenue in Sag Harbor near the Division Street intersection last Thursday night when police noticed him talking on his cellphone.

Jul 9, 2020

East Hampton Library item of the week: The Devon Boat Club, shown in this postcard, may refer to either the Devon Yacht Club or the precursor Boat Club on the same site, established by the Devon Colony as part of the Gardiner's Bay Company buildings.

Jul 9, 2020

Concerned Citizens of Montauk celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. Since its founding it has led the charge to preserve more than 3,500 acres in the hamlet, including such special places as Hither Woods, Shadmoor, Camp Hero, and the tract now known as Montauk County Park.

Jul 9, 2020

Dredging, Drainage, and Hole-y Dump Trucks

An $863,500 proposal to dredge Town Pond led to a heated discussion about budget priorities at last Thursday's virtual meeting of the East Hampton Village Board.

Jul 9, 2020

Surging Home Sales Fuel Record Income for Preservation Fund

The Peconic Bay Community Preservation Fund reported $45.43 million in revenues through May of this year, the highest five-month total in the fund's 22-year history. The money comes from a 2-percent transfer tax on real estate sales and provides money for land preservation, water quality improvement, and the protection of maritime heritage.

Jul 3, 2020

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Arts

Have Art and Shed, Will Travel

"In a sea of knotted sweaters and blue-chip galleries, we're here," Hadley Vogel said of East Hampton Shed. "There's so many pop-ups with galleries from the city, but a truly alternative space doesn't really exist out here anymore."

Jul 9, 2020

"When the museum temporarily closed the building, we realized, like everyone else, that the digital platform was our smoke signal, our flare, our communication. We started to look at our Instagram and we wondered how can we make it a little meatier."

Jul 9, 2020

Tomashi Jackson's Parrish Art Museum project, "The Land Claim," focuses on historical land rights and appropriation in the United States, and, specifically, historic and contemporary issues that have affected indigenous, Black, and Latinx families on the East End. She will be part of a streamed discussion on Friday.

Jul 9, 2020

Bryan Hunt opens at Duck Creek, visitors come back to Pollock-Krasner, Rental Gallery's "Friend," and more

Jul 9, 2020

Seasons by the Sea: Be Lazy. That's the Point

Seven years ago was the last time I wrote about my camp at Lazy Point. At that time, I quoted my neighbor Carl Safina on the natural wild beauty of the area.

Jul 9, 2020

News for Foodies 07.09.20

Indoor dining at Bostwick's, outdoor dining at K Pasa, and indoor and outdoor dining at Page at 63 and Lulu Kitchen in Sag Harbor, and more

Jul 9, 2020