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Downtown Development Proposal Could Transform Sag Harbor

The day after the Sag Harbor Village Board passed a long-anticipated measure allowing for affordable work-force housing developments in the office district of the village, a 79-unit whopper was proposed. The project seeks to combine five parcels owned by several limited liability companies of which Adam Potter, the founder of the nonprofit Friends of Bay Street, is the principal.

Jun 23, 2022

Piping Plover Nest Is Destroyed

Piping plover posts and fencing at Maidstone Park in Springs were ripped out of the ground on June 15, perhaps resulting in the deaths of two plover chicks that had recently hatched there.

Jun 23, 2022

Police & Courts

Local and county law enforcement agencies have put out a call to the public for help identifying a man they say assaulted a person in East Hampton on June 18.

Jun 24, 2022

A “Let’s Go Brandon” yard sign was stolen from a Deep Woods Lane, Amagansett, property on Saturday night. The homeowner told police he’d had the sign on his lawn for six months.

Jun 23, 2022

Five accidents were recorded on local roads in recent weeks, one of which, on June 13, was witnessed by East Hampton Town Superintendent of Highways Stephen Lynch.

Jun 23, 2022

Government

John Bennett, the owner of the Springs General Store, wants a license for on-site consumption of alcohol. The East Hampton Town Planning Board knew he was looking to sell wine from a building on the property, but not that he hoped to serve it there. “You’re trying to get an approval for one thing, but it’s morphing into something that we didn’t think was being applied for,” one member said.

Jun 23, 2022

The East Hampton Town Board on Tuesday discussed measures that would clarify the code with respect to outdoor seating for delicatessens and takeout restaurants. Outdoor string lighting also got a look.

Jun 23, 2022

On Tuesday, PSEG will present plans to install a five-mile-long underground transmission line between that substation and the Buell substation on Cove Hollow Road in East Hampton starting in 2024. For three to five months, during the proposed construction period, a portion of the Long Pond Greenbelt would be closed.

Jun 23, 2022

Early voting for the Tuesday primary started on Saturday and continues through Sunday at the Windmill Village 2 housing complex at 219 Accabonac Road East Hampton. In Southampton Town, early voting is at the Stony Brook Southampton campus at 70 Tuckahoe Road.

Jun 23, 2022

Villages

They Found Love Later in Life

Love has no age limit. Neither does Match.com, which is how Robert Marshall, 93, and Anne Marshall, 88, found each other.

Jun 23, 2022

Doctor Gibson Weds Commissioner Wright

James V. Wright of Montauk and Ralph Gibson of East Hampton were married on June 15 in a small ceremony at East Hampton Village Hall. Theirs was the first same-sex marriage conducted by Mayor Jerry Larsen.

Jun 23, 2022

Tuesday Music at Main Beach

East Hampton Village’s Tuesday night Main Beach concerts, an instant hit in their inaugural season last year, will be back for the summer this week, with reggae by Winston Irie kicking off the series.

Jun 23, 2022

Arts

In Love With the Tabla Sound

East Hampton's Sejal Kukadia is one of the few female virtuosos of the tabla, the primary percussion instrument of Hindustani classical music.

Jun 23, 2022

The new documentary "Fire of Love" tells the story of Katia and Maurice Krafft, French volcanologists whose love affair with the mystery and drama of volcanoes took them to the far corners of the earth.

Jun 23, 2022

The Pulitzer Prize-winning "Anna in the Tropics," next up at Bay Street, is a romantic melodrama about the intersecting lives of the Cuban-American workers at a cigar factory in 1920s Tampa.

Jun 23, 2022

New site-specific installation at Dia Bridgehampton features sculptures that engage with the history and geography of the region as well as an original musical score.

Jun 23, 2022

Food

Small-Batch Granola Hits the Big Time

After years in the food-service industry, Samantha Sherman pivoted during the pandemic, starting the Hampton Grocer and making award-winning granola.

Jun 23, 2022

News for Foodies 06.23.22

New brews and other news from Springs Brewery, live music at Old Stove Pub, a food-centered benefit, North Fork staycations, and a last shout for strawberries.

Jun 23, 2022