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Congressional Candidates React to Trump Assassination Attempt

Former President Donald J. Trump was shot at a rally in Butler, Pa., early Saturday evening. Shortly after the shooting, Representative Nick LaLota, a Republican who in January endorsed President Trump, and his opponent in the First Congressional District race, John Avlon, a Democrat, released statements.

Jul 14, 2024

Sag Harbor to Allow Short-Term Room Rentals

“For existing rooms in existing houses” was the common refrain at the Sag Harbor Village Board meeting Tuesday night, when a resolution allowing short-term room rentals in owner-occupied residences was unanimously approved.

Jul 11, 2024

Government

The East Hampton Town Architectural Review Board granted a rare height variance to Bobby Flay, the celebrity chef and cookbook author, for a 7,405-square-foot barn he plans to reconstruct on his Stony Hill Road property in Amagansett.

Jul 11, 2024

Lt. Chelsea Tierney of the East Hampton Town police talked with the Amagansett Citizens Advisory Committee on the subject of e-bikes, which may replace gas-powered leaf blowers as the summer’s number-one irritants. There are rules for e-bikes, though many riders (and their parents) seem not to know them.

Jul 11, 2024

Owners of four properties on Soundview Drive in Montauk found little support for their request to have the East Hampton Town Board grant a code change that would have made it easier for them to armor their properties with coastal erosion structures.

Jul 11, 2024

Gov. Kathy Hochul has authorized East Hampton Town to remove, or "alienate," two acres of nature preserve from its parkland holdings with the hope that Suffolk County will further explore placing a roundabout at the East Hampton intersection where North Main Street meets Three Mile Harbor and Springs-Fireplace Roads. 

Jul 8, 2024

Arts

A Lifelong Passion for Books

Zibby Owens is the head of a publishing house, owner of a bookstore, founder of a media company, host of a popular literary podcast, and the author of two books.

Jul 11, 2024

Judith Hudson's current exhibition at the Tripoli Gallery takes aim at mortality with a sure painterly hand and an astute sense of humor.

Jul 11, 2024

This summer's Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival will feature 12 concerts centered on the themes of transformation and love.

Jul 11, 2024

New shows at Pollock-Krasner House and Madoo, posed pigs at The Church, a movable artwork by Eric Fischl at Guild Hall, and much more.

Jul 11, 2024

Villages

Speaker Disinvited From Israel Rally Over L.G.B.T.Q.+ Comments

At the rally for Israel in Herrick Park on Sunday, a source of controversy was not counterprotesters, who never showed up, but the cancellation of a speaker, Judith Kasen-Windsor, a well-known activist for L.G.B.T.Q.+ issues.

Jul 11, 2024

At East Hampton Rally for Israel, All as One for a Cause

“I’m a Jew. It’s really that simple,” said one woman, when asked why she had joined in a Stand With Israel rally that drew hundreds, including Representative Nick LaLota, to East Hampton over on Sunday.

Jul 11, 2024

Fireworks Over Three Mile Harbor

The annual fireworks display over Three Mile Harbor — a tradition for decades that in more recent years has been overseen by the Clamshell Foundation — is set for this weekend: Saturday if it’s clear, Sunday in case of rain.

Jul 11, 2024

Long Island Books

Food

Kith Sweet Treats at Carissa’s

Carissa's Bakery is teaming up with the fashion brand Kith to offer cereal-infused Kith's Treats ice cream at the bakery's Newtown Lane location.

Jul 11, 2024

News for Foodies 07.11.24

Two new restaurants in Montauk, a taco and tequila eatery in Southampton, and live music at Springs Tavern.

Jul 11, 2024

News for Foodies 07.04.24

The East Hampton Farmers Market has relocated, and music has come to Navy Beach and Gosman’s Dock in Montauk.

Jul 3, 2024