Keeping Account - 05.26.11

Oh Those Rays
    WellNest, a store on Main Street in Sag Harbor that sells “environmentally friendly lifestyle products,” will be selling products to protect people from the sun, including sunglasses, on Sunday. Fifty percent of the proceeds will go to the Melanoma Research Alliance. The store will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FreshDirect’s Back
    FreshDirect, a door-to-door grocery delivery service, is back for the summer, starting today in advance of the busy holiday weekend. Many of its products are from Long Island farms. It also offers brand-name groceries and freshly prepared meals. More information can be found online at

Saunders Expands
    Saunders and Associates, a South Fork real estate brokerage firm, has expanded into Southampton Village with a new office at 14 Main Street.
    “In less than three years, 70 of the area’s finest dealmakers have joined our firm,” Andrew Saunders, the owner, said of the company’s growth. “Providing a beautiful and state-of-the-art work environment for our brokers is an integral component of our successful model.”
    The new office will officially open tomorrow. More information is at

Nardy Up for Award
    Michael Nardy, whose grandfather started Nardy Pest Control in South­ampton, has been selected as a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year award for New York. His business, Electronic Payments in Cal­verton, has been listed as one of the 500 fastest-growing privately held companies of the past three years.
    Mr. Nardy started the company, which offers credit card processing and other financial services, at the age of 19. He is now 30 and as chief financial officer is responsible for more than two dozen employees. The company has 450 sales representatives in the field  and last year took in $42 million in revenue.

Brown Harris Stevens App
    Looking for a local real estate application for your mobile phone? Look no further. Brown Harris Stevens is offering owners of Droids, iPhones, and Nokia Ovis a chance to see what housing is out there using the devices. The new app, the first of its kind on the South Fork, can be found at the business’s Web site,

For Medical Needs
    Home medical supplies are now available at Erik Petersen Physical Therapy in East Hampton. Among the items are mobility equipment and related devices, diabetic supplies, and incontinence supplies. The office is at 400 Pantigo Road.

S.N.L. at Varvatos
    On Saturday John Varvatos at 54 Newton Lane in East Hampton will celebrate Mary Ellen Matthews, a “Saturday Night Live” photographer. Portraits on display will depict musicians, hosts, and special guests from two decades of the late-night comedy show.
    Ms. Matthews will also take portraits of those who make a $250 purchase or a charity donation of the same amount. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons. Cocktails are at noon. Portraits are from 2 to 6 p.m.

Made in East Hampton
    Made, a store of artisan works at 27 Race Lane in East Hampton, will open on Saturday. With unusual international and local finds, Made represents a return to “the olden days when people made things with their hands and were proud of it,” Eleni Prieston, the owner, said. Artists will be able to take commissions, and pieces in the store will vary depending on “inspiration and change,” according to Ms. Prieston.
    Store hours are Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 4 p.m.

Second Soul
    SoulCycle, an indoor cycling center, is opening a new store on Newtown Lane in East Hampton this weekend. Its Bridgehampton store on Butter Lane will be reopening at the same time — 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday — with classes, photo booths, treats from Anke’s Fit Bakery, fresh coconut water, cycling gear, and more. The East Hampton shop will have 60 bikes.