Keeping Account 05.24.12

Local business news

C. Wonder in Southampton
    C. Wonder, with a flagship store in SoHo, is opening a pop-up store at 5 Main Street, Southampton, and kicking off the season with a family-friendly weekend celebration.
    Those visiting the lifestyle store on Saturday and Sunday will be treated to temporary C. Wonder tattoos, a candy bar and balloons, a spin of the Wonder prize wheel, and, from 3 to 6 p.m. on Saturday only, an ice cream social.
    The store plans to hold events throughout the summer, including a book series, D.J. and dance parties, complimentary candy and balloon days, and it will offer an electric Smart Car delivery service.

Two Come to Saunders
    Saunders and Associates, a real estate firm, has added two new brokers to its roster, Sandra Griffin and Kimberly McElrath.
    Both were previously with the Corcoran Group. Ms. Griffin is a Southampton resident and an award-winning broker with 30 years of experience in handling deals throughout the South Fork.
    Prior to her work with Corcoran, Ms. McElrath spent 13 years at Prudential Douglas Elliman. She lives in Southampton Village and specializes in that area. Both new brokers will work out of Saunders’s Southampton office.
    Saunders now boasts 85 agents and more than $1 billion in exclusive listings in the area.

Barry’s Bootcamp
    Barry’s Bootcamp, a Los Angeles-based fitness company, will offer classes starting this weekend in Wainscott.
    According to its Web site, “Our incredible workout is enhanced by the most current music, easy to handle equipment, night club lighting, urban decor, and the most qualified trainers, who happen to look like movie stars.”
    The Wainscott studio can accommodate up to 40 “bootcampers” per class, and will feature a rotating schedule with some of the company’s best-known trainers from around the country.
    Individual classes cost $32, and there are discounts when packages are purchased.

East Hampton Babysitters
    Kevin Reynolds, a retired New York police officer and a massage therapist, has started a new business, East Hampton Babysitters. All candidates — and he has over 100, he said — are subjected to a thorough application and investigation process.
    “We offer tender, loving, conscientious care for babies and children, providing a safe and secure environment,” said Mr. Reynolds, who is the father of two daughters, Molly and Hunter, and lives in Springs.
    Potential clients have been encouraged to contact the company soon to set up their summer baby-sitting needs. A Web site,,  offers more information.

Pool Party
    The Southampton Inn is kicking off the season with a Memorial Day Weekend barbecue and pool party on Saturday.
    The inn will receive guests poolside from 3 to 5 p.m. with food and drinks prepared by OSO Restaurant on site.
    Visitors have been invited to explore the inn, at 91 Hill Street, and stroll through its five acres of gardens.