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Articles by this author:

  • A motel in East Hampton that once served as a de facto affordable housing complex is being transformed into a boutique hotel that is charging up to $907 for one night’s stay.
  • Sam’s Beverage Place giving back; new vegan bites at Jack’s Stir Brew Coffee, and the return of Fresh Direct
  • Southampton Town has struck a deal with Jay Bialsky, a real estate developer, to purchase more than 1.25 acres of waterfront property in Sag Harbor Village's business district for $10.5 million.
  • Bernard Berger, a dermatologist who was at the forefront of scientific efforts to pinpoint the causes of Lyme disease, announced that after nearly 50 years of tending to the skin care of East End residents, he would be closing his Southampton practice on June 30.
  • Taking a stand against the Trump administration’s plan to allow offshore oil and gas exploration and drilling in New York’s coastal waters, the East Hampton Village Board unanimously adopted a resolution on Friday supporting the state’s application for an exemption.
  • The Sag Harbor Partnership is inching ever closer to applying for a building permit to construct the Sag Harbor Cinema Center, a cultural institution on the site of the Sag Harbor movie theater, which was destroyed by fire.
  • My plan was to watch the royal wedding from an ironic distance. I got out of bed at 4 a.m., I left my cowlick-afflicted hair uncombed to create the illusion that I had donned a sort of cut-rate fascinator, I adjusted my Twitter feed to receive the snark aimed at the event, and then I turned on the television.
  • The East Hampton Housing Authority has received a $7 million grant from New York State for the affordable housing complex it is planning to build at 531 Montauk Highway in Amagansett.
  • An All Day cafe for Montauk; specials at O'Murphy's and Harbor Bistro; Artists' brunch at Watermill Center, and Roisin Bateman at the Eagle
  • Sag Harbor Village’s plan to use part of a 24-acre site off the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike as an impound yard for vehicles seized by its police department is receiving pushback from environmental and preservation groups.

Blogs by this author:

  • It has taken more than 10 months, but Sag Harbor has a pizza parlor again. Sag Pizza opened in the Main Street space formerly occupied by the village's beloved Conca D'Oro earlier today.
  • After spending decades looking after the beautification of East Hampton Village at large, the Ladies Village Improvement Society focused on a project even closer to home this winter, refurbishing its headquarters and thrift shops at 95 Main Street.
  • The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton is heading out into the wild to do some species spotting. Tomorrow night at 7, Joe Giunta, a birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, will lead participants on an owl prowl. The evening starts off indoors with a slide show and an audio presentation of various owl calls and then ventures into the woods as Mr. Giunta attempts to call the nocturnal birds into viewing range. The museum says odds are good for spotting an eastern screech owl and possibly a great horned owl. Binoculars have been recommended.