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  • Shuko's back at Highway; rosé tastings at Pierre's and Wainscott Main, and more season openings
  • The second annual East Hampton Village spring street fair will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Newtown Lane. The street will be shut down to traffic to make way for approximately 50 booths, set up back to back and stretching from Main Street to Park Place.
  • A proposal to make Herrick Park the new site for the East Hampton Farmers Market and to reschedule it from Fridays to Saturdays was discussed at the East Hampton Village Board meeting on Friday, but the market’s vendors are reportedly not keen on the idea.
  • Mother's Day Specials from all over; whiskey and BBQ at Townline, Janet Jennings at Golden Eagle, and more
  • A nearly half-century career in garden design will lead Halsted Welles to Carnegie Hall, where his artwork will be featured in a concert with music by Georgia Shreve.
  • "It sounds to me as if the community has spoken," Catherine Casey, the executive director of the housing authority, said during a hearing on a proposed 37-unit housing complex planned for Montauk Highway in Amagansett.
  • A lawsuit filed by former East Hampton Village Police Chief Jerry Larsen against the village, Mayor Paul F. Rickenbach Jr., and Richard Lawler, a village board member, was dealt a setback by the New York State Supreme Court late last month.
  • The real estate industry began 2018 on a cautiously optimistic note. “We didn’t have a wildly robust first quarter, but we’re heading in the right direction,” said Aspasia Comnas, the executive diretor at Brown Harris Stevens of the Hamptons.
  • Gosman’s is back; Almond dabbles in duck and rosé; new restaurants in East Hampton and Montauk; Cinco de Mayo, and more.
  • The East Hampton Village Board on Friday adopted a law setting strict guidelines for large gatherings at private residences and commercial properties. It will not go into effect until Oct. 1, and in the meantime, potential legal action is being considered.

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  • The owners of Bostwick's Chowder House in East Hampton announced this week that they will be opening a second restaurant, Bostwick's on the Harbor, on Three Mile Harbor in late May or early June.

  • 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.