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Sticking Points at the Springs General Store

The new owners of the Springs General Store are eager to get to work converting a storage shed on the property into a tiny wine store, but questions about accessibility for the disabled and exactly what type of drinking would be allowed at the site have slowed the progress of their application before the East Hampton Town Planning Board.

Oct 6, 2022
Invasive Pest Could Pose Threat to Vineyards

Imagine a world without wine. That’s the devastation that could be wrought by the spotted lanternfly, an invasive insect from Asia that’s reached Ronkonkoma and is headed east, posing a serious threat to vineyards.

Oct 6, 2022
French Presse Presses Ahead

French Presse, started in 2014 as a mobile linen laundering and pressing service by the late Sarah de Havenon and occupying a showroom in Amagansett Square since 2016, has settled into its niche and as of this summer is selling its own line of linens, glassware, and dinnerware.

Sep 22, 2022
Food Startups Reel in Wake of Oven Explosion

More than a month after an oven explosion closed the Stony Brook Food Business Incubator for repairs, food producers are scrambling to keep operating by other means, but often with reduced output.

Sep 22, 2022
Recorded Deeds 09.15.22

A new raft of South Fork real estate deals.

Sep 15, 2022
Fine Jewelry in a Fine Spot

Richie Winick likes to say that his newish Montauk fine jewelry store on Main Street offers an eclectic range of merchandise for sale in a price range reflective of the hamlet’s seaside-meets-suburbia affect.

Sep 15, 2022
Farewell, Fishing Flimflam at Former Liars' Site

The cocktails will have to wait, but the boat slips are back in business. The Montauk mecca formerly known as Liars’ Saloon, which also was home to the Offshore Sports Marina, has a new sign out front from its new owner, Sam Gershowitz, signaling a new chapter is indeed afoot at 408 West Lake Drive in Montauk.

Sep 14, 2022
At Rita Cantina, a Question of Semantics?

For years, restaurants have operated at the Springs location in apparent harmony with their surroundings. Rita Cantina has been different. Ann Glennon, the town’s principal building inspector, and nearby residents say its use of the property has risen to unacceptable levels.

Sep 14, 2022
'Last Mile' Commuter Shuttle Bus Added in East Hampton

The "last mile" shuttle bus service that takes passengers from the Long Island Rail Road's South Fork Commuter Connection trains to their destinations and back again expanded in East Hampton Town this week. 

Sep 12, 2022
Recorded Deeds 09.08.22

The latest real estate action here.

Sep 8, 2022
People's Customers, Get Ready for M&T Bank

M&T Bank has promised a smooth transition for customers who bank with People’s United Bank but now find themselves in the midst of the nuts and bolts of M&T’s long-anticipated final takeover of People’s, happening this weekend.

Sep 1, 2022
Psychedelic Healing Center Opens in Southampton

Many people know by now that Southampton Town has “opted in” to open cannabis dispensaries and consumption lounges one of these days, but less known is that the town is now hosting the East End’s only psychedelic healing center.

Sep 1, 2022