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Point of View: Coming Out of Cocoons

We went to the Sag Harbor Cinema recently, and in leaving I said to Mary that we’d never again have to go to New York City.

Mar 17, 2022
Point of View: Mocker of the Sport

You would think that Vladimir Putin would have chosen a sport other than judo, “the gentle way.” 

Mar 10, 2022
The Mast-Head: Plain Sight Points

In the coming weeks, work on an initial set of five bronze bricks bearing the names of enslaved people will begin.

Mar 10, 2022
Gristmill: Bad News

Personality-driven commentary and ingratiating displays of concern in place of reporting is exactly what the father of the 24-hour news cycle, Ted Turner, did not want.

Mar 10, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: The Deep End

Do teenagers still pool-hop at strangers’ homes in the best ZIP codes? I hope they do.

Mar 10, 2022
Gristmill: Doppelgangers

The challenges of a nightly reading habit.

Mar 3, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Roaring In

We feel that March is the true start of the year, just as it’s obvious that February is the year’s gruesome and grizzled end.

Mar 3, 2022
Point of View: Buoying Prospect

The benefits of bilingual education, especially on Long Island, are obvious.

Mar 3, 2022
The Mast-Head: Hawkish Thoughts

Big birds of prey seem to be all around, and my perch in the dunes off Cranberry Hole Road is a decent enough place to see them.

Mar 3, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: Deadly Sins

Thoughts from the Grand Velas resort on whether there are two kinds of people in this world: package-vacation people and independent-travel people.

Feb 24, 2022
Point of View: It’s Good to Have Avatars

Yes, Virginia, you can always improve.

Feb 24, 2022
The Mast-Head: Systemic Blindness

Tom Edmonds of the Southampton History Museum and Victoria Berger of the Suffolk County Historical Society have been suspended for featuring Ku Klux Klan-related material and programming.

Feb 24, 2022