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Songwriters Share

The new year begins Friday night with the sixth annual Songwriters Share concert series at the Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse of the South Fork. Each concert will support a local charity.     

Dec 31, 2019
Get Ready for a New Year's Day Plunge!

Up for a challenge . . . for a good cause?

The bravest swimmers on the South Fork can answer the polar plunge call to raise money for charity by taking a winter dip on New Year's Day in Montauk, East Hampton, or Wainscott.

The first one of the day is on the beach at Gurney's Montauk Resort at 10:30 a.m. Donations collected during the Gurney's polar plunge will benefit the Retreat, a domestic violence shelter program based in East Hampton.

Dec 27, 2019
Three Hikes in Montauk This Week

The East Hampton Trails Preservation Society will host three hikes this week in Montauk.

Dec 26, 2019
Plum Island Habitat Preserved

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has signed into law a bill establishing protection and conservation areas for marine mammals and birds that live on the land and waters of Plum Island, Great Gull Island, and Little Gull Island.

Dec 20, 2019
Ring in the New Year With a Safe, Alcohol-Free Party

To celebrate New Year’s Eve in a safe, alcohol-free environment, the South­ampton Town addiction and recovery committee will throw a New Year’s Eve party at Parrish Hall at Stony Brook Southampton Hospital. The 2020 Clear Vision Party, as it’s called, will start at 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 31 and go until about a half-hour after the ball drops. There will be live entertainment and refreshments.

Dec 18, 2019
Menorah Lightings and a 'Menorahcade' Coming Up

A menorah lighting will take place in Herrick Park in East Hampton Village on Friday at 4:30 p.m., organized by Chabad of the Hamptons with cocoa, chocolate coins, and raffle prizes. The event will be preceded by a parade of lights from the Chabad house on Woods Lane starting at 3:30 and an ice-carving demonstration at Herrick Park once the “menorahcade” arrives.

Dec 17, 2019
Hayground Kids Bring Shakespeare to Guild Hall

Shakespeare and Co.'s three-week residency at the school culminates in performances of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" on Thursday. All 78 students, ages 3 to 13, have had a hand in this year's production.

Dec 16, 2019
Wainscott Businesses Honored

The Wainscott C.A.C. on Saturday announced that this year's business awards recognize Michael Del Piero Good Design and Wainscott Main Wines and Spirits for aesthetic and community-minded accomplishments.

Dec 12, 2019
This Weekend: 'Mixed Nuts,' Polar Bear Plunge, and Artisans Gift Show

The holiday festivities are in full swing with Santa likely showing up in your hamlet sometime over the weekend and plenty of places to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list, such as the annual Artisans Gift Show in Springs. In between all of that, catch a "Mixed Nuts" performance at Bay Street or take a dip in the ocean during the Polar Bear Plunge at Cooper's Beach in Southampton Village to raise money for Heart of the Hamptons, an organization which assists more than 1,500 people in the community each year. 

Friday, December 13 

Dec 12, 2019
Golden Globes Shine on Films With East End Connections

Films and television offerings with East End connections found love from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which nominated several of them for their annual Golden Globes Awards.

Dec 10, 2019
Calling All Farmers

If you are looking for farmland or you have farmland and want a farmer to work it for you, an upcoming Peconic Land Trust forum in Riverhead is for you. Next Thursday, Dec. 12, the Peconic Land Trust will review the Farmland for a New Generation New York program, which is coordinated by American Farmland Trust in partnership with the State Department of Agriculture and Markets, agricultural organizations, and land trusts. There will be specific information available to farmers and farmland owners on Long Island.

Dec 6, 2019
'The Nutcracker' Is Coming

The Hampton Ballet Theatre School will bring holiday cheer to East Hampton with its annual production of “The Nutcracker,” which opens Friday at Guild Hall.

Dec 5, 2019