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Mashashimuet Park's History and Future

Community members who are following the $13.5 million redevelopment plans for Sag Harbor's Mashashimuet Park have two opportunities this week to learn more and weigh in on the renovations and upgrades, plus a chance to learn about the park's history at a museum exhibit.

Aug 8, 2022
A Conference for Young People to Create Solutions

Organizacion Latino-Americana of Eastern Long Island is bringing together teens and young adults from all backgrounds to talk about mental and emotional health issues. The first OLA Youth Summit, a bilingual conference for people 14 to 22 years old, will take place on Monday, Aug. 15, at the Bridgehampton Community House.

Aug 5, 2022
Get Outside, Get Moving

For those who enjoy hiking or paddling, here are two upcoming opportunities to do exactly that.

Aug 4, 2022
Two Traditions, One Fair in Springs

The Springs Fisherman's Fair will be combined this year with the Springs Agricultural Fair. Set for Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. outside Ashawagh Hall, it will feature live music, vendors of clams, crafts, food, and fish, a plant sale, and a children's area.

Aug 3, 2022
Fashion and Food in Southampton

In a place where all things "designer" are in demand, Hamptons Fashion Week makes sense. The three-day event returns for a fourth year starting Friday, with the Southampton Arts Center playing host.

Aug 2, 2022
Carnival Time in Sag Harbor

It's hard to believe it is already time for the Sag Harbor Fire Department Carnival at Havens Beach, but it opens Tuesday night and will run until Saturday night, Aug. 6, with fireworks on Friday, Aug. 5.

Aug 1, 2022
Water Report: Lack of Rain Keeps Bacteria Levels Low

The latest water quality report from Concerned Citizens of Montauk stands out for a whopping outlier: A persistent and unresolved problem with elevated enterococcus bacteria levels at East Creek in Montauk hit a new high mark this week.

Jul 29, 2022
Concert for Old Whalers on Friday

The Old Whalers Church needs a paint job.

To help raise money for it while offering some solid tunes, there will be a "Let's Paint the Church" benefit concert featuring the HooDoo Loungers on Friday starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for 10 to 18-year-olds. The under-10 set can listen for free.

Bruce Beyer, who helped arrange the benefit, has said estimates for painting the church are more than $100,000. For the first stage, they're just looking to "clean the front up" to make it more presentable from the street.

Jul 28, 2022
Performances of 'Peter and the Wolf' Are Friday and Monday

Starting Friday, students of the Hampton Ballet Theatre School will perform their annual production of "Peter and the Wolf" with a live orchestra, vivid original costumes, and surprise guest narrators.

Shows are at 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. Friday at Herrick Park in East Hampton Village, with a rain date of Saturday, and on Monday at the Children's Museum of the East End in Bridgehampton, with a rain date of Tuesday.

Jul 26, 2022
Water Quality Report for the Week of July 18

High enterococcus bacteria levels remain a consistent problem at East Creek at Lake Montauk — and the cause a continuing mystery — as reported in the latest water quality update from Concerned Citizens of Montauk for the week of July 18.

Jaime LeDuc, program support specialist at C.C.O.M., which monitors and tests for entero levels, could only speculate that East Creek's elevated entero level — 2,489 MPN/ml (most probable number per millimeter) — "might have something to do with septic systems that need to be upgraded."

Jul 23, 2022
Private Garden Tours on Saturday

If you're not already a member of the Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons, this week might be a good time to join the group, which is based at the Bridgehampton Community House, as it will host a tour of several private gardens on Saturday for members and their guests.

Jul 21, 2022
Monkeypox Vaccine Appointments in Hampton Bays

Suffolk County has received 1,800 more monkeypox vaccine doses and will be administering most of them in Hampton Bays over the next two weeks.

Jul 20, 2022