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Honoring the Amistad Freedom-Seekers

A new monument honoring the freedom-seekers who landed in search of water in Montauk in 1839 is important in recognizing Long Island’s role in a critical moment in American history.

Aug 31, 2023
Gristmill: As Seen on TV

Joe Theismann’s leg: a retelling.

Aug 24, 2023
Committee Conflict

Looking through the official East Hampton Village website recently, one of our reporters noticed something strange about a committee created to review a proposed sewage system in the historic district.

Aug 24, 2023
Guestwords: Finding Sugar Man

Memories of Sixto Rodriguez, singer-songwriter who found late fame.

Aug 24, 2023
The Shipwreck Rose: A Parrot, a Plumeria

It’s cringey to swoon over someone else’s home island and say you heard its siren song and “fell in love.” But . . .

Aug 24, 2023
Remember to Breathe

It turns out that not only are our smartphones and computers commanding an increasing portion of our waking hours, but they are distracting us from even breathing.

Aug 24, 2023
Point of View: For the Record

To think that a newspaper — The Marion County Record in Kansas, in this case — was virtually shut down by a police raid at the heart of which may have been a marital dispute is mind-boggling.

Aug 24, 2023
The Mast-Head: Grown From Seed

These are the weeks that gardens are supposed to be in finest form, high summer.

Aug 24, 2023
Business on the Beach

Enforcement is not East Hampton Town government’s best feature, and a locally run business that has monopolized a portion of a popular ocean beach in Montauk is a prime example.

Aug 24, 2023
Point of View: Aspirational, Who?

Tyrants don’t speak aspirationally, they do not speak hopefully, they don’t say “wouldn’t it be wonderful if.” They bark orders, and woe to him or her who doesn’t carry them out.

Aug 17, 2023
The Mast-Head: Ahead of Her Time

It is a sad state of affairs that all anyone is talking about this summer is traffic.

Aug 17, 2023
More Than Furniture

For fans of local history as well as of early American furniture, the opening today of the new Dominy Shops Museum on North Main Street is an exciting moment.

Aug 17, 2023