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The Mast-Head: Not for Rent

The brutal reality here is that reasonably priced year-round or even seasonal rooms are essentially nonexistent.

May 12, 2022
Airport Reborn, or Not

Whether meaningful reductions in flights by the most noxious aircraft will be achieved remains to be seen.

May 12, 2022
Gristmill: The Weird Get Going

Profundity and solace from an unlikely source.

May 12, 2022
Fine Day for a Run

The organizers of the May 1 5K run in East Hampton Village deserve the highest praise.

May 12, 2022
Point of View: Dudamel Hits It Out of the Park

Emily Dickinson said you’ll know it’s poetry if it knocks your socks off, or words to that effect, and that was how Mary and I felt as we were watching the documentary “Viva Maestro” at the Sag Harbor Cinema the other day.

May 5, 2022
The Mast-Head: Last Cheers at Pantigo

I drove by the Pantigo fields as a group was getting set for a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Southampton Hospital adjunct. It made me sad, and then angry.

May 5, 2022
Gristmill: A Master of the Art Form

At the 2019 Comic Con in New York, before Covid cramped its style, I walked right by a booth set up by a legend among comic-book artists, Neal Adams.

May 5, 2022
Another Round on the Shoreline

About half of the East Hampton Town shoreline is eroding. Sea level rise will increase the affected area to all of the town’s waterfront over time. These are the key points in a draft policy document released last week intended to guide officials as they contemplate how to prepare.

May 5, 2022
Guestwords: How Do You React to a War?

Lessons from the Dutch travails of World War II.

May 5, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: The Porpoise

In the spring of 2001, I watched the clean-living-Americans-go-to-outer-space movie “The Right Stuff” and decided what I needed was to learn how to pilot a plane.

May 5, 2022
The Court’s Assault on Freedom

A January survey conducted by CNN found that 69 percent of Americans were opposed to overturning the landmark case of Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, the 1992 opinion limiting the right to an abortion but preserving the fundamental freedom to choose to terminate a pregnancy.

May 5, 2022
Guestwords: Nazi Avengers

Whenever I give a lecture and someone asks me why so many Jews went like sheep to the slaughter during the Holocaust, the question sets my teeth on edge.

Apr 28, 2022