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The Mast-Head: Sly Solar Grin

Rooftop solar on the early-1960s house I live in provides me with a reason to gloat: electric bills that run a steady $14 a month.

Jan 12, 2023
Montauk Uprising

An uprising is growing over a plan to use 14 acres of county parkland in Hither Woods to build a sewage treatment plant in Montauk.

Jan 12, 2023
Gristmill: After Hopper

Adventures at the Whitney, on the High Line, and in a lost New York.

Jan 5, 2023
Long Island Is Republican Country

The message the Republican Party offers Long Island voters centers on a distrust of government, as well as the coded racism in its fixation on crime.

Jan 5, 2023
Guestwords: Gifts That Keep Giving

From our correspondent in Pennsylvania comes a tribute to an illustrator for 50 straight years of Christmas cards that are works or art.

Jan 5, 2023
The Mast-Head: Switching to Green

I am now on my second plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, at a combined gas and electric of 100 or more miles per gallon the way I drive it.

Jan 5, 2023
Point of View: Positive You’re Negative?

I had no Covid symptoms, but that apparently, according to what I read, wasn’t necessarily a cause for celebration.

Jan 5, 2023
M.T.A. Budget Hole Could Threaten Shuttles

Beginning in 2019, the so-named South Fork Commuter Connection was supposed to take a bite out of the weekday morning and afternoon “trade parade” of bumper-to-bumper work vans and delivery trucks.

Jan 5, 2023
Guestwords: Meeting Groucho and Cavett

A chance encounter with Dick Cavett on an East Hampton beach leads to a long-term friendship. And to Groucho.

Dec 29, 2022
The Shipwreck Rose: O Holy Night

On Boxing Day . . .

Dec 29, 2022
New Hope on Energy

A portion of the federal Inflation Reduction Act passed in August contains hundreds of billions of dollars to move away from fossil fuel.

Dec 29, 2022
Point of View: You Gotta Laugh

I read in a recent New York Press Association publication an article suggesting that journalists be more broad-minded when writing about the elderly. Six “tips” were proffered. Here are mine.

Dec 29, 2022