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The Outdoor Agenda 07.23.21

Meditation, a pond exploration, hiking, and historical walking tours are on the outdoors agenda in the coming weeks.

Jul 23, 2021
Montauk Swim Challenge Starts Saturday

The Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation’s Virtual Swim Challenge to benefit the construction of an aquatics center at the Playhouse will run from Saturday through July 31.

Jul 22, 2021
On the Water: So Many Fish on the Menu

We are getting close to August and it's clear that the fishing scene has shifted into full summer mode. The summer menu of fish includes everything from wahoo to swordfish, codfish to red hake, as well as dozens of other fish in between.

Jul 22, 2021
Swim, Bike, Run, Repeat: A Weekend of Triathlons

Absent from the summer's sports scene last year, triathlon competition returned to the South Fork last weekend, with one on Saturday at Long Beach in Noyac that benefited Theresa Roden's award-winning I-Tri program for teenage girls and one on Sunday with a dramatic finish at the Montauk Lighthouse.

Jul 22, 2021
A Clash of Slow-Pitch Titans at Terry King Ball Field

The teams that contested the finals of the town men's slow-pitch softball league last summer met for the first time this season in Amagansett, with the Clubhouse, the 2020 runner-up, soundly defeating McMahon's, the defending champion.

Jul 22, 2021
Maidstone Market Clinches Top 7-on-7 Seed

Maidstone Market's 7-on-7 men's soccer team clinched the top playoff seed by virtue of playing to a 2-2 tie with the East Hampton Soccer Club at East Hampton's Herrick Park last Thursday.

Jul 22, 2021
Steven Forsberg Sr.: A Viking at Heart

"I'm not sure what I would have done if I were not a fisherman," reflected Capt. Steven Forsberg Sr. of the Viking Fleet in Montauk, the largest privately owned fishing fleet in the Northeast. "I can't see doing anything else. I think I was born with it in my blood." There's probably a good bit of salt water mixed in that blood, too. 

Jul 22, 2021
The Outdoor Agenda 07.16.21

This week's enriching outdoor excursions include a buck moon hike, a trek to the Truman Capote marker at Crooked Pond, and an exploration of a salt marsh in Northwest.

Jul 16, 2021
On the Water: Poached Lobster

Last week, I was mugged. Someone pulled my lobster traps, whatever lobsters they may have contained, and three dozen oysters I had placed in the traps and left the rope tangled in knots. "Some people really suck," said my companion, who helps me on deck.

Jul 15, 2021
A Rare, If Not Singular Feat for Little League Pitcher

Kai Alversa struck out 14 of the 17 batters he faced when East Hampton's 11-12 traveling all-star tream played Southampton in a District 36 playoff game last week. And it might just be the first time that's ever happened in a playoff game here.

Jul 15, 2021
A Crowning Win for 9-and-10-Year-Old Softballers

East Hampton's Little League 9-and-10-year-old softball team routed Eastport-South Manor 17-5 at the Pantigo fields last Thursday evening, becoming the first Bonac softballers to win a District 36 championship since 2013.

Jul 15, 2021
Bonac Boys Little Leaguers Fall Just Short

East Hampton's 9-10 boys Little League all-star team came close to joining the 9-10 girls in the District 36 winner's circle this past week, but fell short in a championship game played at Riverhead's Stotsky Park Saturday morning.

Jul 15, 2021