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Hampton Classic Horse Show Is Canceled for 2020

The Hampton Classic Horse Show would have marked its 45th anniversary this summer, but on Friday the show's organizers announced its cancellation, due to safety precautions amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

"It is difficult to express how disappointing this is for everyone," Shanette Cohen, executive director of the Classic, said in a statement. "However, given the current situation and the uncertainty that lies ahead, our board reached the conclusion that there really is no other option."

Jun 5, 2020
Mercados locales, restaurantes al aire libre, campamentos de verano diurnos volverán a funcionar

El fin de semana largo, del Día de los Caídos, marcó la reapertura del mercado de Sag Harbor, mientras que el mercado de Springs se inauguró el sábado pasado, y el de Montauk reabrirá el jueves que viene.

Jun 5, 2020
As Virus Is Brought Under Control, Suffolk Confronts Massive Fiscal Crisis

The county had just one death from Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, but the news is less positive on the fiscal front as it anticipates a $590 million deficit this year alone.

Jun 4, 2020
East Hampton Village to Allow Streetside Dining

East Hampton Village Mayor Richard Lawler will issue an executive order to allow restaurants and takeout food stores to set up temporary outdoor dining areas on public property starting next Wednesday in a move aimed at providing a much-needed boost to village restaurants and the commercial district in general. Sag Harbor is proposing a similar move.

Jun 4, 2020
Black Lives March Drew Hundreds to Bridgehampton

At least 500 people, some say well over 1,000, shut down Main Street in Bridgehampton on Tuesday night during a peaceful march to remember George Floyd, the 46-year-old black Minneapolis resident who died after Derek Chauvin, a white police officer, knelt on his neck for more than eight minutes on May 25.

Jun 3, 2020
The Banksy of Birdhouses

Birdhouses, the work of Michael Cinque, the owner of Amagansett Wine and Spirits, have popped up in recent weeks. “Making sawdust is really what I do,” he said recently. “Occasionally, we get birdhouses out of them.”

Jun 4, 2020
Camp Upton’s World War I Recruits

A postcard shows a group of men lining up at Camp Upton in Yaphank to receive their new uniforms and start training as soldiers during World War I.

Jun 4, 2020
Masked Dance in a Masked World

“How often do we put masks on to deal with certain things in our life, and how often do we take them off and feel vulnerable?” said Charity Joy Robinson, who taught the dance last Thursday on the lawn at the North Sea Community House for a small, socially-distanced group of students.

Jun 4, 2020
Coping: Feeling, Healing Through Movement

Gail Baranello's Moving Through dance therapy class on isolation is being taught online during the shutdown.

Jun 4, 2020
East Hampton Retail Crawls Back to Life

Shopkeepers in the village are hoping to recapture lost customers with curbside pickup, but in the words of one, it's been "more of a trickle than a river."

Jun 4, 2020
Long Island Restaurants Okayed to Offer Outdoor Dining Starting Next Week

Restaurants can begin offering outdoor dining as part of phase two of the economic reopening, which will begin early next week, and municipalities will be given leeway to approve sidewalk and even street dining in order for businesses to meet state guidelines.

Jun 3, 2020
South Fork's Farmers Markets Are in Business

With food distribution channels disrupted, supermarket shopping fraught with anxiety, and grocery delivery slots hard to come by, the reopening of farmers markets here may be more anticipated and more celebrated this year than ever before.

Jun 3, 2020