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Reading Poems of Palestine on Main Street

The wider world and its sorrows reverberated again in East Hampton Village on Saturday, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, when members of East End for Ceasefire, an activist group calling for an end to the war in Gaza, gave a reading called Poems From Palestine in a cold drizzle on Main Street.

Feb 1, 2024
The Way It Was for February 1, 2024

It was a scrap metal dealer’s bonanza in 1949, when, seven years after it began, the “demilitarization” of the four 16-inch guns at Camp Hero in Montauk wrapped up. And more tidbits from yesteryear.

Feb 1, 2024
Cocoa All Around: It’s HarborFrost Weekend

A culinary stroll, fireworks over the water, ice-carving, fire-dancing, live music, and a whole lotta hot cocoa will heat things up in Sag Harbor Village on Saturday during the chamber of commerce’s annual HarborFrost celebration.

Feb 1, 2024
East Hampton Chamber Director Resigns

Mary Waserstein, named executive director of the Greater East Hampton Chamber of Commerce just this past fall, has resigned, saying that she hasn't been paid since starting with the group and has been unable to reach a consensus about compensation with its board of directors.

Feb 1, 2024
Real Estate Sales Suffer, But Rentals Are Robust

When the word “suffered” ends up in a year-end real estate home-sales report, you know it can’t be good. And while Judi Desiderio, the C.E.O. and president of Town and Country Real Estate, said “the worst is yet to come,” the rental market is showing strength, and the stock market is hitting new highs.

Jan 25, 2024
South Fork Wind Half Done

The developers of the South Fork Wind farm, the country’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm, announced last week that offshore construction had surpassed the halfway point, with completed installation of seven of its 12 turbines.

Jan 25, 2024
The Way It Was for Jan. 25, 2024

It was a big deal 25 years ago when Caldor, the discount retailer with a 66,000-square-foot store in Bridgehampton, went bankrupt. And more rich tales of the South Fork’s past.

Jan 25, 2024
The Hidden Waters Under the Bridge

An unnamed, mostly hidden waterway runs through East Hampton Village, carrying nutrients from fertilizers, pesticides, road debris, trash, pets, wildlife, and anything else that falls in its wide watershed into Hook Pond and out to the ocean.

Jan 25, 2024
Item of the Week: Letter From Aboard the Daniel Webster

Edward Mulford Baker wrote this letter to his only brother, David Baker, while commanding the Daniel Webster on an 1839 whaling voyage out of Sag Harbor to the South Seas.

Jan 25, 2024
The Way It Was for January 18, 2024

A century ago, the State College of Agriculture at Ithaca called attention to a statewide Home Paper Week, in praise of the country weekly. Times have changed, reader.

Jan 18, 2024
Honoring King as One Community

A longstanding tradition, Calvary Baptist Church’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King’s Birthday, was carried forth on Sunday in the form of what many hope will become a new tradition: an interfaith prayer service at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church that loops in the wider faith communities of East Hampton.

Jan 18, 2024
Item of the Week: Menu From the Marmador, Circa 1958

For many years, the Marmador, a family-run luncheonette in the Edwards Theater building on Main Street, was the choice for hungry people of all stripes.

Jan 18, 2024