The new owner of the former Oceanside Motel in Montauk, now called Hero Beach Club, has sued East Hampton Town over its adoption last month of a law that prohibits resorts from having takeout food shops.
East Hampton’s new port security vessel, a 42-foot boat that will be stationed in Montauk to fight fires and assist the Coast Guard with its duties under the Department of Homeland Security, will be christened in a ceremony on Wednesday.
Amateur sailors on about 30 monohull and multihull sailboats are expected on Noyac Bay Saturday morning, beginning at 11 a.m., for a race sponsored by the Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Authority and the Peconic Bay Sailing Association.
East Hampton officials are set to enact a law and establish a rebate program designed to get septic systems that contribute to water pollution out of the ground and replace them with newer ones that reduce emissions of nitrogen.
Saturday is likely to be a hot one, but that is unlikely to deter the 800 or so riders expected to take part in this year's Soldier Ride for the Wounded Warrior Project, which runs through Amagansett, East Hampton, Sag Harbor, and Montauk.
“Literature cannot be the business of a woman’s life,” the poet laureate Robert Southey informed Charlotte Bronte when she sent him her poems, along with her sibling Anne’s writing, to critique. The Brontes went on, quite efficiently, to make it their business.
The Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival kicks off its month-long, 13-concert series on July 30 with a program of music by Johannes Brahms, Clara Schumann, and Robert Schumann, in a composer portrait called “Love, Genius, Madness,” narrated by Alan Alda.
With a wide span of years and no real focus, the show “Moving Targets: American Art From 1918 to 2012” is as rambling as its title suggests. Still, it has enough standout pieces to make it worth a look.
Alec Baldwin and Harris Yulin will star in a staged reading of “Gross Points” on Tuesday at 8 p.m. and Tovah Feldshuh and Richard Kind will headline a reading of “Assisted Loving” on Friday, July 28, also at 8.
The Sag Harbor Whaling and Historical Museum will present “Long Island Landscapes,” a group show organized by Peter J. Marcelle, from Saturday through Aug. 1, with a reception set for Saturday from 6 to 8 p.m. “The Girl Next Door” will open Saturday at the RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton with a reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. A benefit for the Hetrick-Martin Institute, an organization dedicated to serving L.G.B.T.Q. youth, the show will run through Aug. 13.
Breakfast is the thing at Sugar, a new eatery in Montauk, which has design-your-own bowls of cereal and fresh-made donuts daily, as well as sundaes and milkshakes. It is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and is downtown on South Edison Street. Dan’s GrillHampton, a cooking competition and tasting event at which eight East End chefs will compete against eight chefs from Manhattan, will take place tomorrow night at the Fairview Farm at Mecox in Bridgehampton.
Anybody who’s ever made a pie knows they’re not that easy. Making a good piecrust can be a delicate and somewhat complicated process. If you overmix or add too much water, you may end up with a tough one. Even the humidity in the air can wreak havoc with your efforts. Getting the bottom crust to bake thoroughly without burning the rim is nerve-wracking. Choosing what kind of fruit filling can also lead to mistakes: Do you add cornstarch or flour to bind it? How much? You may end up with a runny mess, a glutinous one, or a dry-as-a-bone one.
If bluefish are the Rodney Dangerfields of the fish world (“don’t get no respect”), then surely porgies are the juvenile delinquents. They are tough little fellas — thick-skinned, bony, and travel in gangs. But once you get past that “rebel without a cause” exterior, they are sweet and worthwhile.
Summer presses on, hot and humid with an occasional bout of rain. The beaches fill up on the weekend, the traffic is crazy mad on the South Fork’s main thoroughfares, County Road 39, Montauk Highway, Noyac Road, the Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Route 114, and the Scuttlehole-Head of Ponds-7 Ponds-Mecox Roads, which wind through the fields of Bridgehampton and Water Mill and meet North Sea Road north of Southampton Village.
Kevin Bunce, who has been bringing along young rugby players in the past few years, having taken over the under-19 reins from Rich Brierley, can point with some pride now to the fact that three of his protégés — Brandon Johnson, Axel Alanis, and Josh King — have won scholarships to play the increasingly popular sport in college.