Nov 17 2018 - 2:41pm

Julian Schnabel's portrait of Vincent van Gogh in film is of a painter, not a madman. "Van Gogh was very good at painting, at connecting with nature, not so good with people. I do not think he was mad."
Carissa Katz
A year ago, the tiny Fowler house on Springs-Fireplace Road appeared ready to fall into ruin, despite having been declared a local landmark by East Hampton Town. Now restored, the 19th-century house stands ready to assume its rightful place in the telling of the story of the Montauketts.
David E. Rattray
A rare before-Thanksgiving snowfall that paralyzed New York City and northern New Jersey during the Thursday evening commute had a negligible effect on South Fork roads. Only a mix of heavy rain with occasional sleet was falling in East Hampton Village at 8 p.m. Thursday, and the electric utility, PSEG Long Island, reported only a handful of outages.
Star Staff
From virtual reality sessions to book clubs to an SAT workshop, there’s a lot happening this week.
Star Staff
D.E.C. Commissioner to Step Down. Opposing the T. J. Maxx Expansion.
Isabel Carmichael
One certainly doesn’t hear many plaudits for chain stores, so learning that employees at the Home Goods and T.J. Maxx stores on the South Fork were “helpful and kind” when Daisy Dohanos and Nina Landi of North Haven approached them was positive news.
Christopher Walsh
The East Hampton Town Board is expected to adopt the town’s 2019 budget at its meeting tonight, which will also include a public hearing on the hamlet study focusing on Springs.
Jamie Bufalino
Five months after the Journey East Hampton hotel opened on Pantigo Road, its owner is seeking permission from the East Hampton Town Planning Board to install a bar on the premises, contending that it will be used strictly by guests and not the general public.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A Sag Harbor woman and her passenger were arrested Sunday after she was stopped for alleged drunken driving, Sag Harbor Village police said.
Johnette Howard
“We have people come to us for all different reasons,” Kristy LaMonda, an organizer of the annual community Thanksgiving dinner at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church, said this week, “and what I’ve found is the need people feel to volunteer is almost bigger than the needs of the people who need the food sometimes.”

Daily Grind

Turkey Day Run for Fun
The 42nd Turkey Day Run for Fun, sponsored by the East Hampton Town Recreation Department, will be held on Thanksgiving Day at 10 a.m., rain or shine.
Pop-Up T.S.A. PreCheck Application Center to Open at MacArthur Airport
The Transportation Security Administration will host a temporary "pop-up" T.SA. PreCheck enrollment center at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, allowing Long Islanders to enroll in the popular program.

The Arts

Jennifer Landes
With about 350 works — masterpieces and lesser-known works from Warhol's heyday and the years he was considered in decline — the exhibition, which opened Monday, celebrates the part-time Montauk artist for his entire oeuvre, not merely as the international Pop Art sensation.
Star Staff
"Rumble," a documentary on the history American Indians in rock music, will be shown Friday at the Southampton Art Center.
Star Staff
The Neo-Political Cowgirls' battle of the girl bands will happen in February at the Stephen Talkhouse in Amagansett.
Star Staff
Gabriel Portuondo will portray 10 characters in "The Rime," a solo performance inspired by Coleridge's epic.
Judy D’Mello
If there’s one concept Shirin Neshat, the New York-based Iranian photographer and visual artist, seems to understand, it’s that the world is made of opposing points of view.
Star Staff
Auditions for “Man of La Mancha" and "On Golden Pond" will be held on Sunday and Monday at the Quogue Community Hall.


Jamie Bufalino
Thanksgiving options for dining out and dining in and the return of theme nights to Highway Restaurant and Bar
Laura Donnelly
Cranberries can be used in both sweet and savory recipes and are best known as a condiment in the form of jelly with or without whole berries to go with Thanksgiving feasts.
Mark Segal
"In season, the only thing we’re not buying from a local farm is celery, which doesn’t grow well here, and citrus for the bar."


Jon M. Diat
I’ve never been an early adopter of the latest fishing techniques, baits, and tackle. Instead, I’ve tended to stick to the tried and true ways I learned. Stubbornness is not a good trait.
Larry Penny
Monday was the first really cold day of fall. Frost had formed overnight on lawns, but it was sunny. Victoria Bustamante picked me up and we were off to Caumsett State Park at the very northwest end of Suffolk County and the Long Island Sound. Once the estate of Marshall Field, complete with a dairy farm, it is now a beautiful 1,500-acre preserve with a local Matinecock Indian name meaning “place by a sharp rock.” The sharp rock was one of several glacial erratics left when the last advance of the Wisconsin glaciation swept down across the whole of northern America more than 10,000 years ago, creating the North Fork and the morainal line of Harbor Hills that runs along the Sound from Southold on the east to beyond Great Neck at the edge of New York City on the west.
Jack Graves
Frank Ackley, who last was heard from a year ago, phoned the other day to say he and a doubles partner with whom he’d been playing for the first time had made it to the semifinals of the United States Tennis Association’s clay court championships recently in New Orleans.
Jack Graves
Nick West, a former East Hampton High School soccer star, scored his 25th and 26th goals of the season Sunday as Messiah College, for which he plays, defeated Johns Hopkins 2-0 in a second-round National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III playoff game.
Jack Graves
The Old Montauk Athletic Club was expected to receive about $5,000 from the proceeds of Saturday’s Brewathlon relay race in Montauk, a rowing, biking, running, rowing contest that originally was to have taken place at the Montauk Brewery on Oct. 27.