Aug 13 2018 - 11:03am

Christopher Walsh
In this season of fund-raisers, one upcoming event stands out for its inclusiveness of multiple organizations.
Jamie Bufalino
Murf's Backstreet Tavern has received a slew of State Liquor Authority violations, including being a "disorderly premise" and source of noise and nuisance in Sag Harbor.
Taylor K. Vecsey
Despite difficult weather conditions, firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at a bayfront house in Amagansett on Saturday morning that started with an apparent lightning strike, Amagansett Fire Chief Bill Beckert said.
Taylor K. Vecsey
A 44-foot Meridian yacht sank after striking the west side of the Montauk jetty Thursday night, the Coast Guard said Friday.
Christopher Walsh
A mosquito collected in East Hampton has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to James Tomarken, the commissioner of the Suffolk County Department of Health Services, who made the announcement on Friday.
Jamie Bufalino
A proposed law that would regulate the way free magazines and other miscellaneous printed matter are distributed in East Hampton Village was introduced at last week’s village board meeting. The magazines, which pile up in front of stores in the commercial district, are welcomed by some shopkeepers and loathed by others.
Jamie Bufalino
Hampton Beverage East, off Pantigo Road in East Hampton, closed unexpectedly at the end of last month, with a note posted on the door announcing that "owner disagreements" had forced the closing.
Christopher Walsh
Increased traffic to and from East Hampton Airport, coupled with a communication to helicopter pilots stating that the southern route to the airport was unavailable, has brought frustrated East Hampton and Southampton Town residents to a boiling point.
Jamie Bufalino
In the first month since being sworn in as a member of the East Hampton Village Board, Rose Brown has promoted changes she proposed during her campaign, such as taking steps to clean up the business district and Herrick Park.
Johnette Howard
The working relationship between Dr. Gail Schonfeld and Dr. Jennifer Favre that has transformed East End Pediatrics began 12 years ago, when Dr. Favre was just a college student.

Daily Grind

Choir! Choir! Choir! at Guild Hall Thursday
Learn to sing in one night. That is more or less what Choir! Choir! Choir!, which is both a vocal duo and massive audience participation event, will bring to Guild Hall in a performance at 8 p.m. on Thursday.
Suffolk County Issues Bathing Advisory After Heavy Rainfall
Havens Beach in Sag Harbor Village is among 60 beaches in Suffolk County that the Health Department recommends swimmers avoid after heavy rains.

The Arts

Mark Segal
In 1970, while an undergraduate at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, Charles Yoder took a summer job at Castelli Graphics, which had been founded the year before by Antoinette Castelli, the wife of the influential art dealer Leo Castelli.
Judy D’Mello
“Evita,” the iconic bio-operetta by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice about that Machiavellian little minx who captivated Argentina, is being staged with skillful inventiveness and quicksilver fluency at Bay Street Theater in Sag Harbor through Sept. 2.
Mark Segal
“Obama-ology,” the first show at Sag Harbor’s Bay Street Theater ever directed, produced, designed, and acted entirely by its summer intern company, will be onstage there today, tomorrow, and Saturday at 4 p.m.
Mark Segal
"Compendium' at Mark Borghi; “Three Roads, Three Artists” at Ashawagh Hall; Metro Pictures comes to Halsey McKay, and much more
Mark Segal
While Ellsworth Kelly is as not readily associated with the Hamptons as such other notable painters as Jackson Pollock or Willem de Kooning, he in fact spent time in Springs in 1960 and 1961 and in Bridgehampton in 1968 and 1969.
Star Staff
As part of its Stormy Weather series, the Montauk Library will host a free concert by the Jordan Shapiro Ensemble on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Food

Laura Donnelly
What kind of meals do we like to prepare this time of year? The kind that are easy, the kind that don’t heat up the kitchen, the kind that are fast. What does that mean? Three things: barbecuing outdoors, salads, and cold soups.
Jamie Bufalino

Laura Donnelly
Another night club masquerading as a restaurant in Southampton? I went to Maison Vivienne with a prejudiced attitude and came away happily surprised.

Sports

Jon M. Diat
Sharks are hot. As in the past few summers, shark sightings seem to be capturing a lot of headlines and attention of late. Ever since Steven Spielberg put the toothy fish on the silver screen several decades ago, the mystique and fascination continues to grow.
Jack Graves
Tortorella Pools and Hampton F.C.-Pool Shark were to have faced off at East Hampton’s Herrick Park last night for the Wednesday evening 7-on-7 spring championship.
Jack Graves
A tent almost as big as you’d see at the Hampton Classic had been set up at Sag Harbor’s Havens Beach Saturday morning, uniting, for the first time, the Party for Pink, which was to be held there that night, with its sporting arm, the Hamptons Paddle, 3 and 6-mile races that drew about 150 participants.
Larry Penny
Humans are mammals. We Homo sapiens can carry on conversations in hundreds of different languages, keep legible diaries, write histories, sing, act, take tests, practice various vocations, go to schools and universities, indulge in marriage ceremonies and funerals. We are complicated and talented mammals, but in the final analysis, mammals.
Star Staff
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