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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.