By Regina Weinreich
Willem Dafoe stars as Vincent van Gogh in Julian Schnabel’s “At Eternity’s Gate.” Lily Gavin Photos
Playing Vincent van Gogh for Willem Dafoe meant he had to learn to paint as well, including outside in Arles and Auvers.
Julian Schnabel, at right, on the set conferring with Willem Dafoe
Coastal flooding was a bigger issue on the East End than snow. On Shelter Island Friday morning, even on a falling tide one of the South Ferry ramps was underwater and drivers had difficulty navigating their way through the water to get to the other ramp. Carissa Katz
The Turkey Day Run for Fun is a great way to work up an appetite. T.E. McMorrow

For Pvt. William P. Flynn, town’s only Vietnam casualty
Army Pvt. First Class William Patrick Flynn.
John Behan, who was injured in Vietnam, was among those who attended the dedication of a memorial boulder and plaque in honor of Pvt. William Patrick Flynn.Durell Godfrey
Nina Landi, left, and Daisy Dohanos with some of the blankets they are collecting for hospice patients
East Hampton Town's study of Springs present and future will be formally presented at a meeting tonight in Town Hall. David E. Rattray
The Journey East Hampton hotel, which opened in June, wants to add a bar to the property. David E. Rattray
‘I want to do something,’ people say, ‘to give back’
The community Thanksgiving dinner at the East Hampton Presbyterian Church brings together many people throughout East Hampton. Morgan McGivern
Lighthouse sea wall expansion to take two years
Montauk Point's stone seawall will be closed to the public for two years beginning in May for a complete overhaul. Russell Drumm
Are parking requirements a damper on business or service to community?
Montauk's Hero Beach Club has sought town permission to add bar and food service. David E. Rattray