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  • A law requiring low-nitrogen wastewater treatment systems for all new residences and for existing ones that expand by 25 percent or have an increase in the number of bedrooms was adopted by the East Hampton Village Board of Trustees at a meeting on Feb. 7.
  • The owners of an oceanfront property on Lily Pond Lane, who are seeking permission to tear down a house in a coastal erosion hazard area and construct a new, larger one, presented a revised and pared-down building plan to the East Hampton Village Zoning Board of Appeals on Friday.
  • For the past 13 months, the East Hampton Library has been engaged in an all-out effort to complete a searchable online archive of every issue of The East Hampton Star since its debut on Dec. 26, 1885, up to the 1980s.
  • Two new businesses will soon be opening on Main Street in the village.
  • A Hawaiian pop-up restaurant; Oscar party at Rowdy; Snout to Tail dinner at Almond, and more
  • The suit alleges that the inn, a pre-existing business in a residential district, was illegally targeted by a law the village passed last April that prevents such properties from having mass gatherings outdoors or in tents. It also accuses the village of “arbitrary and capricious” enforcement of the zoning code.
  • A celebration of East Hampton Village’s centennial, scheduled for Sept. 26, 2020, will include a parade, a fair, and a tour of historic houses on Main Street, which will be shut down from the post office on Pantigo Road to Mulford Farm.
  • For those practiced in the art of making wine, the chardonnay grape is considered a blank canvas. Because it has a neutral flavor, “you can put your stamp on it,” said Roman Roth, a winemaker and partner of Wolffer Estate Vineyard in Sagaponack who uses the grape to produce a classic white Burgundy-style wine, a dessert wine, and, as of late 2018, a brandy.
  • If the phrases “prix fixe” and “free Prosecco” make your significant other swoon, this Valentine’s Day ought to be filled with romance. Here on the South Fork, plenty of restaurants are offering dinner and drink specials next Thursday. For those looking to kick the celebration up a notch, the Baker House 1650 also has a deal on hotel rooms.
  • Jeremy Blutstein, the chef de cuisine at Almond in Bridgehampton and a fixture of the South Fork culinary world since he was a teenager, has been named the executive chef of Gurney’s Star Island Resort and Marina. The resort, which was formerly the Montauk Yacht Club, was purchased by Gurney’s in May. It is undergoing renovations and is scheduled to open in the spring.

Blogs by this author:

  • It has taken more than 10 months, but Sag Harbor has a pizza parlor again. Sag Pizza opened in the Main Street space formerly occupied by the village's beloved Conca D'Oro earlier today.
  • After spending decades looking after the beautification of East Hampton Village at large, the Ladies Village Improvement Society focused on a project even closer to home this winter, refurbishing its headquarters and thrift shops at 95 Main Street.
  • The South Fork Natural History Museum in Bridgehampton is heading out into the wild to do some species spotting. Tomorrow night at 7, Joe Giunta, a birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, will lead participants on an owl prowl. The evening starts off indoors with a slide show and an audio presentation of various owl calls and then ventures into the woods as Mr. Giunta attempts to call the nocturnal birds into viewing range. The museum says odds are good for spotting an eastern screech owl and possibly a great horned owl. Binoculars have been recommended.