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Star Staff
L’Occitane, a beauty skin care company, will take over East Hampton’s Bhumi Farms this weekend.
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Christopher Walsh
As of its soft opening on July 10, East Hampton has a new purveyor of beer, soda, juices, mixers, and other goods. Sam’s Beverage Place, at 29 Race Lane, is the bright and inviting retailer that now occupies the former Pritam and Eames furniture store.
Star Staff
The seventh annual Hamptons Cottages and Gardens Innovation in Design Awards Gala, presented by One Kings Lane, will take place next Thursday at the Bridgehampton Tennis and Surf Club.
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Jackie Pape
As daunting as it may seem to book a last-minute stay on the East End, one smartphone app is making it both possible and more affordable.
Bryley Williams
The grounds of the historic Mulford Farm on Main Street in East Hampton Village will be jammed with antiques and art from 50 dealers — and with shoppers hoping to find objects they just cannot do without — starting July 21 at the 11th annual East Hampton Antiques Show sponsored by the East Hampton Historical Society.
Carissa Katz
The East Hampton Village branch of People's United Bank, which had been slated to close in September, will remain open, the bank announced this week.
Star Staff
Kirna Zabete, a women’s fashion boutique in East Hampton, is busy getting ready for exclusive in-store happenings.
Star Staff
The prices below have been calculated from the county transfer tax. Unless otherwise noted, the parcels contain structures.
Christopher Walsh
Eighty-three years after opening as the Jungle Inn, a Fort Pond Boulevard watering hole in Springs is once again a restaurant, a place to hear live music, and a community hub.
Star Staff
This summer's second issue of EAST, The Star's seasonal magazine, takes you down back roads and around unexpected bends to uncover the secrets and back stories of what might easily be mistaken for fully mapped East End territory.
Christopher Walsh
A jewelry sale that was to be held Friday at Grey Gardens, the West End Road residence made famous by its connection to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and a 1975 documentary about its inhabitants, has raised questions about the use of private houses for commercial ventures.
Jackie Pape
Today is the day that Uber, Lyft, and other “transportation network companies” can begin operating legally on the South Fork, as the result of a law approved in Albany earlier this month.
Mark Segal
If the architect Lee Skolnick has a signature style, it’s not how his buildings look. it’s the way he works with clients.