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.
Four weeks after they ordered Georgica Pond closed to the harvesting of crabs and other marine life due to a report a toxic blue-green algae from Suffolk officials, the East Hampton Town Trustees reopened the pond as the algal bloom had significantly diminished.
The tiny house craze, a proliferation across the country of small dwellings on wheels, similar to recreational vehicles, could be brought to bear on a problem in East Hampton: the lack of affordable housing for seasonal workers.
East Hampton Town may have had its efforts to stem noise from aircraft using East Hampton Airport shot down in court, and found no success in a bid to have the Supreme Court review the case, but town board members are not giving up.
A 20-year-old Sag Harbor woman was charged with drunken driving in Montauk early Saturday morning after her 2009 Lincoln Suburban swerved onto the shoulder of West Lake Drive near the docks and head-on into a 2015 Chevrolet Camaro.
Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle have sponsored legislation that would set up a seafood marketing task force to promote the marketing and sustainability of seafood landed in New York State waters.